Veterinary Medicine Trainee

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gegründet 2013
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High­lights

Gain international experience and insight into Veterinary Medicine
Work closely with local vets, attending to domestic and farm animals
Use your knowledge and gain international experience in veterinary medicine. Assist with operations and procedures and support vets with their duties. This volunteer program is especially suitable for:
Alter 18+
Alleinreisend
Pärchen
Familien
Gruppen
50+

About the Program

Use your skills to gain international experience in veterinary medicine in the Caribbean.  Assist with operations and procedures, support vets with their duties and provide care and affection to animals who have been abused, neglected, or abandoned.

Sadly, it is not uncommon to find abused, neglected or abandoned animals in areas affected by poverty, and there are very few organisations dedicated to rescuing these animals.  V2 Volunteer & Vacation has developed partnerships with veterinary clinics in Jamaica who need helping hands to effectively carry out their duties.  You will help by feeding the animals, performing basic health checks on the animals, provide them with affection and company and carry out rescue missions to save abused animals.  

If you have been studying veterinary science, you can join us on our veterinary assistant program and receive invaluable first-hand experience of veterinary practice in the developing world.  Our partner organisation is an Associate Member of the RSPCA working to cure and rehabilitate injured and mistreated animals in Jamaica.  

Webinar

Volunteers are encouraged to think about their time overseas and how they can adapt to the culture where they will be staying.  The webinar is a chance for volunteers to ask any questions and for us to address any concerns before the adventure begins.

Orientation upon Arrival

Volunteers will have a one day orientation session that will cover the following topics:

  • How to adapt to a new culture and understand cultural differences
  • Local knowledge (local amenities, language skills, and embassies & consulates)
  • Personal safety and crime awareness
  • Crisis management, including how to handle medical emergencies, security risks, and natural disasters
  • V2 policies including complaints and code of conduct
  • Specific training for volunteering role
Training and Support

Both V2 and our partner organisation will support you throughout your placement. Our partner organisation will provide orientation and training sessions on arrival so that you will feel comfortable carrying out your duties. Each volunteer will be assigned a Mentor/Project Supervisor to guide them through everything they need to know.

Safety 

At V2, we take safety seriously. The V2 team are very well-acquainted with the islands we operate on and the highest priority for our local staff is volunteer safety. Their job is to ensure that risk assessment and health and safety checks are conducted before volunteers are placed. We conduct three main risk assessments:

  • Accommodation
  • Placement organisation
  • Third party providers

Carrying out these assessments helps V2 identify risks and mitigate their impact. These are reviewed after all V2 Experiences and any findings that may impact the success of our operations are addressed.

By the end of one of these placements you will have:

  • hands-on experience in the field of animal care and veterinary medicine
  • a better understanding of animal care in an international environment and the different regional approaches to veterinary medicine
  • raised awareness about responsible animal care in the local community
  • helped many local, wonderful animals in need!

Tagesablauf

Volunteer activities for Animal Care Assistant include:

  • Basic animal training
  • Community outreach and educational programmes
  • Feeding, walking, and exercising the animals
  • Rescuing animals
  • Undertaking basic health checks on animals

Volunteer activities for Veterinary Surgeon include:

  • Carrying out health checks on animals
  • Conducting medical procedures and treatments
  • Rescuing animals
  • Promoting animal welfare

Volunteer activities for Veterinary Nurse include:​

  • Assisting Veterinary Surgeon with medical procedures and treatments.
  • Carrying out health checks on animals
  • Conducting minor procedures
  • Rescuing animals

Freizeitaktivitäten

Free-time activities

V2 organises trips that highlight the best of Jamaican culture. Volunteers can trek through the island's stunning Blue Mountain (some say you can see Cuba on a clear day!), climb the beautiful Dunn's River waterfalls, and explore the city of Kingston, amongst many other options. We are always on the look out for new trips and excursions and we are open to suggestions from volunteers. We can also help volunteers organise solo trips, if they wish.

Wassersport
Schwimmen
Konzerte/
Musik
Sightseeing
Tauchen/
Schnorcheln
Shoppen/
Souvenirs

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)
Polizeiliches Führungszeugnis
erforderlich
Ausbildung
Veterinary Medicine, Animal Sciences, at least one year of university level completed auf At least one year completed at bachelor degree level Niveau
Staatszugehörigkeit
Es gibt keine Beschränkungen. Helfende Hände aus aller Welt sind willkommen.
Andere Fähigkeiten
Relevant work experience if no university study.
Arbeitszeiten
Deine Hilfe wird an folgenden Tagen benötigt: Montag, Dienstag, Mittwoch, Donnerstag und Freitag von 09:00 - 15:00

Leist­ungen

Dienstleistungen von V2 Volunteer & Vacation
  • Orientation & training
  • Volunteer project
  • Airport pick-up
  • Breakfast
  • Accommodation
  • 24/7 staff support
Abholung vom Flughafen Sangster International Airport

Please book your flights to arrive at the Sangster International Airport (MBJ) which is the closest airport to the volunteer accommodation. Airport pick up is provided on Sundays only.

When you arrive, you will be greeted at the airport by a member of the local team and transported to the volunteer accommodation (around 1.5 - 2 hours away).

Unterkunft

Volunteers are accommodated alongside other international volunteers in a dormitory-style volunteer house. Living is comfortable in the volunteer house with electricity, running water, WiFi and western bathrooms. There is no air-conditioning in the accommodation, however fans are provided.

Bedrooms are comprised of single bunk beds and you can expect to share a room with one to three other volunteers of the same gender.

Schlafsaal Einzelzimmer
Verpflegung

A basic daily breakfast (toast, spreads, cereal, milk, tea and coffee) you’re free to help yourself to these each morning at the volunteer house.

For volunteers who would like to have their dinners catered for, a home-cooked weekly dinner plan (Monday - Friday) is available for US$65 per week.

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 Sangster International Airport (MBJ) in Montego Bay. Wir helfen dir günstige Flüge nach Jamaika 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 Jamaika bietet die nötige Sicherheit.
Impfungen
Bevor du deine Freiwilligenarbeit in Jamaika antrittst, solltest du dich noch einmal von deinem Arzt beraten lassen und deine erforderlichen Impfungen für Jamaika überprüfen.

Termine & Preise

KEINE KREDITKARTENGEBÜHREN

Informationen zur Anreise

The V2 volunteer program orientation begins on the first and third Monday of each month and volunteers need to arrive in Jamaica on the Sunday before orientation.  Please book your flights to arrive at the Sangster International Airport (MBJ) which is the closest airport to the volunteer accommodation. Airport pick up is provided on Sundays only.

Verfügbarkeit
Jan Feb Mär Apr Mai Jun Jul Aug Sep Okt Nov Dez
Dauer
1 - 4 Wochen

Programmgebühren

Kosten: Preise in USD
1 Woche (Mindestaufenthalt)
$695
2 Wochen
$972
3 Wochen
$1.203
4 Wochen (Maximaler Aufenthalt)
$1.435
Durchschnittliche Gebühren
$527 /Woche

Die Organisation berechnet ihre Gebühren in EUR. Die Preistabelle in USD unterliegt Währungsschwankungen. V2 Volunteer & Vacation 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 V2 Volunteer & Vacation 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 V2 Volunteer & Vacation storniert wird
Unterstzützung & Vermittlung
Wir helfen dir und unterstützen dich in jeder Situation
Für dich ist unser Service kostenlos!
Die Programmgebühren werden unmittelbar durch V2 Volunteer & Vacation erhoben.

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