Horse Rescue & Caretaker

Non-profit
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gegründet 2010
Patrick
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High­lights

Work up close with horses at a rescue center near the foothills of the Rocky Mountains in Alberta!
Expand your English skills and be part of a team dedicated to the welfare of animals!
Great opportunity to expand your knowledge on horses!
Explore the local village with fellow volunteers!
Meet like-minded volunteers from all over the world!
Grab this amazing opportunity to volunteer with horses at a rescue center near the foothills of the Rocky Mountains in Alberta. This volunteer program is especially suitable for:
Alter 18+
Alleinreisend
Pärchen
Gruppen
50+
Grab this amazing opportunity to volunteer with horses at a rescue center near the foothills of the Rocky Mountains in Alberta. This rescue center is currently home to more than 170 horses, most of which were rescued from the Slaughter House.

The project needs dedicated and committed volunteers to help with the many tasks and activities at the center. Although the 40-acre farm currently focuses more specifically on horses, you can also enjoy the firsthand experience of working with a variety of livestock including pigs, llamas, goats, ducks, chickens and much more. As a volunteer, you would be tasked with preparation of feed and feeding of horses and other animals and maintenance and repairs to assisting the vet and cleaning the paddocks. The work can be physically demanding and the animals at the farm will be your number one priority.  Care and give love to horses that have suffered abuse and neglect in the past and experience the wonderful surroundings of the farm. NO horse riding at this program. 

This is Why!
  • Work hands on with horses in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains.
  • Live at the project, expand your English skills and be part of a team dedicated to the welfare of animals.
  • Great opportunity to expand your knowledge on horses.
  • Experience the beauty of rural Canada.
The volunteer project is in Alberta at the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. With its proximity to the Rocky Mountains, this area gives volunteers great opportunities for adventures. There are parks, trails and a variety of recreation facilities for you to enjoy.

Requirements:
  • Required to commit to a minimum of 8 weeks
  • Must have experience in horse handling and care. No animal allergies as well.
  • Must be comfortable with heavy lifting and doing manual labour
  • NO SMOKING is allowed on the property.
  • Strong work ethics are required: reliable, responsible, polite, self-sufficient, eager, honest, good sense of humor, dependable, physically and mentally fit.
  • Age: 18+
  • Extreme Weather (heat & cold), dirt and living in a remote area must be something you can handle.
  • A love for animals and some general experience of caring for an animal is a must and Patient and comfortable around mammals and birds
  • Must read and agree to abide by guidelines and ethics of the project
  • Good communication skills and the ability to work independently and good knowledge of the English
  • A valid driver’s license would be an asset, but is not required

Tagesablauf

Volunteers play a vital role in achieving the project’s goal of caring and giving the much-needed love to horses and other animals that have suffered abuse and neglect in the past. As a volunteer, you will at times get your hands dirty. Please remember that the animals are your number one priority while you are at the project. There is always something to do at the rescue center. If you are uncertain of what to do, you can ask an experienced volunteer and the volunteer task list. There is NO horse riding at this program. Your responsibilities will vary on a day to day basis and you may be involved in:

  • Food preparation and Feeding of horses and other livestock
  • Checking physical condition of the horses
  • Rehabilitation horse
  • Grooming
  • Vet/Farrier Assistance
  • Filling Feed bins and Loading/unloading hay or feed
  • Fence repair and Cleaning paddocks (manure pick up).
For more information about your typical day please message us.

Freizeitaktivitäten

The area  gives volunteers great opportunities for adventures during their days off. They can go climbing the rocky mountains, or explore the parks and trails while enjoying sightseeing on the rural Canada. Also during the winter volunteers can go skiing. However, leisure activities are at the volunteers expense.

Wassersport
Schwimmen
Sightseeing
Klettern
Wandern
Reiten
Wintersport

Voraus­setzungen

Um an diesem Programm teilzunehmen, musst du zu Programmbeginn mindestens 18 Jahre alt sein. Es kann Ausnahmen geben, wenn du die Erlaubnis deines/r Erziehungsberechtigten vorlegen kannst oder wenn du von deinen Eltern begleitet wirst
Sprachkenntnisse
Du brauchst folgende Sprachkenntnisse: Englisch (Fortgeschritten)
Benötigte Unterlagen
CV, Resume, Letter of Motivation und Two pics and Signed Policies and Liability form (provided during application process)
Staatszugehörigkeit
Es gibt keine Beschränkungen. Helfende Hände aus aller Welt sind willkommen.
Arbeitszeiten
Deine Hilfe wird an folgenden Tagen benötigt: Montag, Dienstag, Mittwoch, Donnerstag und Freitag von 09:00 - 17:00

