Volunteer and Puppy Raiser Application Form

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Personal Information
I understand that I will be required:
- To participate in an interview, selection process, reference check and complete an induction program
To undertake a background check which consists of a police check and working with children check

Areas of Interest and Availability










Not eligible at this time
Thank you for taking the time to apply, at this time you do not meet the criteria to proceed with this application. 

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Not eligible at this time
Thank you for taking the time to apply, at this time you do not meet the criteria to proceed with this application. 

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Apply to be a Puppy Raiser


Please ensure you read and understand the requirements of becoming a Puppy Raiser before proceeding with your application.



Your Home Environment









If you have a dog, it must be friendly, fully vaccinated and interact well with other dogs.

Action Required (Fencing)
Thank you for taking the time to apply to be a Puppy Raiser.
We require your pool and yard to be fully fenced to ensure the safety of the pup, please reapply when this is completed.

There are many ways you can help Guide Dogs Victoria, please click the link to find out more. https://www.guidedogsvictoria.com.au/get-involved/donations/

Action Required (Drivers Licence)
Thank you for taking the time to apply to be a Puppy Raiser.
To be a successful Puppy Raiser, you will need to be able to drive the pup to vet appointments especially in an emergency, meet your advisor at various locations for training and visit Guide Dogs Kew for puppy raising classes. Please reapply if your circumstances change.

There are many ways you can help Guide Dogs Victoria, please click the link to find out more. https://www.guidedogsvictoria.com.au/get-involved/donations/

Action Required (Children)
Thank you for taking the time to apply to be a Puppy Raiser.
To be a successful puppy raiser, we require all children in the household to be 5 or older, raising a Guide Dogs Victoria pup for Guide Dog Training takes considerable time and attention which can be difficult whilst you're also caring for younger children. Please contact us again once your youngest child turns 5.

There are many ways you can help Guide Dogs Victoria, please click the link to find out more. https://www.guidedogsvictoria.com.au/get-involved/donations/
Action Required (Workplace Permission)
Thank you for taking the time to apply to be a puppy raiser.
To progress your application please reapply once you have workplace permission to have a Guide Dogs Victoria pup. We are happy to assist you with your workplace application.

There are many ways you can help Guide Dogs Victoria, please click the link to find out more. https://www.guidedogsvictoria.com.au/get-involved/donations/

Action Required (Puppy Sleeping Inside)
Thank you for taking the time to be a puppy raiser.
Guide Dog pups must sleep inside the house and have full time contact with people to forge the special bond required for Guide Dog training. Please confirm you agree to this.

There are many ways you can help Guide Dogs Victoria, please click the link to find out more. https://www.guidedogsvictoria.com.au/get-involved/donations/
Action Required (Puppy Socialising)
Thank you for taking the time to be a puppy raiser.
Guide Dog pups are full of energy and need daily walks and socialisation as part of their special training. If you are unable to walk and socialise the puppy daily, unfortunately you do not meet the requirements to become a puppy raiser.

There are many ways you can help Guide Dogs Victoria, please click the link to find out more. https://www.guidedogsvictoria.com.au/get-involved/donations/
Action Required (Region)
Thank you for taking the time to be a puppy raiser.
Unfortunately you have been unsuccessful with your application. Our Guide Dogs Victoria Puppy Raising program is only available in these regions at this time.

There are many ways you can help Guide Dogs Victoria, please click the link to find out more. https://www.guidedogsvictoria.com.au/get-involved/donations/
Action Required (Puppy Socialising)
Thank you for taking the time to be a puppy raiser.
Guide Dog pups need daily walks and socialisation in different environments as part of their special training. If you are unable to socialise the puppy in different environments, unfortunately you do not meet the requirements to become a puppy raiser.

There are many ways you can help Guide Dogs Victoria, please click the link to find out more. https://www.guidedogsvictoria.com.au/get-involved/donations/
Action Required (Dog Requires Desexing)
Thank you for taking the time to be a puppy raiser, at this time you do not meet the criteria to proceed with this application. For the purposes of our program your dog needs to be desexed, please reapply if your circumstances change.

There are many ways you can help Guide Dogs Victoria, please click the link to find out more. https://www.guidedogsvictoria.com.au/get-involved/donations/
Action Required (Landlord Permission)
Thank you for taking the time to apply to be a puppy raiser.
To progress your application please reapply once you have landlord permission to have a Guide Dogs Victoria pup. 

There are many ways you can help Guide Dogs Victoria, please click the link to find out more. https://www.guidedogsvictoria.com.au/get-involved/donations/

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Personal Information





Contact Details






Emergency Contact Information



Referees
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Declaration


Not Eligible at This Time
It is important that you read and understand the Guide Dogs Victoria Privacy Policy, if you have any questions, please contact Guide Dogs Victoria on 1800 804 805 and a staff member will be able to assist you with your questions.

There are many ways you can help Guide Dogs Victoria, please click the link to find out more. https://www.guidedogsvictoria.com.au/get-involved/donations/
Not Eligible at This Time
Thank you for taking the time to apply, at this time you do not meet the criteria to proceed with this application. 

There are many ways you can help Guide Dogs Victoria, please click the link to find out more.
https://www.guidedogsvictoria.com.au/get-involved/donations/

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