ADNI is committed to equality of opportunity in all areas of its work. ADNI ensures that all volunteers are treated fairly, with dignity and respect, regardless of race, disability, gender, age, sexual orientation, religion and belief.
We will do everything practicable to ensure that your volunteering experience with Assistance Dogs NI is positive.
What about my age?
There is no upper age limit and we recognise the valuable contribution made by older volunteers in terms of knowledge and experience. However, we will discourage volunteers from continuing beyond a point where this has become clearly detrimental to the health and safety of themselves or others (this generally applies to Foster Carers).
Volunteers need to be at least 18 years of age to volunteer individually. Volunteers aged under 18 years must always be accompanied by their parents/guardian or be under the supervision of a responsible adult who has the written consent of their parent or guardian.
For our fully trained assistance dogs we offer three volunteering opportunities: