The position itself involves taking dogs of all shapes and sizes for walks in the area surrounding our centre. You do need to be fit and confident in handling dogs. You may also like to do some training with the dogs to assist them in finding a new home. Timing is flexible however we ask for a minimum commitment of 1 shift per week. Induction Training will be provided. 

Skills required – Animal confidence, the ability to work independently.

Skills to be gained – Animal handling and training techniques, animal disease control, animal shelter experience, experience with many different breeds of dog.

Benefits – Good contact with animals, time to play and interact with our animals, a good step into the animal industry, and a friendly new community.

Volunteer characteristics required – Good team work skills, a love of animals.

PLEASE NOTE: As part of volunteering with us you will be required to purchase an RSPCA Volunteer T-shirt for $30. It is also a requirement that before handling animals at the RSPCA you have an up to date Tetanus vaccination.

For further information, please contact our Gladstone Team at, or APPLY NOW below.