Who We Are

The Starlight Trust is an animal welfare and rescue organisation based in Surrey

Our Trustees and Management

Managing Trustees

Our managing trustees are founders, Dave and Sarah Argrave. They have overall responsibility for the running of all aspects of the trust. Both are lifelong animal lovers and Sarah has been involved in animal rescue work since 1993, caring for both wild and domestic animals.

Trustees

Dave and Sarah are supported by two further trustees – Amanda Lynch and Louise Gale. They support Dave & Sarah in ensuring that the trust is well run and carrying out the goals and objectives for which it was established.

Animal Care Manager

Sarah also undertakes the role of our Animal Care Manager, with overall responsibility for making sure all our animals are well cared for, find good homes or get returned to the wild.

Treasurer

Dave is our treasurer and makes sure our accounts are kept up to date and our spending is sensible and in line with our goals.

Webmaster

Sarah maintains our three websites and is responsible for most of their content.

Our Volunteers

Shuri

Amazon Wishlist Assistant

What they do: Helps to manage our Amazon.co.uk wish list by receiving parcels of donations on our behalf and maintaining records of donations received.

Current Volunteers: Shuri Pentu

Vacancies: No


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Social Media Assistant

What they do: Helps spread the word about our work, our animals and our message by sharing information to our various social media accounts. More information here.

Current Volunteers: None

Vacancies: Yes


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Fundraising Assistant

What they do: Helps raise funds for example by representing us at events, running online auctions or contacting organisations for donations. Contact us for more information.

Current Volunteers: None

Vacancies: Yes


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Chris

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Directory Maintenance Assistant

What they do: Helps keep our directory listings up to date by checking the internet and contacting rescues to check the information is correct. More information here.

Current Volunteers: Chris Gunter

Vacancies: Yes


Penny

Penny

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Assistant Directory Administrator

What they do: Edit our website directories to reflect changes in contact information. Adds new rescue listings and removes those which have closed. More information here.

Current Volunteers: Penny Spokes

Vacancies: Yes


Dave

Animal Care Assistant

What they do: Assist the Animal Care Manager by cleaning cages, and by feeding, watering, handling and socialising our animals. As we are run from our home, we unfortunately cannot accommodate further help in this area at the moment.

Current Volunteers: Dave Argrave

Vacancies: No


Louise

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Foster Carer (Rodents)

What they do: Provide temporary care for our rodents in their home, helping to socialise and assess them and get them ready for homing. Contact us for more information.

Current Volunteers: Louise Gale

Vacancies: Yes


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Foster Carer (Releasable Pigeons)

What they do: Provide a site for an aviary and eventual release of our rehabilitated pigeons. Provides basic care and supportive feeding post release. Contact us for more information.

Current Volunteers: None

Vacancies: Yes


Natalie

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Foster Carer (Resident Pigeons)

What they do: Provide a site for an aviary housing some of our permanent resident pigeons and takes care of them on our behalf. Contact us for more information.

Current Volunteers: Natalie Fishlock-Gibbs

Vacancies: Yes


Sarah

Rehoming Assistant

What they do: Shares information about our animals needing homes on suitable websites, facebook groups etc to help them find their new home.

Current Volunteers: Sarah Franklin

Vacancies: No


Louise

Dave

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Animal Rescue and Transport Officer

What they do: Collects animals needing to come into rescue, transports animals to veterinary appointments, delivers animals to foster care or release site. Contact us for more information.

Current Volunteers: Dave Argrave, Louise Gale

Vacancies: Yes


 

For more information or to apply for one of our volunteer roles click here.