Animal Care Volunteer

Haylands Farm is a day facility for people with learning disabilities and we are looking for a volunteer to help with looking after our animals


  • Experience of caring for animals
  • To be able communicate effectively and sensitively with different people.
  • To be able to report and record accurately.
  • Support people in a creative way that respects choice, dignity, respect and privacy.
  • Form and maintain effective working relationships with individuals.
  • Complete and maintain accurate written records and follow policies and procedures.
  • Able to work using own initiative, plan and prioritise workload, and contribute own ideas to support service delivery.
  • Good time management.


  • Diversity and equal opportunities policy
  • Accessibility
  • Age restrictions
  • Child Protection
  • Complaints Policy
  • Confidentially Policy
  • DBS check required
  • Ex Offenders
    Depends on the offence
  • Expenses reimbursed
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Suitable for Duke of Edinburgh Award
  • Suitable for Supported Volunteering
  • Suitable for Under 16's
  • Suitable for Under 18's
  • Training provided
    Must be proficient in Carpentry
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer Policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Vulnerable Adults Policy
  • Written role description

When can I volunteer?

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34 Salters Road
Isle of Wight
PO33 3HU

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