Animal care and garden help on the beautiful island of Kos, Greece




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  • Description


    Looking for peace and quiet and spending time in the countryside? Do you have experience of and enjoy working with dogs and cats? Are garden work and house maintenance something you really like to do? Then you are just the person we are looking for!

    We need help at our animal shelter on the Greek island of Kos. Completely secluded in the midst of beautiful scenery, it is a small paradise where animals in need receive temporary care and accommodation. We have been active there for 15 years, and continue to work to reduce and relieve animal suffering.

    In order to keep everything going, we need active help. This includes not only working with the animals, but also maintenance of the facility. Grass has to be cut, wood has to be chopped, fences have to be kept in good shape, and much more. Board and lodging will be provided.

    Interested? If you have a manual driving licence, good English and some experience of animal welfare, please get in touch.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Animal Care
    General Maintenance

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    We provide a professional environment in which volunteers from all over the world meet.
    Volunteers have the opportunity to meet local people and learn about their culture.

  • Help


    Volunteer work entails:
    - Caring for animals on-site (feeding, shampooing, spending quality time with them, etc.)
    - Cleaning kennels/cattery
    - Cleaning out chicken/goat/sheep sheds
    - Walking dogs
    - Gardening
    - Cleaning the accommodation

  • Languages spoken

    German: Fluent
    English: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    Volunteers share a small bamboo lodge. There is an outdoor shower for the adventurous, and the apartment with kitchen and bathroom is just few footsteps away.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We are off-site almost every day, which gives ample opportunity to buy food etc. There are horse riding stables 10 mins. walk away; the beach is 20 mins. by car and the Asklepieion ancient ruins also 20 mins. by car.

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    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?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 5 hours a day, 5 days a week

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