Rabbit Care Lead

For volunteers aged 16 years or over only

Supporting a team of young people whilst conducting a range of rabbit care duties and public appointments at our Kirkintilloch facilities.

Min. commitment 4 hrs per month

Rescue Services Assistant

For volunteers aged 16 years or over only

Working directly with our charity director on a weekly shift, you will get involved in numerous aspects of the charity, gaining hands-on experience of animal rescue organisation.

Min. commitment 4 hrs per week

Appointment Care Lead

For volunteers aged 18 years or over only

Carrying out our face-to-face appointments you will help members of the public as they visit for surrender, adoption, bonding and care advice appointments.

Min. commitment 4 hrs per month

Welfare Check

For volunteers aged 18 years or over only

Our Welfare Check Team attend our facilities in the morning to do a general welfare check on the rabbits within our care.

Min. commitment 1 hr per week (Mornings)

Rabbit Care Asst.

For volunteers aged 12 - 18 years

Help us feed the rabbits, clean their environment, give medications and importantly socialise the rabbits as part of preparing them for their new homes.

Min. commitment 4 hours per month

Welfare Check Team

For volunteers aged 18 years or over.

Our Welfare Check Team are responsible for doing our morning checks on the rabbits in our care at The Hoppy Hub in Kirkintilloch (G66).

As a team member you will be responsible for checking in on the rabbits and ensuring that their basic welfare needs are met - hay supply is topped up, water supply is checked and the health and welfare of each rabbit is checked to make sure everybunny is feeling good!

There may be a need to assist with taking rabbits to urgent or routine appointments with one of our local vet practices if required too.

Importantly, we invite our Welfare Check Team members to spend some time with the rabbits within our care.  Basic socialisation with the rabbits is a very important part of what we do to prepare rabbits for their new homes.

We are looking for individuals who can spare approx. 1 hour at least one morning per week, with flexibility around the timing to suit your other commitments as appropriate (visits should take place at some point between 7am and 11am).

Initial Induction Training

You will be required to shadow our evening shift (typically 6.30pm until 8.30pm) on at least two occasions to allow for necessary induction training for this role.

Ongoing Support

You will have access to a dedicated emergency reporting helpline during your shift.

You will also be invited to regular team meetings for important updates and training on an ongoing basis.

As with all our volunteers, you will also be invited to our volunteer collaboration system online to engage and chat about your role and rabbit welfare with the whole team.

Vacancies

** NO VACANCIES **

Rabbit Care Lead

For volunteers aged 18 years or over.
Applications for existing volunteers aged 16 and over with experience within the charity may be considered.

PVG Scheme membership will be required, and is organised by Beloved Rabbits.

Our Rabbit Care Leads, working from our facilities in Kirkintilloch, Glasgow (G66), provide three core functions for the charity during their 2 hour shift each week:

  • Supervision, support, coaching and development of our young volunteers as they undertake rabbit care duties.
  • Providing first level day-to-day care for the rabbits including feeding, cleaning environments, grooming, medication and socialisation.

As a senior member of the rabbit care team, you will help support and mentor our young volunteers as you work together to provide the full range of care needs of the rabbits visiting and within our care.

Each members of the PVG Scheme, they will offer the essential support needed for our Care Assistants to develop their knowledge and skills in rabbit welfare.  They will also have completed a certified Child Safeguarding course.

Full training & support will be given for the role.

Vacancies

Our current Care Lead vacancies are currently:

Shift Absence Cover 
** Vacancy Available (2) **

These roles will be on an adhoc and flexible basis, with regular opportunities to provide absence cover across the following shift patterns:

  • Mondays, 6.15pm - 8.15pm
  • Tues - Fris, 6.30pm - 8.30pm
  • Sats & Suns, 4pm - 6pm

It is anticipated that individuals will cover a minimum of 2 shifts per month.

Appointment Lead

For volunteers aged 18 years or over.

PVG Scheme membership will be required, and is organised by Beloved Rabbits.

