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Found 44 volunteer opportunities with Working with Animals, in Queensland QLD

Bee a good neighbour to nature

  • Location: Caloundra West QLD
  • Commitment: One off - an event
  • Category: Environment & Conservation
  • Wheelchair Access Wheelchair Access

Bees are vital for the environment and provide one of the most important ecosystem services which is what makes food production possible: pollination. Bees also act as environmental indicators which means that their presence, absence or quantity tells us when something is happening in the environment. Join CVA and Hive Haven on Saturday 17th August at the Baringa Community Centre at 9am to celebrate and learn all about bees!

Horse Care Team Member

  • Location: Doonan QLD
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Animal Welfare

Our Hoofbeats Sanctuary operates from a 5-acre facility in Doonan on the Sunshine Coast. The role of Horse Care Team Members is to do shifts on the horse care roster, ensuring that welfare checks are made on the horses twice a day, 7 days a week.

Horse Training Team Member

  • Location: Doonan QLD
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Animal Welfare

Our Hoofbeats Sanctuary operates from a 5-acre facility in Doonan on the Sunshine Coast. We use a combination of the Trust Technique and Warwick Schiller’s Training Techniques with our horses and you will need to work within a team to ensure that our horses are trained to be able to cope with regular handling and having their health care needs taken care of. We need both groundwork handlers and ridden work riders and you can do either or both.

Child & Young Person Mentor - Equine Learning Program

  • Location: Doonan QLD
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Young People

A Mentor’s role is to work with a participant and a horse to help them develop their horsemanship skills to the best of their ability, as well as to foster a caring connection between the three of you. It is your responsibility to keep them safe while teaching them to draw parallels between what they are learning with their horse and how to apply those principles to their everyday life.

Horse Riding for Disabled Assistant and/or General Hand

  • Location: Tallebudgera QLD
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Disability Services

Volunteers need to collect, groom, saddle the horses and to participate in classes, whether leading or side walking. Volunteers also need to assist with gates, games and riders preparation, if you prefer not actually be with horses. Training provided. 8am-12pm Friday and / or Saturday during Queensland school term only. (Y)

Volunteer Cafe Assistant- Cat Cuddle Cafe

  • Location: Lutwyche QLD
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Animal Welfare

The Cat Cuddle Cafe is Australia's first cat cafe to be run by a rescue and the only one in Queensland. We are looking for a cat lover to assist in the cafe section of our rescue.

Foster Carer for Kittens and Cats

  • Location: Lutwyche QLD
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Animal Welfare

Our foster carers are the most important part of our rescue. We do not run a shelter, all our cats are cared for in loving home environments, while they wait for their forever homes. Our foster carers come from a wide range of back grounds, we have families with their own pets, students, temporary residents and people not able to commit to long term pet ownership.

Caretaker's Assistant

  • Location: Highfields QLD
  • Commitment: Regular - less than 6 months
  • Category: Other
  • Wheelchair Access Wheelchair Access

To assist the caretakers to provide a clean and safe environment for users of the village buildings and grounds. Onsite, live-in position.

Animal Attendant

  • Location: Highfields QLD
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Animal Welfare
  • Wheelchair Access Wheelchair Access

To assist the Animal Keeper to meet the needs of the animals and the organisation, you will need to be on time, efficient, think on your feet and have a positive attitude. To apply for this position please send your resume with references. Onsite, live-in position also available for the right applicant.

Tour Guides - REEF HQ Aquarium

  • Location: Townsville QLD
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Environment & Conservation

Providing visitor information (including at the front desk), one to one interpretation of the displays at REEF HQ Aquarium, assisting with and conducting talks/tours, surveys and craft activities.

GARDENER

  • Location: Glass House Mountains QLD
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Animal Welfare

Are you self motivated and happy to work alone? Do you have a green thumb, love working outside and can look after a ride on mower? We require a gardener/s for 3 days a week. Start time is usually 8:30am however days and times are flexible. Our Sanctuary is a Centrelink and Work for the Dole approved workplace. Mature persons and Retirees very welcome.

MAINTENANCE/HANDY PERSON

  • Location: Glass House Mountains QLD
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Animal Welfare

Are you self motivated and happy to work alone? We require a maintenance/handyperson with skills in wood and/or metal to help with the upkeep of our facility.You would be required to help build nest boxes, repair bird cages and fix any general maintenance required. 5 hours a day Monday, Wednesday and Friday however times are flexible. Our Sanctuary is a Centrelink and Work for the Dole approved workplace. Mature persons and retirees very welcome.

Office/Reception/Telephone Assistant

  • Location: Glass House Mountains QLD
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Animal Welfare

We require an easy going person who is happy and confident to answer the phone in an up-beat manner, take bookings for shows, type correspondence, answer emails, write up accounts and general office duties also cover shop and reception for shows. A basic knowledge of computers will be required. You will need a good telephone manner and customer service skills.

INDOOR AVIARY ASSISTANT

  • Location: Glass House Mountains QLD
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Animal Welfare

Feed, water and clean indoor cages and night accommodation of birds (air conditioned area and caring for babies

Aviary Attendants - Morning/Afternoon shifts

  • Location: Glass House Mountains QLD
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Animal Welfare

Aviary Attendants required for Parrots in Paradise Assistants will be responsible for feeding and watering parrots and cleaning aviaries. One of the many things we do here is take in unwanted, lost or surrendered parrots, some have had miserable lives, some well loved, and some even come in having been hurt in some way. The first thing we do is to settle the bird and observe their nature and see if the bird is “imprinted” or not. And suitable to go to a new home.

Pets for Life Volunteer - Coolum, Golden Beach & areas around Caloundra

  • Location: Caloundra QLD
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Animal Welfare

Pets for Life Volunteers provide practical support as guided by the owner in the care of their companion animal. The role is two-fold in that while assisting to maintain the animal’s welfare, volunteers will also be interacting with and become a support/contact for the older person. Isolation of the older person will be dramatically reduced through the volunteer visits and interaction around the animal’s care.

Driver - transporting animals

  • Location: Mooloolaba QLD
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Animal Welfare

Driver - transporting animals, to and from homes and to the vet. On call. Volunteers use their own vehicle. M'dore, Caloundra, Buderim Animal lover, small dogs and cats

Handyman

  • Location: Tanawha QLD
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Animal Welfare

We require a handyman for general maintenance and repair work. Do you love working around animals? Can you turn your hand to most jobs big or small? Have you got a good working knowledge of tools? If so, you are the person for us. Your would be needed from 10am to 2pm, 2 days a week (Monday, Friday). 4 Paws Animal Rescue Inc. provides refuge for homeless dogs and cats on the Sunshine Coast in Queensland and beyond. It responsibly re homes companion animals.

Jamie's Ministry of Food Mobile Kitchen QLD Volunteers

  • Location: Bundaberg QLD
  • Commitment: Regular - less than 6 months
  • Category: Health

Jamie's Ministry of Food Mobile Kitchen will be heading to Bundaberg in May 2019! We are looking for enthusiastic volunteers to join us on board to assist with our cooking classes. The commitment is 2 hours per week for our classes that will run for 10 weeks with two consecutive 5 week cooking courses. And of course all our vollies are well fed! Duration of project : 5 weeks from 1st July 2019 to 3rd August 2019