Veterinarian

Support Animal Welfare in Dharamsala, India


Skills: 
Medical Professionals
Can Start: 
as soon as possible
Can Stay: 
1¾ month to 12 months
Must Speak: 
English
Helpful if Speaks: 
Hindi, Pahari
Benefits: 
Accommodations, Learning Opportunity, Meal Stipend, Good For Groups

We think this is a meaningful project for the passionate veterinarian to support animal welfare in Dharamsala, India in exchange for accommodation and meals.

Opportunity Details


PROJECT DESCRIPTION AND IMPACT

We are looking for veterinarians who want [to make] a change!

We operate a stray animal recovery center in the foothills of the Himalayas near Dharamsala, India. We treat injured and sick stray dogs, cows, horses, cats, and any other animal we can help.

We are looking for veterinarians who can help treat animals on site, train our staff in better medical techniques, and begin a "Treat on Street" program to address minor injuries and mange cases while the animal stays on the road.

Great for people with medical skills! Interested but not the right length? Like our organization and have an idea how your skills can help us? Message us at: match@movingworlds.org

DELIVERABLES

This project will be a success if the staff come out with better technique, the clinic is set up for more hygienic and streamlined procedures, and a successful Treat on Street program is started and able to continue after the Experteer leaves.

NEEDED SKILLS:

  • Medical Professionals

NEEDED LANGUAGES:

  • English

ADDITIONAL USEFUL LANGUAGES:

  • Hindi
  • Pahari

We Provide These Local Benefits


ACCOMMODATION

We can either host experteers in our community house (shared rooms, 2 people per room) or arrange for accommodation in the village.

FOOD STIPEND

We provide 3 vegan meals per day and chai.

LEARNING OPPORTUNITY

Experteers get an opportunity to learn about shelter management, working in rural settings, and in a different culture. There is also room to learn about farming and gardening in their free time.

ADDITIONAL BENEFITS

We give people a chance to see Dharamsala while making a difference. Our staff and residents are knowledgeable about the area, and can help arrange transportation and give directions. We have community spaces with a library, a clothing and book exchange, and wifi. Experteers also get an opportunity to meet locals and share their culture.

Questions & Answers About this Opportunity


Currently accepting applications

Organization


Industry: Non-Profit

Mission: Animal Welfare

Size: Startup: 2 - 5 persons

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