Volunteer Driver  with Forever Hounds Trust (Ref: 1022)
Opportunity picture
GRWE seeks to place its dogs in loving, permanent homes as pets, currently operating across eight regions within England. The regional teams work together to home dogs and also raise funds and awareness for the charity. Volunteer Drivers have an important role by assisting in the transportation of dogs (e.g. to veterinary appointments) and/or the collection of donations for the animals, as well as helping to transport materials before and after events.

The role would suit a good team player, preferably with dog handling skills and a minimum of three years driving experience. Reasonable travel expenses are reimbursed by the charity.

Key tasks:

• To provide a reliable transportation service for regional homing and/or events teams for dogs and/or donations and events materials.
• To observe GRWE’s transportation processes, in particular those relating to animal welfare and health and safety
What are they looking for?

• A good team player
• Knowledge of the Gloucestershire geographical area
• Enthusiasm for GRWE's work and commitment to the charity's objectives and operational activities
• Reliable with good timekeeping skills
• Enjoy driving
• Clean driving license and a minimum of three years driving experience


Working times are flexible depending on your availability. Volunteer expenses will be reimbursed.

When: Variable times
Age requirements: Over 18


About Forever Hounds Trust
Forever Hounds Trust provides facilities to rescue and care for unwanted, abused or abandoned greyhounds and lurchers in any part of the country if resources allow. It

- provides an ongoing professional and caring service for all dogs taken into their care and placed into pet homes;

- supports the promotion of improved greyhound and lurcher welfare through their membership of the Greyhound Forum, the Association of Dogs & Cats Homes and any other appropriate body.

See all roles with Forever Hounds Trust