Stay at our non-profit animal sanctuary and help us take care of the animals in Kallikratia, Greece

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  • Última atividade: 16 abr. 2024



 Hospedagem min. solicitada: mínimo 2 semanas



  • Descrição


    **Free places
    from 20 April onwards until 1st May ***

    from 16 May until 1 June ***

    from 1st September ***

    Stay in a animal sanctuary and help us take care of the animals, dogs, cats and farm animals in need.

    Experience in living in a house inside the shelter be surrounded by dogs and learn about animal welfare in Greece.
    This is an open shelter, surrounded by calm and rural environment there are no cages and the dogs are free to move around in designated areas according to their compatibility. We treat the dogs as family members and we all become a big family.
    You can experience the interaction with the dogs, play with them, take them for a walk to the calm and rural surroundings of or take them to a trip to the beach.
    You will learn how take care of the dogs and deal with all kind of characters of dogs. There is always guidance and support as in the adjadent house of the shelter, lives the shelter founder and local volounteer.
    There are activities all day long, but can be divided in morning and late afteroon shift.

    If you love animals and want to have a deep connection with them, this is the place to be!

  • Tipos de ajuda e oportunidades de aprendizado

    Tipos de ajuda e oportunidades de aprendizado

    Construção/faça você mesmo
    Cuidar de animais
    Ajuda em fazenda
    Manutenção geral
  • Objetivos de sustentabilidade da ONU que este anfitrião quer atingir

    Objetivos de sustentabilidade da ONU que este anfitrião quer atingir

    Objetivos da ONU
    Erradicar a pobreza
    Erradicar a fome
    Saúde de qualidade
    Educação de qualidade
    Igualdade de género
    Água potável e saneamento
    Energias renováveis e acessíveis
    Trabalho digno e crescimento económico
    Indústria, inovação e infraestruturas
    Reduzir as desigualdades
    Cidades e comunidades sustentáveis
    Produção e consumo sustentáveis
    Ação climática
    Proteger a vida marinha
    Proteger a vida terrestre
    Paz, justiça et instituições eficazes
    Parcerias para a implementação dos objetivos
  • Oportunidades de intercâmbio cultural e aprendizado

    Oportunidades de intercâmbio cultural e aprendizado

    You volunteer for 5 days of the week on a rota basis so we are unable to tell you which days until you arrive. You get two full days off per week but these days are not necessarily consecutive. You may spend your free time as you wish.
    Chalkidiki is a tourist destination and there are many beautiful beaches and places to visit.

    The shelter is located in a non residential area, mostly rural and offers opportunity for walks in nature.
    There is bus connection with Thessaloniki and with other cities in Chalkidiki, mainly with Nea Kallikratia.
    The airport is a 15 min car drive from the shelter. We provide pick up from the airport, even at weekends and for evening flights.
    Nea Kallikratia is the seaside city, which is nearest to the shelter, it is a 12 min car ride. There are organized beaches and local restaurants and social events available there.
    There is also a village in a 15 minutes walk from the shelter, where there are bakeries, mini markets, coffe shops and pharmacy.

  • Ajuda


    Volunteer and make a lasting impact on the well-being of our dogs and cats and other animals (goats, chickens) through dedicated care and support.
    Gain hands-on experience and learn basic care procedures, expanding your skills and knowledge in animal welfare
    As a volunteer you will be expected to help with the day to day running of the shelter.
    There's a lot of cleaning up to do, along with feeding, giving medication, looking out for signs of illness, brushing the dogs, spent time with the dogs. Socializing with dogs and walking with them is also something one can do.
    In the first days you will be shown exactly how the shelter works and you will get to know the founder, other volunteers and the animals.

    In general, your tasks will include the activities such as feeding the dogs and cats, cleaning the dog's areas, brushing the animals when needed, taking care of sick animals, walks with the dogs or assisting with social media posts.
    Please be aware that you have to be physically fit to do the tasks , for example, to be able to lift and carry a bucket full of feed/water ( during feeding) etc.
    During your daily work, you will usually take care of common tasks at the shelter, assist with online activities such as social media posts, and procure much-needed supplies for the shelter (e.g. food, fur brushes, leashes, etc.).

