Explore the work RSPCA NSW does to help animals and their owners in the community.

Youth and Community Programs

Human Service workshops

RSPCA NSW Human Service workshops are designed specifically for human service workers. They provide workers with information and strategies about managing animal welfare as part of a broader client issue.

Our workshops cover topics including:

  • animal welfare legislation and enforcement procedures
  • basic animal behaviour
  • identifying welfare issues
  • safety around dogs
  • social programs
  • zoonotic disease

Workshops last approximately three hours and can be tailored to the needs of a specific organisation.

 

  • Who does RSPCA NSW deliver Human Service workshops to?

Any human service agency whose workers come into contact with animals.

 

  • What is covered in the workshops?

Animal welfare legislation and enforcement procedures, basic animal behaviour, identifying welfare issues, safety around dogs, social programs and zoonotic disease.

 

  • How long do the workshops run for?

Our workshops are designed to be delivered during an organisation’s allocated training day. They usually last for three hours, but can be shortened or extended as needed.

 

  • How much does a workshop cost?

There is no fee for these workshops.

 

  • Does RSPCA NSW come to my workplace?

Yes, RSPCA NSW runs the sessions at your workplace.

 

  • How do I organise a workshop for my organisation?

To organise a workshop for your workplace, please contact RSPCA NSW Community Outreach Officer Claudia Jones by emailing cjones@rspcansw.org.au.

 

Community workshops

RSPCA NSW Community workshops are designed specifically for designated members of the community. They provide information and rectify misinformation, all with the aim of helping community members to manage common issues of animal health.

These sessions are held in a community space. They can be run as a series or modified to suit the needs of the group.

 

  • Who are these workshops designed for?

RSPCA NSW runs these sessions for members of the community.

 

  • How long do the workshops run for?

Our workshops are delivered as a series of one to 1.5 hour sessions over a period of six weeks. The weeks can be consecutive or staggered.

 

  • How much does a workshop cost?

There is no fee for these workshops.

 

  • Where does RSPCA NSW run these workshops?

Ideally, in a community space, such as a church, hall, human service agency space or library. All we need is a space where we can set up a projector.

 

  • How do I organise a workshop for my community?

To organise a workshop for your community, please contact RSPCA NSW Community Outreach Officer Claudia Jones by emailing cjones@rspcansw.org.au.