A strong team looks after the welfare of the bears and our guests.
Hans SchmidScientific Director
«I find it fantastic being able to work for bears and visitors in a natural landscape.»
Daria JörgSpecialist Bears & Guests
«It has always been my biggest dream to be in the mountains and to work as an animal keeper.»
Angie VoigtländerSpecialist Bears & Guests
«Being able to impart knowledge and create awareness in this wonderful place on the subject of animal welfare and sustainability makes me happy.»
Rochus CaluoriSpecialist Bears & Guests
«A job in the mountains, in the fresh air in an animal welfare project, what more could you want?»
Stefanie FrankeDirector Bear Academy
«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 ZippertGuest Service
«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 SchmidGuest Service
"Bears, mountains and enthusiasm. It feels good to work here and to simply enjoy."
Melanie ScivalesGuest Service
»Having a workplace that's in the middle of the mountains and also inhabited by rescued bears is a highlight for me.»
Pascale Fischervolunteer staff member
"It's great for me to be a part of this holistic project of people, animals and nature."
Beat Schmidvolunteer staff member
"Those who love nature and animals will protect nature and animals."
Ursula Geisslervolunteer staff member
"I really enjoy my involvement with the Arosa Bear Sanctuary team."
Carolina Schultheissvolunteer 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 Wyssvolunteer 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 Staub Sieversvolunteer 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 Thommenvolunteer staff member
"It gives me a lot of pleasure to bring knowledge about bears closer to our visitors."
Karin Steigervolunteer 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!"