Rainforest, Nature & Wildlife Caretaker

Non-profit
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gegründet 2010
Patrick
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Buche mit der Flex-Option! Wähle ein neues Abreisedatum oder wechsel zu einem anderen Freiwilligenprogramm ohne zusätzliche Kosten.
Volunteer now and get the chance to be up close & personal with Australia’s native animals especially Koalas and work along experienced & highly trained wildlife keepers! This volunteer program is especially suitable for:
Alter 18+
Alleinreisend
Pärchen
Gruppen
50+
Take a trip to Australia to care for the country’s native wildlife while at a nature park in a tropical forest in North Queensland.  The sanctuary focuses on wildlife, including mammals, reptiles and birds. As a volunteer, 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 keepers.

The project is located on 100 acres of tropical rainforest that is 30 minutes from Cairns. As a volunteer in this program, you will experience the wildlife, rainforest and nature as a local would and not a tourist. Immerse yourself in the culture of the Aboriginals and be awed by the amazing native wildlife the rainforest has to offer. The work can be physically demanding and strenuous and is by no means an ‘easy holiday option.’ Your duties will include koala leaf collection and distribution, preparing food for wildlife, general maintenance and an amazing opportunity to volunteer at a butterfly sanctuary and wildlife Dome in Cairns. Share and expand your knowledge on animal care. Participating in the program means that some days will be spent at the nature park, the butterfly sanctuary and one at the wildlife Doom. Meet other volunteers from around the world and make a great contribution toward protecting wildlife and their environment., Australia

This project is located thirty minutes north-west of Cairns on 100 acres of tropical rainforest in North Queensland. There will be wonderful opportunities to explore the Tropical North during your days off and be part of several incredible projects.

s a wildlife volunteer, you will be staying at a hostel. Your room will be a shared mixed dorm room. The rooms are comfortable with AC, modern facilities, a clean self-catering kitchen and communal areas. Keep in mind that you need to bring the following from home; Fully enclosed work boots, Socks, Sunscreen, Shorts/Trousers for daily work (beige, khaki or brown), Light weight waterproof jacket and a Camera.

Requirements:
  • Required to commit to a minimum of 4 weeks
  • NO SMOKING is allowed at the project.
  • Strong work ethics are required: reliable, responsible, honest, good sense of humour, dependable, physically and mentally fit.
  • Age: 18+
  • No animal allergies
  • Extreme Weather (heat & cold) especially the heat in the summer.
  • A love for animals and some general experience of caring for an animal is a must!
  • Must read and agree to abide by guidelines and ethics
  • Good knowledge of the English
You will be volunteering alongside local and international staff as well as experienced staff who will guide and train you during your experience.

Tagesablauf

As a volunteer at the project, you will work along with the staff and animal keepers where the focus will be rainforest, nature and wildlife. The work can be physically demanding at times and strenuous. Some of your key tasks will include:

  • Preparation of food wildlife.
  • Help with the cleaning and maintenance of the park.
  • Upkeep of displays and exhibits.
  • Landscape the tropical gardens and fruit orchards.
  • General maintenance of park grounds and facilities.
  • Help in Koala Leaf collection and distribution.
  • Assist with record keeping duties under supervision.
  • Butterfly egg collection & host plant collection.
  • Opportunity to handle animals depending on your ability.
For more information on your typical day please contact us as it differs depending on your starting date and duration.

Freizeitaktivitäten

Volunteers have the opportunity to go sightseeing, swimming, snorkling, hiking and so much more! Please be reminded that any activity outside the project will be at the volunteers' expense.

Wassersport
Sightseeing
Tauchen/
Schnorcheln
Shoppen/
Souvenirs
Safari/
Zoo
Wandern
Museum/
Oper
Sport

Voraus­setzungen

Um an diesem Programm teilzunehmen, musst du zu Programmbeginn mindestens 18 Jahre alt sein. Es kann Ausnahmen geben, wenn du die Erlaubnis deines/r Erziehungsberechtigten vorlegen kannst oder wenn du von deinen Eltern begleitet wirst
Sprachkenntnisse
Du brauchst folgende Sprachkenntnisse: Englisch (Fortgeschritten)
Benötigte Unterlagen
CV, Resume, Letter of Motivation, Two pics und Signed Policies and Liability form
Staatszugehörigkeit
Es gibt keine Beschränkungen. Helfende Hände aus aller Welt sind willkommen.
Arbeitszeiten
Deine Hilfe wird an folgenden Tagen benötigt: Montag, Dienstag, Mittwoch, Donnerstag und Freitag von 08:00 - 17:00

