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Animal Career Discovery Day
Careers with animals
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.
- 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.
- 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
- 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
- Your enthusiasm!
- BYO lunch or take advantage of our fantastic on-site café or nearby shops.
For safety reasons, please wear neat casual clothing and closed-in shoes.
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.
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.
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.
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.