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  • Foster Carer
    with Blue Cross Fostering Scheme (This is not a Fife-based organisation).

    Volunteer Opportunity No. VO47489 - 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.

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