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Volunteer in Thailand: Help Rehabilitate Disabled or Maltreated Wildlife

Involvement Volunteers International

Street Address:
Port Melbourne, VIC, Melbourne Austrailia
Locality:
Victoria
Region:
Australia

Help Rehabilitate Disabled or Maltreated Wildlife

Country
Thailand
Locations
Phuket, Thailand
Dates of Program
Available all year round
Group/Independent
Both (group and independent)
Age Restrictions
18 Years +
Project Review

The organisation works with all wild animals including bears, elephants, gibbons and macaques; and occasionally assists with exotic wildlife rescued from smugglers. This monkey rehabilitation project currently houses over seventy animals. The association rescues wild animals, especially those disabled or maltreated; promotes conservation and education of local residents and school children re balance of nature and ecological systems essential to the survival of wild life.

Major Responsibilities

Major Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist with food preparation and feeding
  • Cleaning of cages
  • General animal welfare and health checks
  • Data collection and education programs
  • Forest feeding, mapping and trail maintenance at the re-introducation site
Cost/Program Fee
Contact the Organization
What program fee Includes

Program fee covers:

  • Accommodation
  • In country co-ordination
  • Travel to and from the site of placement
  • Orientation Program
  • Post- volunteering support

Program fee does not cover:

  • Visa
  • Airfare
  • Medicines/vaccinations
  • Health/travel insurance
  • Personal travel and sightseeing
  • Personal expenses
Skills/ Qualifications

Individuals with related experience, expertise or proven interest are eligible to apply. Must be over 18 years of age and in good physically fit. Basic command of English spoken is essential needed and good teamwork skill.

Arrangements for Room/Food

Meals: Food can easily be purchased at the local market.

Accommodation: A good local style hut with toilet will be provided (2 people share a room) plus shelf, fan, mosquito net, pillow and bed sheet. Microwave and refrigerator are available and satellite TV are provided at the main area.

Any Missing Important Information

Placement Costs: Accommodation and food, plus a donation, costs either US$ 918 for the first 3 weeks + US$ 92 per week for each additional week OR US$ 825 for the first 8 weeks, and then a discounted rate per week after the initial 8 weeks. All on-site transportation, orientation, supervision and training are provided in the above cost.

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