Animal Welfare Volunteer Abroad

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Volunteer at an Elephant Camp, Thailand

45 minutes outside of the busy city of Chiang Mai, in the lush hills to the north, is an Elephant Camp. Come learn about the endangered Asian elephant, help with conservation efforts, and become a part of this community! The park has been open for 20 years, has over 70 elephants and roughly 250 workers. It is surrounded by lush mountains and is divided down the middle by a river. This is a ...

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Affordable & Trusted Volunteer Abroad Programs from $150

Join Plan My Gap Year (PMGY) - a renowned international organization - in countries like Cambodia, Ghana, Morocco, South Africa, and Vietnam! Sign up for any of our volunteer programs, which are highly affordable and driven on community needs. Our projects are based in Africa and Asia, with durations ranging from two weeks to six months. Join us any time of the year, as we schedule two start da...

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Rhino and Elephant Conservation

An unbeatable conservation programme focused on the conservation and protection of black rhino and elephants in Zimbabwe. Support the conservancy's rhino breeding programme and get hands-on conservation experience. Join anti-poaching patrols and work closely with the game park team to ensure the safety and security of all the animals. The conservancy is home to four of the Big 5 game - lion...

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Look After Elephants at a Sanctuary in Thailand

Love elephants? Volunteer with these beautiful gentle giants! This wonderful elephant project is a sanctuary where old, sick, disabled, previously abused or illegally-owned elephants now call home. Here, volunteers work for the elephants, not the other way around. This means there will be no elephant riding in the program. You will get the chance to experience and bond with the elephants...

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LEAPYEAR: Transforming Education - Ages 17-24

LEAPYEAR is a cutting-edge experiential program for 17-23 year olds who want to make a graceful and powerful passage into independent, creative adulthood. It is meant to replace the final year of high school or the first year of college, or function as a 'year on' between high school and college. Live, work and travel for 9 months, from September through May for our Fall program, and January th...

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International Internships & Volunteer Programs in London

The Intern Group provides you with top internships in London! Partnering with a range of great companies and NGOs, our London internship program will fulfill your career potential. We are regularly featured in mainstream international media like CNN International. Apply now to intern in the greatest city in the world and propel your career development! Our internship programs take place thro...

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Volunteer Nepal - Environmental Awareness Project

Participate in the Environmental Awareness Project, and get the chance to bask in the breathtaking beauty of Nepal, as you contribute to the protection of its environment with our Environmental Awareness Project. The country is home to eight of the highest mountains in the world (they're still growing!), abundant wildlife and lush forests. Nepal is a nature enthusiast’s dream. But Nepal's na...

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Peru Amazon National Park Conservation / Animal Rescue Programs With A Broader View

* Conservation: Help in all activities concerning reforestation, impact studies, flora inventory, transport and planting of mature sapling, research studies of mature sapling, value studies, fauna impact studies. - Monitor flora and fauna - Assist in creating an inventory of flora and fauna - Photograph flora and fauna - Manage the ecotourism lodge and Reserve in a sustainable manner ...

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Southeast Asia Explorer with Gapforce

Combine adventure travel and volunteering in this awesome 8-week journey to three of Southeast Asia’s most beautiful destinations: Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam! Take part in conservation and community-based projects, which are further enriched with traditional backpacking. Our Southeast Asia Explorer adventure is the perfect first-time trip if you are looking to set out on one of the world’s ...

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Coral Reef Restoration in Cuba

Volunteer in this Coral Reef Restoration project and take part in an ongoing initiative. Based in the Isle of Youth, Cuba, the placement mainly involves monitoring and improving coral reef health off the island’s southern coast. You will conduct work in the following areas, according to the community needs: - Coral gardening - Coral reef monitoring - Seagrass surveying - Fish surveying -...

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Elephant and Wildlife Conservation in Sri Lanka

We are looking for volunteers to join the team to support vital work helping to protect wild elephants. The project is unique in Sri Lanka as their award-winning model focuses on researching wild elephants whilst working with the community to help them live peacefully together. You will assist their research to increase the understanding and knowledge of the 300+ elephants and other wildlife...

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Volunteer in Ecuador with API

Interested in volunteering and gaining an enriching experience abroad? API offers a broad range of experiential programs and projects. No matter your preferences or area of expertise, we have the right placement! Plus, we will assist you in identifying a program that matches your budget, schedule, needs, interests, and passions. Our available areas include Social Services, Child Care, Enviro...

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Volunteer With Children & Animals in South Africa

This educational project, which combines the education of underprivileged children and a wildlife orphanage, is a registered non-profit organisation located at the heart of the Limpopo Province of South Africa! This exceptional experience provides volunteers with the unique opportunity of not only caring for some of South Africa’s most iconic species, but also of using these animals as a tool t...

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Volunteer World: Best Volunteer Abroad Programs Worldwide

Looking to apply your talent and expertise to a good cause? Find a program that matches your interests and skills through Volunteer World! We are the largest volunteer abroad comparison platform around the globe, enabling you to seek and compare offers from major travel agencies as well as smaller grassroots NGOs and local specialists in more than 80 countries. All these with just one click! ...

