Vet Nurses / Technicians / Veterinary Support staff

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Positions Available

Animals Asia Foundation, Chengdu, China (reposted 25th March) Volunteer Vet Nurses/Technicians

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Vet Nurse Volunteer China

Animals Asia can only accept applications from volunteers trained in either veterinary science / vet nursing or qualified in wild-animal management (volunteers will also be considered who have a lot of experience working in the veterinary profession), as all hands on work with the bears necessitates intensive training.

All veterinary volunteer placements require a commitment of at least three months.

Basic Veterinary Nurse Volunteer Requirements

Main Duties

If you would like to apply for a volunteer vet nurse position, please send your CV and application letter to

IAPWA, Malaysian Borneo – Kota Kinabalu - Sabah (posted 25th March) Volunteer Vet Nurses

IAPWA logo

IAPWA are a UK registered charity operating a TNR project at the city dog pound in Kota Kinabalu, Borneo. We neuter and provide veterinary care and treatment to stray dogs collected around KK. IAPWA support local NGO’s providing neutering and veterinary care to dogs and cats in their shelters and do outreach in other areas of Sabah. The team also promote responsible pet ownership via education sessions.

The work is fast paced and our vet team perform high numbers of neuterings per day, the facilities at the pound are pretty basic and the work can be demanding but.... it is extremely rewarding.

IAPWA provide accommodation for all our volunteers in a well equipped volunteer house in a quiet neighbourhood just outside the city. Volunteers provide their own food but utility bills are paid by the charity and a car is provided for the volunteer team to use.  Volunteers get plenty of time off to explore and our resident local team are friendly and supportive. 

Although the project has a small local team we depend on volunteers and need qualified volunteer vets and nurses all year round. Ideally we would like vets to commit to 3 months or more as we have to obtain temporary practicing permits we do however consider requests for shorter placements when we can. Nurses do not require practice permits and we can usually accommodate shorter stays.

If you are interested in this opportunity to:

Please contact for more information.

Mission Rabies, India, Malawi, Sri Lanka, Uganda, Ghana or Tanzania (reposted 25th March) Volunteer Nurses

Mission Rabies

Vet Nurses: Volunteer with Mission Rabies and help us eliminate this deadly disease

We run mass canine vaccination campaigns in the world’s rabies hotspots and are looking for vet nurses to join us! You’ll be part of the team vaccinating dogs, recording population data and working with the community to ensure we reach the required 70% vaccination coverage to establish herd immunity. Help us save human and canine lives – volunteer today for projects in India, Malawi, Sri Lanka, Uganda or Tanzania! No previous experience required.

Worldwide Veterinary Service (reposted 25th March) Volunteer Nurses


Vet Nurses: Volunteer Abroad with Worldwide Veterinary Service

Use your skills to help WVS provide veterinary care in places no one else can. From spay and neuter clinics in Malawi and Romania, to big cat conservation and working equines, WVS run projects all over the world and are looking for vet nurses to join us. Placements vary in length from approximately two weeks up to three months.

3 years’ experience required for the majority of WVS projects but it varies so please do see all the opportunities available on our website:

Koh Mak Animal Care Center, Koh Mak, Thailand (reposted 25th March) Volunteer Vet Nurses

Koh Mak Animal Care

About Us:

The Clinic:


Koh Mak:

For more information or to apply please contact Kevin:


Kawasan Wisata Pendidikan Lingkungan Hidup (KWPLH), Borneo, E Kalimantan (reposted 25th March) Volunteer Vet Nurses


Veterinary help needed in Indonesian Borneo

Help improve animal welfare in Indonesia by sharing your skills and experience!

Program Description:
Kawasan Wisata Pendidikan Lingkungan Hidup (KWPLH) is an environmental education center located in Balikpapan, East Kalimantan, Indonesian Borneo. The facility’s goal is to increase environmental awareness and animal welfare. In addition to our animal programmes, the facility has several education buildings, picnic areas and playgrounds. To see a full description of the KWPLH’s facilities and goals visit or email us.

KWPLH provides a wonderful accommodation in the form of a forested enclosure for 7 sun bears rescued from the illegal pet trade. Sun bears are the mascot of Balikpapan, and many of our current education programs focus on this species.
Our Domestic Animal Program was created in response to the frequent dumping of kittens at KWPLH. We have attempted to establish a safe home for abandoned kittens and a sterilization and adoption program. We currently have 145+ cats under our care; In addition we also take care of 30 dogs, and several other rescued wildlife species whenever brought to the center (macaque, civets, slow loris, birds).

The goals of our Domestic Animal Program are:

Volunteer Vet Nurse Needed
We are in need of a vet nurse to assist in the management and development of our animal programmes with a focus on our Bear management and Domestic Animal Program. The primary goal is to give medical care to our animals
and to train our Indonesian animal care-taking staff in mastering necessary vet nursing skills. Other tasks include up - dating/maintaining our medical administration and records, enrichment and training programs, and enhancing our cat adoption
program. There will be work with the sun bears and other wild species, but most time will go to our domestic animals.

Outlined below is a list of topics that we need help with:

For more details about KWPLH and the nurse position please email us!

