Dogs Trust

Volunteering Vacancies at Dogs Trust West Calder

If you would like to apply for any of our current volunteering vacancies, please fill in the below application form and email it to [email protected], or drop it into the centre during opening hours.

Volunteer Application Form DOCX 74 KB

Current Vacancies

Home from Home Volunteer

Our foster carers provide suitable care in a safe, secure and comfortable environment until a suitable home can be found for the dog. Ongoing support will be provided but you will be required to keep us updated on any behavioural issues you notice with the dog while in your care. This is valuable information for rehoming as we can see how the dog settles into a home environment and match the dog to the perfect home.


HfH Application Form DOC 144 KB

Reception Volunteer

We are currently recruiting a volunteer to help with meeting and greeting the public in reception in the afternoon.

Volunteer Canine Assistant

We are currently recruiting a Volunteer Canine Assistant to ensure our animal accommodation facilities are cleaned, maintained and in excellent condition for our dogs and to help provide essential exercise for them.

Volunteer Home Visitor

We are currently recruiting a Volunteer Home Visitor to carry out assessment of potential adoptees homes.

Current Dog School Volunteer Vacancies

Our Edinburgh Dog School are currently recruiting volunteers. To apply, please complete the Dog School Volunteer Application and email to [email protected]

Dog School Volunteer Application Form DOG SCHOOL VOLUNTEER APPLICATION FORM.PDF 328 KB

Dog School Volunteer

Dog School Edinburgh are looking for volunteers to support and assist the Dog School Coaches during training classes. This is very much a support function and volunteers will never be expected to take a class. The aim of Dog School is to help owners to train their dogs in a kind, fair and effective way. This will enhance day to day living and enable the best possible relationship to develop.

Edinburgh Dog School Volunteer: Role Description PDF 223 KB