3 Long-term ESC positions – Stiftung fur Baren (foundation for bears 🐻) seeks to rescue and rehabilitate bears from previous neglect and provide them with a lifelong home at their two sites in Germany; Alternative Barenpark Wobis and Alternative Wolf und Barenpark Blackforest. The charity currently has 3 long-term placements available from April 2023.
The bears, Daggi und Pardo.
- 1 x Animal Keeper placements (12 months)
- 1 x Education Assistant (12 months)
Wolf and Bearpark Blackforest
- 1x Educational Assistant and Animal Keeper (12 months)
Animal Keeper tasks at Wobis.
As a volunteer, you will learn how to do basic tasks first, before moving on to more complex work. Volunteers’ duties will include:
- Preparing and feeding animals
- Cleaning outdoor facilities
- preparing and distributing medication if required.
- Creating enrichment items
Educational Assistant at Wobis
- Conducting guided tours to visiting groups
- Preparing educational material
- Assisting educational staff with on and off-site events.
The bear Daria
Educational Assistant and Animal Keeper at Blackforest
This placement is a combination of both the tasks conducted as an animal keeper and an educational assistant.
Volunteers MUST register as a European Solidarity Corps volunteers and be from an EU country.
Due to the work and working environment, volunteers should also be physically fit and able, self-motivated and have a good team spirit!
As an ESC volunteer all your food, travel and accommodation will be funded by the programme. You will even receive a small amount of pocket money each month! As long as you are between 18-30 years old, and live in an EU country you will be eligible!
Doro the bear
CONTACT DETAILS 🔍📧
Long-term ESC positions as animal care assistant -To register please see the link below.👇
To find out more information about the placements and how to apply, please email Sabrina Schroeder firstname.lastname@example.org 📧
STIFTUNG für BÄREN Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/STIFTUNG.fuer.BAEREN
Organization website: https://www.baer.de/
Franca the bear.
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