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Volunteering Opportunity: VO47489

  • Foster Carer
    with Blue Cross Fostering Scheme.

    Created/last updated: 04/08/2020

    About this opportunity:You will be responsible for meeting the daily needs of pets in your care, including feeding, cleaning, grooming, exercising and socialising until pet is re-homed
     •  Work with the Development Manager with regards to admission and re-homing of pets, including visits to a potential adopter?s home
     •  Maintain written records about pets in your care, including behaviour, health, dietary and other information
     •  Organise trips to the veterinary surgery, as required
     •  Increase the number of pets re-homed by the Blue Cross
    Takes place:
    Minimum age:18
    Maximum age:no upper age limit has been specified
    Training provided:a Comprehensive training and information manual is provided along with ongoing support and as required professional behaviouris support.
    Out of pocket expenses paid?
    Yes - 40p per mile for first 100 miles and then 10p per mile thereafter phonecalls reimbursed subject to agreement. Stationery costs

    Experience required:You will have experience of pet ownership. You will have use of a suitable vehicle to transport a foster pet if needed. You will be able to work as part of a team and be a good communicator. You will be reliable, compassionate and able to work alone

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    parental concent required

    Application process:Application Form; Induction/Training; Informal Chat; Other; References

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel DetailsIn volunteer's home

    Saltire AwardThis opportunity is compatible with the Saltire Awards for volunteers aged 12-25.