Volunteer for us

BSAVA is run by vets and vet nurses so why not consider becoming a member of the volunteer community? You'd be more than welcome!

Volunteers are motivated for all sorts of reasons, whether it's a feeling of giving something back to the profession, making new friends, professional networking, influencing the direction of the Association or simply being involved with local CPD provision. There are opportunities at many levels and you would need to attend some meetings but some of this attendance can be counted as CPD.

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Why volunteer?

This short video illustrates the benefits of being a BSAVA volunteer and how your involvement can make a big difference on a professional, personal and social level.


Volunteering for the BSAVA opens a whole new world of opportunities where you will learn new skills and meet new people.  Volunteers are the life blood of the Association and help shape the future of the small animal veterinary profession.  Don't just take our word for it...learn more from our volunteers below. 

Hear from our volunteers

If you are thinking about volunteering, why not watch our video and hear from a wide range of volunteers, all at various stages of their career, from students and newly qualified vets to those more experienced members of the profession who still have a passion to help.

Volunteer voice

Every issue of Companion features an insight into volunteering from a regional or standing committee member. Paul Cooper of our South East committee explains the benefits of volunteering...


"Most members start, as I did, by joining their local regional committee, to help organize regional day and evening meetings. Such volunteers also have a voice on the BSAVA Council, both via the Committee and the Regional Representative. This is a great way to meet other like minded, forward thinking colleagues, and learn from them. The opportunities to meet and talk ‘one-on-one’ with internationally renowned specialists are invaluable, and would be very difficult from practice otherwise".


Visit our blog to read more about Paul's experience with volunteering for the BSAVA

Current volunteering opportunities Member Only

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Current volunteers

Current volunteers can access volunteering paperwork, opportunities and other confidential information within MyBSAVA.


Contact us

All volunteers have the support of a full time Volunteer Manager based at Woodrow House in Gloucester. 

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