Food Fairy

(Georgian Triangle Humane Society, Collingwood - 10th Line)

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Position ID: V-CWD0005 Last Modified: 06 Sep 2021 Last Full Update: 31 Aug 2021
Opportunity Details
ContactAdrienne Thorp, Volunteer Coordinator, Georgian Triangle Humane Society; Phone: 705-445-5204 ext 230; Email:
DutiesThe 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!
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BenefitsKeep active, support a good cause, interact with cats
ClientsCats who are currently awaiting adoption and those not yet ready to be adopted
Ages16 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDYes
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Youth (12-18) ; Highschool students ; Post-secondary students ; Persons with a hearing impairment ; Men ; Women ; Newcomers / English as a second language ; Individuals
Areas of InterestAnimal Services ; Community / Neighbourhood Volunteering
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & 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 and, as appropriate, social distancing and wearing a facemask for the duration of a shift
Commitment LengthA minimum commitment of 6 months is required, once a week (set schedule). 
At time of posting, two vacancies are available (1 person / day), but for most up to date information on any and all vacancies check out our website
Interaction LevelSolitary ; Other staff and volunteers come onsite from 7.30am within the Dog Care Team. This position involves working alone, in the presence of cats, however, applicants can participate in team meetings, on internal social media channels and are welcome to sign up for additional positions where team work is required.
Minimum Hours1 / Week
Dates and TimesFriday: Morning (before 8 am) 
Sunday: Morning (before 8 am) 
Shift length is between 1-2 hours. The vacancies posted here are current as at 2021-08-04; the Friday position is available immediately, the Sunday position is available at the beginning of October 2021
SeasonsSpring ; Summer ; Fall ; Winter
AccessibilityNot Accessible
LocationCollingwood, ON
Number of PositionsSimcoe County: 2 individual(s) 
2 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided - 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. At present, orientation and onboarding is conducted virtually / via email.
TransportationNear public transit ; Car required
Police CheckNot Required
Additional RequirementsNo police check is required for this particular volunteer position, but is required for some others.
Agency Details
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Organization NameGeorgian Triangle Humane Society, Collingwood - 10th Line
Office Phone705-445-5204
Toll Free Phone24 hr reporting animal abuse or neglect Ontario wide: 310-7722 * 310-SPCA
Address & Map
549 10th Line
Collingwood, ON L9Y 0W1
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