Food Fairy

(Georgian Triangle Humane Society)

Position ID: V-CWD0005
Last Modified: 04 Dec 2023
Last Full Update: 14 Aug 2023

Opportunity Details: Food Fairy

Contact Adrienne Thorp, Volunteer Coordinator, Georgian Triangle Humane Society; Phone: 705-445-5204 ext 230; Email:

The GTHS Food Fairy ensures that all kittens and cats in the building are fed. Other duties include: 

  • topping up water 
  • washing food dishes 
  • tidying 
  • record keeping as necessary and following the feeding chart accurately.

Of course, our cats will also appreciate cuddles and play time!

More Info Link
Benefits Keep active, support a good cause, meet like-minded people, interact with cats and kittens
Clients Cats who are currently awaiting adoption and those not yet ready to be adopted
Ages 16 year(s) and up
Suitable for Highschool Credit Hours Yes
Areas of Interest Animal Services ; Community / Neighbourhood Volunteering
Skills/Experience Communication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Listening Skills ; Mentoring & Training - Relevant if/when training a new volunteer to join the team ; Patience ; Planning & Organizing ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Team Work ; Capable of kneeling, bending, walking
Commitment Length Medium Term (4 months to 1 year) - A minimum commitment period of 6 months is required for all volunteer positions at the GTHS unless otherwise stated ; Unless otherwise noted, shifts are scheduled for a specific day and time, once a week. 
At time of posting we are in urgent need of help on Sunday mornings. For the most up to date information on any and all vacancies please check out our website (which is where you'll also find an application form to apply).
Interaction Level Solitary ; This position involves working alone, but applicants are invited to participate in team meetings, social events and on internal social media channels, or to sign-up for one-off or regular team work opportunities.
Minimum Hours 1 / Week
Accessibility Not Accessible
Location Collingwood
Number of Positions Blue Mountains ; Clearview (Simcoe County) ; Collingwood: 2 individual(s) ; Grey County ; Simcoe County ; Wasaga Beach 
2 individual(s) needed in total.
Training Orientation ; Training is provided - Online, by email and in-person; reference materials are also provided to support training ; Training is required ; Scheduled training - At a mutually convenient date - likely from 6am until approximately 8am ; Training on the job - Shadowing and working alongside an experienced volunteer ; The GTHS onboarding process must be completed before a volunteer's first shift. Orientation and onboarding is conducted virtually / via email.
Transportation Near public transit ; Car required ; Parking is available in the adjacent parking lot and along the roadside
Police Check Not Required
Additional Requirements No police check is required for this particular volunteer position, but is required for some others.
Start Date On or after 08 Nov 2023

Agency Details: Georgian Triangle Humane Society

Office Phone 705-445-5204
Address & Map
549 10th Line
Collingwood, ON
Canada L9Y 0W1
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Mailing Address 549 10th Line 
Canada L9Y 0W1