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.

Charity Shop Volunteer (new role)

Join our team as a Charity Shop/Retail Volunteer and make a real difference to the animals in our community who need our help!

Job Description   Volunteer Application Form

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.

Job Description   Volunteer Application Form

Ebay volunteer

Do you enjoy selling on eBay? Do you love animals? Would you like to sell donated items online to raise money to help animals in need in our region?
If so we have the perfect opportunity for you.

Job Description   Volunteer Application Form

Online Book Sales Volunteer

Do you enjoy selling online? Do you love animals? Would you like to sell donated books and DVD’s online to raise money to help animals in need in our region? If so we have the perfect opportunity for you.

Job Description   Volunteer Application Form

Tack Shack Volunteer

With the development of our Tack Shack, a charity shop dedicated to the sale of second-hand equine tack and pet equipment, Oak Tree Animals’ Charity are looking for volunteers to help sort, repair (if necessary) and sell the tack and equipment.

Job Description   Volunteer Application Form

Fundraising Group Chairperson

Oak Tree Animals’ Charity are looking for a Fundraising Group Chairperson to be an ambassador for the Charity and play a key role in helping Oak Tree increase income from community fundraising, essential to ensure the Charity has a sustainable future.

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

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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