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Volunteer Sanctuary Assistant

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

    Any day of the week (Mon-Sun) 9am-3pm, weekly or fortnightly

  • Suitable for
    • Centrelink Volunteers
    • People Learning English
    • Travelling Volunteers
  • Type of work
    • Trades & Maintenance
    • Working with Animals
  • Training

    On site training. You will be provided with a group induction day, then buddied with an experienced volunteer who will provide you with hands–on training on how to complete the assigned tasks and how to interact and behave with the animals.

  • Requirements
    • Working with Children Check *

    Must be 18 years or over
    Reliable, honest and hard working
    Ability to commit to 1 day (6 hours)per week or fortnight for a minimum of 6 month
    A commitment to the principles of Edgar’s Mission
    Have own reliable transport
    A love for animals and comfortable working alongside them

    * May be arranged via the Organisation. Details to be provided on expression of interest.

·         Clean, sanitise and replace water for chickens, pigs, lambs, ducks and cows. ·         Cleaning and maintaining animal care equipment ·         Returning all tools, clean and in a good state of repair, to the designated area ·         Reporting any health or behavioural concerns of animals ·         Remove soiled animal bedding or flooring (hay, sawdust and sand) Some general lawn and yard maintenance (weeding, collecting debris, raking and general Sanctuary maintenance)


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