2023 at Assistant for an Animal Shelter
Assistant for an Animal Shelter
- Take care of sick and needy animals
- Walk the dogs every day
- Feed the dogs and cats
- Support the team on site with public relations work
- Enjoy the sun on Crete, one of the most beautiful islands in the Mediterranean Sea
About the program
Take care of the island's stray dogs and cats at the animal shelter on Crete. For example, by feeding them, caring for them and giving them the love they deserve.
The shelter was founded in Crete in 2008 and is a non-profit organization. Since it is not funded by the state, it relies solely on volunteers. Even locals work here in their spare time in addition to their full-time jobs, which is exactly why more helping hands are always welcome!
There are many ...
In the first few days you will be shown exactly how the shelter works and you will get to know your colleagues, other volunteers and of course the animals. Before you start your work, you will have the opportunity to discuss which tasks you would like to do. This will then be taken into account when ...
Crete is the largest Greek island and one of the sunniest in the Mediterranean. The paradisiacal island seduces you with 300 hours of sunshine per year and invites you to a beach vacation. But it is also worthwhile to put the numerous cultural sights on the to-do list. Probably the most important is ...
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Details on arrival
Before you even depart, our team in Germany will take you through every step of the process, from answering your questions about the program, through to advising you where to go for your visa. We are here to help you and to ensure that you feel totally comfortable (and prepared!) before departing.
You will land in Heraklion and will be picked up from the airport by a team member. On the way to your accommodation you will make a short tour through the city by car. During this tour, the schedule of the next days will be explained to you and you will be shown some important places, buildings, shopping facilities and restaurants. Afterwards you will be taken to your accommodation and for the rest of the time you will have time to rest, explore your surroundings or get to know the other volunteers.
The day after your arrival, your orientation program will start and you will learn a lot about Greek culture, customs and the house rules. If necessary, you will go together to the city to get a monthly ticket for public transportation or you will go directly to your workplace. There you will be shown your workplace and the further procedures will be explained to you. If you have any questions, you can always contact the team on site. After the orientation program, you have the rest of the day free.
Meet your organization
Non-profit - founded in 1999
Verified by Volunteer World
About the project
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