Arosa Bärenland
A partnership withFour PawsArosa

Team

A strong team looks after the welfare of the bears and our guests.

Team Arosa Bear Sanctuary

Hans Schmid

Scientific Director

hans.schmid@arosabaerenland.ch


«I find it fantastic being able to work for bears and visitors in a natural landscape.»

Daria Jörg

Daria Jörg

Specialist Bears & Guests

daria.joerg@arosabaerenland.ch


«It has always been my biggest dream to be in the mountains and to work as an animal keeper.»

Angie Voigtländer

Angie Voigtländer

Specialist Bears & Guests

angie.voigtlaender@arosabaerenland.ch


«Being able to impart knowledge and create awareness in this wonderful place on the subject of animal welfare and sustainability makes me happy.»

Rochus

Rochus Caluori

Specialist Bears & Guests

rochus.caluori@arosabaerenland.ch


«A job in the mountains, in the fresh air in an animal welfare project, what more could you want?»

Stefanie Franke

Stefanie Franke

Director Bear Academy

stefanie.franke@arosabaerenland.ch


«Anyone who has ever looked into the eyes of a wild bear sees the world with different eyes. Passing on this perspective to young and old is my passion.»

Nadia Zippert

Nadia Zippert

Guest Service

nadia.zippert@arosabaerenland.ch


«Every single story of these rescued bears touches me. To be able to work for sustainable animal welfare in this unique natural environment is pure joy.»

Vreni Schmid

Vreni Schmid

Guest Service

vreni.schmid@arosabaerenland.ch

"Bears, mountains and enthusiasm. It feels good to work here and to simply enjoy."

Ursula Bieri

Specialist Bears & Guests

ursula.bieri@arosabaerenland.ch

"It makes me happy to ensure that the bears are kept in a way that is appropriate to their natural habitat and to raise awareness of sustainable animal welfare among our visitors.

visitor platform

volunteer staff members

supporter by conviction

Pascale

Pascale Fischer

volunteer staff member


"It's great for me to be a part of this holistic project of people, animals and nature."

Beat

Beat Schmid

volunteer staff member


"Those who love nature and animals will protect nature and animals."

Ursula

Ursula Geissler

volunteer staff member


"I really enjoy my involvement with the Arosa Bear Sanctuary team."

Carolina Schultheiss

volunteer staff member

"The motto for my voluntary work in the Arosa Bear Santuary is simple and yet full of passion: If a bear is happy, so am I."

Susanne Wyss

Susanne Wyss

volunteer staff member

"Bringing the fascinating brown bears to the attention of visitors in this wonderful mountain environment is simply a beautiful and rewarding task."

Silvia

Silvia Staub Sievers

volunteer staff member


"It means a lot to me to be able to explain the idea behind the Arosa Bear Sanctuary to our visitors and tell them about the bears."

Heinz Thommen

Heinz Thommen

volunteer staff member


"It gives me a lot of pleasure to bring knowledge about bears closer to our visitors."

Karin Steiger

Karin Steiger

volunteer staff member


"Our bears have a sad past - to actively witness the natural instincts and joy of life of bears coming back is a miracle!"

Karin Steiger

Rolf Fringer

volunteer staff member


"It's a great feeling to realise that the bears feel as at home in Arosa as I do!"

Karin Steiger

Christine Färber

volunteer staff member

"It makes me happy to work with bears and bear lovers against this breathtaking mountain backdrop."

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