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Found 317 volunteer opportunities with Working with Animals, in Australia

Horse Riding assistant

Kamilaroi Equestrian and Performance Horses Inc

  • Location: Cabarita Beach NSW
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Community Services

Assist disabled persons to enjoy horse riding experience at a facility in Cabarita.

Farm Hand

Kamilaroi Equestrian and Performance Horses Inc

  • Location: Cabarita Beach NSW
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Community Services

Farm general duties, including filling horse water & feed troughs.

Dial An Elf

Communified Inc

  • Location: Bunbury WA
  • Commitment: One off - a few hours
  • Category: Other

Dial an Elf is a flexible volunteering opportunity. You simply do what you can, when you can. There are no minimum time commitments. Do what you love! If that’s cooking, great! If it’s gardening, fantastic! If it’s cleaning, Hooray! Every task that’s taken on by you for a family, reduces their workload so that they can focus their time and energy on their children. It may seem small, though the difference is immeasurable. When a family is supported by their community, they can thrive.

Cat Transport Officer required!

Cat Welfare Society Inc - T/A Cat Haven

  • Location: Shenton Park WA
  • Commitment: Regular - less than 6 months
  • Category: Animal Welfare

Cat Haven currently requires a motivated, enthusiastic Volunteer Driver to join our team! Supporting our Cat Rescue Service and External Adoption Coordinator, you will be required to collect cats from Cat Haven in Shenton Park, and drive them to various locations across Perth in our van. Days and times are flexible, but a current, clean manual licence and Police Clearance are essential, as well as a friendly disposition and excellent customer service skills!

Kennels & Utilities Volunteers Required!

Cat Welfare Society Inc - T/A Cat Haven

  • Location: Shenton Park WA
  • Commitment: Regular - less than 6 months
  • Category: Animal Welfare

Cat Haven currently requires motivated, enthusiastic Cat Lovers to join their team! Help look after the hundreds of cats and kittens that Cat Haven takes in each year by cleaning litter trays and food bowls, washing and folding linen, cleaning cat enclosures, and providing behaviour enrichment!

Become a Retail Volunteer with Cat Haven!

Cat Welfare Society Inc - T/A Cat Haven

  • Location: Shenton Park WA
  • Commitment: Regular - less than 6 months
  • Category: Animal Welfare

Cat Haven currently requires motivated, people-oriented Volunteers to assist in our busy retail store! This position requires volunteers to greet and direct customers, accept donations, put together retail stock, and stock shelves. Our retail store is extremely busy, so the ability to work in a busy, fast-paced environment is essential!

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.

Volunteer Animal Care Attendant

Big Ears Animal Sanctuary

  • Location: Longford TAS
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Animal Welfare
  • Wheelchair Access Wheelchair Access

Looking for a rewarding volunteer role? Do you love animals and passionate about animal welfare? Animal Care Attendant duties may include but not limited to: Cleaning animal cages and pens plus replenishing fresh water and straw. Feeding animals, walking animals, changing/moving animal pens or looking after sick animals. Requirement to work within Workplace Health and Safety Guidelines and be happy to work alone or part of a team. Policed Check required. Minimum 3 month commitment essential

Events & Fundraising Organisers

Happy Tails Animal Rescue Inc.

  • Location: Across: Brisbane City QLD, Gold Coast Mc QLD
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Animal Welfare

To organise events for fundraising, animal adoptions, promoting Happy Tails, recruiting foster carers and educating the public on adopting.

Guide Dogs Tasmania Street Appeal HOBART 2019 Volunteer Day

VisAbility/Guide Dogs Tasmania

  • Location: Hobart TAS
  • Commitment: One off - an event
  • Category: Disability Services

Do you love dogs? Can you volunteer and LEND A PAW for 2+ hours on Wednesday the 20th of November in Hobart CBD, Kingston, New Town or Glenorchy? We are looking for enthusiastic volunteers to help us collect donations in our mini dog money boxes, for our annual Street Appeal. It is such a simple and fun way to help Guide Dogs Tasmania. Funds raised will help to raise and train Guide Dogs in Tasmania to help those living with low vision or blindness. And yes... there will be dogs!

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.

Pets As Therapy Volunteers Wanted - Throughout the Sydney regions

Velmas Pets As Therapy

  • Location: Across: Pennant Hills NSW, Castle Hill NSW, Hornsby NSW, Beecroft NSW, North Shore NSW
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Community Services

Enjoy putting smiles onto faces! Want to do something truly worthwhile with your darling pet? You are in the right place. You'll be visiting hospitals, nursing homes and other health care facilities offering friendship with your own furry or feathered friend. Volunteers require their own healthy, friendly, well mannered, confident pet (any species) that enjoys meeting strangers away from their home. Pets As Therapy visits are Monday - Friday between 10 am - 3.00 pm. Book a free pet assessment.

Fishing Assistant - Bellarine

Fishcare Geelong & District Inc

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

Help kids learn to make fishing a safe, sustainable way while appreciating the outdoors and our waterways. We are well supported by Rec Fishing Licence Fees, and provide a fun, laid back all inclusive organisation that promote great fun while providing an important community service. Generally we operate within school hours and also run community fishing events on weekends. Volunteers are supplied with uniforms and are accompanied by a staff member at all times.

General Volunteer

Leep

  • Location: Orchard Hills NSW
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Disability Services
  • Wheelchair Access Wheelchair Access

Make friends and gain experience across a wide range of roles as a volunteer at an equestrian centre catering to riders with disability.

Animal - Horse Leader/Side Walker

Riding For The Disabled - Central Coast

  • Location: Kariong NSW
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Disability Services
  • Wheelchair Access Wheelchair Access

Preparing horses for classes; leading or side walking during classes.Not suitable work for those with no affinity to animals and children. 9.30am - 2.30pm. Children's Check Online must be completed by prospective volunteers before they can commence. ***This opportunity comes to you via Volunteering Central Coast. Please ring 4329 7122 to make a booking for a face-to-face interview so we can refer you for this role or visit Volunteering Central Coast website and submit your interest.***

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.

Aquarium Maintenance Volunteer

St Catherine's Residential Aged Care

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

St Catherine's Aged Care Facility is seeking a committed volunteer to assist with weekly maintenance of their fish tank.

Puppy Carer - Seeing Eye Dogs Australia

Vision Australia-BVRC

  • Location: Kensington VIC
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Disability Services

Seeking volunteers interested in looking after one of our very special puppies to assist a blind person to live their life to the full. Being a Puppy Carer means you get to experience the joy of looking after an adorable puppy for 12 to 15 months – without any of the associated costs – and enjoy the satisfaction of knowing you are assisting someone who is blind to live the life they choose.

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.

Riding Assistant

Riding for the Disabled South West

  • Location: Gelorup WA
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Disability Services

Assisting Carers of clients with disabilities to prepare for horse riding and side walk to protect rider