From 8th January 2019 we will be slightly altering our opening times.


Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri, Sat and Sun 11am - 3pm
Weds - Closed for rehoming

Boarding- Drop off and Collection

Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri, Sat and Sun 9am - 4pm
Weds - 9am - 10am and 3.30-4pm

Doggy Day Care- Drop off and Collection

Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri, Sat and Sun 7am - 6.30pm
Weds - 7am - 10am and 3.30pm - 6.30pm

Teckels' phone lines and internet are currently down due to road works.

We are sorry for any inconvenience caused.

Hopefully we'll be back on line soon.

Have a question? Call us on
01452 740300
Rehoming hours: Mon-Tue & Thu-Sun from 11am-3pm
Boarding hours: Mon-Tue & Thu-Sun 9am-4pm, Wed 9am-10am & 3.30pm-4pm
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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

Part time Kennel and Cattery Assistants (Summer Bank Staff)

Teckels Animal Sanctuaries are recruiting for part time Kennel and Cattery Assistants (Summer Bank Staff)


As a Kennel and Cattery Assistant you will report to the Kennel/cattery Team Leader.

Responsibilities will include:


  • Daily cleaning of kennels and cattery pens.

  • Preparing & administering feeds for all animals, in line with animals’ specific dietary requirements.

  • Washing out feed/water bowls and cat trays.

  • Safe disposal of uneaten food and animal fouling throughout the day.

  • Appropriate storage and handling of incoming animal foodstuffs and personal belongings.

  • Administering medication to animals in their assigned care, as instructed.

  • Daily recording of behaviour, working alongside the behaviour team, to maintain and progress programmes.

  • Exercise dogs and provide enrichment for the cats and dogs.

  • Assist with training of the rescue dogs.

  • Complete daily health recording of all animals in your care.

  • Discuss rehoming animals with potential adopters and assist with their introductions.

  • Assist with Boarding clients and their animals, including giving boarding tours to potential clients.

  • Assist any new and existing volunteers with daily tasks.


To be successful you will:


Have a passion for animal welfare and the work of the charity.

Be an excellent team player.

Maintain a high level of professionalism in a busy environment.

Be prepared to work alongside members of the team and learn appropriate skills.

Be discreet and professional when dealing with confidential information.

Work in line with Teckels aims, values and policies.

Salary: Minimum wage plus benefits.

Teckels is open 7 days a week and shifts are planned on a rota basis.

Applicants may also be required to cover night shifts and will be expected to stay on site, accommodation is provided.


Download job description [PDF]

Interested? Please send your CV and a covering letter to:

Closing date: 10th May 2019

Volunteer and Fundraising Co-ordinator (16 hours per week)

6 months initial Fixed Term, £10.64 per hour

Teckels Animal Sanctuaries is recruiting a part time Volunteer & Fundraising Co-ordinator to lead and manage the full volunteer programme. This includes recruitment, induction, training, matching and supervision of volunteers and development of a portfolio of volunteering opportunities with appropriate role profiles. This post also manages the full process for work experience and Duke of Edinburgh placements, ensuring appropriate consideration of safeguarding, risk assessment etc.


The post holder will also lead on a range of fundraising events and communications with volunteers, sponsors and donors.


Experience of working with volunteers is essential, along with excellent communication skills, the ability to manage and inspire a diverse group and great organisational skills.


This role will require 2 shifts per month to be worked at the weekend, and the occasional evening so flexibility is important. The charity is currently implementing a recovery plan after a difficult couple of years and we see this role as key to developing our volunteer resource and increasing donated income.


Download job description [PDF]

If you are interested in applying for this role, please send a cover letter and CV to

Closing date: Monday 6th May 2019

Latest posts

24 April 2019

An exciting new job opportunity has arrived!
We have a volunteer and fundraising co-ordinator position available! See link below for more details! ❤️

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24 April 2019

Help us to win £1000 donation from Ecclesiastical Insurance! Their Movement For Good initiative is giving away £1000 each to 500 lucky charities selected at random after 17th May. The more nominations we have the more chance of winning. Go to and fill out a short online form. Our charity number is 1108726. Thanks for your support 😍

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Opening Hours

Please note: we updated our opening hours in 2019.

Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri, Sat and Sun 11am - 3pm
Weds - Closed for rehoming

Boarding- Drop off and Collection:
Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri, Sat and Sun 9am - 4pm
Weds - 9am - 10am and 3.30-4pm

Doggy Day Care- Drop off and Collection:
Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri, Sat and Sun 7am - 6.30pm
Weds - 7am - 10am and 3.30pm - 6.30pm

Doggy Day Care:
By prior arrangement only we are open from 7am - 6.30pm for doggy day care clients only.

© 2019 Teckels Animal Sanctuaries

Bristol Road, Whitminster, Gloucester, Glos. GL2 7LU

Registered Charity no. 1108726

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