ID: 209066

Hunter Shelter - Transportation Driver - Rutherford - #209066

Animal Welfare Regular - more than 6 months Rutherford NSW

About this opportunity

In this fulfilling role, you'll primarily focus on the essential task of transporting our animals with care and diligence. However, if your shift happens to be free of scheduled transfers, you might find yourself enjoying a leisurely stroll in the park with one of our delightful dogs. It's a rewarding opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of our furry friends.

What are the tasks?

*Collect and safely transport animals from Illawarra shelter and local Petbarns or other locations as delegated and return to our Illawarra shelter

*Assist with runs such as mail, Woolworths, Bunnings, horse feeds and bulk newspaper collection

*Use safe animal handling techniques and read animal behaviour to provide suitable and welfare-considered care for each individual animal

*Reporting and communicating any signs of illness, injury or behaviour matters to staff


*Purpose-Driven: Support a cause that matters and be a part of a community dedicated to the well-being of animals *Flexible Commitment: Choose a schedule that suits you and make a difference in your free time *Discounted rates to our ‘Basic Animal First Aid’ and ‘Introducing your Pet to a New Baby’ courses   *Discount on RSPCA NSW merchandise   *Access to WHEREFIT program   *Access to confidential and professional counselling services through our staff and volunteer assistance program *Volunteer Reward and Recognition program

Additional requirements

Driver's Licence (C) .

Be at least 18 years of age Complete our online Basic animal, handling and Transport course. This can be done at home or during your first few shifts. This course equates to roughly 4.5 hours of online learning. Ability to lift 20kg C-Class NSW driver’s licence Agree and sign our motor vehicle policy

Time Required

We aree looking for people who can volunteer once a week on a Tuesday between 10:00am – 3:00pm

Suitable for
  • Skilled Volunteers
Type of work
  • Driving & Transportation
  • Working with Animals

All training provided