Puppy Carer – Seeing Eye Dogs Australia

Posted : Monday, 12th February 2018 - 11:34 am

Organisation : Seeing Eye Dogs - Vision Australia

Location : Victoria

Time required : Full time for approx. 12 months

Duration of project : Full time for approx. 12 months

Contact Name : Lauren Cockerell

Contact Phone : 0428010843

Contact Email : lauren.cockerell@visionaustralia.org

About the Role

Experience the joy of looking after one of our very special puppies and assist someone who is blind to live their life to the full.

Being a Puppy Carer is possibly the most enjoyable way to volunteer. Not only do you get to experience the joy of looking after an adorable puppy for about 12 – 15 months – without any of the associated costs – you will also enjoy the satisfaction of knowing you are assisting someone who is blind to live the life they choose.

Carers teach, under the guidance of a puppy development officer, basic obedience, house manners, eating and toileting on command, socialisation in many different places (restaurants, cinemas, cafes, shopping centres, supermarkets etc) and to walk on lead in a relaxed manner.

Carers are visited regularly at home by their puppy development officer to provide guidance in training and caring for their puppy. SEDA holds a training day that the carer and puppy are required to attend to once a month.

Puppy caring is a very rewarding experience and our organisation couldn’t run without volunteers that participate in this program.

About the Organisation

Organisation Name : Seeing Eye Dogs - Vision Australia
Not for Profit : Yes

Apply for this Position

For details concerning this role , please contact

Lauren Cockerell

Phone : 0428010843

Email : lauren.cockerell@visionaustralia.org

Please quote in application: Puppy Carer – Seeing Eye Dogs Australia via Pro Bono Australia.


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