SPCA New Zealand

Are you the Special Someone our animals have been waiting for? From 6-21 July, we are waiving adoption fees for long-stay residents for the right home. Look for the ‘Special Love Needed’ tag on our adoption profiles, check you can provide what they need to flourish & apply online. Our usual adoption criteria and processes apply.

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Volunteer positions

Canine volunteer
Thames Centre

Canine volunteer

We need people to help us care for our canines!

This role requires a good level of fitness as the work we ask our canine volunteers to do can be quite strenuous. You will need to be confident with handling large dogs and you must be willing to walk dogs in any type of weather, rain or shine!

This roles tasks include:

  • Cleaning dog pens
  • Socialising dogs and puppies
  • Assisting our canine attendants with their daily tasks
  • Walking dogs

We need volunteers who:

  • Are confident with handling dogs or have a strong desire to learn
  • Are hardworking, reliable and committed

    You must be able to commit to at least one regular two-hour shift per week for a period of at least two months. Our shifts are in the mornings:

    Weekday option (Mon-Fri): Shift start times are 8am to 10am

If you have any questions, please phone 078686830 or email thames.office@spca.nz

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