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Events Volunteer

Ferne Animal Sanctuary - Chard

Name: Events Volunteer
Organisation: Ferne Animal Sanctuary - Chard
Location: Ferne Animal Sanctuary,, Wambrook, Chard, TA20 3DH
Type: Full Time


We have events at Ferne at Christmas, Halloween, Easter and in August but we also support other events during the year. It could involve helping on our information stand, stewarding in the car park, running stalls and helping with refreshments.

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Organisation Description

Ferne Animal Sanctuary cares for over 300 in need domestic and farm animals of all varieties from cats to cattle, dogs to donkeys and many more. Ferne aims to find homes for its cats and dogs and for its horses and ponies. The Sanctuary's beautiful 51 acre site, including a conservation area with nature trail, picnic areas and cafe is open almost every day of the year.


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Cause / Interests

  • Animals
  • Public Events

Types of Activity

  • Outdoors
  • Stewarding

Skills and Qualifications


Some events will be at weekends.
Own vehicle or access to a vehicle
Talking to others


Good communication skills and happy to help at events.
Talking to others

Additional/Specific Suitabilities

Minimum Age: NA
Maximum Age: NA
Disabled Access: No
Wheelchair Access: No
Expenses: NA
Restrictions: Age/Gender Restrictions: None
Induction: NA
Insurance Cover: NA
Special Needs: NA
Offer: NA
Training: NA
Other: NA

Recruitment Method