Volunteer Therapy Dog Handler

Help us handle our therapy dogs during therapy sessions

Volunteer Therapy Dog Handler

Posted 5 months ago. Application closed.

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Project Details

What we need
  • Join our therapy dog training session and learn how to handle our therapy dogs
  • Optional*: Pick up therapy dogs to and from locations between Hong Kong Island and KowloonTransport therapy dogs to thearpy sessions
  • Drivers will be driving with their own cars (must have valid driving licence)
  • Our therapy schedules vary per month, it will mostly be weekday evenings and Saturdays AM/PM/ full day
  • We are flexible on the volunteer arrangements, feel free to apply and share your availability!

We are looking for volunteer therapy dog handlers who are willing to lead therapy dogs sessions, *bonus/optional: transport our therapy dogs to and from therapy sessions (between Hong Kong Island and Kowloon).

What we have

Volunteers will get to meet our therapy dogs, be a part of our therapy dog team to serve SEN children , elderly, as well as at risk youth at youth hostels. We will provide dog handling training and dog training tips for volunteers.

Why this is important

Volunteer drivers can allow us and our therapy dogs to reach a wider audience at various locations, to provide more therapy services for those in need.

Project Period

30 Oct 2023 - 31 Dec 2023


Hong Kong Island and Kowloon

Team Project

You’ll be working with other awesome volunteers.



8 hours in total

  • Driving
Experience Level
  • Open to all
  • Students
  • Some experience
  • Extensive experience
  • Chinese (Cantonese)
  • English

Swire Trust Go-Givers Program aims to encourage skilled volunteers to support Swire Trust NGO partners in education, marine conservation, and arts.

From now until 2025, 10 outstanding volunteers will be selected annually as the “Swire Trust Go-Givers of the Year" with special and empowering rewards. 40 volunteers who contribute the highest number of hours annually will also be recognised! Meet our previous Go-Givers here and view the rewards here.

About the Organization

Rise Wise Foundation Limited



What we do

Our mission is to provide support to grassroots children with SEN and their families in HK. We specialize in providing behavior therapy, sports therapy and animal assisted intervention to help support SEN children's individual needs.

Volunteer Therapy Dog Handler

8 hours in total, 2 months

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