To become a volunteer you must meet the following requirements:

  • You must be at least 18 years old. If you are underage, you can support animals by organising charity sales at your school or community or by becoming a foster home with your family.

  • You are able to commit to volunteer work for at least half a year, you can provide help based on a schedule that is previously agreed upon and find time at least twice a month.

  • You respect and help instill the principles of Varjupaikade MTÜ (Shelters non-profit organisation), including our opinion on euthanasia.

  • You accept the ethics code of Varjupaikade MTÜ and other rules that apply in the shelter.

  • You are physically fit to work in a shelter and don’t have allergies to animals or other things that you might come in contact with in a shelter. Most works require standing for a long time, moving, lifting or carrying.

  • You can remain positive in stressful situations.

If you think that you meet the forementioned requirements, then learn more about the opportunities for volunteer work and submit your application.