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Help us develop our animal sanctuary

  • Marker details
  • DescriptionWe are a family of 3, we started as a foster home for abandoned and mistreated animals and we quickly learned that many animals don't get adopted. We wanted to continue helping animals regardless of whether or not they got adopted so we started to develop the property to make more space. Now we have 34 animals, we spend most of the day away from home and while we have volunteers that come during the day we need more consistent help. We have converted our AirBnB into a volunteer base with 2 bedrooms. We require help with building, gardening, playing with the dogs, walking them, socialising the cats, practicing the dogs training routine, cooking, driving animals to the vets, helping with social media posts, maintenance, helping with setting up events and other fund raising activities.
  • LocationCosta Rica, Provincia de Alajuela, Mercedes

  • Work
  • Type of work Animal care
    Building
    Charity work
    Cooking / Shopping
    Gardening
    General maintenance
    Help in the house
    Helping with tourists
    Other
  • Hours per day 6-8 hours a day
  • Work requirements: animal enthusiast
  • Host's preferences
  • Availability: Send a message to inquire.
  • Duration of stay: 14 days minimum
  • Maximum number of helpers: 4
  • Last minute requests: Okay
  • Host
  • Languages:english spanish
  • Has pets? 18 dogs and 14 cats
  • Smokes at home? No
  • Accommodation: We have converted a 2 bedroom home into a volunteer pad with 2 bathrooms, a living area, entertainment area and garden. There is a fully equipped kitchen with stove, hot water etc.
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