Working at Teckels
At Teckels we value all our employees and we aim to provide an environment in which they can learn, progress and be happy. We are always interested in hearing from people who are passionate about working with animals.
All positions available at the moment are listed below with details of how to apply. If there are no current vacancies that suit your skills and experience please send us your CV which we will keep on file and let you know if an opportunity arises. Please be aware if contacting us about work experience that if you are under 18 you would have to be accompanied by a person who is over 18 years of age.
If you are interested in volunteering at Teckels please visit our volunteer page to find out more. There are many different ways to volunteer, from onsite roles such as cleaning and gardening to fundraising activities and marketing. Let us know if you feel there is something which suits you and you are happy to donate some of your time.
Current vacancies at Teckels
10 x Volunteer Cat Home Visitor
Volunteer Role: Cat Rehoming Visitor
Responsible to: Senior Cattery Assistant
Volunteer Role summary: Cat Rehoming Visitor
As part of a team of ten volunteers, the role of the rehoming visitor is to visit the homes of potential cat adopters to ensure their suitability to adopt a cat from Teckels.
Rehoming visitors are required to talk to potential adopters to:
Each home visit will take around 20 minutes to complete excluding travelling time.
Rehoming visitors will be required to complete a home visit form and feedback to the centre staff about any concerns, issues or questions raised from the visit. Rehoming visitors may also revisit the homes to ensure that the adoption has been a rehoming success.
Geographical Areas: We are looking for up to ten volunteers to cover the following areas:
Gloucester area - 2 x volunteers
Cheltenham area - 2 x volunteers
Stroud/Stonehouse area - 2 x volunteers
Dursley/Wotton-under-Edge area - 2 x volunteers
Cirencester area - 1 x volunteer
Tewkesbury area - 1 x volunteer
Appointments Days: Visits can be made on any day of the week between 9 am and 4.30pm. An ongoing commitment from each rehoming visitor is preferred.
Experience / skills / knowledge / personal qualities required: An interest in animal welfare but no previous experience necessary as full training will be provided. This voluntary role will suit individuals who are confident communicators with strong customer service skills and can positively connect and communicate with different types of personalities.
Training provided: Full training will be provided.
Vehicle use: Volunteers must have their own vehicle and ensure they have the relevant car insurance. Volunteers may occasionally be required to make visits further afield in which case drivers over 25 years of age would be eligible to use one of the Teckels vehicles.
Values: Everything we do as individuals and teams is underpinned by our values: