Help at a registered non-profit sanctuary and rehabilitation centre for giant breed dogs in Norwood, GA, US


United States


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  • Description


    The place is located in the green, rolling hills of Georgia, where we provide sanctuary and rehabilitation for giant breed dogs and other vulnerable companion animals. In addition to our rescue efforts, we provide grassroots community education and outreach and support for existing animal welfare efforts.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    Animal Care
    General Maintenance

  • UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN sustainablity 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

    This is an opportunity to gain hands-on experience in non-profit management while making a real difference in the lives of rescued animals. The place is located in a small, close-knit community, but is minutes from a major interstate that provides easy access to Atlanta and Augusta.

  • Help


    Love working with big dogs? We are seeking a full time help managing the day to day operations at our giant breed rescue and sanctuary located in Norwood, Georgia. You will help independently and alongside our Executive Director in the many different aspects of the rehabilitation process. The opportunity offers a flexible schedule, and requires a minimum 6-month commitment. Helpers will be compensated with a weekly stipend, and housing accommodations will be provided.

    Minimum requirements include the ability to lift 50lbs, work outdoors, and comfortably interact with large animals. Previous experience in a shelter/rescue environment, farm and/or construction experience, giant/guardian breed experience, or general experience with dog handling/training is preferred, but not required.

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    Languages spoken
    English: Fluent

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  • Accommodation


    Residence is a brand new one bedroom apt, private bath and a shared kitchen. The home is located off-site (less than a quarter of a mile from the sanctuary), and has a large fenced yard with plenty of space for a garden.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Norwood and the surrounding areas are a nature-lover's dream, with numerous state parks, lakes, and rivers close by. For those that prefer city life, Augusta and Athens are within an hours drive, and the capital, Atlanta, is less than an hour and a half away.

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    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • Can host digital nomads

    Can host digital nomads

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  • Can possibly accept pets

    Can possibly accept pets

    All pets welcome

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    Hours expected

    20-30 hours per week

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