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ANY HELP YOU CAN GIVE MAKES A DIFFERENCE

HOW CAN YOU HELP LONDON’S INNER CITY KITTIES

 

  • TAKE IN 2 or more feral cats as furry vermin controllers if you live on a farm or at a stable.
     

  • ENGAGE with our posts on social media and encourage your friends and family to donate.
     

  • CREATE a fundraiser on Facebook to help us raise funds for vet bills.
     

  • SHARE photos of your adopted or foster cats on social media and ask friends and family to donate this will help us rescue more kitties. You can use this example.
     

  • OFFER YOUR SKILL - please find the available roles below.

CURRENT VOLUNTEERING VACANCIES

London Inner City Kitties is a no-kill charity in East London established to rescue and protect kitties in need. We are a non-profit charity, run entirely by a small team of dedicated volunteers. Our aim is to ensure that every inner city kitty has a safe and loving forever home, that no cats are abandoned and receive medical treatment that they need. Our trustees cover the running costs to ensure that all the donations go to medical treatment for the kitties. 

Open positions

L.I.C.K Kitty Ambassadors (voluntary)

L.I.C.K Ambassadors are a network of volunteers and supporters. They are the faces of our charity within their communities and support us by raising awareness, organising events and helping to fundraise on our behalf.

 

Our community ambassador role would suit you if you:

  • Love cats and would like to connect with likeminded people

  • Enjoy fundraising and community focused social events

  • Have strong communication and organisational skills 

  • Are looking for a long term, varied and flexible volunteering role

  • Able to commit to 2-3 hours per week to raise funds for us for at least 6 months

  • Are passionate about engaging with your community

  • Preferably have adopted or fostered with us and you are familiar with the work we do at LICK

 

What we offer in return:

  • Network with other like minded volunteers based in London

  • Gain experience in fundraising for a non-profit charity, as well as develop an understanding of the interworks of a charity

  • Day to day involvement in meaningful work that has a positive impact in cat welfare and your local community

  • Network with a team of highly motivated volunteers that care about animal welfare

Kitty driver (volunteer)

The L.I.C.K. driver team is a vital part of our work. You will help picking up kitties from their foster homes and driving them to their vet appointments on time and safely. You require a valid drivers licence and vehicle which you can transport cats in safely.

 

Our Kitty Driver role would suit you if you:

  • Love cats, are passionate about animal welfare, and would like to connect with like-minded people.

  • Have first hand experience with cats, getting them into carriers, and are not scared of difficult kitties.

  • Are looking for a long term, varied and flexible volunteering role.

  • Able to commit to 8-10 hours per week for a minimum of 6 months.

  • You are able to help with weekday morning pick-ups and drop-offs at the vet (located in E13) or an afternoon pick-up and delivery.

  • You are available at least 2 days a week for periods of 2-3 hours each day. Our busiest days are Monday, Tuesday, and Saturdays, but occasionally emergency vet visits are required.

  • Preferably have adopted or fostered with us and are familiar with the work we do here at LICK.

  • You are passionate about kitties safety and getting them ready for adoption.

  • You are interested in growing your responsibilities, and are open to do house safety checks once you gain more knowledge and experience.

  • You are familiar with cat welfare and the proper care of cats.

  • You can be located in the East, North or South of London but are comfortable driving to E13 where our vet is located.

 

What we ask of you:

  • Are self sufficient.

  • Comfortable working in and adapting to a dynamic, highly changing environment.

  • Follow our guidelines for cat safety measures and our covid safety guidelines.

  • Raise any concerns if you notice issues that could impact cat safety and well-being (e.g., around plants, windows, and doors).

  • Communicate regularly with the team through WhatsApp groups.

  • Ensure the wellbeing and safety of the cat.

 

What we offer in return:

  • Gain experience in working in a non-profit charity, as well as develop an understanding of the inner workings of a charity.

  • Day to day involvement in meaningful work that has a positive impact in cat welfare.

  • Network with a team of highly motivated, experienced individuals working in different business fields.

  • A chance to gain more responsibility and impact in our day to day operations.

Senior Adoptions officer (volunteer)

The L.I.C.K. Adoptions team is a very important part of how we ensure that kitties are matched with good homes. The primary role involves reviewing applications to ensure that they are suitable for fostering and/or adoption. This is done via call screening, email communications and follow up. Video interviews and note taking are a component of this.

 

Our Adoptions Officer role would suit you if you:

  • Love cats, are passionate about animal welfare, and would like to connect with like-minded people.

  • Are looking for a long term, varied, and flexible volunteering role.

  • Able to commit to a minimum of 8 hours per week for a minimum of 6 months. You are free to allocate time at your convenience around your schedule.

  • You are aware of the dangers that exist outdoors for kitties, unneutered kitties, and the importance of pet insurance.

  • You have the confidence to say no when in the best interest of the cats. 

  • You are familiar with animal welfare laws and requirements, and the proper care for cats.

  • Preferably, you have adopted or fostered with us and are familiar with the work we do at LICK.

  • You have previous management experience and are able to help organise the adoptions teams at pace.

 

We ask that you are:

  • Self-sufficient,  proactive and dedicated to help rescue cats to find their forever home.

  • Comfortable working in a dynamic, highly changing environment and you understand that the nature of rescue work involves flexibility and tight deadlines.

  • Able to follow our guidelines for cat safety measures and well-being around plants, windows, and doors.

  • Are able to identify potential adopters and perform a matching exercise to ensure the cat finds the right home.

  • Have excellent communication skills to guide adopters through the adoption process, including holding interview calls to assess them.

  • Are able to keep a record of interview notes and assessment of each adoption application reviewed.

  • Are able to discuss long-term plans on taking care of the cat with potential adopters (e.g., travel plans, vet costs, holidays, and post-covid life responsibilities).

  • Manage adoption timeline and expectations.

  • Can give feedback to the adoptions team in a timely manner while keeping the internal systems updated.

  • Communicate regularly with the team through WhatsApp groups.

  • Liaising with other volunteers for efficient use of the charity’s resources.

  • Ensure the wellbeing and safety of the cat above everything else.

 

What we offer in return:

  • Gain experience in working in a non-profit charity, as well as develop an understanding of the inner workings of a charity.

  • Day to day involvement in meaningful work that has a positive impact in cat welfare.

  • Develop interview and assessment skills.

  • Develop project management skills through assigning ownership for each task.

  • Network with a team of highly motivated, experienced individuals working in different business fields.