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South Africa

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Furkidz is a registered non-profit organisation with the mission to help South Africa's thousands of shelter animals.

Our website www.Furkidz.co.za provides an easily searchable, comprehensive database of rescue pets available for adoption.

We visit each shelter, take pictures of their cats and dogs, film short video clips, write pet profiles, upload the information and monitor the adoption progress. We post interesting animal welfare events and articles, write food and nutrition articles and have a professional animal behaviourist on call for questions.

Regular newsletters are sent out, pet related articles written and FurKidz hosts and supports fundraising events and adoption days.

FurKidz Volunteers are fully integrated into the day-to-day business of the organization and fulfill the below tasks depending on their preferences and skills.

FurKidz is looking for volunteers/ interns to assist with the following task: Visiting animal welfares throughout South Africa

  • Taking pictures / filming video clips of shelter animals
  • Picture and Video Editing
  • Handling / interacting with shelter animals/ Assessment of shelter animals (personality, breed, age)
  • Uploading of information / posting of ads
  • Writing of pet related articles / Preparation and posting of daily news and events
  • Finding, collating, writing of newsletter content
  • Receiving and handling of email enquiries
  • Administering the Lost & Found section / Administering the Happy Tails section
  • Preparing of regular adoption updates
  • Organizing Fundraising and other Events

We offer accommodation and meals on our 40ha bushveld lifestyle estate in Dinokeng (40km from Pretoria), surrounded by game farms and beautiful nature reserves (lots of wild life, birds, buck, jackals, monkeys, owls, kudu, zebras, elephants and even leopards) but with all amenities in close proximity.

Duration: 1 – 12 months

Start: immediately / flexible

Fee: $ 500/month (for accommodation and meals)

Audience: We welcome students from all backgrounds and studies

Contact: Please email Stefanie Dohner at [email protected] for more details.

FurKidz is a registered non-profit organisation, we rely entirely on donations and are not making any profits. Our sole objective is to help SA’s shelter animals and all our funds are spent towards this aim.

For more info and pictures visit our website www.FurKidz.co.za ->About Us -> Volunteer

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