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Care for and Rehabilitation Orang-Utans in Malaysia

Program Duration

2-4 Weeks

Term

Throughout the year

Dates

Available all year round. Our placements are very flexible, you can choose your own start and finish dates.

Travel Types

  • Backpacking
  • Ecology
  • Hiking

Qualifications

No qualifications are needed however you should be physically fit and able to work in humid conditions

Intern Types

  • Animal Sciences
  • Environmental Studies
  • Sustainable Development
  • Zoology & Wildlife Sciences

Languages

  • English

Cost in US$:

Varies depending on length of your stay. Please contact us for more info, or see a full list of all project prices on our website.

Cost Includes:

  • Food
  • Housing
  • In-country orientation/Training
  • In-country staff support
  • Pre-departure orientation/Training
  • Travel while in host country
  • Written materials abroad
  • Written materials pre-departure

Program Fees Include:

What's Included:
- Arranging your Programme
- Full pre-departure support and assistance
- Payment Protection insurance
- Accommodation & Food
- Meeting you at the nearest Airport
- Transfer to your accommodation
- Daily transport to and from your Project
- Local in-country team support and backup
- 24-hr emergency support
- Free T-Shirt
- Adoption of an orang-utan
- Certificate of Completion

Further Info:
* Full support from the moment of booking and throughout your placement to your return home. There are support staff 24/7 in all our destinations worldwide and a 24 hour emergency international telephone line direct to the Head Office.

* You'll be met at the nearest airport on your arrival by our in-country manager who will take you to your accommodation and give you a full induction into the area. He/she will also be on call 24/7 and you'll see them frequently.

* Pre-departure you'll receive comprehensive information about every aspect of your placement and necessary preparations, ranging from what to pack, to visa information, to what to do on your weekend travel in the country. Your safety, wellbeing and happiness throughout your placement are our primary concerns and we will keep in touch with you throughout. International flights not included.

Salary/Pay

We organising unpaid volunteer and Internship experiences overseas, for which participants have to pay to take part in (which covers things like their food, accommodation, airport transfers, transport, support of our local staff etc). We do not arrange paid programmes or employment opportunities overseas.

Experience Required

no

Volunteer Types

  • Animal Welfare
  • Building & Construction Projects
  • Conservation
  • Eco-tourism
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Reforestation
  • Renewable Energy
  • Tourism
  • Tree Planting
  • Veterinary Science
  • Wildlife

Typical Volunteer

This placement would suit people who want to make a real difference, want first-hand experience of a different culture and who have initiative. No qualifications or previous experience are necessary, just a good dose of enthusiasm and a love of animals! Everyone is welcome on a Travellers programme, whether gap year, undergraduate, on a career break - or even retired! From 17 years old upwards, and all nationalities.

Age Range

The minimum age requirement is 17 years old up to 70+

This Program is open to

American, European, Canadian, Australian, South African, Irish, British, Asian, Worldwide and Kiwi Participants. This Program is also open to Couples and Individuals.

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Group living
  • Guest House

Participants Travel

Independently

Application Process Involves

  • Resume
  • Online Application
  • Letters of Reference

Typically The Application Process Time is

within 5 working days

Post Services Include

  • Alumni Network
  • Exit Debriefing Abroad
  • Re-Entry Debriefing at Home