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Volunteer Opportunities - Provincial Programs

BC SPCA - Abbotsford

 

 

Applications are open!

Important reminders - please read before applying:

  • Unfortunately, for safety reasons, we do not have opportunities for individuals in the age group of 12-15.
  • We do not have evening opportunities.
  • Applicant onboarding process includes:
    • Submission of online application
    • Online Training
    • Orientation session (online training must be completed before attending orientation.  Only attend one orientation)
      • June 29 5-6:30pm
      • July 3 6:30-8pm
    • Onsite training

More about volunteer opportunities:

Cat Wellness:

  • Minimum age 16 yrs
  • 6 month commitment required
  • Experience with cats  required
  • Availability requirement:
    • weekday and weekend 2-hr shifts available between 11am-4pm

Dog Wellness:

  • Minimum age 19yrs
  • 6 month commitment required
  • experience with dogs required
  • Availability requirement:
    • WEEKDAYS ONLY: 2 hour shifts available between 9am - 4:30pm

 

 

Volunteer Opportunities - Abbotsford

Animal Fostering - Foster Care

Foster Care volunteers are guardian angels to thousands of BC SPCA animals in need. Whether an animal is injured, abandoned, or underage, foster care saves lives. Many animals needing remediation or a space to stay if the shelter is full benefit from a foster home.

 

Animal Centre - Cat Wellness Volunteer

Join our team of like-minded individuals as a Cat Wellness volunteer with the BC SPCA! Work in partnership with staff and volunteers to ensure our cats emotional & physical needs are met through daily engagement and BC SPCA-approved training techniques.

Morning and afternoon shifts are available.

Animal Centre - Dog Wellness Volunteer

Join our team of like-minded individuals as a Dog Wellness Volunteer with the BC SPCA! Work in partnership with staff and volunteers to ensure dogs emotional & physical needs are met through daily walking and BC SPCA-approved training techniques.

Animal Centre - Garden Care

 

Join our team of like-minded individuals as a Garden Care volunteer with the BC SPCA! Work in partnership with staff and volunteers to provide regular landscaping and care of the lawns, gardens and walkways of the animal care centre in your community. Your support will ensure the health and safety for all animals and people at the facility.

 

BC SPCA - Burnaby

 

Youth volunteering Guidelines: https://spca.bc.ca/ways-to-help/volunteer/youth-volunteers/

 

Applications Are Open

 

Opportunity: Laundry & Cleaning

Requirements:

  1. You can attend weekly 2-hour shift until December, 2024
  2. Minimum age: 19
  3. Availability: weekdays (11am - 1pm; OR 3pm-5pm)
  4. Willing to complete onboarding:
    • Mandatory online training
    • Onsite orientation / hands-on training
    • Note: Applicants will only receive invitation to orientation after successful screening and completion of online training.

 

Transport Volunteer opportunities:

Requirements:

  1. You can provide on-call transportation support until December, 2024
  2. Minimum age: 19
  3. Class 5 Driver's License & clear Driving Record
  4. Availability: weekdays (daytime)
  5. Willing to complete onboarding
    • Mandatory online training
    • Role specific training
    • Note: Applicants will only receive invitation to orientation after successful screening and completion of online training.

 

 

 

Volunteer Opportunities - Burnaby

Animal Centre - Laundry & Cleaning

Join our team of like-minded individuals as a Laundry & Cleaning volunteer with the BC SPCA! Work in partnership with staff and volunteers to provide regular laundry upkeep and cleaning of the animal care centre in your community. Your support will ensure the health and safety for all pets and people at the facility.

 

Required availability: 11am - 1pm OR 3pm - 5pm

Animal Fostering - Foster Care Volunteer

 

Foster Care volunteers are guardian angels to thousands of BC SPCA animals in need. Whether an animal is injured, abandoned, or underage, foster care saves lives. Many animals needing remediation or a space to stay if the shelter is full benefit from a foster home.

Transportation - Animal Transport Volunteer

 

Required availability:

  • Weekdays: morning 8am - 10am
  • Weekdays: afternoon (3pm - 6pm)

 

Join our team of like-minded individuals as a Animal Transport volunteer with the BC SPCA! Animal Transport Volunteers play a critical role in transporting both animals and supplies. Combine your passions and do both by applying to become a volunteer driver! !

