If you feel you have the time to volunteer on a weekly, fortnightly or monthly basis at the refuge your time is appreciated.
If you do not have the time or are too far away you can also support in other ways.
What we need at the refuge:
cleaning outside pens (shovelling roo poo, wheelbarrow use, moving hay bales to make clean bedding)
Setting up the milk bottles for the large joeys, putting out feed, cutting up feed
cleaning inside babies: cleaning pouches, sweeping and mopping floors, preparing milk, cutting up food, sometimes feeding joeys and wombats
Sometimes specialised support has been offered such as supporting some fencing, taking pouches home to wash them, using tip vouchers and driving rubbish to the dump
Coopers holds public liability insurance.
What you will need:
Working with children check
closed in shoes you do not mind having some dirt on
gardening gloves for outside work
ability to drive yourself to the refuge and a mobile phone to call at the top of the farm
a get in and push a shovel, rake some hay to a feed a baby mindset!
Please note: we are located on a working farm. Please stay with COOPERS leaders Christine or Debbie as large animals are on the farm that may cause harm. Biosecurity measures must be adhered to, please do not walk around the farm unless accompanied or directed by Christine or Debbie.
When you start we will go through some basic OHS needs.
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If you can volunteer your time please complete this form and we look forward to hearing from you.