Wildlife Assistant/ Driver (Balerno Rescue Centre)

  • VO85598


  • Animals
  • Opportunity start date: 23rd February 2021
  • Opportunity end date: 25th March 2021

Description

We are looking for volunteers to assist us with the wildlife who come into our care. You will be involved in feeding, cleaning and monitoring the animals in our wildlife shed, and will also undertake driving duties to take injured wildlife to our National Rescue Centre in Fishcross, near Alloa.
We are looking for volunteers to assist us with the wildlife who come into our care. You will be involved in feeding, cleaning and monitoring the wildlife in our wildlife shed, and will also undertake driving duties to take injured wildlife to our National Rescue Centre in Fishcross, near Alloa. You will have access to an SSPCA van to undertake driving duties and will be trained in its use. You will require a full UK driving licence.

Organisation aims and objectives

As Scotland’s animal welfare charity, we’ve been on-hand to protect animals and prevent cruelty for 180 years. Over almost two centuries, we’ve grown to become a national charity which celebrates the strength of the human-animal bond and enriches the lives of animals and people. • We champion animal welfare and encourage respect and kindness for animals across all our communities • We educate people of all ages about the welfare of animals in our mission to eradicate • animal cruelty and create a better future for all of us • We promote the importance of the human/animal bond, and the myriad medical, social and psychological advantages gained from animal companionship • We bring those who abuse animals to justice • We care for, rescue, rehabilitate, release and rehome

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One shift a week for six months Morning shift starts at 8.30am Afternoon shift starts at 3.30pm

Restrictions

Age 18 as full driving licence required
Minimum age: 18

Support

Expenses details: All fuel costs will be reimbursed on a monthly basis
Training details: Standard Society induction will be carried out before training can begin. This covers all aspects of the role, tasks, health & safety, protocols and procedures and an opportunity for the volunteer to ask questions/ raise any concerns
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer

Last updated 7 days ago

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