Why we need you

We are looking for individuals who can assist us with supporting the volunteer team at the centre.

What will I be doing?

  • Acknowledging applications from volunteers by email
  • Providing an additional point of contact for volunteers requiring support
  • Helping to provide a friendly and supportive environment for everyone
  • Collecting and organising volunteer data within GDPR guidelines
  • Any other tasks related to this role

What skills and attributes do I need?

  • Be honest, reliable and punctual
  • Have the ability to get along with people and work as part of a team
  • Possess a friendly and helpful manner
  • Have excellent communication skills, you must enjoy talking to people and building rapport
  • To be able to maintain confidentiality
  • The commitment to our core principles and procedures

How much time do I need to commit?

Any time you can commit is invaluable to us. Ideally, we would like this role to be shared between three people who can each commit to two hours, a couple of times each week.

It would also be beneficial if you could attend the volunteer's weekend meeting which takes place every quarter and lasts a couple of hours.

What support will I be given?

  • You will go through a full induction to the role
  • You will go through our training programme
  • We will provide you with continuous support and guidance

What benefits can I expect?

  • The opportunity to enhance your CV by gaining experience in a voluntary capacity along with support the organisation and our principles
  • We will be happy to provide a reference regarding your volunteer contribution should you require it
  • The opportunity to develop, learn new skills or build existing ones
  • The opportunity of meeting new people
  • The satisfaction of knowing that you are making a vital difference to our charity and ultimately the dogs in our care
  • The re-imbursement of your expenses, subject to prior agreement and in accordance with our policies

Where will I be based?

At your local Jerry Green Dog Rescue Centre

How do I apply?

Download and complete our volunteer application form and email it to our Volunteer Coordinator at [email protected]

Alternatively, you can contact your local Jerry Green Dog Rescue centre for more information.