Are you willing to learn new skills and get involved in every aspect of our very special donkey assisted therapy centres? Every day promises new and exciting challenges from helping the visiting children with additional needs, to working in the office, from helping to care for our wonderful team of donkeys to enhancing our vital fundraising events.
Location: Belfast, Birmingham, Ivybridge, Leeds, Manchester and Sidmouth.
You may also have the opportunity to go out on the road with our outreach and mobile teams taking the donkeys to visit people in the community. This role is incredibly diverse and offers potential to learn new skills and a complete immersion in this hugely valuable form of therapy.
You'll be a compassionate person, kind and caring in your approach, with a willingness to learn and develop a wide variety of skills. We have opportunities both at our centre and travelling with our outreach and mobile teams.
The following roles are available:
Skills and personal experience
You'll be a compassionate person, kind and caring in your approach, with a willingness to learn and develop a wide variety of skills. You'll be happy to work in a variety of locations both at our centre and travelling with our outreach and mobile teams.
Times and preferred duration of commitment
Our centres are open seven days a week throughout the year; hours will vary at each centre.
The charity has six centres across the UK including Belfast, Birmingham, Ivybridge, Leeds, Manchester and Sidmouth.
To apply now, please contact your local donkey assisted therapy centre.
Our centre managers love to talk to potential volunteers, so if you feel you fit the bill, then call our wonderful centre managers:
Belfast: Tina Symington
72 Ballmartin Road, Templepatrick, Belfast BT39 0BS
Telephone: (0) 28 933 24647
Birmingham: Sue Brennan
Town Gate, Sutton Park, Sutton Coldfield B74 2YT
Telephone: 0121 354 9444
Ivybridge: Bob Venn
Filham Park, Godwell Lane, Ivybridge, PL21 0LE
Telephone: 01752 690200
Leeds: Cathryn Williams
Swan Lane, Off Blackhill Lane, Eccup, Leeds LS16 8AZ
Telephone: 0113 261 9249
Manchester: Sian Sharples
Green Fold, Abbey Hey, Manchester M18 8RJ
Telephone: 0161 301 4051
Sidmouth: Lauriel Woodley
The Donkey Sanctuary, Sidmouth EX10 0NU