Raystede is closed to general visitors for essential maintenance work on Monday 26 and Tuesday 27 September.
We are very much open for animals and rehoming appointments will still go ahead as planned. For any urgent enquiries, please phone us on 01825 840252 or email us at info@raystede.org. Thank you.
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Raystede is an exciting and rewarding place to volunteer. We have over 200 volunteers at Raystede all committed to giving animals a better life.

We have over 200 volunteers at Raystede all committed to giving animals a better life. Their generosity and dedication allows Raystede to provide a caring environment for all our animals.

Our Raystede site can be a busy place and we do our very best to make sure that volunteering is rewarding and enjoyable. Whilst volunteering you will get to meet fellow volunteers and staff, learn new skills and play an active role in the work we do.

Volunteers must be over the age of 16 and, if volunteering onsite at Raystede, have access to their own transport. Volunteers aged between 16-17 years old will need a parent or guardian to sign your application form to say they are happy for you to come and volunteer with us.

Your kind donation helps us to rescue and rehome more animals in need.

We rely on your support to save animal's lives.

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