Volunteering at WARS

Current Vacancies

We are currently only recruiting for specific volunteer roles, as listed below:

Voluntary Volunteer Coordinator

Duration: Minimum three month commitment working a minimum of 6 hours per week over 1 or 2 days (Mon-Fri)

Role: The role of Voluntary Volunteer Coordinator will be to support the Shelter Manager to implement volunteer procedures and policies, maintain positive volunteer communications, organise recruitment and induction sessions as well as support with any additional responsibilities relating to volunteer management.

You can download a Role Description here

Kennel and Cattery Morning Routines

Duration: To provide a regular commitment for a minimum of three months on a Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and/or Sunday morning (08:00 - 10:00)

Role: Our busy Shelter is looking for reliable individuals to assist with caring for our animals and the cleaning of their accommodation during morning routines

You can download a Role Description here

Shelter Maintenance Volunteer

Duration: To provide a regular commitment for a minimum of three months and work a minimum of 6 hours per week over 1 or 2 days (Mon-Sun)

Role: Our busy Shelter is looking for a reliable individual to help keep our grounds and gardens in a tidy and weed free state as well as look after the ad-hoc maintenance of our internal and external buildings

You can download a Role Description here .

To apply for any of the above roles, please download our volunteer application form below and we will be in touch as soon as possible

Volunteer Application Form 2019

Please note you need to be over the age of 18 to volunteer with our dogs.

Please return any completed application forms in person at the shelter or via email to us here.


What do we look for in a volunteer?
  • Empathy to our animals and their situation
  • Support and understanding in the work we are doing
  • Commitment to coming to volunteer, we need people who keep coming back regularly to help us and our animals
  • A desire to make a difference and help fulfill the lives of our cats and dogs