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Animal Care Volunteer Projects in Romania

  • Placement locations: Outskirts of Brasov
  • Role: To assist with the feeding and the general care of the animals
  • Type of Placement: Dog rescue shelter
  • Accommodation: Host family
  • Price: From Loading...
  • What’s included? Food, accommodation, transfers to and from our specified airport, transport to and from work where required, insurance, personal webpage, induction and orientation, 24/7 support
  • What’s not included? Flights, visa costs, spending money
  • Length of placement: From 1 week
  • Start dates: Flexible

A volunteer and project manager in Romania play with a dog at their placement

The Animal Care Project in Romania is based at a dog rescue centre, on the outskirts of Brasov. This voluntary Animal Care placement is suitable for people who are passionate about the protection of animals and for those who enjoy the outdoors.

The project is suitable for gap year students, university students and those taking a career break. This Animal Care project is aimed at volunteers who are ready to get stuck in with whatever tasks are needed at the centre!

Volunteering on an Animal Care Placement in Romania with Projects Abroad

The dogs that end up at the shelter are stray dogs from the street. They are brought to the shelter where they are given a full medical check-up and are treated for parasites and any other problems. The dogs are fed every morning and taken to an exercise pen either individually or in groups.

Volunteers should prepare to be involved in all these aspects of the running of the shelter, from feeding and exercising to assisting with surgical procedures in the small on-site veterinary clinic.

All volunteers stay with a local host family in Brasov and will get local transport to work each day. This project is available all year round.

You can join the Animal Care project in Romania for one, two or three weeks if you don't have time to join us for four weeks or more. This project has been selected by our local colleagues as being suitable for short term volunteering for both the host community and the volunteer Although you will gain a valuable cultural insight and work within the local community please be aware that you may not be able to make the same impact as someone volunteering for a longer period.

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