Leist­ungen

Dienstleistungen von Fronteering Travel

The Fee Includes:

  • Accommodation - A mixed dorm room at a hostel: comfortable rooms, air-conditioning, modern facilities, self-catering kitchen, communal room.
  • Meals - You will be provided with breakfast daily and lunch on work days. You are responsible for all other meals. There is a self-catering kitchen where you can prepare your own meals and food supplies are available to purchase nearby.
  • Airport Pick up & drop off - You will be picked up from Cairns Airport and taken to your accommodation in Cairns where you will spend one night. The next day, you will be transferred to the project.
  • Ongoing service and 24/7 Emergency Contact

Abholung vom Flughafen Cairns Airport

You will arrive in beautiful Cairns where you will be met at the airport and transferred to your accommodation.

Unterkunft

As a wildlife volunteer, you will be staying at a hostel. Your room will be a shared mixed dorm room. The rooms are comfortable with AC, modern facilities, a clean self-catering kitchen and communal areas. Keep in mind that you need to bring the following from home; Fully enclosed work boots, Socks, Sunscreen, Shorts/Trousers for daily work (beige, khaki or brown), Light weight waterproof jacket and a Camera.

Schlafsaal Jugendherberge
Verpflegung

Breakfast is included daily and lunch is included only on work days. The hostel provides kitchen facilities so you can make your own meals on non-working days or any other meal you wish to prepare. No meal provisions are given. Food supplies will be available to purchase nearby.

Internetzugriff
Gute Verbindung vor Ort
Was ist NICHT inklusive?
Visa, Flüge, Reiseversicherung und Impfungen sind NICHT in den Programmgebühren enthalten.
Flugtickets
Der nächstgelegene Flughafen ist Cairns Airport (CNS) in Cairns. Wir helfen dir günstige Flüge nach Australien zu finden.
Reiseversicherung
Ins Ausland zu gehen ist ein Abenteuer, auf das man sich stets gut vorbereiten sollte. Plötzliche Krankheit oder Verletzung, Stornierung oder Diebstahl - eine Reiseversicherung für Australien bietet die nötige Sicherheit.
Impfungen
Bevor du deine Freiwilligenarbeit in Australien antrittst, solltest du dich noch einmal von deinem Arzt beraten lassen und deine erforderlichen Impfungen für Australien überprüfen.

Termine & Preise

KEINE KREDITKARTENGEBÜHREN

Informationen zur Anreise

Year round (Program starts every second Tuesday. Volunteers must arrive in Cairns on Monday.)

Verfügbarkeit
Jan Feb Mär Apr Mai Jun Jul Aug Sep Okt Nov Dez
Dauer
4 - 8 Wochen

Programmgebühren

Kosten: Preise in USD
4 Wochen (Mindestaufenthalt)
$2.995
6 Wochen
$3.495
8 Wochen (Maximaler Aufenthalt)
$4.095
Durchschnittliche Gebühren
$630 /Woche

Bitte beachte, dass die oben angegebenen Gebühren geschätzt sind. Fronteering Travel wird dich während deines Bewerbungsprozesses über die endgültigen Programmgebühren informieren.
Anzahlung (15%)
Mit der Anzahlung reservierst du deinen Platz beim Freiwilligenprogramm. Zahlungen werden von PayPal abgewickelt, unserem vertrauenswürdigen globalen Zahlungsanbieter. Falls du keinen PayPal Account hast, kannst du die Anzahlung auch mit einer Kreditkarte bezahlen.
Restzahlung (85%)
Deine endgültige Zahlung vereinbarst du mit Fronteering Travel während des Bewerbungsprozesses. Normalerweise handelt es sich um eine Banküberweisung oder eine Barzahlung am Projektstandort.

Warum sollte ich über Volunteer World buchen

Zusätzliche Sicherheit und kostenloser Service
Volunteer World ist die weltweit führende Vergleichsplattform für internationale Freiwilligenarbeit. Wir führen dich durch einen sicheren und einfachen Bewerbungsprozess. Plane deine nächste sinnvolle Reise mit Volunteer World und erhalte freien Zugang zu:
Qualitätssicherung
Hohe ethische Mindeststandards
Flex Option
Ändere deine Reservierung ohne zusätzliche Kosten
Geld-zurück-Garantie
Wir erstatten deine Gebühren, falls deine Reise von Fronteering Travel storniert wird
Unterstzützung & Vermittlung
Wir helfen dir und unterstützen dich in jeder Situation
Für dich ist unser Service kostenlos!
Die Programmgebühren werden unmittelbar durch Fronteering Travel erhoben.

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Rainforest, Nature & Wildlife Caretaker

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