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Found 42 volunteer opportunities with Working with Animals, in Queensland QLD

Hospital Support Roles

Mater Volunteers

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

With a range of roles from administration to patient support we may have the perfect role for you. We have spaces available in our next Information Session on Thursday 17 October 1.30pm-3pm. Places are limited. Please contact us on 07 3163 8599 reserve your place.

Pet Therapy Teams - Dogs and Handlers

Mater Volunteers

  • Location: South Brisbane QLD
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Health

Would you and your friendly, well trained dog make the perfect Pet Therapy team at Mater? We are currently seeking dedicated volunteers and their dogs to join Mater’s Pet Therapy Program.

RSPCA Volunteer Op Shop Assistant - Bundall

RSPCA (Qld)

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

RSPCA Op Shops make a real difference, with all store proceeds going straight back to helping RSPCA animals in need. As a not for profit organisation, we rely on the support of the staff, volunteers, customers and community to be sustainable. Our op shop teams play an important role in contributing to the success of the RSPCA by helping to raise 20% of RSPCA Qld’s annual income.

Celebrating Reptiles in South East Queensland

Conservation Volunteers Australia QLD

  • Location: Baringa QLD
  • Commitment: One off - an event
  • Category: Animal Welfare

Join CVA at the Baringa Community Centre to learn all about reptiles! Reptile Rehabilitation Queensland Inc are a dedicated group of volunteers who respond to reptile call outs and will share with you some tips about how you can be a responsible reptile neighbour as well as some amazing ecology.

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

Caloundra Community Centre Inc.

  • 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.

Conservation Volunteers Townsville Marine Debris Surveys - rubbish collection

Conservation Volunteers Australia

  • Location: Pallarenda QLD
  • Commitment: Regular - less than 6 months
  • Category: Environment & Conservation

Join us for a morning at this lovely iconic sites north and south of Townsville. Help collect the rubbish the tide has washed up - it is a great way to get connected to the local environment and meet new people. Data is collected about the marine debris and goes into a national database organised by Tangaroa Blue source reduction.

013 - Horse Walking Assistant

Valley Riding Develops Abilities

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

To walk or lead a very quiet horse being ridden by a person with a disability.

Budgie Buddy

The Good Shepherd Home

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

Our budgies are a wonderful source of interaction, entertainment and enjoyment to our residents. Budgie buddies bring joy to our residents through the care of our budgies.

Horse Care Team Member - SEE NOTES RE COMPLETING APPLICATION FORM ONLINE.

I Give A Buck Foundation - Hoofbeats Sanctuary

  • 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.

Child & Young Person Mentor - Equine Learning Program - SEE NOTES RE COMPLETING APPLICATION FORM ONL

I Give A Buck Foundation - Hoofbeats Sanctuary

  • 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.

Wildlife Hospital Support

Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary (National Trust Australia (Qld) )

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

Performing cleaning duties as well as restocking supplies and preparing a wide variety of food for the hospital patients. This role is working inside the hospital and has a cleaning and hygiene focus.

Horse Riding for Disabled Assistant and/or General Hand

Valley RDA - Valley Riding Develops Abilities

  • 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)

Aviary Attendants - Morning/Afternoon shifts

Parrots in Paradise Sanctuary

  • 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.

INDOOR AVIARY ASSISTANT

Parrots in Paradise Sanctuary

  • 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

Office/Reception/Telephone Assistant

Parrots in Paradise Sanctuary

  • 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.

MAINTENANCE/HANDY PERSON

Parrots in Paradise Sanctuary

  • 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.

GARDENER

Parrots in Paradise Sanctuary

  • 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.

Currumbin Sanctuary Wildlife Keeper Assistant

Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary (National Trust Australia (Qld) )

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

Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary Wildlife Department manage a wide range of over 160 different species of animals including native and exotic guest species. This role involves working with a Wildlife keeper on their daily rounds assisting with the feeding and cleaning of the animals on each round. Currently: Weekend positions only available

Sanctuary Hospital Support

Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary (National Trust Australia (Qld) )

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

This is a varied and interesting indoor/undercover role where you will rotate weekly across 3 roles at the Sanctuary Hospital. You will be helping to educate our guests about the many ways to care for our wildlife and their environment as well as assisting with the many support duties that are important to provide care for our Hospitalised Sanctuary patients. You will be rostered into one of three roles each shift, then rotated each week. Full training is provided.Shifts run from 8am to 12pm, a

General Volunteers- Lesson assistance and more

Samford Riding for the Disabled Association (RDA)

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

Do you love horses? We are looking for friendly individuals who enjoy the outdoors, helping others and participating in a team environment. If you have some time to help out, we would love to hear from you. Samford RDA needs volunteers to assist with riding lessons, horse care, grounds maintenance and general duties.