Volunteer

Becoming a Rabbit Run-Away Orphanage volunteer is a great way to help our orphaned rabbits, and a great way to meet new people and to extend your existing skill base and understanding of rabbit care.  

 

  1.  Please click on the links for the position descriptions for each role. 

  2. Please apply through the "Want to volunteer" link on this page or call the Orphanage direct on 9751 1229

  3. Please consider our location, transport and travel time before applying

  4. TRAINING: New Volunteers must attend 2 training sessions before commencing their shifts.  Training sessions are Tuesdays and Fridays 9am-11am (enclosure protocols) and 11am-1pm (other duties).  These sessions can be undertaken on the same day if preferred.  

  5. TRAINING: New Weekend Volunteers - training will take place on Sat and Sun on the 1st and 3rd weekends each month, 9am-11am (enclosure protocols) and 11am-1pm (other duties). 

 

SHELTER ATTENDANT

Hours:  8.30am - 12.30pm (see position description for further details)

Code Red Days:(high fire risk days): 7-7.30am - 11am

SHELTER SUPPORT 

Hours: 9am - 11pm

Code Red Days:(high fire risk days): 8am - 10am

OTHER  VOLUNTEER ROLES

 

VETERINARY MEDICATION SUPPORT

Hours: Medications: 8.00am - 9.00am or 5pm - 6pm (other hours depending on duties)

Age:  Open, mature and reliable, would suit veterinary studies students, vet nurses or those with nursing or care experience. 

Prerequisites: Must be experienced in vet nursing or rabbit husbandry through general volunteering onsite for 12 weeks minimum.  

Duties: preparing and administering medications to the rabbits including injections.  Cleaning wounds, grooming when needed.

 

SKILLED PERSONS

There are also many other areas where assistance is also required for SUITABLY SKILLED  or EXPERIENCED PERSONS.  The areas of volunteer work are unlimited, and some activities can be undertaken off-site such as fundraising activities and our in-store information promotions. Other areas in which volunteers can assist include:

 

  • General administration activities

  • Monitoring and support of pets and carers in our foster care program

  • Database development and management

  • Media relations

  • Book-keeping

  • Website design and management

  • App Development

  • Fundraising

  • Educational Offsite Events

  • Corporate Sponsor Coordinator

  • Marketing

  • Journalism for Newsletter

  • Skilled positions 

  • Veterinary Medical Support positions

  • Other ways you can help

Phone 9751 1229 and speak to Judi

Want to volunteer?
 

Complete the Application or call the Orphanage 9751 1229

 

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Volunteer Portal
(FOR CURRENT VOLUNTEERS ONLY)

Login to volunteer portal to view the daily roster, forecast events and apply for leave.

 

Register

  1. For the first time user, register with your email, facebook or google account.

  2. Admin will then approve your request.

  3. Once approved, you should receive a confirmation email

  4. Click "Login to Volunteer Portal" and click Login

 

Login

  1. Click "Login to Volunteer Portal" and click the Login link

  2. Enter your registered email or using facebook & google account to login

  3. You may stay logged in unless the browser history is removed.

(FOR CURRENT VOLUNTEERS ONLY)

or call the Orphanage on 9751 1229

CONTACT US

 

19 Stanley Street, Olinda

VIC 3788

Ph: 03 9751 1229

info@rabbitrunaway.org.au

Rabbit Run-Away Orphanage

ABN:  42 975 123 153

 

OPENING HOURS

       Appointment only

          7 days a week

 

HOW TO FIND​ US
PARKING

Parking on the property is limited and we have a very steep drive with limited turning space. We would appreciate if you can please park near the Mt Dandenong Hotel, walk past the Vet, turn into Illoura St then left into Stanley St.  Our property is on the left, only a 5 minute walk.