Support Dogs are looking to recruit an enthusiastic, motivated and driven individual to join the Dog Supply Team within the Training Department. The role involves sourcing, assessing and providing a structured training programme to the dogs that have been accepted. A variety of locations are used to source dogs such as rescue centres, unwanted pets from family homes and breeders. Whilst the dog is awaiting to come into full time training this individual is to ensure they monitor, support and advise the volunteer foster carer as deemed necessary to ensure the dog is at the standard required for their intensive training. Other duties will include the recruitment and assessment of new volunteer foster carers whilst also ensuring the health and welfare of the dogs are consistently maintained.
Closing date: Friday 6 May 2016 – 10am
Interview date: Week commencing Monday 9 May
Applicants will be short-listed following this interview and invited for a second practical assessment.
Practical assessment: Week commencing Monday 23 May
Please ensure you are able to attend during these times if short-listed.
All interviews will be held at Support Dogs Training Centre, Sheffield, South Yorkshire
The Volunteer Coordinator role is a new role to support the fundraising and training teams for the charity. You will work with the Fundraising Manager to develop relationships with existing donors and supporters to increase volunteer involvement in fundraising. You will also seek to recruit new volunteers to support different aspects of the charity’s work from admin support to our foster carer programme, where volunteers provide short-term homes for our support dogs during their training period. You will provide research, marketing and administrative support to the fundraising and training team, and assist in the development of events.
Deadline: Monday 9 May 2016
Interview Date: TBC