Become a Volunteer
So you’d like to support Maggie’s Rescue, but you’re not sure how you can help?
We are a volunteer-run organisation so we are always on the lookout for reliable, animal-loving people who have the time and enthusiasm to help us with our rescue work.
All our roles require between 2-6 hour commitment each week and we ask all our volunteers that you commit for a minimum 6 months.
This helps us with our planning for the year to achieve our rescue goals and provides some continuity to the community.
We have great offices in Marrickville where you can work from or you can choose to work remotely.
We are generally flexible and happy for you to work within your schedule!
We are currently looking for
Volunteers in the following Roles.
If you are interested in becoming a foster carer, you can read all about our Foster Care program Apply here.
DOG AND CAT INTAKES COORDINATORS
As an Intakes Coordinator you will work with our Intakes Manager to process all enquiries from our community, from shelters/pounds and surrender of animals needing to be rescued or re-homed. From Intakes through to the Adoption, you will work with our foster carers to find the best home for all of our foster animals. This role requires a commitment of approx. 4-6 hours a week. Apply here.
GRANTS AND PROJECT OFFICER
If you are experienced in applying for government and community Grants and/or developing projects for Grant applications, then we need you! Grant applications are an important part of funding for key projects and to keep Maggie’s HQ operational. Apply here.
FUNDRAISING TEAM MEMBER
We have 4, main events planned throughout the year. Our Fundraising Team is a dedicated crew, who work with our Marketing and Operational teams to create amazing and fun events, raising much needed funds. We are currently looking for 4 committee members to add to our pool. If you have had experience planning and running events, have great organisation skills and innovative fundraising ideas then we would love to hear from you. Apply here.
GRAPHIC DESIGNERS, WEB DEVELOPERS, SOCIAL MEDIA EXPERTS AND PHOTOGRAPHERS
If you are a creative type, with skills in the areas above, then we would be really keen to hear from you. Apply here.
As a Transport volunteer, you would assist us with such tasks as picking up new Maggie’s pets from pounds/private surrender homes and driving them to their foster homes; collecting donations and bringing them to our Office HQ in Marrickville, or distributing them to our foster carers, and taking our foster pets to and from vet appointments, event days etc. You will need your own reliable vehicle and black driver’s license to be a Transport Volunteer. Apply here