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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 husbandry and care.  

ANIMAL SHELTER VOLUNTEER (Onsite)

​Requirements:

  • Must be fully vaccinated (double doses)

  • Responsible and be vigilant of cleaning protocol

  • (Preferred) Be able to commit for longer period (3 months or more)

Position description:

This Onsite Animal Shelter Volunteer (Shelter Attendant) role is to for maintain the overall cleanliness of the Orphanage, the work areas and the bonding spaces to a clean, hygienic condition for disease control.  Follow instructions diligently in order to maintain the health of the rabbits.

 

Key Roles:

  • Cleaning rabbit enclosures thoroughly to set standards

  • Cleaning and refilling hay trays, water bowls

  • Wash, dry and fold hutch mats and bedding

  • Put away all bedding and cleaning equipment

  • Sweeping and tidying up the external and bonding areas

  • Washing the bunny dishes

  • Removing used hay and wash and sterilising hay trays

  • Daily welfare check of the animals during clean

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Hours

8.30am - until finished (approx. 12.30pm)

Hours in summer days over 30 degrees (high fire risk days)

7-7.30am - until finished

How to apply

  1. Click here Volunteer Now

  2. Fill out the form with your details and availability

  3. Your application will be reviewed and our volunteer coordinator will be in touch within a couple of days via Email.

  4. New Volunteers must undertake online training sessions before commencing their shifts, and well as ongoing training once onsite

Disclaimer:

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

  2. Training: New Volunteers must undertake online training sessions before commencing their shifts, and well as ongoing training once onsite

 

If this sounds like you, click Volunteer Now.

OTHER  VOLUNTEER ROLES (onsite / offsite)

 

VETERINARY MEDICATION SUPPORT

Hours: when needed

Prerequisites: Mature and reliable. Must be experienced to do subcutaneous injections and subcutaneous fluids, administer medications, and critical care feeding.

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

 

SKILLED POSITIONS

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

How to apply other volunteer roles

For Skilled position, veterinary medical suppor or other ways you can help, please Phone Judi on 9751 1229 

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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 husbandry and care.