Love to apply for the World’s Greatest Job?

To celebrate National Volunteers week (16 – 23 May 2022) the Cat Protection Society of Victoria (CPSV) are on the lookout for a kitty lover with a penchant for cat cuddles to join their team in arguably the world’s greatest job. The role of official ‘Cat Cuddler’ at the Society is a volunteer position responsible for providing love, affection and enrichment to the cats and kittens in the Shelter’s care awaiting adoption into their furever home.

Acting Shelter Manager, Alison Thompson, said the role was a special one which will make their resident cats ultimately feel welcomed and comfortable.

“The Cat Cuddler plays an essential role within our Adoption Shelter, taking on the role of making sure that the cats and kittens in our care feel safe and loved and are socialised and well prepared to be adopted to live their happily furever after,” she said.

“The successful candidate with fill a three month volunteer role and the job will require them to visit our Adoption Shelter a minimum of three hours, one day per week (on a weekday) during our normal Adoption Shelter operating hours,” Ms Thompson said.

Applications for the role are now open and will close Friday 4 June. To apply applicants must submit a short video or provide copy that answers why they should be the official CPSV Cat Cuddler and complete an online application form which can be found by clicking here. 

The successful applicant will join an army of approximately forty volunteers who tirelessly help the Society predominately supporting the work of the adoption shelter team.

“We couldn’t do our work without our amazing volunteers who generously support us in a wide range of ways to ultimately support the cats in our care. We can’t wait to have another special volunteer join us who will be solely responsible for one thing; cuddles,” Ms Thompson said.