Project at a Glance Created : 6 months ago
I started the “Animal Friends” project 2 years ago. I was working as a vet in my local community and seeing an increasing number of animals that either had not be cared for properly or were simply abandoned. I became increasingly depressed with the numbers I was having to “put down” as there was simply no alternative in the local area? Thats when I had my Eureka moment and decided to do something about it!
On our small farm we predominantly provide care and veterinarian treatment for farm animals (as we are in a rural location) but we also take in many pets including dogs, cats and even a parrot. We rely heavily on donations to help pay the bills and regularly run little fund raising campaigns. We also rely on some great volunteers for the day to day running of our operation but the time people can give varies a lot.
The work is very rewarding and there isn’t a day that goes by where I feel unsatisfied. We could just do with a little more “Hands On” help from people who feel as passionately as I do.
Looking for People
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Dog walker required. Ideally a few evenings every week. Previous experience with dog ownership would be helpful but not essential.
Dog walker required. Ideally a few mornings every week. Previous experience with dog ownership would be helpful but not essential.
Dog walker required. Ideally a few afternoons every week. Previous experience with dog ownership would be helpful but not essential.
A general builder / handyman who can help with on going maintenance and construction of new facilities. Preferably with own tools but we do have an extensive workshop here.
General cleaner / helper. Animals are quite messy little things and there is always a cleaning job to be done!
Incentives are being offered if you get involved with this project.
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