 

Transportation - Supplies Transport Volunteer

Join our team of like-minded individuals as a Supplies Transport volunteer with the BC SPCA! Your support in this role will ensure the health of animals in-care and help our team run successful events in our community!

BC SPCA - Chilliwack

 

 

Applications are open!

We are looking for volunteers to help with garden care tasks!

  • If you are an individual, please review the position description
  • This is also a suitable group / team opportunity.  If your group is interested, please visit HERE to fill out the Group Volunteering Form.

Volunteer Opportunities - Chilliwack

Animal Fostering - Foster Care Volunteer

 

Foster Care volunteers are guardian angels to thousands of BC SPCA animals in need. Whether an animal is injured, abandoned, or underage, foster care saves lives. Many animals needing remediation or a space to stay if the shelter is full benefit from a foster home.

Animal Centre - Garden Care

 

Join our team of like-minded individuals as a Garden Care volunteer with the BC SPCA! Work in partnership with staff and volunteers to provide regular landscaping and care of the lawns, gardens and walkways of the animal care centre in your community. Your support will ensure the health and safety for all animals and people at the facility.

 

BC SPCA - Maple Ridge

 

 

 

 

Volunteer Opportunities - Maple Ridge

Animal Fostering - Foster Care Volunteer

*Dog Fosters Needed*

Foster Care volunteers are guardian angels to thousands of BC SPCA animals in need. Whether an animal is injured, abandoned, or underage, foster care saves lives. Many animals needing remediation or a space to stay if the shelter is full benefit from a foster home.

BC SPCA - Richmond

 

 

 

 

 

Animal Centre Volunteer Program: Applications are closed

 

 

 

 

Volunteer Opportunities - Richmond

Animal Fostering - Foster Care Volunteer

* Dog Fosters Needed *

Foster Care volunteers are guardian angels to thousands of BC SPCA animals in need. Whether an animal is injured, abandoned, or underage, foster care saves lives. Many animals needing remediation or a space to stay if the shelter is full benefit from a foster home.

BC SPCA - Sea to Sky

 

 

 

 

Applications are Open:

Requirements for Cat Care & Wellness opportunity:

  • Minimum age: 19
  • Availability: Wednesday or Sunday: 9am - 12pm
  • Experience with cats: preferred

 

 

Volunteer Opportunities - Sea-to-Sky

Animal Centre - Cat Care & Wellness Volunteer

  • The Sea To Sky Shelter is currently seeking volunteers for Cat Care from 9am to noon, Monday to Friday, to assist with litter box and cage cleaning, as well as feeding cats.

Join our team of like-minded individuals as a Cat Care & Wellness volunteer with the BC SPCA! Work in partnership with staff and volunteers to ensure our cats environments are clean, and their emotional & physical needs are met through daily engagement and BC SPCA-approved training techniques.

Animal Fostering - Foster Care Volunteer

 

Foster Care volunteers are guardian angels to thousands of BC SPCA animals in need. Whether an animal is injured, abandoned, or underage, foster care saves lives. Many animals needing remediation or a space to stay if the shelter is full benefit from a foster home.

Transportation - Animal Transport Volunteer

Join our team of like-minded individuals as a Animal Transport volunteer with the BC SPCA! Animal Transport Volunteers play a critical role in transporting both animals and supplies. Combine your passions and do both by applying to become a volunteer driver! !

Animal Centre - Volunteer Team Lead (Min. age: 19)

Join our team of like-minded individuals as a Volunteer Coordinator with the BC SPCA! Volunteer in partnership with staff and other volunteers to build a strong, cohesive community of people to help animals in need. Your support will help our teams maintain excellent partnerships with our essential team of volunteers!

BC SPCA - Sunshine Coast

 

 

 

 

Volunteer Opportunities - Sunshine Coast

Animal Centre - Dog Wellness Volunteer

Join our team of like-minded individuals as a Dog Wellness Volunteer with the BC SPCA! Work in partnership with staff and volunteers to ensure dogs emotional & physical needs are met through daily walking and BC SPCA-approved training techniques.

