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Foster Kitty Visitor

Environment/Animal welfare

Foster Kitty Visitor

The Cat and Dog Protection Association of Ireland


At a Glance

  • Start Date:
  • Closing date:Ongoing
  • Post Updated:21/03/2023
  • Min Hours:2-3 visits per week
  • Role Type:Animal

Requirements:Own vehicle required


A hugely rewarding role, as a Foster Kitty Visitor you will visit fosterers in their home to assess kitties that are not improving or fosters who need guidance. 


CDPA is a registered charity dedicated to caring and improving the lives of cats and dogs in Ireland. Our volunteers collaborate with local communities to reduce animal suffering through our Trap-Neuter-Return, foster-rehoming and welfare programmes.  


Commitment required: Minimum 6 months 

Minimum weekly commitment: 2-3 visits per week 

Location: In person (North and South Dublin) 

Other requirements: Own vehicle required 



Other requirements  

  • Access to own computer 

  • Access to own vechile


As a CDPA volunteer you will be benefit from 

  • A hugely rewarding volunteering experience  

  • Access to a strong, supportive community of animal rescuers throughout your volunteer journey with the CDPA  

  • A full induction, comprehensive training & ongoing support 

  • Ongoing training from an expert team of volunteers 

  • Opportunities to become involved in other aspects of the charity 

  • Experience of working in the Animal & Charity Sector 

Is training provided?: Yes

Tasks that the volunteer(s) will be expected to undertake:

Role Description 

  • Organize visits with the cat fosterers at their home 

  • Inform and advise fosterers who need more guidance with help from the team 

  • Carry out a behavior assessment and fill out a report 

  • Escalate concerns as necessary 

Skills required for this role:

Desired Qualities 

  • Good communication & interpersonal skills 

  • Fluent in English 

  • Kind, caring, patient, reliable & dedicated  

  • Empathetic towards animals and other volunteers 


Desired Experience 

  • Experience and knowledge in cat behavior is necessary 

  • Proven experience socializing feral cats and kittens is preferable 

  • Experiencing in communicating with a wide range of people from different backgrounds 

Minimum time commitment per week:
4 hour p/week

Additional screening required for this role:
Please complete the following application form to Shortlisted applicants will be invited to an informal interview via video call.


If you have any questions about this role please feel free to get in touch:

Name: Monica L.

Address: The Cat and Dog Protection Association of Ireland, Carmichael Centre for Voluntary Groups North Brunswick Stree


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