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Thanks so much for your interest in volunteering with our Freedom Project – without the help of our amazing foster carers, our vital work simply wouldn’t be possible.  

If you’re ready to apply, please complete the application form below and we’ll be in touch within 3-5 working days.  

If you would prefer to complete the application form by post, please contact us and we will arrange for an application pack to be sent to you. 

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to drop us a message – we’re happy to chat through any concerns you may have.   

From all the dogs in our care, thank you for considering volunteering. 

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(Please note that we can only accept applications from people over the age of 18)

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Your lifestyle

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(We can only accept applications from households where the dog would not be left home alone for more than four hours)

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(Please note that we are unable to accept applications from families who have children under the age of 10)

Your home

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Please note: we may need to see a copy of your agreement

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Your animals

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About you

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In particular, please let us know whether you have owned your own dogs, or whether you have looked after dogs belonging to friends or family. We would also like to hear about the breed of dogs you have cared for, and if they had any training, behaviour or veterinary needs.

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Do you have any of the following planned for the next 6 – 12 months?

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References

Please provide the contact details of two people who we can approach for references. Your referees must have known you for at least 3 years and be able to provide us with information about your reliability and experience with dogs. Referees can be a friend, neighbour, community member etc.

If you are unable to provide two referees as stated then one of the two referees can be a family member who doesn’t live with you as long as they fulfil the above criteria. Please note - we will only contact your references after we have visited you to carry out a home interview and in most cases referees will be contacted by phone.


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Referee 2

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