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Volunteering Opportunity: VO73889

  • Home Visitor (Fife)
    with Pet Fostering Service Scotland.

    Created/last updated: 04/08/2020

    About this opportunity:Are you passionate about animal welfare? Join our growing team of volunteer Home Visitors and play a vital role in supporting owners and pets in your local area who are facing an emergency situation
     •  Our Home Visitors play a vital role in delivery of our service by visiting potential volunteer pet foster carers to assess their house, home situation and the fosterer
     •  You will be contacted by PFSS when there is a need for a home visit in your area
     •  Main tasks: Contact the potential fosterer and arrange a time for the home visit to take place Carry out the home visit following the guidelines provided by PFSS
     •  Complete the home visit report and return a copy to the Home Visit Coordinator
    Takes place:
    Minimum age:18
    Maximum age:no upper age limit has been specified
    Training provided:Handbook for the role, induction and informal training either face to face or over the phone when starting in role. Ongoing support provided and informal update training as required.
    Out of pocket expenses paid?
    Yes - Agreed out of pocket expenses incurred whilst carrying out this role will be reimbursed on production of appropriate receipts, mileage at 45p/mile. Expenses are usually claimed monthly but can be claimed more frequently if required.

    Experience required:A pleasant telephone manner Friendly and professional on home visits Willing to travel by car/public transport to home visits Be comfortable visiting potential foster carers in their homes Experience of pet ownership

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    No restrictions were specified.

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

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel DetailsHome based with travel to other local locations to carry out home visits. Travel can be by public transport or by car and travel expenses will be provided.

    Saltire AwardThis opportunity is not suitable for Saltire Awards (for volunteers aged 12-25).