Wild Mustangs Rescue & Rehab Caretaker

Non-profit
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gegründet 2010
Patrick
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Koordinator | Patrick
Koordinator | Patrick
Buche mit der Flex-Option! Wähle ein neues Abreisedatum oder wechsel zu einem anderen Freiwilligenprogramm ohne zusätzliche Kosten.
Volunteer to help rescue and rehabilitate abused and neglected Mustangs and horses and help them recover and get ready for a better life! This volunteer program is especially suitable for:
Alter 18+
Alleinreisend
Pärchen
50+
Looking for an experience of a lifetime? Then take this amazing opportunity and venture to the beautiful seacoast area of Maine, where the Wild Horse Center is located. Here they provide in abundance; care, rehabilitation and nurturing for previously adopted horses and rescued wild Mustang, and transitions them to new homes and useful lives, or offers life-time care to unadoptable horses!

The Center is considered to be home and refuge for a numerous amount of horses that were at one point unwanted, neglected and abused. These magnificent creatures are in deep need of your help! Volunteer for a duration of 4 weeks at this great project in Maine and care for the horses, clean their stables, feed them, wash them, socialize with them and go for horse rides! The work with the wild horses is by no means an’ easy holiday option’ and you will be involved in animal care, food preparation, cleaning, maintenance and educating the public. 

Due to the Center’s convenient location, it is considered to be a tourist area and thus opens up a wide range of recreational activities and boundless attractions to see and get involved in. 

This is Why!
  • Help at Mustang Rescue, ME Training and Education Center, and get involved with these amazing and beautiful creatures!
  • Learn and assist with the care and rehabilitation of wild Mustangs!
  • Educate the public.
  • Go Horse riding!
  • Assist with training Wild horses to help them prepare for a second chance in life!

When we rescue horses from abusive and neglectful environments, they are often at the brink of death. The goal is to nurse them back to health, tame and train them so they have a chance at being adopted in to a loving home. The majority of them can indeed be tamed, trained and adopted – others cannot. The horses that cannot be tamed are known to be “wild at heart” and the project “will never force them to work with them and be tame if they don’t want to”. These wild horses live out their days at the center because their chances of being adopted are minimal.

Requirements
  • 18 years of age or older.
  • Volunteers must commit for 4 weeks.
  • Dedication to the work, purpose, mission, and philosophy of the organization.
  • Willingness and ability to keep your commitments; to be focused and paying attention to the animals at all times; to use common sense and thinking ability; to demonstrate initiative and yet be willing to ask questions when appropriate; to work independently with minimal supervision or direction; to demonstrate good decision-making skills; to put the animals first; to learn each animal, with their names, species, personal history, disability, and at least their general natural history. 
  • No animal allergies
  • No smoking

The project is located in a seacoast tourist area with incredible sand beaches, Offshore Islands and much more! There are boundless attractions during season (May-Oct). There is also year round movie theaters, bowling, restaurants and other recreational opportunities. Boston is only 1 1/2 hrs away and reachable by train or bus. Of course there is a library, shopping area, coffee shops, etc, bike and walking trails, beautiful scenic areas all seasons and all kinds of sport events and not to forget, Horse rides and wildlife viewing!

Tagesablauf

The purpose and goals of the project are to protect and preserve the health and well-being of the American Mustang after adoption. They provide sanctuary for Wild Mustang horses that have been abused, abandoned, neglected, confiscated or previously owned by people unwilling or unable to provide for these magnificent beings. Additionally, the project also strives to create greater awareness and understanding of the wild Mustang. They offer mentoring classes for Mustang owners; hold workshops on care and gentling of Mustangs; give educational seminars on Mustangs in American History, and bring Mustangs to wildlife festivals and other community events. They also find suitable homes that would adopt the Mustangs that were cared for at the Center! Your main tasks will mainly consist out of the following but are not limited to:
  • Food preparation
  • Feeding & Cleaning
  • Health Care for the Horses
  • Trail Rides
  • Assisting in construction and maintenance of the enclosures
  • Grooming of the horses
  • Educating the public
For more information regarding the typical day please contact us.

Freizeitaktivitäten

Volunteers have a variety of activities to enjoy during their days off. some activites are visiting the movie theater, library, go shopping, or enjoy coffee at a coffee shop. There are also lots of of outdoor activities : visitng the national park, walking/hiking trails, sightseeing and enjoying the scenery and wildlife. 


Wassersport
Schwimmen
Sightseeing
Shoppen/
Souvenirs
Klettern
Wandern
Museum/
Oper
Sport
Reiten

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 (provided during application process)
Staatszugehörigkeit
Es gibt keine Beschränkungen. Helfende Hände aus aller Welt sind willkommen.
Arbeitszeiten
Deine Hilfe wird an folgenden Tagen benötigt: Montag, Dienstag, Mittwoch, Samstag und Sonntag von 08:00 - 17:00

Leist­ungen

Dienstleistungen von Fronteering Travel

The fees include:

  • Airport Pickup: Personnel from the project will be waiting for you at the airport and transfer you to your accommodation on the project site.
  • Accommodation: Shared bedroom in a ranch house. 
  • Meals: Three meals a day included during your entire stay.
  • Horse Riding: Many possibilities to go for trail rides.
  • Ongoing service and 24/7 Emergency contact

Abholung vom Flughafen Portland International Airport

You will arrive in Portland, Maine where you will be met at the airport and transferred to your accommodation at the project.

Unterkunft

Volunteers will be living in a shared bedroom/guest house. There is also a kitchen and common living area. Laundry services will be provided. There will be internet access, all meals, transportation, and use of bicycles for recreational sightseeing during free time are provided as well. Things like plates, glasses, pots and pans, bedding, bath towels, etc. will be present at the guest house so you will not need to bring anything of that nature.

Schlafsaal Gasthaus
Verpflegung

Three meals a day included during your entire stay! You will be part of preparing your own breakfast and Lunches. For lunch you will often get sandwiches. You will also be asked to help cook our meals that are mostly healthy as well as pasta's and occasional pizza. If you have special dietary requirements or wishes then please contact us.

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

Termine & Preise

KEINE KREDITKARTENGEBÜHREN

Informationen zur Anreise

There are no specific start/arrival dates for this project, however, we recommend that you arrive on a Monday.

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

Programmgebühren

Kosten: Preise in USD
4 Wochen (Mindestaufenthalt)
$2.295
4 Wochen (Maximaler Aufenthalt)
$2.295
Durchschnittliche Gebühren
$574 /Woche

Bitte beachte, dass die oben angegebenen Gebühren geschätzt sind. Fronteering Travel wird dich während deines Bewerbungsprozesses über die endgültigen Programmgebühren informieren.
Anzahlung (15%)
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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.

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Wild Mustangs Rescue & Rehab Caretaker

Volunteer to help rescue and rehabilitate abused and neglected Mustangs and horses and help them recover and get ready for a better life!

$574/week

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