Marlborough SPCA: Foxes Island Road, Renwick. Phone: 03 572 9156 Email

Part Time Animal Care Assistant/Administration Vacancy

Marlborough SPCA are looking for a dedicated and passionate individual to fill the position of Animal Care Assistant/Administration.

Reporting to the Centre Manager you will join a team of hard working and enthusiastic staff responsible for animal care and welfare in the Marlborough Region.

Person Profile:

  • Have animal husbandry experience. Vet nursing qualification or similar ideal but not essential.
  • Have a passionate and enthusiastic interest in animals and their welfare.
  • Be self-motivated and able to prioritise and effectively manage workloads.
  • A positive attitude and excellent communication skills.
  • Highly motivated with the ability to work in all areas of the centre from animal care to education and fundraising.
  • An ability to deal with the public and stressful situations.
  • Physically able to carry out the role effectively.
  • An ability to work effectively unsupervised and in a team environment.
  • Computer and administration skills
  • Demonstrate empathy and resilience.
  • Have a clean police record.

The position would require the candidate to ensure all daily animal care is carried out in an efficient and thorough manner, telephone enquiries are addressed and documents kept up to date. The job is fast paced and hard work totalling 10 hours per week.

Please contact Kaycee Polkinghorne on 0278861538 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view register your interest and receive a job description.

Applications Close 5pm 26th September 2014

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Quiz night - 16 October 2014

Upcoming Event

Do you enjoy a quiz night?

If so please keep October 16th available.
It will be held at the Yard Bar in Blenheim and will begin at 6pm.
For more info please contact the SPCA office.

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Visit Us / Get in touch

The Marlborough SPCA is located 12 kms from Blenheim on the far side of Renwick. The street address is Foxes Island Road, Renwick, 7243. Look for the Forrest Estate Winery signage just before Foxes Island Road. Our opening hours: Tuesday to Sunday from 10 am to 3 pm
Phone: 03 572 9156
After hours emergency number: 027 201 9016