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Get involved FAQs

How do I apply to be a volunteer?

Contact us by email on or download an application form to begin your volunteering journey today.

We will then contact you to guide you through the process to get you started in a role that suits you.

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What volunteer vacancies do you currently have?

We are always looking for volunteers to join us.

Take a look at our current vacancies page or contact us on to discuss particular opportunities, interests or skills that you would like to explore with us.

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How much time do I have to commit to volunteer?

As much as you are willing to give! Some volunteers give upwards of three shifts a week at a charity shop, others join us once a year for a few hours to help at an event. Whether you are seeking a regular volunteering opportunity, one-off or occasional volunteering, we are happy to help find a role that works for you.

Contact us on about your specific interests. Please note, for training purposes volunteers at our animal home are preferred to offer at least one session per week.

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How do I join in a fundraising challenge or event?

Check out our latest fundraising events (below) or sign up for a national fundraising event and choose RSPCA Suffolk Central as the charity you raise funds for.

If you need help or advice about fundraising contact us on

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I want to organise a fundraising activity, can you help me?

Great! Thank you so much.

We can help by giving you some tips on how to get started, such as by participating in one of our events or challenges, or using JustGiving to start a fundraising page and raise money for an event of your own.

We are a small team, so the amount of support we can give may be limited, but we will help you as best we can.

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How do I leave a gift in my Will to RSPCA Suffolk Central Branch?

Gifts in Wills fund over 50% of our work helping animals in Suffolk. Every gift is used in our branch area, ensuring your support helps local animals.

Leaving a gift in your Will to RSPCA Suffolk Central Branch is easy. Simply include our name and registered charity number, 206269, and your gift, whether a fixed amount (pecuniary gift e.g. £1,000) or a percentage (residuary gift e.g. 20%), will come to us in the future.

You can include your gift when you write a new Will or add it to an existing one through a Codicil.

Talk to your solicitor who will be happy to help.

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I’d like to find out more about leaving a gift in my Will, who can I talk to?

We’d love to talk to you about Gifts in Wills.

Perhaps you would like to help fund a new facility or leave a gift in your will specially to help cats or dogs in need.

If you’d like to talk things through, find out more about how a gift in your Will could help RSPCA Suffolk Central, or arrange visit to see firsthand how your gift will help local animals, contact

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I’m interested in a talk or tour – how do I book?

Our fantastic education team can provide talks in the community at schools or for social groups. To contact Gill about arranging a talk email

If you are interested in supporting RSPCA Suffolk Central Branch as an individual, school or business and would like to arrange a tour of our Martlesham Animal Centre to find out more about how your support helps, or can help email and we can arrange a visit.

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I’m interested in fostering – how can I find out more?

Have a read through the information on our Fostering pages to see if fostering is right for you. Then reach out to us at to start your fostering journey.

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I work for a company and think we could be great corporate partners – what do I do next?

Great news!

Get in touch with our Corporate & Community Fundraiser, Lorna Goodwin today.

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How do corporate partnerships with RSPCA Suffolk Central benefit local businesses?

The RSPCA is the world’s oldest animal welfare charity and one of the most recognised and respected charities in the UK. As a federated branch of the national RSPCA, corporate partners benefit from association with a national brand, and the benefit of working with a local, independent charity delivering local impact.

Find out more about our branch structure and history below.

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How else can I get involved?

There are plenty of other ways to support the branch, from sponsoring a kennel or cat cabin at our Animal Centre through our Safe Haven scheme, to visiting our shops, or rehoming a rescued animal. Find your way to get involved today.