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Animal Caretaker (Ukraine, m/f)


FOUR PAWS is an international animal welfare organisation with Headquarters in Vienna, Austria, and has offices in more than 10 other countries. Founded by Heli Dungler in 1988, the organisation strives for improvements in animal welfare through sustainable campaigns and projects. FOUR PAWS focuses on animals that are directly under human influence, for example stray dogs and stray cats, farm animals, wild animals and companion animals kept in inappropriate housing. FOUR PAWS aims to help animals in need directly and quickly.


We are searching for a positive thinking personality with great affinity to animal welfare as soon as possible:


Animal Caretaker (m/f)

Fulltime / Bear Sanctuary Domazhyr, Ukraine


Main duties:

  • Being responsible for animal care at the sanctuary including feeding and visual checks of health upon strict observance of the safety rules
  • Cleaning of the enclosures, ponds and bear boxes
  • Participating in vet checks and trainings
  • Regular repairing and maintaining work of enclosures and buildings
  • Preparing enrichments for bears
  • Supporting visitors, organising the visitors’ flow and participating in raising awareness
  • Implementing the Quality Standards of FOUR PAWS in coordination with the Site Manager
  • Filling the necessary reports and observation protocols



  • College degree, preferably in biology or a related field
  • Professional experience in animal welfare or construction issues
  • Communication skills
  • Driving License


What we offer:

  • A dynamic and pleasant working environment in a motivated team
  • A fully integrated and respectful partnership within an international organisation
  • An attractive working place with technically advanced infrastructure located close to Lviv
  • Work experience in an international organisation
  • Local and international career development opportunities



We welcome enquiries from everyone and value diversity in our workforce.


Are you looking for such an opportunity?

We look forward to meeting you!



Please send your application in English via email, to