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Volunteering

We are always looking for new volunteers to help us but currently have a number of volunteer positions which need to be filled. Please note this work is voluntary and therefore unpaid, but ALL expenses such as petrol, telephone calls, stamps, cat food, litter, equipment etc are all covered by us.

Fundraisers
Would you like to help raise money for our branch?  Are you happy to meet the public and sell cat goods or hold a collection tin from time to time? Have a look at our Being a fundraiser page.

Fosterers
Do you love getting hands on with cats? Are you caring, but not overly sentimental, with a good working knowledge of cat welfare? Are you not afraid to get your hands dirty, happy to deal with the public, to maintain national standards, and do you understand that cats in care can need attention outside of normal hours?

  • Yes? Then maybe you could help as a Fosterer! This very rewarding role isn’t just about stroking cats, its about looking after them night and day, and includes showing cats to the public, talking to potential owners about cat welfare, keeping up to date records, and transporting cats to the vet as and when required.

  • At the moment we're looking for both indoor and outdoor fosterers.  Have a look at our Have you considered being a cat fosterer? page for more information.

  If you're interested in any of these volunteer roles, please email us at basingstoke-cats@hotmil.co.uk.

Volunteer fosterer

Across the UK many of our feline friends are cared for by volunteer fosterers who provide a stable, safe and loving environment in their homes or in purpose built pens in their gardens. They provide vital hands on care and accommodation to stray, abandoned cats or cats whose owners could sadly no longer keep them, and are part of a dedicated team of volunteers committed to finding new homes for cats in need. Most of our fosterers care for one or two cats at a time and enjoy providing lots of TLC to those cats which have been pre-loved or have had a difficult start in life. Some of our fosterers look after new mums and kittens and provide round the clock care to new-borns with tummies to fill and lots to learn. No matter what type of cats they have in care our fosterers provide the best start to the next stage of their lives. 


Closing date: 13 Nov 2018
Fundraising volunteer

As a charity we rely on funds donated by generous members of the public to continue to help cats and kittens in need. Our fundraising volunteers are part of a passionate team that help raise funds to help our feline friends in need. They help plan and deliver exciting and varied fundraising events, which can be anything from craft fairs, cake sales, sponsored abseils – and anything in between!


Closing date: 13 Nov 2018