Bear Balou at BEAR SANCTUARY Mueritz

Education Coordinator (m/f/d)

Fulltime | 40 hours a week | BEAR SANCTUARY Müritz, Germany 


FOUR PAWS is the global animal welfare organisation for animals under direct human influence, which reveals suffering, rescues animals in need and protects them. Find out more about our sustainable campaigns and projects on

You would like to contribute to something meaningful and work with us along our mission? This is your chance. We are looking for dedicated people to enrich our team in BEAR SANCTUARY Müritz.

Your contribution will be

  • Giving an aim and direction to all educational activities to promote animal welfare aligned with FOUR PAWS’ principles
  • Developing, implementing, and managing the education programmes and activities such as the guided tours, exhibitions and workshops
  • Planning and organising target group specific education activities, for instance developing a Youth Engagement Programme in cooperation with other departments
  • Coordinating the volunteer work programme including topics such as animal welfare and environmental education
  • Developing and implementing a program for pupils in full day schools and working on longterm cooperations with local schools


Your profile ideally illustrates

  • University degree in biology, environmental education, pedagogy, or equivalent training
  • Knowledge and experience in environmental education, education for sustainable development or experiential education
  • Experience in the acquisition of project funds and the coordination of educational projects
  • Experience in working with target-groups
  • Very good knowledge of the local fauna and flora
  • Excellent German and English skills
  • Empathy and communication skills, high level of service-mindset
  • Independent, structured, and creative personality with a high level of commitment


Our offer includes

  • The opportunity to truly contribute to global animal welfare
  • A diverse and responsible occupation with a lot of creative freedom
  • Working within a team of international animal sanctuaries
  • A multinational team with the spirit of being ONE FOUR PAWS
  • An eLearning onboarding platform and many different learning opportunities


We are dedicated to the principles of equal opportunity, diversity, and plurality.

Be part of a good cause and apply for your next professional challenge with your cover letter and CV in German as well as your salary requirements and earliest entry date to:


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Winnie Roesner, Site Manager

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