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Scottish Animal Welfare recruit volunteers all year round.  We have a range of volunteering opportunities ranging from fundraising to assisting Animal Welfare Officers attend incident of injured wildlife.  Below is a short description of the opportunities on offer and what you can hope to achieve from giving up your free time.  Please note that volunteer positions are highly sought after and as such, not all applicants will be successful.

Fundraising Team

As we are a not for profit organisation in existence solely for the advancement of animal welfare, we receive no government or lottery funding and therefore, rely solely on donations from the general public to ensure we can continue our vital work throughout Scotland.

Fundraising plays a vital part in the organisations success and as such, can be very rewarding knowing that you are raising money to ensure that we can help as many animals as possible!  Remember, all money raised goes directly to helping Scotland's animals, our staff are volunteers!

Fundraising also allows you to represent the organisation in the public domain and share your passion for the advancement of animal welfare with like minded people.

Wildlife Rescue Assistant

Our team of Wildlife Rescue Officers work around the clock rescuing Scotland's injured, abandoned and orphaned wildlife.

Volunteers can expect to gain animal handling experience and best practices when dealing with some injured wildlife.

Volunteers must be at least 18 years of age. Volunteers over the age of 25 with a full UK Drivers Licence may be permitted to drive organisations vehicles.

To apply or request more information for either of the above opportunities, please contact us via the contact us page located at the top of this page.  Your request will then be passed to our volunteer coordinator.

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