Swindon - Pets at Home

Reception and meeting - Rehoming and advice volunteer

Rehoming and Advice Volunteer

Are you great with people and passionate about pets?  Are you looking for an opportunity to build up your CV while helping both pets and people?  We are looking for a volunteer with good organisational skills and a friendly approach to greet and assist visitors to our Rehoming and Advice Unit.  You will support the rehoming of pets and offer basic advice about pet care and Blue Cross services.

What you will be doing:

  • Greeting visitors and explaining the rehoming procedure, providing advice about Blue Cross services and answering queries
  • Ensuring paperwork and leaflets are stocked up and available for visitors.
  • Logging details into computer
  • Answering the telephone
  • Providing leaflets on various pet care issues and Blue Cross services


What we are looking for:

  • Experience of owning or caring for pets
  • The ability to work in a team or alone
  • A willingness and ability to learn and follow instructions quickly and accurately
  • Good face to face communication skills
  • Confident and approachable manner
  • Previous experience of dealing with the public
  • Computer literate


 Benefits to you:

  • You’ll be helping more pets to have happy, healthy lives
  • Gain practical skills and experience
  • Training, including Guest customer care
  • Develop skills and enhance your CV
  • Join a great team of like-minded people

Shifts available:

Saturdays            10am -2pm   and  2pm -5pm

Sundays               11am - 3pm

Fridays                  1pm -5pm

Tuesdays             10am-1pm and 1pm -5pm


Time commitment: flexible but a regular weekly commitment will be required.


Qualifications Required

  • Age group Must be at least 18 and older

Schedule Summary

The next 10 shifts (out of 1070 total shifts) for this activity are as follows

Date Start Time End Time
Sunday, June 16, 2019 10:30 AM 1:30 PM
Sunday, June 16, 2019 1:30 PM 4:30 PM
Monday, June 17, 2019 10:00 AM 2:00 PM
Monday, June 17, 2019 2:00 PM 6:00 PM
Tuesday, June 18, 2019 10:00 AM 2:00 PM
Tuesday, June 18, 2019 2:00 PM 6:00 PM
Wednesday, June 19, 2019 10:00 AM 2:00 PM
Wednesday, June 19, 2019 2:00 PM 6:00 PM
Thursday, June 20, 2019 10:00 AM 2:00 PM
Thursday, June 20, 2019 2:00 PM 6:00 PM