We would be lost without our fabulous volunteers, and are incredibly grateful for everything they contribute here at Oak Tree.


There are lots of ways you can help through volunteering here at Oak Tree Animals' Charity. We depend on our volunteers to help us with every aspect of running a successful charity.

Not only are they great at what they do, but by providing their skills and time, they allow us to do work to help the animals that simply wouldn’t be able to happen without them.

If you would like to join our dedicated team of volunteers, you’ve come to the right place!

We have lots of great opportunities to get involved with through volunteering and we will provide all the training necessary specific to the role. Please check out our volunteer profiles for further information on specific volunteer roles:

Our volunteers need to be 16 years old or over.

Tearoom Volunteer

We are looking for flexible individuals who are willing to assist in a customer-facing, volunteer role in our friendly tearoom at the heart of Oak Tree Animals' Charity. The tearoom is a great meeting point for individuals and families, and the volunteers in our tearoom here help to create an atmosphere where people enjoy good food and drink while helping the animals in our care. We are currently looking for volunteers to join on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

Job Description   Volunteer Application Form

Events Volunteer

We are looking for friendly, chatty people to help represent our Charity at events around the community. The role involves going to shows, fairs and fetes and promoting the work we do while raising money to support the animals in our care in fun and fabulous ways!

Job Description   Volunteer Application Form

Supporter Engagement Volunteer

Our volunteers and supporters are wonderful people who generously give so much to help the animals in our care. We are looking for an equally fabulous team of volunteers to help us look after these individuals, supporting and ensuring they are kept up-to-date.

Job Description   Volunteer Application Form

Gardening Volunteer

Could you spend some time on our beautiful site helping us to maintain our grounds? Our site provides an idyllic backdrop to our homing units and fields, offering comfort for those relinquishing pets and providing a peaceful environment for new owners to meet their forever companion.

Job Description   Volunteer Application Form

Retail Volunteer

We are on the lookout for Retail Volunteers to support our friendly Shop team. Could this be the role for you?

Job Description   Volunteer Application Form

How to Apply

The first step is to download our application form indicating which advertised volunteer position you wish to apply for. After the closing date we will then let you know if your application has been successful and invite you in for an informal chat about the role.

The Application Form is an editable DOC file; you can fill this in and then email it to us at the address below. You do not need to print the form to complete it.

NOTE: Once you have filled in the form please save it to your own computer before emailing it to us, otherwise all we get is a blank form.

Alternatively if you would prefer to discuss your options or can offer specific skills, please contact us on 01228 560082 ext. 224 or email lottem@oaktreeanimals.org.uk  

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