Become a Volunteer

We’re always looking for fun and passionate volunteers to join our team and help the animals of Northamptonshire. For an overview of volunteering with us please click here.

There are lots of roles available – for more information on any volunteering opportunity keep reading and if you wish to apply, click the blue button to fill out a form.

Cat, Rabbit & Small Animal Care Volunteer

**** We are not currently recruiting Animal Care Volunteers. Thank you for your interest, please check back again soon ****

We are looking for dedicated volunteers to help care for our gorgeous cats, rabbits and small furries at our Brixworth base.

We are looking for volunteers who can work independently supporting our Animal Care Supervisors. We have divided the Animal Care Volunteer role into two parts –

9 am – 11 am – Cleaning and feeding duties at our Hope Cattery and Bunnery. Working with our welfare team to ensure all our animals are healthy and happy.  

11 am – 2 pm – Assist with the cat and bunny socialisation, meet and greets with adoption viewings, cleaning animal accommodation, other general duties.

Volunteers must be over 18.  Training will be given.


Become part of our lovely fostering team and help look after the animals that come into our care in your own home. Find out more.

Home visitor

**We are currently not recruiting home visitors volunteers at this time, we do appreciate your consideration and would advise looking at our other volunteer roles currently available**

Join our home visitors and help carry our checks on the homes of those wanting to adopt from the branch. Find out more.

Volunteer Driver

We are urgently looking for volunteer drivers to help with the transportation of branch animals

We need help with animal collections, transfers and vet runs. The role will be mainly supporting our Welfare Manager with taking animals to and from the vets.

Hours can be flexible but ideally, Monday – Friday, 8-10am and 3-6pm. Must be confident to drive our Branch van.

Charity Shop Assistant

We have 6 busy shops throughout the county. We are looking for volunteers to prepare stock for sale by doing tasks such as tagging and steaming clothes. They are also vital for maintaining the presentation of our shop floors and serving customers using our modern and easy to use till systems.

Fundraising and Events

Help our team of fab fundraisers through different activities including events, collections and manning stalls. Find out more.

Reception & Administration

We are looking for volunteers to carry out admin tasks at our site in Brixworth. Do you have a few hours a week you can spare?