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Animal Career Discovery Day

Careers with animals


Next Available: Tue, 23 Jun 9:00AM
6.5 hours
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Description

Gain insight from current industry specialists and unlock pathways to a fulfilling career with animals.

As the leading animal welfare organisation in Victoria, we utilise a range of skilled staff to care for animals and campaign for better animal welfare. We invite all those interested in a career in the industry to come and learn about working in animal care and talk with skilled professionals who are actively working in animal care and protection.

What happens

  • Please arrive at the Burwood East Education Centre 10 minutes before your session to register and so that we can start on time. Parking is available on site.
  • Meet, listen to and talk with our experienced Education staff and industry experts.
  • Take a behind-the-scenes tour of our RSPCA Burwood East facility.
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What you will learn
  • Unlock pathways and learn how to succeed in an animal care profession
  • Gain industry insights from professionals actively working in animal care and protection
  • Hands-on activities and behind-the-scenes tour
What you will get
  • Informative and fun sessions with industry specialists and skilled professionals
  • Q&A sessions with presenters including Vets, Vet Nurses, Behaviourists, Inspectors, Animal Attendants, and Customer Care Officers
  • Hands-on activities and a behind-the-scenes tour at RSPCA Burwood East
  • Certificate of Attendance
  • Complimentary morning tea

What to bring
  • Your enthusiasm!
  • BYO lunch or take advantage of our fantastic on-site café or nearby shops.
What to wear

For safety reasons, please wear neat casual clothing and closed-in shoes.

Appropriate for

Those who want to learn about a career in animal care. Attendees must be in Year 9 or above. Parent/guardian approval required for attendees under 18 years of age.


Refund & Cancellation Policy

The following booking conditions apply:

  • If the Booking is cancelled more than 30 days prior to the date of delivery of the session/workshop, the full fee will be refunded;
  • If the Booking is cancelled 14 -30 days prior to the date of delivery of the session/workshop, 50% of the full fee will be refunded; and
  • If the Booking is cancelled less than 14 days prior to the date of delivery of the session/workshop, there will be no refund.

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Terms & Conditions

Terms and Conditions

  • Participants must be 16 years or older (excluding Animal Career Discovery Day where this is 'Year 9 or above').
  • Program activities are conducted by RSPCA Victoria Education Officers and staff. RSPCA Victoria reserves the right to alter activities or cease programs should staff and participant safety be compromised.
  • Cancellation fees apply.
  • For safety reasons, participants must wear appropriate clothing and closed-in shoes. 
  • RSPCA Victoria reserves the right to cancel the class should minimum numbers not be met.  A full refund will apply in these circumstances. 

DISCLAIMER

Participants will be involved in a range of hands-on activities visiting various parts of the Burwood East site. While the RSPCA takes all reasonable precautions to ensure the safety of participants, all participants enter at own risk.

By enrolling in these programs you acknowledge that you understand this disclaimer and release RSPCA (Victoria) and its employees, agents, volunteers and contractors from any liability whatsoever, to the extent permitted by law.

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Jack

18 December 2019 • Animal Career Discovery Day

The careers day was extremely well planned and executed. The leaders from the education team were engaging, enthusiastic, approachable and very knowledgable, and the day provided an opportunity to hear from a wide range of staff members from across the RSPCA, and learn about all different pathways and employment opportunities in the animal care industry. It was also wonderful to get to know the facilities and operation of the RSPCA. This day is ideal for students who have an interest in working with animal but are unsure about pathways into the industry, or what that career might look like. Overall, a fun, fantastic and eye-opening day!

Sophie

18 December 2019 • Animal Career Discovery Day

This was a great day provided by the RSPCA. It really helped me to understand the realities of working with animals and the paths that would be open to me. Everything was very interesting and it was wonderful to have some hands on with the animals.

Julie

18 December 2019 • Animal Career Discovery Day

suggestion to visit the areas where the speaker actually work

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