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Sunshine Coast Animal Refuge Volunteers

We cannot run our refuge without the help of our volunteers. We require reliable, dedicated people to help care for the cats and dogs, seven days a week, 365 days a year. The work is not just animal hands-on as we mainly need people to clean, cook and prepare food, wash and hang out towels and sheets, clean up yards, gardeners, and trades people. The work is not glamorous but it is rewarding, and you will meet like-minded people and lots of lovely cats and dogs. If you are over 18, we welcome your interest and application. Most shifts start at 6am as we need the refuge and the animals to be ready for the public when we open at 10am.


Current  Vacancies


Refuge Maintenance Assistant

A Refuge Maintenance Assistant collaborates with the Refuge Manager to ensure Refuge equipment, buildings and structures are adequately maintained.  Tasks may include fixing gate latches and fencing, installing shade structures, servicing water pumps, or other general building maintenance tasks. If you enjoy handyman work and variety in your day, this role would be suitable for you. Initially you will be available on Wednesday and Friday mornings for training, and then you can set your own schedule. 2 positions available.

To apply for this role, please click here.

Animal Assistant - Cats

An Animal Assistant - Cats, follows the guidance and instruction of the Supervisor, undertaking the tasks required to support and maintain the care and welfare of Refuge cats.  This role is vital to the day-to-day running of the Refuge as well as to its future sustainability.  
If you enjoy the company of your feline friend, and would like to make a positive contribution to finding them a home, this role would be suitable for you. 4 positions available, Saturday and Sunday PM, Friday AM.

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Current Volunteers
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