Our Appointment Leads, working from our facilities in Kirkintilloch, Glasgow (G66), provide three core functions for the charity during their 2 hour shift each week:

  • Meeting with members of the public as they meet the charity on an appointment basis for adoptions, bonding and surrenders.
  • Providing first level day-to-day care for the rabbits including feeding, cleaning environments, grooming, medication and socialisation.
  • Supervision, support, coaching and development of our young volunteers as they undertake rabbit care duties.

As an Appointment Lead you will help support the charity by conducting a range of appointments including rescue surrenders, adoptions, bonding services, care advice, grooming and nail clipping with foster carers and members of the public.

As a senior member of the rabbit care team, you will help support and mentor our young volunteers as you work together to provide the full range of care needs of the rabbits visiting and within our care.

Each members of the PVG Scheme, they will offer the essential support needed for our Care Assistants to develop their knowledge and skills in rabbit welfare.  They will also have completed a certified Child Safeguarding course.

Full training & support will be given for the role.

Vacancies

Our current Care Lead vacancies are currently:

Shift Absence Cover 
** Vacancy Available (2) **

These roles will be on an adhoc and flexible basis, with regular opportunities to provide absence cover across the following shift patterns:

  • Mondays, 6.15pm - 8.15pm
  • Tues - Fris, 6.30pm - 8.30pm
  • Sats & Suns, 4pm - 6pm

It is anticipated that individuals will cover a minimum of 2 shifts per month.

Rescue Services Assistant

For volunteers aged 18 years or over.
Applications for existing volunteers aged 16 and over with experience within the charity may be considered.

PVG Scheme membership will be required, and is organised by Beloved Rabbits.

As a Rescue Services Assistant you will work directly with our charity director on a weekly shift, gaining experience of a wide range of animal rescue activities.

Duties include:

  • Rabbit Welfare Assessments
  • Surrender & Rescue Activity
  • Adoption Appointments
  • Bonding Support Services (including our Bonding Bootcamp)
  • Hands-on rabbit care and welfare experience
  • Managing shop stock
  • Maintaining Equipment
  • Supporting Foster Cares and Volunteers in their role

Working from our facilities in Kirkintilloch, Glasgow (G66), you will also:

  • Meeting with members of the public as they meet the charity on an appointment basis for adoptions, bonding and surrenders.
  • Providing first level day-to-day care for the rabbits including feeding, cleaning environments, grooming, medication and socialisation.
  • Supervision, support, coaching and development of our young volunteers as they undertake rabbit care duties.

Each members of the PVG Scheme, they will offer the essential support needed for our Care Assistants to develop their knowledge and skills in rabbit welfare.  They will also have completed a certified Child Safeguarding course.

Full training & support will be given for the role.  Additional supported learning and studies may also be possible for the right volunteer candidate.

Vacancies

Our current Rescue Services Assistant vacancies are:

Sundays, 2pm - 6pm 
** NO VACANCIES **

There may be occasional opportunities for additional volunteer shifts and/or earlier starts some Sundays depending on rescue activities.

Rabbit Care Assistant

For volunteers aged 12 to 18 years

This role is best suited to young people with an interest in animal welfare studies or careers after school

Rabbit Care Assistants provide all aspects of care needed including feeding, grooming, medications and treatments and socialisation.

Care Assistants work in small teams, with each team working closely with a Rabbit Care Lead and one of the charity's Management Committee during their shift.

In addition there will be an ongoing training and support programme ( that will support the Care Assistants to develop their knowledge and understanding of rabbit welfare as they volunteer, with recognition given at regular intervals of their development and hours volunteering.  As well as providing a strong background and evidence should the Care Assistant be seeking career or training opportunities within animal welfare, this will prepare them well for future opportunities within and outwith the charity.

Our Care Assistant volunteers aged 12 to 18, will be offered full supervision, support and direction from their Care Lead, who will be a verified member of the PVG Scheme (incorporating a Disclosure Scotland check) and will have completed a Child Safeguarding course.

Full training & support will be given for the role.

Vacancies

Our current Care Assistant vacancies are:


Saturdays, 4pm - 6pm

**Two Vacancies Available**

Sundays, 4pm - 6pm

**One Vacancies Available**

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