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GAC 2020 Application – Animal Welfare on Karpathos/Kasos

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Greek America Corps 2020 Application

Animal Welfare on Karpathos/Kasos

DEADLINE: March 7, 2020 @ 11:59 PM EST

Applicants that have been accepted into the program will be notified on a rolling basis beginning on February 14. All applicants will be notified by March 27 at the latest.

If you have financial need, please indicate in the application that you are applying for a scholarship. By applying for a scholarship, you are professing that you could not participate in this program otherwise.

If you are not applying for a scholarship, please indicate in the application that you are applying to purchase a spot. You must still complete a full application and be accepted to the program. You are not expected to pay until you have been accepted.




Please ask two recommenders to write brief recommendation letters on your behalf. The letters can be from current professors or veterinarians with whom you have worked. Please attach the letters below.

Please upload a resume and cover letter. In your cover letter, mention what motivates you to participate in this program; if you have any relevant experience working in the animal welfare/veterinary field; and what your hobbies and interests are. Past volunteer experience in animal welfare or spay/neuter campaigns is preferred but not required as you will be taught all the necessary steps of a high volume spay/neuter campaign. Animal handling experience is preferred. Past experience in veterinary clinics is preferred.

Volunteers will be required to have up-to-date vaccinations for hepatitis B and tetanus/diphtheria and provide proof of these vaccinations. Karpathos island does not have documented cases of rabies, but when working with animals current rabies vaccination is strongly encouraged. If you already have proof of a rabies vaccination, please attach it below; however, it is not a requirement at this time.

Before submitting this application, please be sure that the cumulative file size of your attached PDF files does NOT surpass 20 MB. If the cumulative size of attached PDFs surpasses 20 MB then the application will not be received. Please note that the average size of a one-page, text-only PDF is only approximately 100 KB.

Questions about the application process? Please email Program Director Eleni Anagnostopoulos.

For our frequently asked questions about this program, please refer to the bottom of the program’s page.