• Shelter Volunteers
  • Event Volunteers
  • Student Placements

Would you like to volunteer your time to help Animal Welfare League NSW? View our volunteering options below and apply today.

Help animals in need. Become an Animal Attendant volunteer.

Volunteer Animal Attendants help improve the wellbeing of our animals at Animal Welfare League NSW. Our volunteers help by:

  • Cleaning animal enclosures
  • Walking, socialising and providing important social and physical enrichment
  • Utilising and maintaining training programs
  • Laundry duties and dish washing
  • Grooming and bathing
  • Assisting with pooper scooping the yards, filling water bowls and feeds

For more information please call our shelter.

CALL (02) 8899 3333

Become a maintenance volunteer. Help us create a home for our animals.

Assist the grounds and maintenance team in keeping our lawns and facilities green and clean.

For more information please call our shelter.

CALL (02) 8899 3333

Things to know about volunteer work with Animal Welfare League NSW:

  • Volunteers need their own transport to get to the shelters as public transport is limited
  • All prospective volunteers must be 18 or over
  • Volunteers need to be physically fit
  • They must possess the ability to work independently
  • They must be confident in animal handling (experience would be advantageous)
  • They must be able to follow instructions
  • They must be up to date with a Tetanus Vaccination

How to Apply

To apply for any of the above options please fill out the form below. Please include a cover letter with brief introduction on why you wish to volunteer with Animal Welfare League NSW.

Keep me updated about Animal Welfare League NSW events via email

If you can’t make a regular commitment at one of our shelters, but would still like to help, we need volunteers who have excellent communication skills, enjoy working in a team and have a passion for animal welfare. Our events range from open days and sausage sizzles to animal expos.

Fundraising Volunteers

Hold your own fundraising event or get involved with an existing Fun Run to raise funds for Animal Welfare League NSW.

For more information visit our Fundraising page.

Start Fundraising

Branch Volunteers

Our branches are operated by volunteers who undertake a number of activities within their regions. Including fundraising, events, emergency welfare assistance, foster caring and providing services for animals in their area like subsidised desexing.

Contact a branch branch near you.

FIND A BRANCH

Gain a hands on experience with Animal Welfare League NSW Student Placements.

Animal Welfare League NSW offers limited work placement for students completing Animal Care courses in Certificate II, III and IV at TAFE. Students will gain hands on experience in a shelter environment whilst studying in the field. Students will be required to commit to a weekly roster for the duration of their course.

Volunteer Student Placement roles include:

  • Cleaning animal enclosures
  • Walking, socialising and providing important social and physical enrichment
  • Utilising and maintain training programs
  • Laundry duties and dish washing
  • Grooming and bathing
  • Assisting with pooper scooping the yards, filling water bowls and feeds

For more information please call our shelter.

CALL (02) 8899 3333

Animal Welfare League NSW also offer Vet Clinic volunteer opportunities to students.

Limited volunteer spots are available and priority will be given to students currently studying vet nursing.

For more information please call our shelter.

CALL (02) 8899 3333

How to Apply

To apply for any of the above options please fill out the form below. Please include a cover letter with brief introduction on why you wish to volunteer with Animal Welfare League NSW.

Keep me updated about Animal Welfare League NSW events via email

Are you interested in organising a fundraising event?

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Would you like to care for one of our pets?

BECOME A FOSTER CARER

Would you like to volunteer your time to help Animal Welfare League NSW? View our volunteering options below and apply today.

Help animals in need. Become an Animal Attendant volunteer.

Volunteer Animal Attendants help improve the wellbeing of our animals at Animal Welfare League NSW. Our volunteers help by:

  • Cleaning animal enclosures
  • Walking, socialising and providing important social and physical enrichment
  • Utilising and maintaining training programs
  • Laundry duties and dish washing
  • Grooming and bathing
  • Assisting with pooper scooping the yards, filling water bowls and feeds

For more information please call our shelter.

CALL (02) 8899 3333

Become a maintenance volunteer. Help us create a home for our animals.

Assist the grounds and maintenance team in keeping our lawns and facilities green and clean.

For more information please call our shelter.

CALL (02) 8899 3333

Things to know about volunteer work with Animal Welfare League NSW:

  • Volunteers need their own transport to get to the shelters as public transport is limited
  • All prospective volunteers must be 18 or over
  • Volunteers need to be physically fit
  • They must possess the ability to work independently
  • They must be confident in animal handling (experience would be advantageous)
  • They must be able to follow instructions
  • They must be up to date with a Tetanus Vaccination

How to Apply

To apply for any of the above options please fill out the form below. Please include a cover letter with brief introduction on why you wish to volunteer with Animal Welfare League NSW.

Keep me updated about Animal Welfare League NSW events via email

If you can’t make a regular commitment at one of our shelters, but would still like to help, we need volunteers who have excellent communication skills, enjoy working in a team and have a passion for animal welfare. Our events range from open days and sausage sizzles to animal expos.

Fundraising Volunteers

Hold your own fundraising event or get involved with an existing Fun Run to raise funds for Animal Welfare League NSW.

For more information visit our Fundraising page.

Start Fundraising

Branch Volunteers

Our branches are operated by volunteers who undertake a number of activities within their regions. Including fundraising, events, emergency welfare assistance, foster caring and providing services for animals in their area like subsidised desexing.

Contact a branch branch near you.

FIND A BRANCH

Gain a hands on experience with Animal Welfare League NSW Student Placements.

Animal Welfare League NSW offers limited work placement for students completing Animal Care courses in Certificate II, III and IV at TAFE. Students will gain hands on experience in a shelter environment whilst studying in the field. Students will be required to commit to a weekly roster for the duration of their course.

Volunteer Student Placement roles include:

  • Cleaning animal enclosures
  • Walking, socialising and providing important social and physical enrichment
  • Utilising and maintain training programs
  • Laundry duties and dish washing
  • Grooming and bathing
  • Assisting with pooper scooping the yards, filling water bowls and feeds

For more information please call our shelter.

CALL (02) 8899 3333

Animal Welfare League NSW also offer Vet Clinic volunteer opportunities to students.

Limited volunteer spots are available and priority will be given to students currently studying vet nursing.

For more information please call our shelter.

CALL (02) 8899 3333

How to Apply

To apply for any of the above options please fill out the form below. Please include a cover letter with brief introduction on why you wish to volunteer with Animal Welfare League NSW.

Keep me updated about Animal Welfare League NSW events via email

There are many ways you could help as a corporate supporter. Get involved and volunteer your time today!

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