SPCA New Zealand

Volunteer positions

Canine volunteer
Kerikeri Centre

Canine volunteer

We are looking for volunteers to help us care for our dogs!

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.
  • Socializing dogs and puppies.
  • Assisting our canine attendants with their daily tasks.
  • Preparing meals for the dogs.
  • Doing laundry.
  • Washing dishes.
  • Walking dogs.

We need volunteers who:

  • Are confident with handling dogs.
  • Are hardworking and reliable.
  • Have excellent communication skills – both verbal and written.
  • Have a high level of attention to Health and Safety
  • Are at least 18 years old.

We need volunteers that are prepared to commit to the minimum requirement of 6 months and that can understand written and spoken English. We are looking for volunteers that can help with the following shifts:

  • Wednesday: 9am - 11am
  • Thursday: 9am - 11am
  • Friday: 9am - 11am
  • Saturday: 9am - 11am

If you have any questions, please email our team on Wendy.Locke@spca.nz

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