Volunteering


Doing good does you good!

 


Volunteering is purrfectly rewarding in many ways....

The charity raises vital funds to help pay for the welfare of the cats while the volunteers learn new skills, feel a sense of achievement, meet new like-minded people and experience the 'feel good factor'.

Don't forget that it's always impressive to list any voluntary work on your CV. It gives a positive insight into the type of person you are to any potential employers.


Cat Socialising

 

Cat socialising encourages the cats & kittens who might be timid or not used to being handled to become more relaxed and happier in their outlook. It helps give them confidence to put their trust in people which, consequently, makes them more appealing when it comes to being selected for rehoming. 

We are currently only able to offer volunteering opportunites to those 18 years and older.

If you have a couple of hours to spare and would consider spending quality time socialising the cats & kittens in our care, please ring our branch on 01566 456146 or email enquiries@launceston.cats.org.uk.


Helping at Fundraising Events

 

Our friendly team of fundraisers are currently looking for people to help at local CP events mainly held at Lifton Community Centre. Go to our Events page for a list of this year's upcoming events.

 

What happens at one of our fundraising events? Specifically, on the day, we need helpers to assist with unloading the van, arranging the goods on the tables, selling the goods, chatting to customers & fellow helpers, enjoying some refreshments & packing up afterwards.

 

Our events have grown in popularity over time thanks to the generosity of our supporters who continue to donate goods to sell. This raises much needed funds for the cats in our care.

 

If you're interested in learning more about the fundraising aspect of CP please contact Sue (07776 667864) who will be happy to discuss what we do.

Trap, Neuter and Return (TNR) Volunteer

Unfortunately thousands of cats each year are abandoned or have strayed and rely on charities like Cats Protection for help. Becoming a TNR volunteer is one way you can make a real difference to cats in your local area. Our TNR volunteers help reduce the number of feral cats by raising awareness of our TNR programmes, setting humane traps to safely capture cats, taking them to local vets to be neutered, and hopefully returning them back to their territory. Local TNR programmes are crucial, as feral and abandoned cats present a huge challenge for communities across the UK.


Closing date: 11 Apr 2024