Animal rescue help and get back into the wild at the base of the Rocky Mountains in Canada

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 Min stay requested: 1 week or less

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  • Description

    Description

    Our sanctuary has been in existence for 12 years now and we are taking in many animals who with us get a second chance in life. It is located at the base of the Rocky Mountains, surrounded by a fascinating landscape, wildlife and it is just real nature. Here you can see and watch everything from a cougar to moose and grizzly’s and still there are many other wild animals.
    My husband 67 Years and I 61 Years enjoy every day and feel privileged to live here in the mountains on 160 acres land.
    We are happy to share this wonderful life with young people who truly have a desire for freedom.
    With us you can live this dream: “Back Into the wild “
    We are a non-profit animal sanctuary and rescue located in the Rocky Mountains of Alberta, Canada. Started in 2008, we are ever expanding and building in order to care for and house more animals and are reliant on outside charity support in order to do so.
    Summer consists of Ranch work ,helping with Wildlife ,riding horses, gardening, painting ,Landscaping We are looking for help on our Ranch in caring for our animals, doing projects around the farm, , helping with household chores and Garden.YOU MUST LOVE ANIMALS AND NATURE . There is also opportunity for horseback riding for experienced riders. We are a German couple, who speak German and English.
    We are looking forward If you're a friendly, animal loving, hard working person who is looking for adventure , this place will be a paradise for you. We are a non-profit organization, when you come to us, you will help the animals.
    We don't ride in the wintertime !!! For the Winter month we need People they really like the Winter in the Rockies .


    We cannot accept families with children or pets of any kind sorry

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    General Maintenance
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Farmstay help
    Help around the house
    Animal Care
    Charity Work
    Help with Computers/ Internet

  • 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

    You will learn a lot about Ranch Work ,Landscaping rescue animals and Wildlife Orphans , Horses,a lot about gardening and flowers and building .

  • Help

    Help

    Volunteers and Interns are the backbone of our Family. It is these individuals, who give freely of their time, that make caring for all the animals possible. We have no paid staff
    If you love animals and nature here with us in the sanctuary you will feel like in paradise. Our sanctuary has been in existence for 12 years now .
    Weekends are free, but of course, in the morning and evening the animals need to be taken care off.
    Love for animals is a requirement in order to come here, animal care is very versatile.
    Mucking out, fence construction, wood work, construction of some buildings or gardening will be one of your tasks.
    We'll learn how to handle a chainsaw, and many other machines, depending on what you want to learn.
    We’ll learn how to take care for Wildlife Orphans
    It's a wonderful life in the wilderness, daily adventures will astound you.
    Looking for very good riders who ride horses every Day ,must be very experienced !!!
    If you have any carpentry experience you will be a very welcome addition to our farm as we do have animals shelters that will be putting up this year. Chainsaw experience would be great but is not necessary. We are looking for people who are willing to work on some building projects, fencing, there is also weeding and harvesting to be done in the garden.
    Thank you for your interest, Cheers and good luck in your travels.We look forward to meeting you.
    Brigitte and Al

  • Languages spoken

    German: Fluent
    English: Fluent

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Your accommodation will be in a cabin ,big school bus or Volunteer house with Kitchen, the toilets are outside and a shower house is open to all at your disposal. Also we have a very nice and warm inside Winter shower house just for the Winter month.
    We really care for Mother Earth and want to keep this little heaven as natural as possible .If you really like the Nature you can spend some nights in our Tipis.
    In exchange for your help you will get room and board, many great memories and new friends are included.Sometimes we can also lend you a car .

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We are in the country with no public transportation! We are regularly back and forth to town and you won't be left stuck on the farm. We can give you a Car sometimes.
    For the months of February - March we are looking for a couple who take care of our 4 dogs. Thank you.

  • 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?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    max 5 hours, 5 days a week

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