Job Vacancies and Volunteering

Current Vacancies

Lodge Services & Events Supervisor (Maternity Cover; 30 hours per week)

We are currently recruiting for a Lodge Services & Events Supervisor to work at the Big Cat Sanctuary from August 2019 – September 2020 (with possible extension and handover period). This is an exciting opportunity to get involved in the wide range of events held at the Big Cat Sanctuary, meet some incredible people and make a real difference to our guests and visitors. For full details click here. To apply please email your CV and covering letter to [email protected]

Housekeeper (Part-Time)

We currently have an opportunity for someone to join our Lodge Team at the Big Cat Sanctuary. Your main responsibility will be to provide a 5* professional, efficient and effective housekeeping and cleaning service that enhances the appearance of the site and supports a healthy environment. If you have an eye for detail, are willing to learn and have strong work ethic, then this is the role for you. For full details click here. To apply please email your CV and covering letter to [email protected]


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 not accessible by public transport.

Cat Keeper Volunteers

We are looking for long term volunteers to assist our Keeper Team on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays or Saturdays, 8am – 6pm.  Volunteers will need to be either studying or have completed an animal related course. This is a physically demanding role so commitment and a good level of physical fitness is a must.

Please email [email protected] for an expression of interest form.  All forms must be back by 31st July 2019 and we will be holding informal chats for suitable candidates on Saturday 17th August and Tuesday 20th August. 

Front of House Volunteers

We are looking for confident, bubbly volunteers who can help our Front of House team.  You will need a can-do attitude, be able to communicate with our guests and good IT skills as you will be using a computer.  Part of the role will also include helping to clear and lay tables for our lodge guests. You will be required from 08.00-17.00 on Friday, Saturday, Sunday or Monday. Please note, there is no animal involvement with this role.

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