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Found 69 volunteer opportunities with Working with Animals, in Victoria VIC

Social visitor with companion dog volunteer - Preston

HammondCare Australia

  • Location: Preston VIC
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Seniors & Aged Care

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.

Gardening & Maintenance Assistance

Geelong Animal Welfare Society - GAWS

  • Location: Moolap VIC
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Animal Welfare

Do you have a passion to work with your hands? Would you like a challenge and want to help a great organisation? If so, we'd love to hear from you!

Dog Shelter Volunteer

Geelong Animal Welfare Society - GAWS

  • Location: Moolap VIC
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Animal Welfare

Want to help those who cannot help them selves? We need you. We need volunteers in our dog shelter areas to assist our staff with their daily care. You will be responsible for cleaning and feeding the dogs, as well as walking for dogs for enrichment. Without the help of Volunteers the quality of life for our shelter dogs would not be nearly as high as it is today.

Cat Shelter Volunteer

Geelong Animal Welfare Society - GAWS

  • Location: Moolap VIC
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Animal Welfare

Are you a cat person? If so please, give us a call. We are seeking volunteer in our Cat Shelter areas to assist with the daily care of our shelter cats. This involves cleaning and feeding, as well as cat enrichment e.g. patting, playing with. Without the help of volunteers, the quality of life for our shelter cats would not be nearly as high as it is today.

Project Manager

Warriors 4 Wildlife Inc

  • Location: Emerald VIC
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Animal Welfare

To pack and deliver donations of medical, food and supplies to Wildlife Shelters in need and continue to build a strong support network within the wildlife rehabilitation industry.

Project Manager

Warriors 4 Wildlife Inc

  • Location: Emerald VIC
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Environment & Conservation

You will be working closely with the Warriors 4 Wildlife team and be in charge of leading our exciting new Farms 4 Fauna Project. The project aims to build relationships between farmers and wildlife, encourage and help farmers to be more wildlife friendly and helping to encourage the development of healthy ecosystems within rural communities.

Horse Handler/Side-walker

Riding for the Disabled Assoc.of Victoria #

  • Location: Viewbank VIC
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Disability Services
  • Wheelchair Access Wheelchair Access

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 children 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.

Working Bees Volunteers- Environment

Friends of Montmorency Bushlands #

  • Location: Montmorency VIC
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Environment & Conservation

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.

Greyhound Enrichment

Greyhound Adoption Program

  • Location: Seymour VIC
  • Commitment: Regular - less than 6 months
  • Category: Animal Welfare

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.

Pet Therapy Visitor Volunteer - Health Services - Horsham Rural City

Centre for Participation

  • Location: Horsham VIC
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Seniors & Aged Care
  • Wheelchair Access Wheelchair Access

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!

Volunteer Sanctuary Assistant

Edgar's Mission Farm Sanctuary

  • Location: Lancefield VIC
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Animal Welfare

This role is vital in ensuring the animals in our care are provided with clean, safe and hygienic housing, yards and bedding, and that their environments are enriching and equally safe, clean and hygienic. You will also be required to observe the animals and report any health or behavioural concerns or any potential safety issues or hazards. This role further assists in maintaining the clean, well presented, fire safe and bio-secure nature of Edgar’s Mission.

Volunteer Garden Maintenance Assistant

Edgar's Mission Farm Sanctuary

  • Location: Lancefield VIC
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Animal Welfare

This role is vital in ensuring the sanctuary has well maintained; gardens, trees and yards, along with preventing hazardous debris build up. This role also assists in ensuring the sanctuary is well maintained and presented, our vegetable plots are producing delicious bounties for the animals and the grounds free debris and fire risks.

Riding Support

Volunteering Glen Eira

  • Location: Glen Huntly VIC
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Disability Services
  • Wheelchair Access Wheelchair Access

Volunteer with an organisation which provides horse riding opportunities for the disabled.

Animal Welfare Volunteer - BARC - City of Greater Bendigo

Bendigo Volunteer Resource Centre

  • Location: Bendigo VIC
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Animal Welfare

BARC is seeking volunteers with a passion for working with animals. BARC provides temporary housing for lost pets, and have a variety of cats and dogs available for adoption. Duties may include walking dogs, socialising cats, grooming animals, cleaning animal enclosures, gardening,  animal photography, admin support, and general maintenance.

Animal Foster Carer

Ballarat Animal Shelter

  • Location: Ballarat VIC
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Animal Welfare

Rewarding opportunity to help animals in need towards finding a new home. We are looking for individuals or families that can assist with fostering cats and/or kittens.

Feedout Crew

The Winged Horse Equine Welfare Inc

  • Location: Portarlington VIC
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Animal Welfare

If you are an person who loves animals and has the time and energy to be in involved in the care and maintenance of rescue horses while they rehabilitate through our program to their true identity, we need your support.

Respite Pet Carer

Cherished Pets Foundation

  • Location: Geelong VIC
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Community Services

As a volunteer Respite Pet Carer you will be able to provide temporary private boarding in your home for pets in the Cherished Pets Community Pet Care Program.

Volunteer Sanctuary Assistant - Edgar's Mission

Bendigo Volunteer Resource Centre

  • Location: Lancefield VIC
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Animal Welfare

Volunteer Sanctuary Assistant will assist with manual and hands on work around the Sanctuary

Volunteers to walk dogs for clients

Balwyn Evergreen Centre-BVRC

  • Location: Balwyn VIC
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Seniors & Aged Care

Are you able to help an aged/disabled person care for their pet? This position involves interacting with your client, where you may enjoy a cuppa and a chat, whilst regularly helping them walk their pets and provide assistance with the every day management of their pets.

Righteous Pups Australia Inc

Bendigo Volunteer Resource Centre

  • Location: Lockwood VIC
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Animal Welfare
  • Wheelchair Access Wheelchair Access

Righteous Pups Australia required volunteers to assist with the following activities:- Puppy Bus Chauffeur, Puppy Carers/Walkers, to assist with gardening and various administration roles.