Horse Sanctuary Assistant

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Coordinator | Angela
Coordinator | Angela
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High­lights

get knowledge of horses and veterinary care
help with feeding, mucking out and of course looking after the horses
Challenge and push yourself through new comfort zones.
Discover Spain during your free days
discover Alicante and cities around during your days off & enjoy the beach
Take care of more than 120
Horses, donkeys and ponies all from abuse or abuse
Suspension saved. This volunteer program is especially suitable for:
Age 18+
Singles
Couples
Families
Groups
The mission is to rescue and rehabilitate abused, neglected and abandoned horses, ponies and donkeys, while campaigning for the better treatment of animals across Spain. The foundation is staffed almost entirely by volunteers and we are always looking for passionate people who are willing to share their time, skills, enthusiasm or professional experience.
The project is always looking for passionate people who are willing to share their time, skills, enthusiasm or professional experience.  Age is no barrier – our oldest volunteer is 82-years-old and our youngest just a child. Professional experience is not required as we offer on-the-job training for our volunteers. But if you have a special interest or ability, please do let us know. Volunteering at our center can be as labor intensive or relaxed as you wish and how much you like to give.

Typical day

A tipical day could be always different.
At the morning you are helping with feeding the animals. During the day, the work always can be different. It could be work at the farm or mending fences, mainly depends how much you like to help.

Free-time activities

During your free time, you can visit next town or go on your free days to the beach. Their is a lot to see during days of and doing things like water sports or sightseeing. You can rent for free a bicycle to buy things at the next town and have the option to go around a little.

Water Sports
Swimming
Sightseeing
Climbing
Museum/
Opera

Require­ments

In order to join the program you need to be at least 18 years old on the program start date. There might be exemptions if you can provide the permission of your legal guardian(s) or if your are accompanied by your parents.
Language Skills
You need to speak English (basic level)
Nationality Restrictions
No restrictions. Helping hands from all over the world are welcome.
Time Commitment
Your helping hand will be required on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 07:00 - 16:00

What's Included

Services by Jamso Trainee
- donation to the project
- accommodation at the project
- Free bikes, to use during volunteer time
- pick up from the airport


Please note, that you need a Accident insurance to volunteer with us.
Airport Pickup at Alicante-Elche Airport

We are happy to pick you up at the airport. Please note, that the pick up can be arranged between 6am and 6 pm.

Accommodation

The accomodation is at the finca, rooms are for 2-3 volunteers, with shared bathroom, kitchen and shower. The kitchen is full equiped.

Bungalow
Internet Access
Limited access at the project site
What's NOT included?
Visa, flights, travel insurance or vaccinations are NOT included in the program fees. Food, snacks or beverages are at extra costs.
Flight Tickets
The nearest airport is Alicante-Elche Airport (ALC) in Alicante. We assist you to find cheap flights to Spain.
Travel Insurance
Going abroad is an adventure and it is always best to be prepared. Sudden illness or injury, cancellation or theft - a travel insurance for Spain provides security and is a plus to have.
Vaccines
If you are intending to volunteer in Spain you should seek medical advice before starting your social journey. Check your required vaccinations for Spain.

Dates & Fees

NO CREDIT CARD FEES

Details on arrival

We do pick our volunteers on any day from the airport up. Please make sure, that your arriving is between 06 am and 06 pm.

Availability
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Duration
1 - 8 weeks

Program fees

Costs: Prices in USD
1 week (min. stay)
$490
2 weeks
$980
3 weeks
$1,470
4 weeks
$1,960
5 weeks
$2,450
6 weeks
$2,940
8 weeks (max. stay)
$3,920
Average fees
$490 /week

Please note that the above shown program fees are estimated. Jamso Trainee will let you know about the final price during your application process.
Deposit (15%)
The deposit is simply to reserve your volunteer placement. Payments are handled by PayPal, our trusted global payment provider. If you don't have a PayPal account, you can also pay using a credit card.
Final Payment (85%)
Your final payment will be agreed with Jamso Trainee during the application process. Common solutions are either via bank transfer or a cash payment at the project site.

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Horse Sanctuary Assistant

Take care of more than 120 Horses, donkeys and ponies all from abuse or abuse Suspension saved.

$490/week

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