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Help at an animal rescue centre in Northern Peru

  • Marker details
  • DescriptionMy name is Rosemary Gordon, the founder of Asociacion Humanitaria San Francisco De Asis, an animal rescue center running a veterinarian clinic. We treat all animals, but have a specialty in spaying and neutering cats and dogs as well as treating equines. We also run an educational program for children in schools, teaching them about animal care.

    Our animals here in Northern Peru need a great deal of help.

    We are located in Colan, a beach town in Northern Peru. The association is 100m from the beach, from which beautiful sunsets can be seen.
  • LocationPeru, Piura, Payta pruwinsya, Col├ín

  • Work
  • Type of work General Maintenance
    Animal Care
    Art Projects
    Gardening
    Help with computers / internet

    We are looking for volunteers to help us with creative art projects such as building glass bottle walls & mosaicing; walking dogs on the beach; feeding and watering animals; cleaning pet enclosures; assisting vets; helping in the gardens; and general maintenance work.
  • Hours per day 25 hours per week, you will work Monday to Friday from 7am til 1pm, with 1 hour in between for breakfast.
  • Work requirements: > You are genuinely passionate about animals;
    > looking for a fulfilling experience;
    > wishing to give of yourself;
    > wanting to leave your footprint by making this a better world for animals;
    > enjoy interacting and sharing hands-on experiences with our small group of dedicated people;

    We are looking for autonomous, friendly people who can pitch in whole-heartedly. People who can bring ideas to us from different backgrounds and most importantly people who should be passionate about animals and want to take care of them.
  • Host's preferences
  • Availability: Anytime
  • Duration of stay: We prefer people who can stay for at least a month.
  • Maximum number of helpers: 4
  • Last minute requests: Okay
  • Host
  • Languages:English
  • Has pets? Different types of animals, as we are an animal rescue center.
  • Smokes at home? No
  • Accommodation: As we are a charity association, we do not receive any income. Therefore we have to kindly ask you to contribute towards your stay.
  • Additional info
  • Area:
    Colan, Piura

    Cost per week stay: S/ 350.00;

    Included in the price: 3 basic meals a day (Monday to Friday). Breakfast ONLY on Saturdays and Sundays.

    Not included in the price: Alcohol, sodas, bottled water.

    No access to kitchen. Hot water showers only available in winter months (most people are happy with cool water showers due to hot climate).

    Just a reminder that this is an animal shelter, NOT a resort. Please feel free to contact us with any further questions you may have.