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Volunteer Vacancies

Volunteer with CDCH and you’ll be helping to prevent cruelty, promote kindness and alleviate the suffering of animals.

We have opportunities for regular volunteer work at our rehoming centre, fundraising and in our charity shops.

Fundraising Volunteer

There are plenty of different opportunities to help with fundraising at CDCH, whether you’re a people person wanting to get stuck in and interact with our supporters or would like to help out with admin, we have opportunities for everyone. 


Collection Tin Volunteer

We are looking for enthusiastic individuals to join our fundraising team.

You must be confident enough to approach new businesses to request the placement of collection tins in-store and must also be able to travel to collect/replace tins and bring them back to our centre.

Join the fundraising team and help us make a difference to the animals in our care.

Event fundraiser volunteer

We are looking for motivated people to join our fundraising committee.

You would be organising events, in line with the policies of CDCH guidelines, such as quizzes and raffles and also attend community events, running CDCH stalls and dog shows.

Join the fundraising team and help us make a difference to the animals in our care.

To find out more information, and to discuss further, please email Shelby Tunstall: Shelby.Tunstall@cdch.org.uk

Become a Trustee

The Cotswolds Dogs and Cats Home are recruiting experienced professionals to join our committed Board of Trustees and excellent workforce to help shape, lead and develop our organisation into the future.


You must have a passion for animal welfare and the charity sector, as well as a drive and determination to keep on improving the services we provide. 


We are particularly interested to hear from individuals with the following experience:

  • Marketing experience
  • Income generation
  • Data governance
  • Health and safety
  • Human resourses
  • Retail 

To find out more information, and to discuss this position further, please email the Charity Secretary, Martin Shields: martin.shields@cdch.org.uk

Shop Volunteer

Various hours at all our shop locations​

To assist the Shop Manager & Deputy Manager to achieve agreed sales and profit targets whilst minimising costs and maintaining a strong presence in the high street to benefit the charity.


The post-holder will have a cheerful, confident and friendly approach. You will have good communication skills with a genuine desire to provide an excellent service to all shop users. You will have a keen eye for detail as the handling of cash and maintenance of systems forms a key part of this role.


You will show a commitment to the aims of CDCH and possess a willingness and ability to learn and follow direction.

This job has physically active elements. Volunteers are required to maintain a suitable level of fitness to enable them to perform their role effectively.

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