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3 Opportunities for area : Veterinary & Animal welfare

Daily tasks:

The daily tasks of a volunteer at the Auroville Dog Shelter may vary depending on the specific needs of the shelter and the skills of the volunteer. However, some common daily tasks for volunteers may include:

Extra Feeding of special needs dogs: While feeding of the general dog population is done by our workers, volunteers may help with preparing and serving food for special need dogs

Walking and exercising the dogs: Volunteers may take the dogs for walks, play with them, and help them get exercise and socialization and have a chance at the same time to learn about Integral Dog Training.

Bathing and grooming the dogs: Volunteers may assist with bathing, grooming, and cleaning the dogs to maintain their health and hygiene.

Assisting with medical treatment: Volunteers may choose to assist with administering medication or helping with other medical treatments for the dogs under the guidance of our vet. We also offer the possibility for qualified volunteers to take part in rescue missions.

Helping with administrative tasks: Volunteers may assist with administrative tasks such as managing social media or coordinating many events and workshops which we will offer to the AV community.

Daily tasks:

Coming to work with horses and children 5 afternoons (incl weekend) 4.30 – 6.30pm, helping children connect, brush, and experience sitting safely on the 4 ponies and 3 horses.

Coming for 2 hrs per day to take care of the horses  - taking them to the fields, shower, brush. No hard physical work is expected, but oversight and empathy with the 7 horses