Scottish SPCA

Charity registered in Scotland SC006467

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


Current opportunities

We are looking for a number of committed, caring volunteers with a passion for wildlife welfare to help us uplift wildlife casualties from our Drumoak Animal Rescue & Rehoming Centre, Aberdeenshire and drive them to our Petterden Centre, near Dundee. You will attend to the welfare needs of the wildlife, settling them into the wildlife shed at Petterden, which includes preparation of food. You will also require to diligently maintain animal records. To undertake this role, we require you to have unrestricted access to your own vehicle, a full, clean UK driving licence and, once in post, we would ask that you ensure your Car Insurance Policy covers you for business purposes (any cost involved will be reimbursed) We also require that you have unrestricted access to a smart phone capable of downloading and running the App that we will use to communicate with you.

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.