Volunteering opportunities

Whatever your talents, we can use your help!

Volunteering opportunities


We are a devoted, friendly team here at Dumfries and Galloway Canine Rescue Centre and our focus is the welfare of the dogs in our care.

We are always looking for willing volunteers to work alongside us for our Charity :

  • To help us with the care of our resident dogs through exercise, play and enrichment.
  • To help us with Maintenance and Gardening at our Canine Rescue Centre.
  • To help transporting goods to our Charity Shops with the use of our vehicle.
  • To assist us with the running of our 6 Charity Shops throughout the region. (Annan, Dalbeattie, Newton Stewart, Dumfries, Thornhill, Castle Douglas). Shop Duties include - customer service, use of till, handling money, stock management/sorting and cleaning up around the shop.
  • To help us fundraise at events.

If you feel you can offer us some of your valuable time on a regular basis then we would love to hear from you!

What’s in it for you?

  • Personal health & wellbeing.
  • Working as part of a team.
  • Commitment from our team to guide and support. 
  • In-house training.
  • A enormous amount of doggy love.
  • Free refreshments