Woodgreen Pets Charity

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For almost 100 years, Woodgreen have been dedicated to helping pets and their people – giving urgent care to vulnerable pets in need of homes, as well as free advice and hands-on support to pet owners. Join them as a volunteer or learn more in their virtual classes.

This activity is good for wellbeing because

  • Volunteering in Woodgreen’s charity shops is incredibly rewarding for you, and for pets and people in need
  • You can become part of a friendly team of like-minded people
  • You can learn new skills, gain valuable experience, strengthen your CV and have the opportunity to complete qualifications in Retail

‘I started volunteering because I met some of the team and instantly felt like part of the Wood Green family. Whilst volunteering for Wood Green, I have achieved an NVQ in Retail.”
Tracy, Lead Volunteer’

Want to hear more about who Wood Green are?

Hear Ed’s experience of being a Volunteer.

What to expect?

When looking at their virtual courses; once you find a virtual course that interests you, simply click “enrol now” on the webpage. You will need an email address to log in.

Upon log-in you will be taken to the Google Classroom where you can find the course contents to work through at your own pace. Once completed you will receive an E Certificate to celebrate your learning journey.

More information

Woodgreen offer a variety of free virtual courses here and live interactive workshops here with their pet experts.

When volunteering with Woodgreen there is a variety of exciting roles available; From customer sales advisors to fashion enthusiasts, drivers, donation sorters, till operators and PAT testers.


  • Virtual Courses
  • Live workshops
  • Volunteering opportunities

  • Select live workshops come with a fee

Hear from Kay on what it’s like to be a Volunteer in one of the Charity shops.

Check out some of these taster courses, more in-depth training can be given in the virtual courses and live workshops.

How to contact

Where to go

Wood Green Animal Shelter

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The Animals Charity - Huntingdon charity shop
110 High St
Huntingdon PE29 3LD

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The Animals Charity - St. Neots Charity Shop
6 High Street
Saint Neots

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The Animals Charity - Cambridge Charity Shop
41 Mill Road
Cambridge CB1 2AW

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The Animals Charity - Rehoming Centre - Dogs
small animals and fowl
London Rd

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The Animals Charity - Ely Charity Shop
26 Market Place

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