If you're interested in volunteering with us, please read through the role descriptions and requirements below, and if you have the skills we need - don't hesitate and apply today! 


Spud, Ambassadog "Being a volunteer is such a rewarding experience! I get to go to events with the pawsome event team, it's so much fun! But we need more human two-legged friends to help spread the word and help my friends at the rescue. Can you help?"

We are in need of support with the role below, please consider all roles that we urgently need volunteer support - all roles directly support the dogs in our care.

Dog Walking

Available in East Yorkshire only.

NEW ROLE - Love our furry four-legged friends? We need a friendly, approachable volunteers to support with our new volunteer dog walking role! Available in East Yorkshire only.

Event Support

Available in North Lincolnshire, Nottinghamshire, East Yorkshire only.

Love our furry four-legged friends? We need a friendly, approachable volunteers to support with our events both in the community and at our centres.

NEW ROLE - Love dogs? Like talking to people about dogs? We have the role for you! Help 25 dogs with just 2 hours of your time.  We need friendly and engaging volunteers to support the event team with the Pets at Home Foundation in stores throughout Nottinghamshire and Newark.  Why not bring a friend? This role is perfect for couples and friends - Please apply through the Event Support link.

Puppacino Barista

Available in North Lincolnshire, Nottinghamshire only.

Loved by our furry friends! We need a friendly, approachable volunteer to serve this paws-itively delicious treat to our four-legged-friends. Bone Appétit!

Charity Store Retail Assistant 

Available at Brigg, Gainsborough and Retford Shops only.

Do you enjoy the retail environment and helping customers find a bargain? Then a position in our charity shop could be perfect for you. 

eBay Lister & Packer

Available at our Gainsborough and Scunthorpe Shop only.

Would you enjoy researching an item’s value online or in catalogues, in order to make sure we achieve the best possible price for it? If so, this could be the perfect volunteer role for you! eBay role is based at our Scunthorpe store, and Vinted at our Gainsborough store.

Collection Box and Community Champion

All locations

Join the team and help to co-ordinate our collection boxes placed and support in the local community. We know that with extra helping hands to collect and advertise our collection boxes we can raise even more money to support the vital work we do at Jerry Green Dog Rescue.  We are looking for support in all our centres and surrounding areas.

Community Champion support could include distributing posters in your local community, or engaging with talks.  A flexible role to fit around you!

Dog Foster Carer

Available within 1 hour of our centres

This vital volunteer role is vital role assists us in the day-to-day care of a dog, by providing a temporary, safe, caring and loving home for those dogs that for whatever reason, will manage best by being cared for away from the kennel environment. You would be required to deliver each dogs individual care plans and give them the opportunity to recover, relax, have one to one time, walk, play and experience a home environment. Some veterinary appointments, visits to our centre to meet potential adopters, or emergency vet care may be required, so your own transport is an advantage. Foster Carer application can be found here - Become a Foster Carer

Transport Driver

Available in East Yorkshire and North Lincolnshire only.

To assist us in transporting our dogs, goods or equipment from one place to another. This will free up our Dog Welfare Assistants and allow them to spend more time enriching the day-to-day lives of the dogs in our care. You can be sure that your assistance will help us to provide the best care for our dogs. This role is available within our North Lincolnshire and East Yorkshire areas.

Charity Store Collections & Delivery Driver 

Available in our North Lincolnshire, Gainsborough and Retford Shops.

You can help keep our stores full of stock by collecting donated goods for us to sell in our charity shops from Scunthorpe and the surrounding area. 

Reception and Admin

Available at our North Lincolnshire& Nottinghamshire centres only.

We are looking for reception and admin volunteers to assist us with essential office based tasks and be an excellent first point of contact for our charity. This is a key post as first impressions matter, so a friendly welcome and a genuine smile is very important. 

Support our Welfare Teams

Available at our North Lincolnshire, South Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire centres.

Assist in supporting the welfare teams. Helping us to deliver enrichment to our dogs, helping to set up kennels and laundry - keeping those cuddly toys clean! 

Rehoming Support

Available in East Yorkshire

NEW ROLE Assist our East Yorkshire community team in providing dog transportation to and from the vets, and overall support with the rehoming function in the area.

How do I apply?

Our online form can be accessed here - volunteer application form

If you prefer to print and send you application, you can do so here - Volunteer application form

Email [email protected] 

For more information or to contact your local Jerry Green Dog Rescue centre.