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Come and help at our animal centre in the village of Kamenica, near Nis, Serbia

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  • Last activity: 24 May 2024



 Min stay requested: at least a week



  • Description


    Our association for protection of animals is a non-profit, non-governmental and non-partisan association. Founded on July 6, 2009. it brings together young, ambitious people who, with their inexhaustible enthusiasm continuously work towards achieving the goals of the association - protecting the animals and conserving of nature. Our shelter is in village of Kamenica, near city of Nis and presently houses about 90 animals; horses, goats and donkeys and rabbits, squirrels and birds and many more. All those animals need daily care, which is the main job of our volunteers and all the volunteers that come to us.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    General Maintenance
    Farmstay help
    Animal Care
    Charity Work
  • UN sustainability goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN sustainability goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN goals
    No poverty
    Zero hunger
    Good health and well-being
    Quality education
    Gender equality
    Clean water and sanitation
    Affordable and clean energy
    Decent work and economic growth
    Industries, innovation and infrastructure
    Reduce inequality
    Sustainable cities and communities
    Responsible consumption and production
    Climate action
    Life below water
    Life on land
    Peace, justice and strong institutions
    Partnerships for the goals
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Volunteers can learn a lot about animals and animal care and conserving the nature. Also they can learn about Serbian culture, tradition, visit many historic sites, many of which are close to our shelter, enjoy the untouched nature of near by mountains on foot or on a horseback. They can also go sightseeing in city of Nis, try local food and experience night life in our city.

  • Help


    Animal Care:
    Cleaning stables and other animal areas
    Helping with feeding the animals
    Grooming the horses and other animals
    Work with horses if you are an experienced rider or horse trainer
    Help and care for the injured and rescued animals if you have the experience

    Help in reconstruction and building of objects for animals
    Maintaining and painting fences and buildings

    Helping with Tourists:
    Welcoming the tourists and visitors in our shelter
    Guiding and explaining to the visitors who we are and what we do

    General Maintenance:
    Cleaning the house
    Making the food for volunteers
    Maintenance of the equipment for animals

    Other jobs:
    Helping out on our charity and fundraising projects
    Snow cleaning during the winter

  • Languages spoken

    Bulgarian: Fluent
    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent
    Croatian: Fluent
    Macedonian: Fluent
    Serbian: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    House with single bedroom with 5 beds, large common room with kitchen and dining, gallery and bathroom.
    We can host up to 2 volunteers as we have our volunteers that will also be constantly present at the shelter.
    We have WiFi but no TV :D
    Breakfast is provided and the rest of the meals you should provide for yourself. It's possible to buy food from the locals in our village, and there is also a small market in the village.
    Our shelter is in he village of Kamenica, 7 km away from the centre of the city of Nis. There is a direct bus line that starts from the main bus station in Nis and arrives just 150 m from our shelter.

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  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?


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    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Host ref number: 235538116119

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