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Found 25 volunteer opportunities with Working with Animals, in Queensland QLD

Random Acts of Kindness Volunteers - Community visitor

In Great Company

  • Location: Surfers Paradise QLD, Southport QLD, Pacific Pines QLD
  • Commitment: Regular - less than 6 months
  • Category: Seniors & Aged Care

In Great Company is powered by Feros Care and Aspire4Life and is a volunteer program designed to connect people in need of support and social connection with caring, friendly, and enthusiastic volunteers and we need you now, more than ever!

Horse Care Team Member

Kanyini Connections Ltd - 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.

Pets for Life Volunteer - Sunshine Coast wide

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.

Eumundi Market Stall Info and Fundraising - PTSD Dogs - Rescue Dogs that then rescue humans

PTSD Dogs Australia LTD

  • Location: Eumundi QLD
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Community Services

Seeking energetic outgoing personality who loves talking to the general public and sharing information about PTSD Dogs to assist in building our profile and encourage support. We need you to be a dog lover, not mind early mornings and genuinely care about people who have served in front line roles such as Military, or front line emergency services such as Ambulance, Fire Brigade or Police but now suffer from PTSD due to this role.

BIRD FOOD PREPARATION PERSON

Parrots in Paradise Sanctuary

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

We require a couple of volunteers with food preparation abilities to help prepare and chop dishes of fruit, vegetables and sprouts to be delivered daily to our birds. This is a responsible position as we provide the best fruit and vegies for the well being of our parrots. You would be required from 7:00am to 10:30am.on Tuesday and Thursday. 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.

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.

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

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.

Random Acts of Kindness - Friendly Visitor

In Great Company

  • Location: Thabeban QLD, Bonny Hills NSW, Forster NSW, Moorland NSW, Port Macquarie NSW, Grafton NSW, Taree NSW
  • Commitment: Regular - less than 6 months
  • Category: Seniors & Aged Care

In Great Company is powered by Feros Care and Aspire4Life and is a volunteer program designed to connect people in need of support and social connection with caring, friendly, and enthusiastic volunteers and we need you now, more than ever!

Op Shop Assistant - Labrador

RSPCA (Qld)

  • Location: Labrador QLD
  • Commitment: Regular - less than 6 months
  • Category: Animal Welfare

If you have a passion for op shopping, fashion, retail, customer service, being an environmental warrior or helping animals in need, the RSPCA Op Shop team want you! Bring your enthusiasm to Labrador Op Shop and join our community of friendly staff and volunteers who live the adventures of op shopping on a daily basis. Labrador Op Shop is situated at 118 Brisbane Rd, Labrador, 4215.

Volunteer Reading Dog Team

Story Dogs Vic

  • Location: Toowoomba QLD
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Education & Training

Taking your dog into your local school every week for approx 2 hours to help children read.

Sunshine Coast Sponsorship Development Officer

Story Dogs Vic

  • Location: Maroochydore QLD
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Education & Training

To maintain, enhance and broaden relationships between existing Dog Sponsors and Story Dogs in the Sunshine Coast (QLD) area. To recruit new Dog Sponsors for Story Dogs in the Sunshine Coast area.

Volunteer Coordinator - Hervey Bay QLD

Story Dogs Vic

  • Location: Hervey Bay QLD
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Education & Training

The Coordinator will recruit, train, support, manage and give recognition to volunteers within the region. The position will ensure that Story Dogs remains an active and relevant organisation by raising awareness of the Story Dogs brand and services.

Gardeners for Butterfly House and Nursery

Bribie Island Butterfly House

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

Help grow and maintain the butterfly-attracting plants to be sold at the Butterfly House and the plants needed continuously for egg-laying, caterpillar food and nectar in the Butterfly House and Breeding Laboratory. Potting, propagation, weeding and watering the established nursery areas. In Butterfly House, pruning to encourage blooming for nectar and maintaining attractive gardens, paths and other features. Maintain tidy facility. Training is provided. Enthusiasm welcome.

Butterfly Breeding Laboratory Technicians

Bribie Island Butterfly House

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

Learn about the amazing Butterfly Life Cycle. ‘Learn as you work’ caring for the hungry caterpillars. Assist in the collection of butterfly eggs. Help hang chrysalises for the new butterflies to emerge safely. Clean and sterilise equipment to prevent disease outbreaks. Release new-born butterflies into the Butterfly House. No experience necessary. All training is provided. Shifts required are two x 3.5hrs per week. A reasonable degree of fitness is needed to be on your feet. Interesting work!

Maintenance Operators

Bribie Island Butterfly House

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

Help maintain the Bribie Island Butterfly House, laboratory building and nursery areas. Work includes general maintenance on irrigation, electrical, some machinery. Keeping the water features operating nicely in the butterfly house. Some experience preferred in mechanical, irrigation, electrical OR general maintenance. Good general handyperson taking pride in keeping the Butterfly House running smoothly. Training in Butterfly House maintenance work is provided.

Tour Guide

Bribie Island Butterfly House

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

Introduce our guests to the wonders of Butterflies and their amazing life cycle! Personality is important, along with presentation and ability to communicate with a broad audience. You will enjoy it as much as our visitors. You will be giving groups of visitors a 15-20 minute education tour on the butterfly life cycle and other interesting facts. This is done in front of live displays to prompt you! Training is provided on-the-job. Palm cards OK. Times include Sundays and/or Wednesdays.

Butterfly House Assistant

Bribie Island Butterfly House

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

If you like working with nature you are going to love the Bribie Island Butterfly House! In the 18 months since we opened on beautiful Bribie Island, we have had over 25,000 visitors. Help give our visitors a great experience inside the Butterfly House. Show them butterflies laying eggs, feeding, mating etc. Supervise and enforce the ‘no touch’ rule re butterflies. Be yourself and be friendly!

Volunteer Reading Dog Team

Story Dogs Vic

  • Location: Nambour West QLD
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Education & Training

Taking your dog into your local school every week for approx 2 hours to help children read.