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  • Seasonal Volunteer Wildlife Driver/Assistant
    with Scottish Society For The Prevention Of Cruelty To Animals

    Volunteer Opportunity No. VO82370 - Created/last updated: 05/03/2020


    About this opportunity:The SSPCA are looking for a number of committed, caring volunteers with a passion for wildlife to transport wildlife casualties between their Animal Rescue and Rehoming Centres (ARRCs). You will provide a safe and caring environment for the animals and maximise their comfort in the Satellite Wildlife Station.

    Duties will include safely and lawfully transporting the animals between ARRCs.

    You will attend to the welfare needs of the wildlife, including food preparation and diligently maintain and monitor animal records.

    To undertake this role, the SSPCA require you to have a full, clean UK driving licence. You're also required to have unrestricted access to a smart phone capable of downloading and running the app that the SSPCA will use to communicate with you.

    Takes place:
    Minimum age:18
    Maximum age:100
    Training provided:Standard SSPCA induction, full training on driving and animal husbandry duties, with support from Chief Inspector and Senior Animal Rescue Officers.
    Out of pocket expenses paid?
    Yes - Mileage reimbursed

    Experience required:The SSPCA are looking for people with practical experience of working with animals; an interest in wildlife and a relevant animal care qualification would be desirable but not essential. You must be reliable, committed and self-motivated as well as resilient and calm. An understanding of and commitment to health & safety in the workplace.

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    Required to drive

    Application process:Application Form; Induction/Training; Interview; References

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel DetailsMiddlebank Wildlife Centre, Middlebank Holdings, KY11 8QN (near Inverkeithing, private transport required to access)

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

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