Administration Assistant (Transcriber - Rescue Unit) | Wacol

Are you skilled at listening and typing? Do you have an interest and be willing to keep confidential when the Inspectors attend warrants and raids?

Then we need you! 

We are looking for flexible Volunteers to transcribe for us. You must have excellent, clear written communication skills. 

Day and time flexible.

If working from home you need to have internet and computer access. 

What to expect

You'll be volunteering from home, so this role is ideal for those who can work autonomously with speed and accuracy. You'll be transcribing information for the Rescue Unit. 

What are the benefits?

  • Help bring justice for animals 


  • Join a friendly team


  • Insight into Inspectorate Operations


  • Gain transcribing experience 

What are the tasks?

The position involves clerical and administrative tasks, specifically transcribing.

What skills and characteristics do I need?

  • Ability to understand and precisely follow instruction


  • High level accuracy and attention to detail (including spelling and grammar)


  • Intermediate proficiency with Microsoft Excel & Word


  • Ability to cope with details of animal neglect and abuse and keep these confidential (at all times) 

  • Excellent communication skills

When can I volunteer?

  • You'll be volunteering from home, so days and times are flexible.

PLEASE NOTE: As part of volunteering with us you will be required to purchase an RSPCA Volunteer T-shirt for $30 if you are volunteering onsite at Wacol.. It is also a requirement that before handling animals at the RSPCA you have an up to date Tetanus vaccination.

If you have any questions about this role, please contact the Volunteer Ambulance Coordinator via email on: or fill in the application above.

In your application, please list two reasons why you're interested in volunteering in this role, and describe your career history and future career plans. 

For your information: A criminal history check will be performed on the successful applicant.


Please note not all applicants will be successful for this role. We are looking for a very specific skill set who match our requirements. All unsuccessful applicants will be notified and put forward for other roles at the shelter. Please specify if your preference is for Transcribing or Proof Reading on your application. 

For further information, please contact our Volunteer Ambulance Coordinator via, or fill in an application form.