Jobs & Volunteering

General Handyman & Maintenance Operative (Full-Time, Permanent)

We are currently recruiting for an experienced and reliable multi skilled Handyman/Maintenance Operative. The focus of this post is to carry out reactive, planned and preventative building, carpentry & maintenance services, with the goal being the construction and maintenance of strong and long-lasting buildings and products. We are looking for someone who is professional, personable and dedicated. Hours of work are 08.00-18.00 March to October, 08.00-17.00 November to February, 5 days per week. For full details click here. To apply please email your CV and covering letter to [email protected] stating the reference Maintenance Operative in the email title.

Evening Host (Part-Time, 10-25 hours per week)

We are currently looking for customer focused, committed individuals to join our Evening Service Team.
Our people always pay great attention to detail and share the love of delivering the highest level of customer service at all times: We pride ourselves on delivering a balance of knowledgeable service with warm personable hospitality. For full details click here. To apply please email your CV and covering letter to [email protected] stating the reference Evening Host in the email title.


The Big Cat Sanctuary’s staff are all dedicated and passionate about their work; however, there is a limit to what each individual can achieve in a day which is why the organisation is supported by a committed group of volunteers, who provide a wealth of knowledge, skills and experience.

Please note, volunteers must be at least 18 years old and the The Big Cat Sanctuary is in a rural location not accessible by public transport.

Housekeeping Volunteers

We are looking for volunteer Housekeepers to assist with our 5* lodge accommodation here at The Big Cat Sanctuary. We need our volunteers to commit to coming in once a fortnight on a long-term basis, 11.00-14.00. Full training will be given. Please note, there is no animal involvement with this role.

For more information on any of the available roles please contact Barbara and Jenna, our Volunteer Coordinators, by email HERE