ID: 205625

Program Assistant

Disability Services Regular - more than 6 months Across: Wacol QLD, Dakabin QLD, Hobart TAS, Neath NSW, Mackay QLD, Darwin NT, Toowoomba QLD

About this opportunity

It's a lot of fun working with animals in sessions and supporting a great team. It's even more rewarding to see participants grow in confidence & knowledge of the animals' needs, care, and behaviour." —Sandra, HPHH Volunteer

Have a passion for helping people and animals? Help create happy paws & hearts with us by volunteering 🐾💞 Send your expression of interest through our website.

Support one of our many locations across QLD, NSW, NT, and TAS. By volunteering, you'll: 📍 Set up/pack down the training room before and after the session 🛋️ Create a comfortable and happy environment where participants can feel relaxed 🐈 Assist the training team with handling the allocated animals during sessions 🤗 Assist HPHH trainers to deliver specialised programs 💯 Support HPHH participants to reach their potential

Because, as we know, there's nothing like seeing paw-sitive changes in people and animals and knowing you're a part of that 🥰

Additional requirements

NDIS screening check . Others . Working with Children Check *. Working with Vulnerable People Check .

Physical requirements of the role include being able to walk dogs on leads, carry small puppies, bending and lots of walking.

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

We are looking for volunteers on Monday to Saturday at Wacol and Dakabin. We are looking for volunteers during the week for all other sites - Darwin, Mackay, Toowoomba, Neath, Hobart.

Suitable for
  • Centrelink Volunteers
  • People Learning English
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Work Experience
Type of work
  • Disability Support
  • Education & Training
  • Working with Animals

Full training will be provided including induction, WHS, animal behaviour, communication.