Dog Sled Volunteer in Canada

Company : Fronteering
Activities: Adventure Holidays / Dog Sled & Husky Safaris / Community Volunteer Projects / Animal Volunteer Projects / Conservation Volunteer Projects
Country: Canada
Location : Canada, From the Rocky Mountains the northern Arctic
Duration: 2 weeks to 3 months
Approx Costs: 500 to 1500 $ Dollars (US)

This volunteer Project is for those who always wanted to explore the world of dog sledding and the outdoors life! 

This will give you the unique experience to help out a small family run husky ranch. Dogsled and snow scooter in the winter and hike, fish and wildlife watch in the summer!

Volunteer Experience Overview

Did you ever want to explore the world of dog sledding and the unique way of living the ‘bush life’?  This ranch is extremely popular with young volunteers from around the globe, wishing to experience time with Huskies. They are in need for volunteers year round. The work with the dogs and on the ranch is physically demanding and it is by no means an easy holiday option! The minimum is 2 weeks and maximum is 12 weeks. Please consider that you will be surrounded by nature & wildlife. If you like to bike and hike amongst amazing sceneries then this is the place for you (There are endless trails)!

This is why

  • Care for huskies and go dog sledding!
  • Work in one of the most beautiful sceneries in the worlds.
  • Live in one of the last wildernesses
  • Opportunities for Wildlife viewing in the surrounding the property

Tasks:

  • Feed, groom and walk the dogs
  • Helping with maintenance around the ranch
  • Dogsledding and snowmobiling
  • Clearing and preparing the dogsled tracks
  • Cleaning and other household chores
  • Gardening

Start Dates

All year round

Costs / Benefits

- Accommodation and meals included in the placement including the use of wireless internet.
- Go dog sledding!
- Play with and care for Huskies!
- Snowscooter and ATV
- Enjoy the amazing nature of Northern Canada!

Requirements

- Required to commit to a minimum of 2 weeks
- NO SMOKING is allowed on the property.
- Strong work ethics are required: reliable, responsible, honest, good sense of humour, dependable, physically and mentally fit.
- Age: 19-30
- No animal allergies
- Extreme Weather (heat & cold), dirt and living in a remote area must be something you can handle.
- A love for animals and some general experience of caring for an animal is a must!
- Must read and agree to abide by guidelines and ethics
- Good communication skills and the ability to work alone
- Some Dog Handling experience required!
- Fluent knowledge of the English
- A valid driver’s license would be an asset, but is not required

Booking / Enquiry

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