Volunteer in Our Kennels

What’s involved?

Our dedicated Kennels Volunteers support our Dog Care and Welfare team in a number of roles that include activities such as play sessions, grooming, walking, preparing feeds, cleaning kennels, and maintenance work.

From time to time our Kennels team at our Training Headquarters in Cork on Model Farm Road needs additional Volunteers to join the team. This work supports our dogs that are aged between 12-14 months and two years, and are at our Training Centre preparing to become Guide Dogs and Assistance Dogs.

Where can I volunteer in this role?

Opportunities available in Cork.

What support will I get?

Kennels Volunteers are supported by the staff of our Dog Care and Welfare Team who care for our dogs during training.

What are the benefits?

  • Caring for dogs who will become Guide and Assistance Dogs
  • Be part of a dynamic organisation and meet new people
  • Make a difference to an important charity

How do I apply?

We are not currently looking for any new applicants for this role as the team is at full capacity.

Volunteer Marie Deegan

Volunteer Marie Deegan´s Irish Guide Dog journey first began in a pub in Balbriggan.

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Volunteer Phil Geoghegan

One of the most prolific Volunteers Irish Guide Dogs has ever had, Phil Geoghegan has helped raise almost €1 million for the charity over the course of the last 28 years.

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