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Cats Protection - Carmarthenshire, Remote
Unpaid role, expenses paid
Posted 3 weeks ago
Cats Protection - Carmarthenshire, Remote
Unpaid role, expenses paid
Posted 3 weeks ago
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Unpaid role, expenses paid

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Job description

We’re looking for cat-loving volunteers to play a vital role in helping us improve the
wellbeing of the cats and kittens in our care whilst they wait to be rehomed. Can you
help them by providing a calm and caring home whilst we find their purrfect forever

As a cat fosterer, you would be supporting the RSPCA branch in providing our cats with the safety of your home whilst tending to their welfare needs such as feeding and grooming. In addition to this, by providing a temporary loving environment, you
will play a crucial role in a cat’s wellbeing and socialisation, which will significantly improve their chances of successful rehoming.
Once everything is in place, the animal centre will guide you through the fostering process and ensure that you have all the necessary equipment, food, and veterinary care for your fostered cat.  The RSPCA branch is also happy to reimburse any other pre-agreed expenses that you may incur through volunteering for us.

Whilst our cats are in your foster care, you will:

  •  Provide them with care, suitable housing, and a safe environment as per our policies and guidelines.
  •  Feed, water, and groom them in line with our advice.
  • Transport them to any veterinary appointments if required. 
  • Provide them with your time and patience.
  •  Help us spread the word about the cats in your care so they might find their forever home quicker.
  •  Playing and cuddles are also a must!

What we are looking for in a volunteer Cat Fosterer:

  •  Volunteers aged 18 or over who have had plenty of experience caring for cats.
  •  Fostering experience is beneficial but not essential as training is provided.
  •  For their wellbeing, our cats need to be kept in a separate room, so the whole family should be on board.
  • Any existing pets or animals need to have been spayed/neutered (some medical reasons may mean they cannot be so, please let us know if this is the case).
  • They also need to be up to date with their vaccinations.

What we can offer you as a volunteer Cat Fosterer:

  •  You will be making a massive difference to the welfare of the cats in your care.
  • Join a community which will enable you to meet new people and make new friends. 
  •  Learning new skills through our comprehensive induction and fostering training programme.
  •  Enhance your CV by adding your volunteering experience and newly acquired skills.

It is worth mentioning that our cats do have different needs as whilst some are ready for rehoming others may require rehabilitation or ongoing medication. Therefore, we also aim to understand your situation and circumstances to ensure that we match you with your perfect foster cat.

We hope you are interested in volunteering for our branch!

Our voluntary roles are subject to an informal interview and trial period. We will ask you to sign an agreement before starting the role. We will not be able to process applications from outside of our branch area.

Posted by
RSPCA View profile Company size Size: More than 1000
Posted on: 17 July 2024
Closing date: 15 October 2024 at 19:32
Job ref: RSPCA Milton Keynes & North Buckinghamshire
Tags: Homelessness

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