Two animal rescue groups work to find job for dedicated volunteer #WOW

CLAW and the Border Collie Rescue SA groups are working hard to find a permanent job for a dedicated animal rescue volunteer, who deserves some good in her life.


Nonhlanhla Sikakane is an outstanding volunteer at CLAW (Community Led Animal Welfare). On Christmas day instead of celebrating with her family, she instead saved a border collie puppy from a horrific incident… the little pup had been so badly abused that her life was nearly taken.

It was because of Nonhlanhla’s heart of gold and passion for saving animals that the puppy is alive and has been re-homed today.

Cora Bailey, the founder of CLAW, approached Dina-Vera Schmittknecht, a volunteer for the Border Collie Rescue and asked for help in finding Nonhlanhla a permanent job. Dina-Vera created a post on Facebook in the hopes that a local vet would see it and assist.

“We believe in giving back and we really would like to change the life of Nonhlanhla. She is a young female, 24 years old and is hungry for knowledge and eager to learn. She is looking for work where she can make a meaningful difference.”

“She is diligent, reliable and a team player, she enjoys solving problems. She is currently volunteering for CLAW and you can ask Cora Bailey for a reference of this young girls. She loves animals and would like to combine this work with office duties. So ideally we are looking at a position at a Veterinary Practice at the reception, working in an animal related field, etc.”

“Nonhlanhla knows her way around the computer, she studied economics but due to financial challenges could not yet complete her degree. She has good communication skills and did the NPO Administration of the self-help Association of Paraplegics as volunteer work too.”

The two welfare organisations are dedicated to finding the perfect match for Nonhlanhla. If you are able to assist, you can contact Dina-Vera here. She lists all her contact information so you can easily connect. Dina-Vera is able to provide a copy of Nonhlanhla’s CV on request.

Hopefully, more good can come from this tragic case of animal cruelty.

Sources: Facebook
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Tyler Vivier
Tyler Leigh Vivier is a writer for Good Things Guy. Her passion is to spread good news across South Africa with a big focus on environmental issues, animal welfare and social upliftment. Outside of Good Things Guy, she is an avid reader and lover of tea.

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