Animal Fostering - Foster Care Volunteer

 

Foster Care volunteers are guardian angels to thousands of BC SPCA animals in need. Whether an animal is injured, abandoned, or underage, foster care saves lives. Many animals needing remediation or a space to stay if the shelter is full benefit from a foster home.

BC SPCA - Surrey

 

 

 

Important: this location does not have dogs

 

 

Applications are open!

 

Only applications that fit the following criteria will be considered: 

 

1. You can attend support our program until December, 2024

 

 

A. Community Services Volunteer

B. Supplies / Animal Trasnport Volunteer

 

 

2. Onboarding process includes:

  • Mandatory online training
  • Onsite orientation
  • Onsite hands-on training
  • Note: Applicants will only receive invitation to orientation after successful screening and completion of online training.

 

 

 

 

 

Volunteer Opportunities - Surrey

Transportation - Animal Transport

 

Join our team of like-minded individuals as a Animal Transport volunteer with the BC SPCA! Animal Transport Volunteers play a critical role in transporting both animals and supplies. Combine your passions and do both by applying to become a volunteer driver! !

Transportation - Supplies Transport

Join our team of like-minded individuals as a Supplies Transport volunteer with the BC SPCA! Your support in this role will ensure the health of animals in-care and help our team run successful events in our community!

Animal Centre - Community Services Volunteer

Join our team of like-minded individuals as a Community Services volunteer with the BC SPCA! Work directly with staff & volunteers to provide a variety of great experiences for members of the public who are interested in learning about and supporting the BC SPCA.

Animal Fostering - Foster Care Volunteer

*Note: This location does not have dogs in the foster program*

Foster Care volunteers are guardian angels to thousands of BC SPCA animals in need. Whether an animal is injured, abandoned, or underage, foster care saves lives. Many animals needing remediation or a space to stay if the shelter is full benefit from a foster home.

BC SPCA - Surrey Good Shepherd Barn (horse and farm)

 

 

 

Applications are open!

Reminders:

  • This webpage accepts applications to volunteer at the Surrey Good Shepherd Barn - volunteers will work with barn duties and animals.
  • Minimum age for volunteer opportunities: 19
  • Required availability: weekday and Saturday mornings only (please note this availability changes as applications come in)

 

Important: If you are interested in joining the BC SPCA - Surrey Education & Adoption Centre (to work with cats and small animals), please click here to see their opportunities and apply.  Misplaced applications will take longer to be processed and may be unsuccessful.

 

 

 

Current Opportunities - Surrey Good Shepherd Barn (horse and farm)

BC SPCA - Tri-Cities

 

 

 

Accepting applications for foster program:

 

Animals in care at this centre:

  • Puppies under 5 months (no adult dogs)
  • Cats, kittens
  • Small animals

 

 

Areas of Greatest Need

Animal Fostering - Foster Care Volunteer

 

Foster Care volunteers are guardian angels to thousands of BC SPCA animals in need. Whether an animal is injured, abandoned, or underage, foster care saves lives. Many animals needing remediation or a space to stay if the shelter is full benefit from a foster home.

BC SPCA - Vancouver

 

 

Upcoming Recruitment:

For opportunities to work with animals at this centre, applications will be open during the following recruitment periods: mid-late September 2024.

Please visit this web page during the recruitment periods for a list of available opportunities, required availability and role details. 

Please note we cannot accept waiting list for interests in volunteering as the program requirements change based on needs.

 

 

General Interests

Animal Fostering - Foster Care Volunteer

* Dog Fosters Needed *

Foster Care volunteers are guardian angels to thousands of BC SPCA animals in need. Whether an animal is injured, abandoned, or underage, foster care saves lives. Many animals needing remediation or a space to stay if the shelter is full benefit from a foster home.

BC SPCA - West Vancouver

 

 

 

 

General Interests

Animal Fostering - Foster Care Volunteer

Foster Care volunteers are guardian angels to thousands of BC SPCA animals in need. Whether an animal is injured, abandoned, or underage, foster care saves lives. Many animals needing remediation or a space to stay if the shelter is full benefit from a foster home.