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Volunteer at an Animal Rescue Center in Costa Rica

Based on a private ecological reserve in the rainforests of northern Costa Rica, this Eco-Reserve and Animal Rescue Center was founded to give endangered, injured and abandoned animals a home. Volunteers a the project focus on rehabilitating animals and releasing the back into the wild. Volunteers will have a chance to help: -- With various conservation projects -- Work in the greenhouse -- Ma...

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Australian Wildlife Rescue, Care and Rehabilitation

Oceans 2 Earth is the only Australian owned organisation specialising in volunteering projects for animal lovers and offers a wide range of exclusive Australian animal welfare projects committed to the rescue, care, rehabilitation and release of Australian wildlife. Volunteer activities include bottle feeding joeys, feeding the animals, exercising wombats, collecting gum leaves for koalas a...

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Volunteer in a Green Tourism Project in South of France

Take part in the development of a green tourism project in the South of France while experiencing the French lifestyle. You live in hamlets, farmhouses and sites in the heart of breathtaking landscapes. You share the daily life of a host family and in exchange for accommodation and meals, you give a hand for a minimum of 20 hours per week (maximum 30). Through your daily work and intera...

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Wildlife Bush Skills Course (Ranger "Lite")

This 10-day Wildlife Bush Skills course, also known as Ranger "Lite", from African Insight offers a unique opportunity to learn a variety of skills from experienced rangers, such as identification of mammals, birds, reptiles, and trees, observation of animal behavior, tracking, safety, survival, and basic ecological principles that will enhance knowledge and appreciation of wildlife, conservati...

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Volunteer at Rainforest & Wildlife Care in Australia!

Visit Australia to care for native wildlife while at a nature park in a tropical forest based in North Queensland! The sanctuary pays much attention to wildlife, including mammals, reptiles and birds. Becoming a volunteer here means, you will get the chance to be up close and personal with Australia’s native animals especially Koalas and work along experienced and highly trained wildlife keepe...

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Volunteer in the Kruger Park area with Good Hope Volunteers

We offer a large number of great volunteer projects throughout South Africa. South Africa is a large and fascinating country. It is full of natural wonders, culture and history. Some of our volunteer projects in this section are located in remote areas and allow you to get a feel of Africa. It might take you get longer to get used to this environment, but once you are hooked, you will want to c...

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Orangutan Conservation Project in Borneo

Spend 2-4 weeks volunteering behind the scenes at the world-renowned Matang Wildlife Centre in Malaysian Borneo. On this project, you will get the opportunity to work with orangutans, sun bears, macaques, and many other animals. Throughout your time on this award-winning project, you will take part in a variety of orangutan and animal conservation activities including enrichment, animal husband...

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Volunteer Abroad through Get Ecuador

Making a difference in the lives of other people can be as simple as grazing them with your presence. If you have tried volunteering in your own community, take this initiative abroad through our programs at Get Ecuador. Share your time, energy, talents, and skills with people and communities in need in Ecuador. Depending on your area of study or interest, you will work in a daycare center, ...

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Authentic Volunteers | Help children, travel and Paraglide

Inxchan mean New beginning of life. We created this program after our volunteering experience of five years. During this year we meet lots of volunteer who enjoy volunteering as well as traveling. Being in another country, volunteering for local charity is great but we also acknowledge that it will be wonderful for the volunteer if they can see cultural heritage sites, hike, meditate and explor...

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Operation Wallacea - South Africa

Operation Wallacea is a research and environmental organisation, working alongside university and college academics to build long term datasets to put towards various conservation management goals. We recruit volunteers to help out with the data collection, and train them in the skills and background that's needed to help effectively. There's also the option to complete dissertations or senior ...

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International Volunteer Experience in Porto and/or Lisbon

Discover Porto and Lisbon in Portugal through this incredible volunteer program offered by ImpacTrip. Volunteers will be placed in a project based on their profile, preferences, and competencies. Projects include Child Education, Hunger and Food Waste, Disabled People, Skills Development, Animal Care and Protection, Fighting Poverty, and Homeless Integration. Throughout the program, parti...

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Internship in Thailand with Asia Internship Program

Thanks to its geographical location, Thailand has become one of the most desirable destinations for businesses to settle in. As a fast-growing and highly internationalized market, it is a perfect place for any young professional to develop their skillset that will be beneficial for their future career path. With AIP assistance, we make it easier for you to find the right internship in Thail...

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Volunteering with Endangered Species up close and personal

At Cheetah Experience, you will make unforgettable memories with amazing animals in Bloemfontein! You will work closely with a number of endangered and threatened species, including cheetahs, leopards, non-breeding male lions, wolves, caracals and servals. There are no requirements necessary to volunteer; you will be trained on-site by our experienced staff. You can choose to volunteer in Ca...