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Animal Care

Volunteer opportunity

Volunteer Opportunity posted by: Volunteers Initiative Nepal (Empowering Marginalised Communities)

Posted on: January 13, 2014

Volunteer Opportunity description


As a developing country, Nepal's attitude towards and treatment of animals is also developing. At VIN we are looking for volunteers to work with animal treatment and rehoming centres in Kathmandu to help promote care, respect and responsibility towards animals among the Nepali people.

Chronically overcrowded with humans, more than 20,000 dogs also live on the streets of Kathmandu. However, dependent on people to survive, the animals can often become the victims of neglect and cruelty. Often starving, they live with parasites, open wounds, injuries from impacts with vehicles and in some cases are left to die. At times, when the dog population becomes too great, a community will act to control this by poisoning the dogs, inflicting on them a painful death.


How to apply

  1. Complete this online Application form;
  2. Attach your updated resume/curriculum vitae (CV) with two referee's contact details(refarances can be for your work/university/family);
  3. Await confirmation from VIN for acceptace;
  4. VIN will confirm payment and send pre depature pack online;
  5. Full payment for the volunteer placement should be paid during your induction.


Balaju Height, Balaju -16, Kathmandu,, Central Region, 00977, Nepal


Skills needed
Appropriate for
Extra details
Fee required
Training provided
International volunteer options
International volunteers welcome
Housing available
Language/cultural support available
Owner's areas of focus

Time Commitment

3 months or longer
Time commitment
Full time (30-40 hours/week)
Times of day
Days of week
Flexible schedule
Start and end dates
1st and 15th of each month