Bear Dushi at BEAR SANCTUARY Müritz

Education Coordinator (m/f/d)

Full-time | 40 hours per 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

Would you 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.

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 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
  • Developing and implementing the volunteer work programme including topics such as animal welfare and environmental education


Your profile ideally illustrates

  • University degree in biology, environmental education, pedagogy or equivalent training
  • Knowledge and experience in animal welfare, environmental education, education for sustainable development or experiential education
  • Excellent German and English language skills
  • Appreciation to work with children and young people
  • Very good knowledge of the local fauna and flora
  • Experience in the acquisition of project funds and the coordination of educational projects
  • Empathy and communication skills, high level of service


 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 diversity, equality, and inclusion.

Be part of a good cause and apply for your next professional challenge with your cover letter and CV in German to:


Contact Us

Winnie Roesner, Sanctuary Manager

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