Shifts: *URGENT*: We urgently need to cover some recent shift changes. Shifts: Monday 7-3:30pm (DRIVER), Tuesday 3-10:30pm (DRIVER), 2-10:30pm (ASSISTANT), Thursday 2-10:30pm, (ASSISTANT)
3-10:30pm (DRIVER), Saturday 7-3:30pm, 2-10:30pm (ASSISTANT), 3:30-10:30pm (DRIVER), Sunday 7-3:30pm (DRIVER)
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RSPCA Queensland are currently seeking volunteers who would like to be part of our Rescue Unit as a Volunteer Animal Ambulance Driver. Animal Ambulance Drivers form an integral part of our front line rescue team. RSPCA Qld have several Animal Ambulances on the road in such areas as Brisbane, Logan, Gold Coast, Townsville, Toowoomba and Rockhampton.
Working from our Brisbane Animal Care Campus (in a vehicle that we provide with iphone and ipad) you would be responsible for actioning jobs that come in via the call centre that are dispatched via the Inspectorate. Your duties in these situations would vary depending on your level of skill and experience.This is not your typical role Volunteering at a shelter environment as we need people who are independant and can be flexible to accomodate needs on a daily basis. An ability to deal constructively with stressful situations, and to remain calm in confronting situations, is of high importance.
We recruit both Assistants to the Rescue Officers and Drivers (people who hold a drivers license)
We request a minimum commitment of one shift per week for an initial 3 month period.
Skills required – Animal handling skills, attention to detail for paperwork admissions, good driving record with ability to use GPS navigating systems, Apple iphone and ipad devices. Email proficiency in sending and receiving photos and emails.
Volunteer characteristics required – Confidence, commitment, dedication, reliability and willingness to be a passionate advocate for animal welfare in Queensland. Couples/friends are eligible to work together in this role with one being a Driver and the other an Assistant.
Benefits – Relevant experience in the Animal Care field; ability to assist animals in need on the front line; learn from an experienced RSPCA Ambulance Officer; be part of a highly respected team; member benefits including the Mark Your Mark Reward & Recognition Program.
If you have any questions about this role, please contact the Volunteer Ambulance Coordinator via email on: firstname.lastname@example.org
Due to the time involved in training new Volunteers to become Ambulance Drivers, we are looking for those who will be able to maintain their commitment ongoing and are reliable. All of our vehicles are automatic and we recruit volunteers who hold an Australian Drivers Licence.