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current  Vacancies

 

WANTED: VOLUNTEER VETS FOR UKRAINE 

 

Thank you so much for your email and your offer to help the animals of Ukraine. From this month we are starting to look for veterinarians to provide support in the countryside surrounding Vinnytsia, Ukraine.

We invite colleagues with 3+ years of experience, who are confident in small animal medicine (haematology, ultrasonography, radiography, wound management, basic surgery including sterilisations), to come and spend 2 or 4 weeks at a small veterinary clinic inside a shelter environment, where most rescued animals are coming in from the frontline.

Support needed:

  • Provide healthcare to canines and felines

  • Help sterilise animals in the shelter

  • Develop the confidence and skillset of newly graduated onsite Ukrainian vet

  • Additional outreach missions (feed runs, medical support, sterilisations) for pets left behind due to the war. Various destinations, often 2-5 days in duration. Outreach missions are and not a guarantee during your stay.  



 

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There are several international animal care volunteers living on site, as well as a permanent team of international and local staff.

Equipment: TIVA or IM anaesthesia, surgical tools and PPE, ultrasound, X-ray (available at another clinic). Any donations warmly welcomed. Ability to move larger donations overland from UK and Europe.

Vinnytsia is a small town with low military action. It is 6 hours from the frontline of the war. The situation anywhere in the country must always be considered volatile. Airstrike missiles have targeted the city centre in February and July.

We will provide: Food (self-cook breakfast and dinner, lunch cooked for you), accommodation (on site in shared room), PPE and transfers into Ukraine from the border will be provided.

 

Vets must cover: own flights into Suceava, Romania.

Arrival dates: 11th or 25th of each month between now and April 2023

If you can help, please help@worldwidevets.com with the following details:

  • Name

  • Age and year of graduation

  • Certificate of Graduation

  • CV – including Brief description of any prior training and experience you have done in the past that may support your ability to work in this environment.

  • Covering email

 

Many thanks for your support in advance. 

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