Volunteer Animal Care Functionreference 2019 Closing date 26/06/2021 Location Almere and/or Villena Hours per week 8 - 40 ►►► Volunteer Vacancy ◄◄◄ The work and goals of AAP are to improve, in a professional manner, the welfare of abused or neglected primates and small to medium sized exotic mammals from all over Europe. This is achieved by providing shelter for animals from the illegal trade, circuses or private individuals. For most of the animals we find suitable homes worldwide in reserves, zoos, or in our own permanent shelter. AAP is also actively and strategically involved in animal welfare issues by influencing European policy and decision-makers in this field and working together with professional groups at home and abroad. Furthermore, AAP is an international authoritative knowledge centre. AAP carries out this work from their 2 locations, one located in Almere (The Netherlands) and one in Villena (Alicante, Spain). In total, we employ about 115 paid staff and more than 220 volunteers. We are looking for a: Volunteer Animal Care Minimum of 1 month (Almere) Minimum of 3 months (Villena) Your role You will work under the guidance of an Experienced caretaker en will mainly focus on cleaning duties in and around the animal enclosures (this is 60% of the daily job). Next to that you will make enrichment for the animals, help with furnishing the enclosures and small technical maintenance, and assist with moving and catching of animals. You will also help with reporting specialties around nutrition, behavior en the health of the animals. Requirements You enjoy physical work en have affinity with the ideals and goals of AAP * You are accurate and can work both independent as in a varying team * You work orderly and hygienic * You posess of a basic knowledge of English in both speaking and writing/reading * You are in a physical good health We offer A unique work place where you will gain a lot of work experience * Pleasant and informal working atmosphere * Cooperation with various (international) colleagues * Commuting allowance * Almere: Free, (biological) lunch / Villena: Lunch allowance * Possibility to take part in AAP activities. Want to know more or apply right away? For further information you can contact Esther Ent, coordinator volunteers via email@example.com or call + 31 (0) 36 523 8735. If you wish to apply immediately, you can fill out the application form on the website.