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Our official objective is: To provide help and assistance to animals that are in a needy situation, to transport these animals or to have them transported, to nurse and to take care of needy, injured, ...

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Organisation role · 4–20 hrs/Week
Oosterbeek 5, 2244 VJ Wassenaar, Nederland
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Huib den HeijerAsk Huib a question or contact the organiser directly at [email protected] or 070-3282828.


Our animal hospital has an average of 100 sick and injured animals that need your help.

Detailed description

In this position you are at the forefront of carrying out our mission: helping animals in need. On average, 100 sick and injured animals stay in our hospital.

You start the day at 9:00 am in the cafeteria. There the permanent animal caretakers divide the animal accommodation among the volunteers. Perhaps you will work in the quarantine rooms of the cats or in the free-range rooms, you can be assigned to the bird rooms or to the farm animals.

Then it's time for the first round. You clean the lofts and refresh the water bowls. You feed, administer medication, tend to wounds and talk and play with the animals. You work carefully and accurately according to the instructions given. You share details that you come across with department head Yvonne and note them in the diaries. One cat eats his bowl too quickly, the other cat eats with great difficulty. After taking care of the animals, you help with getting rid of the laundry or with vacuuming and mopping, because yes, you know what to do!

You are in good physical condition and you are also emotionally strong. Our animals have been through a lot and have not always come out unscathed.

do :

  • help animals in need
  • taking care of animals and keeping diaries
  • cleaning animal cages and enclosures
  • light housework

To get:

  • the opportunity to contribute to animal welfare
  • work to get completely absorbed
  • participation in a thorough training program
  • annual Christmas gift and in normal times large volunteer party


  • mbo level
  • living in The Hague area
  • affinity and preferably also experience with cats or other animals
  • carefully follow instructions
  • be available for at least one half-day for a longer period of time (at least one year).

The working hours are from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm or from 9:00 am to 5:30 pm. If you stay all day, you will help socialize the animals and feed them in the afternoon. You first walk with an experienced force for at least five mornings.

Interested? For more information about this challenging position, please call Yvonne van Laar, head of animal care at 070-3282828.

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Send your written application with a clear motivation and CV to Huib den Heijer [email protected]

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Our official objective is: To provide help and assistance to animals that are in a needy situation, to transport these animals or to have them transported, to nurse and to take care of needy, injured, sick and/or operated animals under veterinary supervision. animals in an appropriate environment, providing adequate aftercare, engaging qualified third parties and also performing all care tasks related to or resulting from the above.
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