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Volunteer Dog Walker

Cairns

  • Would you like to take our shelter dogs for a well earned walk?
  • Would you like to enrich the lives of our shelter animals?
  • Would you like to support your local RSPCA?

This rewarding volunteer role is situated close to the town/city centre and would suit any applicants wishing to gain experience in the animal industry, people that love animals, and anyone looking for a worthwhile way to spend their spare time.

The position itself involves taking dogs of all shapes and sizes for walks in the area surrounding our shelter; you may also like to do some training with the dogs to assist them in finding a new home. The position is available 7 days of the week 9am - 12pm. We ask for a minimum commitment of 3hours per week for a period of 3months. Full orientation and training is provided.

Skills required – Animal confidence, the ability to work independently.

Skills to be gained – Animal handling and training techniques, animal disease control, animal shelter experience, experience with many different breeds of dog.

Benefits – Good contact with animals, time to play and interact with our animals, a good step into the animal industry, and a friendly new community.

Volunteer characteristics required – Good team work skills, a love of animals.

Contact:
Noosa Volunteer Program Support
Phone:
07 5449 1371
Email:
volunteering.noosa@rspcaqld.org.au