As an animal welfare organisation, RSPCA Qld have a variety of different volunteer roles involving hands-on animal interaction.
These roles are incredibly rewarding, but be warned - keeping animals happy and healthy requires a lot of cleaning! It can be physically demanding, and we need assistance every day of the year - whether it's sunshine or rain, a public holiday or a weekday. Of course, it's not just cleaning; there's plenty of opportunities for enrichment activities too.
Volunteer roles can involve working with:
If you're keen to volunteer in an animal care role, please have a look at our current vacancies and submit an application.
The minimum age to volunteer is 16 years. We ask that volunteers make a minimum commitment of 3 months, with a weekly volunteer shift. Volunteer shifts are usually 4 hours long.
Please note we are unable to provide work experience or offer any student placements (exceptions being placements organised through university or tertiary programs).
Please read through the list of other volunteer opportunities we’re currently recruiting for and apply online if you see a role you’re interested in. If there isn’t a role currently that suits you, keep checking back in as needs and recruitment change daily!