International Volunteering

DOGTOR Foundation - European Solidarity Corps

We are looking for 10-12 volunteers (18 - 30 years old) from all over the Europe to help us to makeover the dog's training area in team voluntary activity in Dogtor Foundation (OID E10067140).

Dogtor Foundation is a non-governmental organization that works in area of pet-assisted therapy from year 2002. Organisation is involved in dog therapy – a form of activity aimed at people with physical and mental disabilities and those suffering from other dysfunctions and illnesses.
We work mainly with disabled children (e.g. with autism, Down syndrome, cerebral palsy etc.). Besides the dog therapy itself, Dogtor Foundation provides specialist training for dogs and for people in regard to dog therapy, as well as a dog obedience school. The Foundation also provides educational activities for children of different age groups, teaching the correct and safe behaviour with dogs and respect for animals All the activities take place in schools, kindergartens, homes for children, hospitals and other special institutions, as well as at the Dogtor Foundation’s headquarter in Gdynia.

Description of the activity: 
We are looking for a volunteers to help us to makeover the dog’s training area. The square is a place where therapy dogs from the Foundation are trained and various dog skills can be practised, (e.g. basic obedience, sniffer work). We would like to use volunteers help in cleaning and painting this area, but also to build jumping obstacles for dogs, create place to rest and integrate and construct secions for individual dog activities (e.g. sensory path for puppies).

Who can apply?
Youth age 18-30 years old with a friendly attitude towards dogs. :) We especially welcome applicants that accept working physically around the dog's training area. Also we invite young people who feel good working as a part of the team. Activity is designed for 10-12 of volunteers from all over the Europe. Additionaly volunteers are welcome to contribute with one’s own creativity. 

How to apply?
If you are interested in applying fill in online application  untill 29th of March 2023

Project is funded by the European Solidarity Corps programme of the European Union.

time frame

2023-05-07 do 2023-05-24


Gdynia, Polska

hosting organization

Dogtor Fundation

person in charge

Karolina Kańtoch