Greek cat sanctuary hiring caretaker to live on island, supervise 55 cats

As summer approaches and the sun shines brightly, travelers around the globe begin their search for this year’s holiday destination. With Greece being one of the best summertime destinations in the world, it offers a broad variety of islands to choose from, which can also make picking one particular island quite hard. However, among the 170 inhabited islands in Greece, there are some that stand out in many ways. Syros, the capital of the Cyclades island group, is one of them.  The population is small and this is a very unique place to live.

God’s Little People Cat Rescue aims to provide assistance to all of the animals in this area that are in need of help. Dozens of stray cats reside on this island and they are given the help that they need by an artist named Joan. God’s Little People Cat Rescue on the Greek Island of Syros is looking to hire a live-in caretaker. The position includes living in an adorable house on a stunning paradise island free. The job ad has since gone viral with thousands sharing it on Facebook. The posting reads. “A very special position and living circumstance on offer on a little Greek island called Syros (a small paradise no less!)”

She and her husband are more than happy to offer food and shelter to all of these cats. They have lived on the island since 2010 and have been running this cat sanctuary for some time now. The couple has since decided to move on. In order to do so, they need to find someone else who is willing to step up and take care of these cats. Their Facebook ad seems like something out of a dream.

There is a picture perfect job opportunity waiting for you. The job takes about four hours a day of work and involves feeding, cleaning up after, medicating and loving the 55 cats at the sanctuary. Applicants who are nurses or trained vets are given first crack at this job. The salary is €500 euro per month (that’s equal to about $571), Joan Bowell, the founder and owner of the cat sanctuary, tells CNBC.

In addition to living on a gorgeous island, you will also get to live a tiny house with a beautiful garden. The views are to die for as well. The ideal candidate for the position is someone who loves and appreciates cats. The cats must be fed and they also need plenty of love and attention.

Interested and mature cat-lovers who can commit for at least six months can apply and video interviews will be held at the end of August.  The utilities that are associated with the home are included and do not come out of the employee’s pocket.  Competition for the job may be tough. God’s Little People Cat Rescue’s Facebook page indicates the response to the post has been overwhelming. This is a best opportunity for the cat lovers.



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