    You will also spoil the four-legged friends with lots of love and affection, play sessions and walks. This will socialize them and make them adoptable so they can find a permanent home with a loving family as soon as possible.

    To participate in the project, you do not need any previous experience. Only the joy of working with animals and the ability to work well in a team is necessary.
    We expect our volunteers to be punctual, flexible, physically fit, attentive and keen to learn.
    In return we will be there to support you and to show you how to complete your daily tasks to get the most from your stay.

    No special equipment is required. Only clothes and shoes appropriate to the season in which you are travelling. Winter - conditions can be cold and wet and therefore muddy. Summer - the weather is hot and humid and much time is spent outdoors. Whatever the season - ALWAYS wear sensible shoes that give support and comfort.

    Typical day
    The dogs are divided into 5 sections –
    Each of our volunteers take part in the daily duties, based on their experience. For example:
    • Food preparation,Feeding, Pick up the feeding bowls
    • Administering medication
    • Cleaning the living areas
    • Providing water throughout the day
    • General observation and daily caring
    • Cleaning and feeding of the other animals (goats, cats, chickens)
    • Walking the dogs
    Despite this being predominantly a husbandry focused placement there is ample opportunity each day to help with clinical aspects, when there is interest in this matter. Some of these activities include:
    • Flushing and cleaning wounds
    • Cleaning, bandaging and monitoring improvement of injuries
    • Administering specialized medications
    • Treating dogs with long term diseases

    Each day is different. We never know what the day will bring and flexibility is key. Therefore it is not possible to give a timetable.

  • Idiomas

    Greek: Fluente
    Inglês: Fluente
    Francês: Intermediário

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  • Acomodação


    We are a very small animal shelter. We have accommodation only for animals and our founder.
    We can host max 2 Volunteers, in an adjacent 60 qm house. There is a double bed room and a single bed room and one separate WC in the house, a fridge and a washing mashine.

    The sanctuary is situated in a rural/ non residential area so it's generally peaceful and tranquil. There are simple cooking facilities and in the 60 qm house is where the 6 foster cats of the shelter live.
    So expect to have cat therapy sessions while you are staying in the shelter house. The guesthouse has no TV and no Radio - on purpose. But is has good and free internet. You are expected to be quiet and not noisy.
    Food and beverages:
    • tea, water
    • greek olive oil
    • basic vegeterian food such as rice, potatoes, lentils, chick peas, vegetables, fruits,
    We provide one cooked meal per day, and the food supplies and kitchen facilities to cook yourself for the other 2 meals.
    We are always looking for skilled craftsmen, artists, photographers, social media specialists or caretakers - there is nearly nothing we won't find helpful. Your stay will be 2 to 6 weeks - time to leave your footprint here.

  • Algo mais...

    Algo mais...

    Essentials are honesty, truthfulness and reliability. We expect you to communicate open and non violent. We prefer quiet and clean people. It is a non smoking area and house, no drugs, no noise, no excess of alcohol. If you are in a camper, you have the opportunity to camp outside the shelter , it is a safe area.

  • Mais alguns detalhes

    Mais alguns detalhes

    • Acesso à internet

    • Acesso à internet limitado

      Acesso à internet limitado

    • Temos mascotes

    • Somos fumantes

    • Pode hospedar famílias

  • Pode hospedar nômades digitais

    Pode hospedar nômades digitais

    There is a landline with wifi connection and the volunteers are meant to stay in a separate 60 sqm house where the wifi is available 24/7

  • Espaço para estacionar campervans

    Espaço para estacionar campervans

    There is the opportunity if you travel in campervan to stay in the area outside the shelter, it is a safe and quiet area

  • Quantos Workawayers pode acomodar?

    Quantos Workawayers pode acomodar?


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    Horas previstas

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

Nº de ref. de anfitrião: 293339174459

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