Rolleston rehoming centre

Remote Rehoming Volunteer

Remote Rehoming Volunteer


Sick, injured and homeless pets have relied on Blue Cross for help since 1897. Each year, thousands of dogs, cats, small pets and horses turn to the charity’s animal hospitals, clinics and rehoming services for treatment and support.




   Do you have good horse handling skills and experience?

   Do you have excellent communication and administration

   skills? Are you keen to use your skills to help both people

   and animals? Our busy centre is looking for a reliable

   volunteer who can help our busy rehoming team.




We would love you to join us and help us help more pets in need


You’ll learn new skills and gain valuable experience

for your CV, while meeting new people and having fun!


Time commitment:  Flexible – hours to suit


Geographical area: to be based north of Rolleston Rehoming Centre DE13 9AU



The role of a Remote Rehoming Volunteer


Tasks include:


  • Supporting the Horse Rehoming Co-ordinator
  • Carrying out H2H appointments
  • Carrying out HD appointments and assessments
  • Going to homes to help with the handover of horses and ponies
  • Data entry onto a computerised system
  • Preparing rehoming packs



To be a Remote Rehoming Volunteer

You will need:

  • Good level of horse care and handling skills
  • Excellent customer service and admin skills
  • Good telephone manner and a confidential approach
  • Computer literate
  • Regular commitment and reliability
  • Ability to work in a team or alone
  • Willingness to learn and follow Blue Cross
  • Willing to undertake Blue Cross company vehicle training


Why volunteer?


  • You’ll be assisting rehoming to help more horses into new homes.
  • Gain practical skills and experience
  • Training including Guest customer care and GDPR best practice.
  • Develop skills and enhance your CV
  • Join a great team of like-minded people
  • Horse handling/appointment training



We would love you to join us and help us help more pets in need. If you have any questions then you can email us at  or give us a call on 0300 777 1520 (option 4)


We would love to hear from you.