Leist­ungen

Dienstleistungen von Fronteering Travel
  • Accommodation: Accommodation will be in the guest house at the farm.
  • Transportation to get groceries is provided.
  • Airport Pickup: You will be picked up from either Calgary or Edmonton Airport.
  • Mail-holding service: You can use FRONTEERINGS office as a reliable address to have your mail delivered.
  • Ongoing service and 24/7 Emergency Contact
Not included:
  • Meals Not included. You are responsible for your own meals. 
Abholung vom Flughafen Calgary International Airport

You will arrive in beautiful Calgary or Edmonton where you will be met at the airport by a member of the project.

Unterkunft

You will stay in the guest home which includes one bedroom, kitchen, living/dining area. The accommodation is rustic and clean with standard house furniture and accessories in it. 

Things to bring from home: Please prepare yourself for all kinds of weather. Bring gloves, sturdy footwear is a must (preferably waterproof), and clothes you don't mind getting dirty (as all the animals will love to brush up against you and say hello!). There is a volunteer clubhouse on site with washroom, kitchen facilities and a library. You can bring books and magazines you would like to share/donate. While at the project, you will need to bring your own food and drinks (bring adequate water and stay hydrated!), as breaks throughout the day are important.

Gastfamilie Einzelzimmer
Internetzugriff
Gute Verbindung vor Ort
Was ist NICHT inklusive?
Visa, Flüge, Reiseversicherung und Impfungen sind NICHT in den Programmgebühren enthalten. Essen, Snacks und Getränke sind gegen Aufpreis erhältlich.
Flugtickets
Der nächstgelegene Flughafen ist Calgary International Airport (YYC) in Calgary. Wir helfen dir günstige Flüge nach Kanada zu finden.
Reiseversicherung
Ins Ausland zu gehen ist ein Abenteuer, auf das man sich stets gut vorbereiten sollte. Plötzliche Krankheit oder Verletzung, Stornierung oder Diebstahl - eine Reiseversicherung für Kanada bietet die nötige Sicherheit.
Impfungen
Bevor du deine Freiwilligenarbeit in Kanada antrittst, solltest du dich noch einmal von deinem Arzt beraten lassen und deine erforderlichen Impfungen für Kanada überprüfen.

Termine & Preise

KEINE KREDITKARTENGEBÜHREN

Informationen zur Anreise

There are no specific start/arrival dates for this project, however, we recommend that you arrive on a Monday.

Verfügbarkeit
Jan Feb Mär Apr Mai Jun Jul Aug Sep Okt Nov Dez
Dauer
8 - 12 Wochen

Programmgebühren

Kosten: Preise in USD
8 Wochen (Mindestaufenthalt)
$1.595
10 Wochen
$1.895
12 Wochen (Maximaler Aufenthalt)
$2.095
Durchschnittliche Gebühren
$187 /Woche

Bitte beachte, dass die oben angegebenen Gebühren geschätzt sind. Fronteering Travel wird dich während deines Bewerbungsprozesses über die endgültigen Programmgebühren informieren.
Anzahlung (15%)
Mit der Anzahlung reservierst du deinen Platz beim Freiwilligenprogramm. Zahlungen werden von PayPal abgewickelt, unserem vertrauenswürdigen globalen Zahlungsanbieter. Falls du keinen PayPal Account hast, kannst du die Anzahlung auch mit einer Kreditkarte bezahlen.
Restzahlung (85%)
Deine endgültige Zahlung vereinbarst du mit Fronteering Travel während des Bewerbungsprozesses. Normalerweise handelt es sich um eine Banküberweisung oder eine Barzahlung am Projektstandort.

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Zusätzliche Sicherheit und kostenloser Service
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Qualitätssicherung
Hohe ethische Mindeststandards
Flex Option
Ändere deine Reservierung ohne zusätzliche Kosten
Geld-zurück-Garantie
Wir erstatten deine Gebühren, falls deine Reise von Fronteering Travel storniert wird
Unterstzützung & Vermittlung
Wir helfen dir und unterstützen dich in jeder Situation
Für dich ist unser Service kostenlos!
Die Programmgebühren werden unmittelbar durch Fronteering Travel erhoben.

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Horse Rescue & Caretaker

Grab this amazing opportunity to volunteer with horses at a rescue center near the foothills of the Rocky Mountains in Alberta.

$187/week

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