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Fosterer Volunteer

Fosterer Volunteer
Harrogate Cats Protection
Description of the role:

Cats Protection volunteer fosterers provide a stable, safe and loving environment in their own homes. You will provide vital hands on care and accommodation to stray, abandoned cats or cats whose owners could sadly no longer keep them. You will be part of a dedicated team of volunteers committed to finding new homes for cats in need.
You will be meeting the needs of cats and kittens in your care, maintaining minimum veterinary and cat care standards, cleaning and looking after the cats environment and equipment, feeding, grooming and administering flea and worming treatments, spending time enriching the cats experience including play, exercise and stroking.

Skills and qualities needed for the role:

Basic knowledge of cats, cat care and understanding of their needs.
An appreciation of cat welfare and hygiene standards.
Good interpersonal skills.
Patience, commitment and empathy.
Willingness to be part of a team.
A spare room in your house or a space in your garden for a pen.

Practical information:

Our volunteer fosterers usually spend 1 to 3 hours per day in this role, but this might vary depending on the number of cats or kittens in care.


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Additional Information
DBS check needed: No
Driving licence needed: No
Car owner: No
Open to: Over 18s
Is this role wheelchair accessible?: No
Address
PO Box 798
York
Harrogate
North Yorkshire
YO1 0NT
Last updated: 29.07.2021
Organisation Information

Our aims
To rescue stray and unwanted cats and kittens, rehabilitate and home them where possible.
To encourage the neutering of cats not required for breeding.
To inform the public on the care of cats and kittens.

Charity number: 203644