We are in need of help from a new vet nurse in 2018-2019. The position is preferably for 6-12+ months or longer, but do e-mail us as well if you are available for shorter periods. Housing and food is provided. Couples are also welcome to apply.

Please send end questions and resumes to Gabriella Fredriksson:

For further information visit our website: or

Sanistook Animal Rescue, Chang Mai, Thailand (posted 25th March) Volunteers Veterinary Nurses / Technicians / General

Sanistook Animal Rescue


Santisook is Thai run, non-profit organization committed to serving a lot of dogs and cats living in Chiang Mai area. We run a dog shelter and a cat shelter, re-homing hundreds of animals annually, provide emergency care to strays, work with local monks in helping their resident temple dogs, provide TNR services for local government and local caretakers who feed the strays, and offer subsidized sterilizations for the dogs and cats of the very poor

We are in need of Vet nurses all year round. Vet nurses and techs help at the shelter for treatment of 500+ shelter dogs and cats, emergency care for strays, TNR, and assisting Thai vets with the treatment of animals owned by the very poor. 

Vets, nurses and techs who can commit to one month stay will be considered for free accommodation depending on availability.

Vet students and general volunteers are welcome to apply. A minimum of one week is required. Volunteers are based out of our cat shelter in the town of Doi Saket, outside of Chiang Mai city. No fee to volunteer. Onsite accommodation available.

Chiang Mai has a rich culture of Thailand and if you are into learning /improving your skills on spay and neuter, or learning the culture, or adventure and wanting to help the animals at the same time, please check our website or email us at

Equine Veterinary Medical Center, Doha, Qatar (posted 21st March) Full Time Experiened Equine Vet Nurse

The Equine Veterinary Medical Center is seeking applicants for a full-time position as Equine Veterinary Nurse


The Equine Veterinary Nurse will be responsible to support the Veterinarians in providing veterinary care of horses in all aspects of veterinary services, this may include diagnosis, anesthesiology, medical treatment, imaging, lab tests etc.  Tasks will also include handling horses for examinations and treatments; monitoring and treating horses before, during and after anesthesia, as well as for pain management as directed by veterinarians; keeping records of standard medical examinations and check-ups, injections, fluid administration, oral medications, and other medical procedures; taking care of cleaning and maintenance of all instruments and equipment used in the line of duty; and, keeping track of stock levels and replenish when needed.

Qualifications and experience: 
The successful candidate should hold a Certified Degree in Veterinary Nursing and have a minimum of 3 years’ experience as a Veterinary Technician/Nurse in a related field of equine health care including medical treatments, imaging and laboratory work, in addition to excellent communication and computer skills.

Qatar Foundation offers an attractive compensation package that includes a tax-free salary and additional benefits such as housing and transportation allowance, annual paid leave, annual airfare allowance, life and medical insurance, etc.

Applicants should submit a letter of intent, Curriculum Vitae, and the names and contact details of three references to The deadline to submit applications is 18 May 2019.

For more information please visit and

Central Island Veterinary Emergency Hospital, Nanaimo, BC, Canada (posted 8th March) Vet Tech

Central Island Veterinary Emergency Hospital in Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada is looking for a veterinary technologist to join our friendly and dynamic team on a full or part time basis. We are a busy 24-hour small animal hospital serving most of Vancouver Island. This is a perfect opportunity to work in a challenging yet supportive environment. We offer a flexible working week with full time hours of three shifts per week, allowing for plenty of time off to enjoy our beautiful city right by the coast and mountains. We are offering a signing bonus. Do not miss out on this great opportunity!

As our ideal candidate you will have:

We offer above average compensation, an intimate and exciting work environment, medical/dental, CE, uniform allowance and a generous pet discount.

About Us
Central Island Veterinary Emergency Hospital is part of the VetStrategy group of clinics. VetStrategy is a 100% Canadian owned and operated group of veterinary clinics with locations throughout Canada. We believe that veterinary clinics are an integral part of the community they serve and as such we put a large focus on community-based activities and initiatives. Every clinic we partner with is unique and serves a very diverse client base.

Here’s what you can expect from us:

We look forward to hearing from you!

Hannah Milligan

Practice Manager,
Central Island Veterinary Emergency Hospital
(250) 933-0913

Nurses Available

Lucy Varga, Worldwide (posted 19th October) Experienced & Qualified Vet Nurse

Hi there, my name is Lucy Varga and I have been working as a veterinary nurse for over seven years. I qualified with a Certificate IV in Sydney, and have worked in London UK and Byron Bay on the north coast of NSW. I am an Australian and a British citizen. 

I have also taken part in volunteering projects at The Blue Cross Animal Shelter in the UK, providing nursing skills to rescued elephants at Elephant Nature Park in northern Thailand, looking after horses in Spain, and working at a canine sterilisation clinic in Leh, northern India. I hope to take part in some more volunteering over the next couple of years if the right opportunity were to come up.  

I'd be happy to work in a more part time or locum position. And I am keen to nurse anywhere around the world! 

When working in clinics, I have an interest in surgical nursing and anaesthetics, and have skills in IV catheter placement, taking blood samples and running in-house bloods. 

My other learnt skills include:

Please send me an email if you would like to take a look at my resume and to contact my references:

Thank you, and I look forward to hearing from you :) 

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