Assistant Sanctuary Manager needed at a vegan-run animal sanctuary in Kundang, Selangor Malaysia

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  • Description

    Description

    We are urgently looking for an avid animal lover to fill a position at our Sanctuary. Minimum 3 months ( traveller 90 days visa here) with living allowance. Choice to live at site or off site. STRICTLY vegan when at Sanctuary.

    Hard working and okay with the tropical heat. Jobs includes : medicating dogs and cats,checking all dogs daily, seeing to care of disabled dogs, some cleaning of dogs and cats area, Full training to be given to successful applicants.Female preferred, but male can if you have attention to details.Must have the desire to put their needs above yours. To learn what it means to be responsible for the health and well being of 500 animals.

    2 weeks trial period,


    We are is a vegan -run Animal Sanctuary, a home for 500 animals. Dogs, cats, 2 goats, chickens, rabbits, goose and ducks.

    Located in Kundang, Selangor Malaysia -a quite small town 30 min away from City Centre. Build on a 1.7 acre land.

    A perfect getaway for animal lover who wants to spend quality times helping animals, away from the hustle and bustle of the City and experience the laidback rural life, to experience how the local lives.

    Our Sanctuary Manager, was travelling from UK and was volunteering throughout Asia herself, when she fell in love with the Sanctuary and decided to make this place her last stop, her home. Having many years experience working with animals, horses, dogs, cats, reptiles etc you will learn with one of the best 'guru'. She was also an animal advocate during her days back in UK, hence,with her experience we hope to achieve the standard of caring that we strive for and to set an example in Malaysia. Quality of lives is the most important, here, at the Sanctuary for our dear babies. Making sure they have full tummy, comfortable roof, ample exercise and loads of love !

    Our mission is to alleviate sufferings and we are against any form of animal abuse. If you could extend your love & compassion beyond dogs and cats, will be an advantage. Otherwise, its still ok because we will introduce you to our goat, chickens and other critters here and hope to spread the love & understanding.

    Volunteering here, if for those who are willing to come out of their comfort zone. It is a Farm living, not a walk at the beach or a hotel which provides hospitality or room service. Why volunteers are needed? To reduce the burden & work . So if you are up to it, yes, we welcome you.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Building
    Help in the house
    Animal care
    Charity work

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Learn up close and personal handling animals, basic medical care care and free-kisses from the dogs and cats :) And enjoy the Sanctuary itself- greens, space and the warm weather.

  • Help

    Help

    General cleaning of enclosures of dogs and the Cattery. Bathing of dogs, basic grooming for both dogs cats and walking the dogs. Play time with both, of course. Take the Goat for walks, if you can manage this boisterous boy.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    Engish

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Basic room with single bed, fan, a common toilet and kitchen for cooking. No meat, dairy and egg is allowed at cooking area (for human consumption), in due respect of our vegan lifestyle.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    On the off days, volunteers go up for city sight seeing, etc. Trains, Uber, Grabcar etc are easily accessible from where we are. The Sanctuary is 30 min (by car) from the city center, from all the tourist attractions. Travelling is made easy by MRT, KOMUTER train. Please get a local sim card or data to have the app. There is only 1 care taker caring for 500 animals, our time is very limited but we will try to assist the volunteers in any way.

    We are a back-to-basic Sanctuary, its a home for this animals and we the caretaker share their home. As we try to maintain the cleanliness, we can avoid the smell and furs. Being in the rural area you will encounter many insects and nature sounds. It is very common to have rat in your room, so we you will have to share your room with a cat to deter the rat.

    This place is for those, with genuine intention to work with animals and gain experience in one of the best sanctuaries in Malaysia not for the prince and princess type, to be precise.

    Only if you are willing to get down and dirty, explore a whole new 'world' and give back to the community .

  • 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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