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Wildlife Rescue Center in Uganda
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Wildlife Rescue Center in Uganda

Fields

  • Animal Sciences
  • Biology
  • Ecology
  • Environmental Management
  • Environmental Studies
  • Forestry
  • National Park
  • Sustainable Development
  • Zoology & Wildlife Sciences

Causes

  • Animal Welfare
  • Biological Research
  • Community Development
  • Conservation
  • Culture
  • Eco-tourism
  • Economic Development
  • Education
  • Human Rights
  • Marine Conservation
  • Parks
  • Reforestation
  • Tree Planting
  • Veterinary Science
  • Wildlife

Program Duration

9-12 Weeks, 3-6 Months, 7-12 Months

Year(s) Offered

Throughout the year

Participation Guidelines

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

Cost in USD per week

Starting at USD 1,705 for 8 weeks

Program Includes:

Pre-departure Support: ELI's staff is very knowledgeable and happy to help volunteers and interns to prepare for their travels.

Airport Pickup: Volunteers are met at the airport in Entebbe and given a ride to Iganga where the projects are based

In-country Orientation: Each volunteer program starts with a one to two day orientation which covers important topics on the logistics of living and working in Uganda, registration with local authorities, using transportation, and the culture of Uganda

In-country Staff Support: ELI's Uganda coordinator has years of experience working with Ugandan NGOs and international volunteers. He is very resourceful and on call 24/7 in case of emergency.

Accommodations: Participants stay with a local host family and experience day to day Ugandan family life.

Accommodation Options

  • Home-stays

Experience Required

No.

Qualifications

Participants must have a demonstrated interest in wildlife management, veterinary medicine, or other related field.

Application Procedures

  • Online Application
  • Other
  • Resume
  • Written Application