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Volunteer page - Fluffy cat looking at telephoneThe Ipswich Cats Protection, along with many other Cats Protection Branches are solely run by volunteers. Every person involved in the welfare, care and re-homing of the cats, 'behind the scenes' with admin, fundraising and advertising are all volunteers. 

Volunteering can help you gain valuable experience, multi transferable skills, new friends, references for your CV and enables you to share the skills that you have and know that you are making a big difference.

Help us create 'happy endings' for the cats and kittens in our care!

“The Ipswich CP is such a fantastic place to volunteer. I have been in many different roles and each one I have learnt so much, gained many new friends and most importantly really enjoyed myself.” - Megan, volunteer for 4 years and counting!

Would you consider volunteering with us?

We are always looking for people of all ages and talents to help at the Ipswich Cats Protection. 
DIYers, woodworkers, electricians, knitters, seamstresses, crafters, bakers, administrators, car drivers and fundraisers. You name it, we need it!

For some roles you will not need to have any contact with the cats in our care. For example, you may want to volunteer to help fundraise or at our shop at 20 Queens Street, Ipswich, IP1 1SS.

We need you every day, once a week, once a month, whatever suits you - we just ask you be keen and reliable.

If you wish to enquire about volunteering for a role which is not mentioned above, please still call us.

You can contact Jean our Coordinator on 0345 371 2069 Option 4, or email coordinator@ipswich.cats.org.uk

Thank you, and we look forward to welcoming you to our small, happy and friendly team!