Bear Vesko at BEAR SANCTUARY Belitsa

Psychologist 'Animals Help People' (m/f/d)

Maternity cover | Part-time | 20 hours per week | Sofia, Bulgaria 


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 

  • Participating actively in all Animal Assisted Interventions
  • Observing the human-animal interaction and providing recommendations for optimization of the working process
  • Ensuring the welfare of the participants
  • Preparing individual assessment of the participant's needs, individual plans for support of the participant's and individual evaluation of the results (after the end of the intervention)
  • Being responsible for the regular observation of the participant’s progress
  • Preparing monthly reports on psychological work with the participants


Your profile ideally illustrates

  • Relevant professional experience
  • University degree
  • Excellent fluency in written and spoken Bulgarian and English
  • Good IT skills including use of Microsoft Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and Excel
  • Ability to prioritize tasks, good communication skills and excellent time management skills
  • Great affinity to animal welfare and FOUR PAWS vision and mission


Our offer includes

  • The opportunity to truly contribute to global animal welfare
  • A multinational team with the spirit of being ONE FOUR PAWS
  • A dynamic and pleasant working environment in a motivated team
  • Labour contract in compliance with the Bulgarian legislation


We are dedicated to the principles of diversity, equality and inclusion.

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Contact Us

Rositsa Racheva, Head of AAI Project 'Animals help people'

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