Training Team Volunteer

Training Team Volunteer

Training Team Volunteer – Do you want to gain valuable experience working with dogs? Join our training department as a volunteer and give your time to a national charity that truly changes lives.

Training Team Volunteer;

Purpose of Role;
To support the training team and welfare assistant with the ongoing care and training of assistance dogs. To assist in making sure all dogs are in a safe and comfortable environment and to shadow trainers to gain valuable skills and experience.

Specific Duties;
To shadow and assist the training team in order to maintain the best standards of dog welfare by;

Helping to distribute water, treats and food
Toileting the dogs
Helping to exercise, monitor and keep up with training undertaken by the dogs
Keeping the training rooms tidy, safe and fit for purpose
Helping to facilitate pick ups and drop offs by foster carers in the morning and/or afternoon

Skills Required;
Organisation skills
Good communication skills
Comfortable working within a team
Previous experience working with dogs
An interest in working with dogs or animals in the future