Bring along your good natured pet and spend time chatting with residents who no longer have a pet of their own. You’ll see what a difference your furry friend can make.
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Found 71 volunteer opportunities with Working with Animals, in Victoria VIC
In this role you will provide administration support to Finance and Marketing department and People and Culture department to ensure smooth running of both departmental processes.
Volunteer Sanctuary Assistant will assist with manual and hands on work around the Sanctuary
Australian Animal Rescue are looking for enthusiastic, self-motivated Shelter Helpers, who have a basic understanding of animal husbandry, and can follow strict protocols and direction. Offering a positive, happy shelter environment with lots of learning opportunities for people wanting to learn more about wildlife care and welfare.
Riding for the Disabled (RDA) in Viewbank depend on passionate volunteers – and they need more! Volunteering with the RDA provides rewarding opportunities to have fun with people with a disability, while handling horses. It is also a great way to meet people, become involved in your community, have fun and make a difference in someone’s life.
Our resident is a lovely, very friendly and welcoming lady who would appreciate any support given to assist her to care for her live in cat.
**Woodend Area** Stafford Rescue Victoria is a volunteer run, non-profit, breed specific rescue organisation dedicated to finding homes for Staffords that are either surrendered to us of saved from a pound. We are currently seeking reliable enthusiastic volunteers who are available either morning or afternoon for kennel duties.Volunteering is flexible as you can attend as regularly as you would like (weekly, fortnightly, monthly).
If you love dog walking then think about helping out people in the community without the capacity to take their pet for a walk or give them a bath. As a pet companion volunteers you will assist with or carrying out pet care, which may include grooming, feeding, exercising pets or giving medications to pets. • Keep in regular contact with the Pet Companion Coordinator and advise of any changes in your commitment or ability to assist. • If necessary to drive pets and clients to vet appointments
Come join the family of volunteers of Edgar’s Mission. Assist in our on-site shop, selling merchandise to support and raise funds for the important work of Edgar’s Mission.
The role of Volunteer Lawn and Minor Maintenance Support is vital in ensuring the sanctuary has well maintained lawns, garden beds, public seating amenities. Providing a well presented, clean and hygienic environment for all visitors to the Sanctuary.
The Volunteer Sanctuary Hand is vital in ensuring the animals in our care are provided with clean, safe and hygienic housing, yards bedding, and environment. Examples of the sorts of tasks involved include: cleaning animal areas, maintaining animal care equipment, some general lawn and yard maintenance and extending and displaying kindness to all.
As a volunteer Community Pet Carer you will be providing in-home pet care assistance for elderly and disabled pet owners who are living independently with their pet/s.
Are you a cat person? We are seeking people to care for cats/kittens in their own homes prior to the animal being adopted
Rewarding opportunity to help cats and kittens in need towards finding a new home. We are looking for individuals, couples or families that have time to dedicate.
Volunteer Shop Stock Hand Assistant are involved in replenishing, tidying, sorting, packing, unpacking and merchandising items in and for the on-site retail shop. This role is vital in assisting Edgar’s Mission continues to have a well presented and fully stocked and well-presented retail shop, raising vital funds. This physical role involves lifting and moving boxes, and working as part of a team.
The first welcoming face that community members see when they approach the Edgar’s Mission stall at community events. This role is vital in representing Edgar’s Mission; advocating, educating and promoting our mission with passion, positivity and kindness, whilst demonstrating excellent customer service and product knowledge, selling retail goods, raising much needed funds and raising awareness about the mission.
Volunteers needed for monthly working bees in nature reserves across Montmorency. Work close to nature with friendly, like- minded people dedicated to protecting our remnant bushlands, through restoring indigenous vegetation to nature reserves. Opportunities for nature photography, plant IDing, bird watching, sugar glider spotting, community stalls and an annual excursion depending on the interests of members.
If you have one hour to spare in your week and would like to improve an older person’s life by providing companionship we would love to hear from you, particularly if you have a dog. Your dog must be well behaved and used to being with elderly or vulnerable people.
Our Greyhound Enrichment Volunteers work at the GAP headquarters in Seymour, providing vital socialisation and enrichment activities for greyhounds housed in our kennels whilst they wait to be adopted. Activities undertaken include walking, grooming, dog massage, practice on stairs, general socialisation, and training activities. Limited work placements are also available at GAP Seymour for both veterinary nursing and animal studies students.
Do you have a pet that enjoys the company of other people? Would you like to show off your pet? Those of us with pets know the benefits they give us and the enjoyment we get from having them. However, people in residential care often miss out on the opportunity to touch, talk to or just have the company animals. If you have a pet that could make someone's day, we'd love to hear from you!
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