I am Tina, originally from Europe, living in Thailand for many years. I have dedicated my life to the wellbeing of strays on the island and founded our organisation in 2012. Besides of caring for our currently 32 grown shelter dogs plus recently added 5 orphan pups, and another 15 at our so called Foster house, I am feeding/treating countless strays on the streets and beaches every single day! We spay/neuter for free, also offer free treatments to locals who can't afford the vet! We try to find the best forever homes possible, both locally and abroad for as many dogs as we can.
In 2016 we started building a small emergency shelter/sanctuary to give a save place to those who won't be able to survive on the streets on their own: pups that lost their mom, injured dogs from accidents, hurt and mistreated and abandoned pets left to their own.
Spay/neuter is my main goal to end the suffering and reduce the island's stray population in an ethical & humane way.
Our shelter is a small sanctuary where we care for currently 32 dogs and the mentioned 5 orphans.. we have a no 24 h kennels policy and many of our dogs run free within our walled premises, those dogs that don't get along well are seperated from each other by fence, those that live in one of our huge roofed runs get out atleast once a day.
The shelter houses a small treatment room for visiting vets to treat /neuter/spay strays, and owned dogs in need.
We offer 3 simple fan rooms with a shared bathroom, located opposite the shelter and a simple aircon apartment w/o kitchenette that fits best for volunteering couples and it is just 3 walking minutes away. A third simple room that fits a couple or two close friends is available also but it is 10 walking minutes away.
From logistics, and since we are a non profit stray dog rescue, relying entirely on donations and by hosting 4 -6 volunteers at a time, we can't afford to provide meals BUT instead we offer free unlimited drinking water, coffee and tea in the rooms and during the 4 daily hours at the sanctuary, plus unliimited, fresh tropcal fruits daily in the shelter while you are on shifts taking care of the dogs.
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Hilfe mit Touristen
Hilfe mit Computer / Internet
Come and see by yourself, experience island life with adorable rescued animals in tropical & beautiful surroundings of a beautiful Thai island (marine) natural park. We are about 5 h away by bus from Bangkok and about 2h from Had Lek border to Cambodia.
Work and interact with locals and travelers from all works of life.
We are looking for volunteers all year around, just no party people pls, and not younger than 25 years of age!
CAREFULLY READ TO THE END before applying!!! THANK YOU!
We are NOT a doggie kindergarden and we are not a doggie petting zoo!!! our dogs are rescues, although all of our furies ate friendly there might be minir fights that need to be broken up! Walking the dogs is an important part of the job, but it is only possible if we have enough staff and volunteers available to take care of the shelter and our furry friends while you are on beach walks with one or two doggies.
We would love to host kind, easygoing and responsible, highly motivated people who have a true love for dogs and know how to take care of them in ALL aspects of their wellbeing and happiness! Socializing, walking, lead training... de-ticking, sometimes also dog food cooking, assist with vet visits, (beach) walks, playing with the dogs and taking care of them, cleaning the runs from poop ... looking after the ill and injured (if any) which of course requires also cleaning up poop, pee and vomit.
Some general cleaning and keeping the entire place neat & nice would also be one of the main tasks.
Our dogs all are friendly with nice personalities, most came to us as puppies - but with currently 34 all in one place, there might be some minor fighting from time to time, so we expect that you are not scared to break up minor fights and to manage noisy barking to avoid complains from the shelters Thai neighborhood.
Please apply ONLY if you are a friendly, easy going and confident team player, mature and minimum 25 y (I know ghere are exceptions) of age who has a good common sence and who is able to work independently (and after short training) without supervision. You shouldn't mind to get your hands and sometimes clothes dirty ;-)
Please understand that our shelter is run entirely by volunteers such as yourself and that we have to count on your punctuality, reliability and responsibility! I am a full time and highly dedicated dog rescuer and besides of my very important street work helping strays 10 hours plus every single day, I do all the office work, book keeping, volunteer coordination, mass communication with the public, adoption coordination, social media and website updates, fundraising, the list goes on and on, so please don’t expect to see me at the shelter often.
Applying with us, you commit to stay for the duration we have agreed on; 2 weeks minimum pls, if you are not, you'll put us in a very difficult situation, resulting in letting the dogs down that we are caring for.
Volunteering with us is most certainly not a holiday, although you’ll work in beautiful, tropical surroundings, it's work, although a very easy and extremely rewarding and really a fun work.
English, German, some Thai
Located few walking min. from the Shelter.
1. small house w 2 rooms each with a single bed and fan, locker, shared bathroom.
Use of well equipped kitchen /fridge at the shelter is possible.
2. Apartment for couples or 2 close friends equipped with a kingsize bed, aircon/fan, bathroom w. hot shower.
Free use of shelter kitchen/fridge
3. Simple room to suit 2 friends or a couple 10 minutes walk from the shelter.
4. Foster home, taking care of 14 dogs in a rural Thai environment, for a couple or single person having a beautiful small Thai house in a huge fenced garden all on your own.
Koh Chang is the second (some say third) largest island of Thailand after Phuket and as part of a (marine) national park, there is lots of things to do and see during your time off; jungle trekking, exploring numerous waterfalls, diving, snorkeling, enjoying some if the most beautiful beaches, visiting the neighboring islands, mangrove forest walks, thai cooking classes and the list goes on and on... pls note that during low season - not all activities are available.
Bicycles and Motorcycles can be rented all over the island and pick up taxis stop and drop at every village/beach starting from 50 to 100 Baht.
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4 hours a day, 6 days a week