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Found 311 volunteer opportunities with Working with Animals, in Australia

Bee a good neighbour to nature

  • Location: Caloundra West QLD
  • Commitment: One off - an event
  • Category: Environment & Conservation
  • Wheelchair Access Wheelchair Access

Bees are vital for the environment and provide one of the most important ecosystem services which is what makes food production possible: pollination. Bees also act as environmental indicators which means that their presence, absence or quantity tells us when something is happening in the environment. Join CVA and Hive Haven on Saturday 17th August at the Baringa Community Centre at 9am to celebrate and learn all about bees!

Volunteer Extraordinaire for Animal Rescue Service Organisation

  • Location: Karratha WA
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Animal Welfare
  • Wheelchair Access Wheelchair Access

URGENT – Do you want to help companion animals requiring emergency foster care? SAFE is looking for a passionate, animal-loving individual to support our work. The role is flexible and can be tailored to what you’re able to do and doesn’t only involve looking after the animals.

Kennels & Utilities Volunteers Required!

  • 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, and cleaning and feeding cats and kittens!

Volunteer Maintanence Handyperson

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

Cat Haven is currently searching for a Maintenance-Handyperson volunteer to assist with general maintenance of our site, and one off projects! Handy skills to have would include basic carpentry, maintenance and gardening experience with the ability to assist with larger projects if needed. Flexible days and times on offer.

Maintenance/Handyperson Volunteer Required!

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

Cat Haven is currently searching for a Maintenance/Handyperson volunteer to assist with general maintenance of our site, and one off projects! Handy skills to have would include basic carpentry, maintenance and gardening experience with the ability to assist with larger projects if needed. Flexible days and times on offer.

Companion Animal Program Volunteer

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

If you love animals and are reliable and friendly, we would love you to join our Program! We have residents in Collingwood, Richmond and Clifton Hill who need assistance. A commitment of at least 6 months is required, a minimum of 1-2 hours per week. Times/days to be negotiated with resident.

Tour Guide

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

• Volunteer Tour Guides required for iconic Bunbury Eco-Tourism Organisation • Are you friendly, happy and confident • Do you love talking to visitors from all corners of the globe • Knowledge of the ocean and dolphins is not essential as you will learn all this on the job • Must be able to commit to a minimum of one shift of 5 hours per week

Horse Care Team Member

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

Our Hoofbeats Sanctuary operates from a 5-acre facility in Doonan on the Sunshine Coast. The role of Horse Care Team Members is to do shifts on the horse care roster, ensuring that welfare checks are made on the horses twice a day, 7 days a week.

Horse Training Team Member

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

Our Hoofbeats Sanctuary operates from a 5-acre facility in Doonan on the Sunshine Coast. We use a combination of the Trust Technique and Warwick Schiller’s Training Techniques with our horses and you will need to work within a team to ensure that our horses are trained to be able to cope with regular handling and having their health care needs taken care of. We need both groundwork handlers and ridden work riders and you can do either or both.

Child & Young Person Mentor - Equine Learning Program

  • Location: Doonan QLD
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Young People

A Mentor’s role is to work with a participant and a horse to help them develop their horsemanship skills to the best of their ability, as well as to foster a caring connection between the three of you. It is your responsibility to keep them safe while teaching them to draw parallels between what they are learning with their horse and how to apply those principles to their everyday life.

Puppy Carer

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

Experience the joy of looking after one of our very special puppies and assist someone who is blind to live their life to the full. Being a Puppy Carer is possibly the most enjoyable way to volunteer. Not only do you get to experience the joy of looking after an adorable puppy for about 12 - 15 months – without any of the associated costs – you will also enjoy the satisfaction of knowing you are assisting someone who is blind to live the life they choose.

Wildlife Foster Carers - Frankston and surrounding suburbs

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

Wildlife foster care is the process of providing aid to injured, orphaned, displaced, or distressed wildlife in such a way that they may survive when released to their native habitat.

Committee Members

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

Be actively involved in public fundraising activities, surveys, planning, operations and decision making of committee activities.

Horse Riding for Disabled Assistant and/or General Hand

  • Location: Tallebudgera QLD
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Disability Services

Volunteers need to collect, groom, saddle the horses and to participate in classes, whether leading or side walking. Volunteers also need to assist with gates, games and riders preparation, if you prefer not actually be with horses. Training provided. 8am-12pm Friday and / or Saturday during Queensland school term only. (Y)

Volunteer Cafe Assistant- Cat Cuddle Cafe

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

The Cat Cuddle Cafe is Australia's first cat cafe to be run by a rescue and the only one in Queensland. We are looking for a cat lover to assist in the cafe section of our rescue.

Foster Carer for Kittens and Cats

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

Our foster carers are the most important part of our rescue. We do not run a shelter, all our cats are cared for in loving home environments, while they wait for their forever homes. Our foster carers come from a wide range of back grounds, we have families with their own pets, students, temporary residents and people not able to commit to long term pet ownership.

Riding lesson Assistant

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

Energetic volunteers required to help with riding lessons for people with disabilities, including horse saddling and leading during the lessons.

Caretaker's Assistant

  • Location: Highfields QLD
  • Commitment: Regular - less than 6 months
  • Category: Other
  • Wheelchair Access Wheelchair Access

To assist the caretakers to provide a clean and safe environment for users of the village buildings and grounds. Onsite, live-in position.

Animal Attendant

  • Location: Highfields QLD
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Animal Welfare
  • Wheelchair Access Wheelchair Access

To assist the Animal Keeper to meet the needs of the animals and the organisation, you will need to be on time, efficient, think on your feet and have a positive attitude. To apply for this position please send your resume with references. Onsite, live-in position also available for the right applicant.