SPCA New Zealand

Volunteer positions

Veterinary & Hospital – Canine Volunteer
Wellington Centre

Veterinary & Hospital – Canine Volunteer

Do you love dogs? Volunteers in this area will help out in the canine vet care area. Work includes cleaning the pens, feeding puppies, setting up beds, toys and play areas, as well as walking and training the puppies.

Volunteers in this role must be confident around puppies and small dogs. The animals in this area can often be scared and stressed so will require gentle and quiet handling.

There is an opportunity for this role to cross over with regular vet care duties, you will be able to gain experience with a number of different species eg cats, kittens, rabbits, guinea pigs.

  • Minimum age: 16 years, however to handle the adult dogs in this area, volunteers must be 18 years of age.
  • Personal time commitment: You must be able to commit to a regular shift for a period of at least six months.
  • Training: you will be required to attend training sessions for your specific area, in addition to receiving training while on-the-job during your shift.
  • This shift is available on weekdays only from 1pm – 3pm.

Shifts available:

  • Monday: 1PM - 3PM
  • Wednesday: 1PM - 3PM
  • Thursday: 1PM - 3PM

If you have any questions, please call us on 04 389 8044 or email wellington.volunteer@spca.nz.

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