Greater Manchester Rehoming and Advice Unit

Foster Care Recruitment Champion

Are you great with people and passionate about helping needy pets?  Are looking for a chance to gain practical experience while helping needy local pets? Your local Blue Cross Rehoming and Advice Unit is looking for an enthusiastic volunteer to help recruit foster carers to look after Blue Cross pets in their own homes.


What you will be doing:

  • Liaising with Blue Cross team members about volunteer foster carer needs and supporting volunteer recruitment campaigns.

  • Organising and running recruitment stalls to promote fostering opportunities in the local area.

  • Locate local venues and distribute posters, fliers and other recruitment literature to promote foster opportunities.

  • Use social media and internet to research and promote fostering needs

  • Helping to process foster carer applications


What we are looking for:

  • Good communication skills.

  • Computer literate including using the internet and social media

  • Experience of volunteering and employee or volunteer recruitment would be  useful

  • Experience of media liaison and marketing (desirable not essential).


Benefits to you:

  • You’ll be helping pets to have happy, healthy lives

  • You will help ensure Blue Cross has volunteer foster carers to provide foster care to pets in need and those recovering from illness or injury until they are able to find permanent new homes

  • Stay active and healthy

  • Develop skills and enhance your CV for a career in animal welfare

  • Join a great team of like-minded people


This opportunity is available at: Greater Manchester Rehoming and Advice Unit



Time commitment: Flexible to suit you.


Qualifications Required

  • Induction training Must be at least Completed