Come and volunteer in an animal farm sanctuary in Aegina, Greece



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  • Description


    Our Farm is located near the village of Mesagros on the island of Aegina in Greece. Animals, especially cats and dogs, are abandoned on Aegina. We take the animals in,address their health issues, give them a place to live and be loved and try to find them homes when we can.

    The farm is run by volunteers and funded exclusively by private donations.

    We believe in treading lightly on our planet as we try to become the change we want to see in the world.
    We love animals and live in a sustainable and simple way and would be happy to host voluteers who share our passion for animals and want work with us to help them and learn from them.
    The volunteers will participate in our daily routine of feeding, cleaning, dog walking, community food making (vegetarian) etc.

    This farm is not for everybody. A lot of the modern comforts we take for granted are not available.You have to be a strong animal lover, be comfortable living in nature and enjoy an alternative lifestyle.If that is the case, we are very much looking forward to your help in caring for our animals.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    General Maintenance
    Cooking / shopping
    Help in the house
    Animal care
    Art project

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Volunteers can learn animal care and wellfare as well as Greek and and eco-friendly living. In our group we have volunteers from many different countries and there is a lot of cultural exchange.

  • Help


    We have many kinds of work like feeding the animals, cleaning the pens and stables, walking the dogs, cooking, building and maintanence. We also encourage the volunteers to find their own way of helping, according to their talent and passions.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    Greek, English, Kurdish, French basic

  • Accommodation


    The volunteers will be accomodated in a Yurt. The conditions of living are very simple and close to nature. The shower and toilet are in nature.
    There is no wifi at the farm and limited electricity(12V).It is a bit like organised camping.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    The farm is on a greek island called Aegina, which is close to Pireus Port.
    there are beaches, ancient sites, pine forests and a nice town.

  • A little more information

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    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

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

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