Volunteering



Current Vacancies

Contact US to JOIN OUR TEAM if you would like to do any of the following:

 

 


Fosterers - Caring for cats while they are waiting for a new home. Training will be given and expenses paid. Fosterers should have space in the garden for an outdoor pen which we'll install at no expense to you. Or you should have a secure and safe room you can dedicate to the cat and its care. It should be easy to clean and have natural light. For more details see below.



Fosterer Support Volunteer -
Supporting the fosterer and taking responsibilty for cats in care when the main fosterer is absent. Torquay, Newton Abbot and Dartmouth areas. For more details see below.

Fundraising Volunteer -
Planning fundraising events and activities like cake sales, quiz nights, stalls at fetes - even barn dances. For more details see below.




Hand-rearing Kittens Volunteer -
Feeding and caring for kittens who have lost their mother. For more details see below.

Transport Volunteer -
Helping transport items for our shop, cat supplies and even cats. For more details see below.


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Trap, Neuter, Return Volunteer -
A hands-on role, trapping unneutered cats or ferals, taking them to vets and then returning them to their familiar surroundings. Confidence in handling cats and your own transport would be valuable. For more details see below.

To learn more about the roles available please watch the video:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pbPwRWCuAzI&t=22s



For more details please contact Barbara  coordinator@teignbridge.cats.org.uk  07392864156

     Thank You from all our cats and kittens.

Fosterer volunteer

Across the UK, many cats 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 or 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. Our fosterers carry out this role with support from their local branch or centre. Most of our fosterers care for one or two cats at a time and enjoy providing lots of TLC to those cats, who 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 newborns to give them the best start in life.


Closing date: 06 Mar 2024
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: 29 Mar 2024
Fosterer support volunteer

Across the UK our cats and kittens looking for new homes are cared for by volunteer fosterers in their homes or purpose-built pens in their gardens. Our fosterer support volunteers are members of the same household, creating a fostering team, who provide vital assistance and support to our volunteer fosterers. Fosterer support volunteers spend time directly with cats, cleaning their pens, feeding, grooming and enriching their play time.


Closing date: 29 Mar 2024
Fundraising volunteer

As a charity we are able to help thousands of cats each year thanks to the generous donations we receive from members of the public. Our fundraising volunteers use their passion for cats and people to raise the vital funds needed to help more cats and kittens in need. As a fundraising volunteer we want to support you to fundraise in whatever way suits you best – whether that’s organising a fundraising event, fundraising online, promoting fundraising activities on social media, completing administration or supporting the development of new fundraising ideas! Whatever your skill set, this could be the role for you!


Closing date: 01 Apr 2024
Cat Welfare Team Leader Volunteer

Without the passionate and committed teams of volunteers across Cats Protection we wouldn’t be able to help the thousands of cats and kittens each year that rely on us for help. Our Cat Welfare Team Leaders have the important role of coordinating, encouraging and supporting teams of fosterer volunteers and cat care volunteers. They help make sure volunteers with direct cat care roles are happy and confident and provide advice and guidance when needed. This incredible teamwork means we are able to help more cats and kittens in need.


Closing date: 10 Apr 2024