Are you passionate about animal welfare? Join our growing team of volunteer Home Visitors and play a vital role in supporting owners and pets in your local area who are facing an emergency situation. Our Home Visitors play a vital role in delivery of our service by visiting potential volunteer pet foster carers to assess their house, home situation and the fosterer. You will be contacted by PFSS when there is a need for a home visit in your area. Main tasks: Contact the potential fosterer and arrange a time for the home visit to take place Carry out the home visit following the guidelines provided by PFSS. Complete the home visit report and return a copy to the Home Visit Coordinator
no upper age limit has been specified
Handbook for the role, induction and informal training either face to face or over the phone when starting in role. Ongoing support provided and informal update training as required.
Out of pocket expenses paid?
Yes - Agreed out of pocket expenses incurred whilst carrying out this role will be reimbursed on production of appropriate receipts, mileage at 45p/mile. Expenses are usually claimed monthly but can be claimed more frequently if required.
A pleasant telephone manner
Friendly and professional on home visits
Willing to travel by car/public transport to home visits
Be comfortable visiting potential foster carers in their homes
Experience of pet ownership
Find out more about volunteering
View our introduction to volunteering page or contact us to find out more -
our experts love helping people of all ages and backgrounds to become volunteers.
Register your opportunity
If you are an Organisation that would like your opportunity to be registered. You can do this by requesting a registration form here.
Help and Support
Call us to arrange an appointment
Give us a call on 0800 389 6046 to arrange an appointment to chat with our staff about what opportunities are available. Meetings can be arranged outside of the office in some cases.
Register with us
Fill out our registration form and a member of staff will then get in touch with you to discuss volunteering options to suit you.
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