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Orange Shelter Assistant - Orange - # 154753

RSPCA NSW
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In this role, you will be providing exceptional care to the animals and invaluable assistance to the shelter in the Orange community, to both two and four-legged residents.

What this volunteer role looks like

  • Walking dogs and providing basic training while they are in care
  • Grooming and socialising all shelter animals
  • Providing enrichment and fun to our animal residents
  • Sorting, washing and folding bedding
  • General gardening and maintenance around the shelter grounds
  • Comply with all Work Health and Safety (WHS) guidelines
  • Understand and comply with RSPCA NSW policies and procedures

What we need from you

  • Physical ability to lift up to 10 kilograms
  • Ability to follow direction, to work within a team and work individually
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Willingness to get a little dirty
  • Well organised, reliable and able to prioritise
  • Passion for interacting with people and animals
  • Positive attitude

Benefits: What you’ll get out of volunteering with us

  • Training from our Shelter Team
  • Experience in a shelter environment and learning the day-to-day operations
  • Inclusion in a friendly and vibrant team
  • Rewarding work that directly brings animals comfort
  • Networking with internal stakeholders
  • Ongoing support for other opportunities in the organisation, if possible