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Found 307 volunteer opportunities with Working with Animals, in Australia

Pet Assistance and Wellbeing (PAWS)

Northside Community Service

  • Location: Across: Gungahlin ACT, Weston Creek ACT, Deakin ACT, Lyneham ACT, Braddon ACT, Charnwood ACT, Kaleen ACT, City ACT
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Community Services

Our brilliant PAWS volunteers lend a helping hand to older Canberrans who are unable to care for their pets during difficult times. As a volunteer you will primarily provide dog walking services to ensure the welfare of Canberra's beloved pets and provide peace of mind to their owners.

Budgie Buddy

The Good Shepherd Home

  • Location: Annandale QLD
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Animal Welfare

Our budgies are a wonderful source of interaction, entertainment and enjoyment to our residents. Budgie buddies bring joy to our residents through the care of our budgies.

VOLUNTEER EXTRAORDINAIRE FOR ANIMAL RESCUE SERVICE ORGANISATION

S.A.F.E saving animals from euthanasia inc.

  • Location: Across: Broome WA, Broome WA
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Animal Welfare

Saving Animals from Euthanasia (SAFE) is a pioneer in providing foster care to companion animals in need since 2003. We have set up a network of temporary foster carers who open their homes to homeless cats and dogs whilst permanent homes are sought. We have developed 12 branches across WA and have a Committee that oversees the branches.

Animal / Pet Therapy Volunteer

Regis Aged Care Pty Ltd

  • Location: Elermore Vale NSW
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Seniors & Aged Care

Regis Elermore Vale requires an Animal/Pet Therapy Volunteer to provide one on one support to residents through visits with pets.

Visiting Dog Program volunteer

MannaCare-BVRC

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

Do you have a dog that loves being admired by strangers and have some spare time? Your dog must love being touched by strangers, be good natured and well trained.

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!

Supervisor to Work with Outside Groups

Kanyana Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre (MVRC)

  • Location: Lesmurdie WA
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Animal Welfare

Occasionally Kanyana receives outside volunteer groups or corporate groups that come to Kanyana for a volunteer day.

Puppy Raiser - Guide Dogs WA

VisAbility (MVRC)

  • Location: Victoria Park WA
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Health

Guide Dogs change lives. It is the independence and freedom offered by these dogs to our clients that keeps us going. Our Puppy Raisers look after an 8-10 week old puppy, in their home, for a period of 12-18 months.

RSPCA - Volunteer Op Shop Assistant - New Farm

RSPCA (Qld)

  • Location: New Farm QLD
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Animal Welfare

Are you community minded? Would you like to help raise funds for the RSPCA? This rewarding volunteer position is based at our well positioned New Farm Op Shop. This position would suit anyone who is passionate about helping their local community raise vital funds for the RSPCA. This exciting volunteer role involves sorting donations, pricing, merchandising new stock for sale, customer service at point of sale, and assistance with events.

Volunteer Dog Owners FRO

Volunteering Northern Rivers

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

A local aged care facility is looking for dog owners to come in and visit elderly with their dog.

Maintenance Volunteer

Moonyoonooka Horse and Pony Club

  • Location: Geraldton WA
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Recreation

Do you love Horses? Are you a retired tradie or have good handyman skills? Moonyoonooka Horse and Pony Club are needing a Volunteer who can assist with the Cross Country course. You will work along side the course designer by assisting with the construction of jumps and general maintenance of the course. The role involves assisting and overseeing handyman type activities. Must be able to work with others and alone without supervision.

Guest Interaction and Education Volunteer

Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary (National Trust Australia (Qld) )

  • Location: Currumbin QLD
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Animal Welfare

This role involves informing sanctuary visitors about the wildlife hospital and the wild animals currently being treated, as well as engaging visitors to help support the hospital financially by highlighting the ways in which they can donate.

Reading Dog Volunteers @ Yarra Plenty Regional Library

Yarra Plenty Regional Library

  • Location: Across: Greensborough VIC, Ivanhoe VIC, Mill Park VIC
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Community Services

We are currently seeking compassionate and enthusiastic volunteer owner/handler teams for the Doggy Tales program at YPRL. Do you have an interest in giving back to your local community and helping others? If yes, please consider submitting and expression of interest for this position. Please visit our website to submit an Expression of Interest Form. Any inquiries on this website will not be accepted.

Sanctuary Hospital Support

Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary (National Trust Australia (Qld) )

  • Location: Currumbin QLD
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Animal Welfare

The primary focus of this role will be performing hospital and laundry duties to support animal care, it has a cleaning and hygiene component which is a major part of the role. Volunteers are the backbone of providing quality care to our animals at Currumbin Wildlife Hospital. Your contribution is an important part of the teamwork process in providing care to sick and injured wildlife.

People helping horses - helping people with disabilities

HorsePower- Brigadoon

  • Location: Brigadoon WA
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Disability Services
  • Wheelchair Access Wheelchair Access

Do you love horses? Would you like to assist us as we provide invaluable activities for people with a disability? You will be working with our horses; helping to lead or support riders in a lesson. No previous experience with horses is necessary.

Reading Support Volunteer + Friendly Dog

Story Dogs

  • Location: Murwillumbah NSW
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Education & Training

Visit schools and spend time with a child who needs some help, taking your well behaved pet lends a relaxing informal atmosphere where learning is fun.You will be expected to visit the school of your choice each week at a regular time. Please ensure you have read the must have criteria on the web site. This is a national organisation operating from NSW - expressions of interest are invited from around Australia.

Currumbin Sanctuary Wildlife Keeper Assistant

Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary (National Trust Australia (Qld) )

  • Location: Currumbin QLD
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Animal Welfare

Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary Wildlife Department manage a wide range of over 160 different species of animals including native and exotic guest species. This role involves working with a Wildlife keeper on their daily rounds assisting with the feeding and cleaning of the animals on each round.

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.

Wildlife Hospital Rehabilitation Support

Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary (National Trust Australia (Qld) )

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

This role is a support role to staff working outside with long-term rehabilitation animals with a primary cleaning and hygiene focus.

PAWS Pet Therapy Volunteer - Volunteering Macarthur

Paws Pet Therapy

  • Location: Thirlmere NSW
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Community Services
  • Wheelchair Access Wheelchair Access

Do you and your dog love to get out and socialise? Would you like to help reduce social isolation? PAWS Pet Therapy are seeking volunteers and their well-mannered and sociable dogs to visit patients on a fortnightly basis in the Macarthur region.