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Critically Endangered Marine Turtles Conservation

Program Duration

9-12 Weeks, 5-8 Weeks


No formal qualification is required. Volunteers should have a keen and genuine interest in conservation and ecology and have love and respect for all animals, wild and domestic.

Minimum Education

High School


  • English

Cost in US$:

USD 500 for the first month. USD 15 per day for each extra day.

Cost Includes:

  • Housing

Program Fees Include:

The cost per volunteer is USD 500 for the first 30 days and USD 15 per day for each extra day for accommodation, cooking gas and electricity. Minimum 30 days stay. For shorter periods a total of USD 500 is required. Food is purchased and cooked by volunteers. Any other expenses, such as in/out flights or other transportation costs are covered by the volunteers. Volunteers are expected to have their own travel insurance.

Experience Required


Volunteer Types

  • Animal Welfare
  • Conservation
  • Environment
  • Marine Conservation
  • Wildlife

Typical Volunteer

Only vegetarians, non-smokers, non-alcohol drinkers and non-drug users accepted. Volunteers must be good swimmers, physically fit to walk long distances on soft, sandy beaches and nature trails, working in any weather conditions. Flexibility to adapt to changing schedules as required & able to adapt to work night-shifts and sleep during the day. Be willing to work under instructions as a team member. Volunteers has to keep tidy and clean their quarters at all times, all living spaces at Kido are communal.

Age Range

16 +

This Program is open to

Worldwide Participants. This Program is also open to Families, Couples and Individuals.

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Apartment/Flat
  • Group living

Participants Travel


Typically Participants Work

in Groups of minimum 2

Application Process Involves

  • Letters of Reference
  • Other
  • Resume
  • Written Application

Typically The Application Process Time is

1 month