Come and help around a cat and dog shelter in Limassol, Cyprus

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  • Last activity: 4 Dec 2023



 Min stay requested: 1 month or more



  • Description



    Full time, live in, expenses paid, for 3 and half months ASAP plus lump sum bonus at end of term.

    I run a small cat and dog rescue at my home, alone in the mountains of Cyprus. I need urgent surgery which will incapacitate me for 3 months so need someone to help look after my cats, dogs, home, garden. I will be mobile but may need some assistance occasionally.

    Must have a PASSION FOR ANIMAL WELFARE with experience working with cats and dogs in a shelter or similar set up previously. Fit, healthy, strong as heavy lifting involved, very responsible with good memory, reliable and organised and hardworking. Non-smoker. Have a Driving license and be a confident driver.

    Peaceful mountain retreat to get away from busy lifestyle to relax, enjoy the views and clear the mind with lots of love and appreciate from the animals. Approx. 20 cats, 7 dogs and some puppies.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Charity Work
    Animal Care
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    This is a very rewarding position. Feeling the love and gratitude from the rescues animals you will take care of, these animals that were saved from abandonment, abuse, neglect and cruelty.

  • Help


    Duties involve daily feeding and cleaning of animals and enclosures, giving medicines to animals when needed so some experience of this, keeping garden and house clean, dog walking.

    Assisting me after my operation.

    Be able to cope with very hot and cold weather, which can be tiring. So need an energetic person. Must be organised and responsible to keep to a daily routine.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    You will live with me in my small home with the cats and be clean and tidy at all times. Will give transfer transport to/from airport.

    I am situated in the mountains where it is peaceful and tranquil with beautiful walks and views around. Nice place to find peace and quiet. Village and wineries local. Main town 45 mins away.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    There is not a lot to do around here so only for people who want peace and quiet, time to relax, catch up on reading books perhaps, little walking and some 'me time'.

  • 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

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    This host can provide space for campervans.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?


  • ...

    Hours expected

    full time, set feeding cleaning times

Host ref number: 418889455495

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