Volunteers

how to become a volunteer at bcpetvetThank you for your interest in volunteering at the Granville Island Veterinary Hospital. 

Our dedicated volunteers support our staff; volunteer duties involve laundry, cleaning kennels and dishes, monitoring patient well-being and cleanliness, dog walking, and assisting nurses with restraint. On certain days, you may have an opportunity to observe any interesting procedures or surgeries.

At Granville Island Veterinary Hospital,  we believe in giving opportunities to people whom interested in pursuing a career in the veterinary field. All volunteers must be 18 years of age or older and commit to a weekly 4 hour shift for a minimum of six months -and must be available evenings. Most of our volunteers stay longer, especially given that we have a strict policy of not providing letters of reference until a full six months of service has been completed. 

To apply, please forward us a resume with a cover letter, briefly outlining your reasons for volunteering, to givhvolunteers@gmail.com with Attention to Kacia in the subject line. This allows us to understand your background in terms of clinical, life, and career experience. Please also include the hours and days of your availability.

We do our best to accommodate as many requests as possible, within the limits of time and space of our facility. Please contact us via info@bcpetvet.com for information regarding curren volunteer opportunities. Thank you.