About this opportunity
This is an opportunity to work as part of a dedicated volunteer team providing basic care to rescued greyhounds at Greysland. This includes cleaning and performing animal handling duties in accordance with the Standard Operating Procedures under the supervision of staff.
You are required to complete online training and review learning materials prior to commencing your volunteer role, and must have a love of greyhounds and a commitment to their welfare. Previous experience with dogs is beneficial but not necessary.
You must be able to adhere to OH&S requirements and uphold a high standard of safety, adhering to all policies and procedures and following our RESPECT principles. Review, understand, and follow our Standard Operating Procedures.
Ensure kennels and dog runs are clean and tidy
Ensure kennels and runs have appropriate bedding, water and toys
Walking hounds and accompany hounds to sensory gardens
Feeding the hounds
Ensure hounds are coated when required
Pooper scooping all areas
Emptying bins, general cleaning, cleaning equipment and workspaces
Daily laundry of blankets, dog coats, towels
Bathing hounds as required
Notifying Shift Leader of any dog behavior or observation that may not be considered standard
Covid-19 vaccination .
Shifts are 4 hours, you can commit to as little as one shift a week or as many as you like!Suitable for
- Centrelink Volunteers
- People Learning English
- Skilled Volunteers
- Work Experience
- Driving & Transportation
- Food Preparation & Service
- Garden Maintenance
- Working with Animals
You will be provided with online training via Google Classroom before completing "Buddy shifts" with a staff member or experienced volunteer.