ID: 132435

Pet Support Volunteer

Animal Welfare Regular - more than 6 months Across: Sutherland NSW, Caringbah NSW, Menai NSW, Engadine NSW

About this opportunity

The Pet Owners Support Network is a program offered by the (NGO) Gymea Community Aid and Information Services Inc. We understand the special companionship bonds between people and their pets and support this as a way of keeping people connected with the community, whilst maintaining independence at home. The program provides a service to members in our community, over the age of 65. Volunteers assist with basic pet care support: assist with dog walking; assist with day to day pet care hygiene (cats/dogs/birds/rabbits); basic grooming needs; transport assistance to vet appointments.

Ideally you can volunteer 2 hours per week with a commitment to a minimum 3 month period. Consistency of volunteering in this space is important to help build meaningful community connections.


Additional requirements

Driver's Licence (C) . National Police Certificate *. Working with Children Check *.

1. Sound level of capability and confidence handling pets
2. Good level of fitness
3. Enjoy social interactions with new people
4. Positive outlook

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

2 hours per week.

Suitable for
  • People Learning English
Type of work
  • Working with Animals
Training

2 hour briefing with onward support.