Cattery SOCIALISING Volunteer

We are looking to recruit a team of volunteers to work within our cattery to maintain our high welfare standards, to provide our cats with enrichment activities, positive interactions and handling while they are waiting to be rehomed.

 Reporting to:

Cattery Team Leader and Cattery Team


Raystede Centre for Animal Welfare

 Days or Hours Required:

  • Thursday 2pm – 4pm
  • Saturday 2pm – 4pm
  • Sunday 2pm – 4pm

Description of duties: 

  • Giving out lunchtime feeds.
  • Playing and socialising with cats.
  • Grooming as necessary
  • Provide enrichment devices for our cats

Skills and Experience you will need:

  • A love of cats
  • Patience and ability to remain calm
  • Confident in handling cats
  • Inventive and creative with the ability to make and adapt your own designs to fit the brief and ensure safety aspects for our animals.
  • Ability to follow instructions and practice methods employed
  • Polite and engaging manner and happy to talk to visitors
  • Confident to work alone and in small teams
  • Ability to cope with a physical role involving some lifting and carrying
  • Own transport to get to and from Raystede

How you will make a difference:

Volunteers will help enrich the lives of our cats and for them to develop in a positive manner to increase their chances of being rehomed quickly.

What we offer you:

  • A volunteer uniform
  • Support and on-going training in your chosen role 

How to apply:

Download and complete our volunteer application form and send to:


Head of HR & Volunteering, Raystede Centre for Animal Welfare,The Broyle, Ringmer, East Sussex, BN8 5AJ

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