Wildlife Vet

Non-profit
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gegründet 2010
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High­lights

Help at our Wildlife Conservation project based in Namibia and get an opportunity to bond with the animals!
Further improving your veterinary skills and gaining experience through care and rehabilitation of a wide range of Native Namibian wildlife!
Work alongside an amazing team of staff and volunteers from around the world
Work and interact with a wide range of Native Namibian wildlife
Develop new skills, make new friends then take some time to see all that Namibia Has to offer!
Are you a vet student and in search of project to further gain some experience? Apply now and be part of our amazing vet program in Namibia! This volunteer program is especially suitable for:
Alter 18+
Alleinreisend
Pärchen
Gruppen
50+

Are you a vet student and in search of project to further gain some experience? Then your search is over as we have the right opportunity for you! Apply now and be part of our amazing vet program done at a wildlife conservation project based in Namibia!

 

This program is designed for volunteers studying or wanting to study as veterinarians or vet nurses/technicians. The program will be overseen by a registered vet residing in Gobabis and will encompass all aspects of wildlife veterinary care and treatment should the need arise. The care of injured or sick animals will be the responsibility of the vet volunteer as primary caretaker. It is important to note that the volunteer will also partake in the wildlife program should time allow. You will be able to engage with a diverse range of animal species, from warthogs to meerkats, cheetahs and impala while being immersed in the life of a working animal sanctuary in the heart of the Kalahari. You will find yourself putting hard-won skills to work in a unique environment whilst enjoying a true working holiday experience.

Volunteers will be required to commit to a minimum of 2 weeks! The work with the wildlife at the project is physically demanding, yet very rewarding. Come be a part of something worthwhile!

Tagesablauf

As a volunteer/intern you’ll be gaining lots of experience through your daily tasks and this will include:

  • Wildlife diagnostics and treatment.
  • Feeding Big Carnivores and Animal Walks.
  • Part of darting team regarding animal releases, treatment or biological check- ups.
  • Retrieving blood samples for analysis or DNA testing.
  • Back – up for research projects.
  • Periodical de- worming, de-ticking and treatment for parasites.
  • Treatment of injured and sick animals

Medical & health

 

You are responsible to ensure you have adequate health insurance along with any necessary vaccinations needed for your trip. Please seek advice from your local doctor or travel clinic for any requirements. The project has an on-site clinic stocked with extensive first-aid supplies, as well as other basic necessities such as antibiotics etc. They recently installed a defibrillator and a nebulizer. Volunteer Coordinators and other staff are trained in First Aid and CPR. There is a hospital with full facilities just one hour away. There are also physicians available in town for less urgent concerns. Should a volunteer require a visit to the doctor for any reason, the project can coordinate transport for that volunteer into town to obtain care. We urge volunteers to please inform us of any medical information/condition they might have such as: allergies, prescribed medication and any known medical conditions.

Freizeitaktivitäten

There may not be much time for any leisure time activity. The volunteers work every day, because the animals need feeding and caretaking every day, this means 8-9 hours per day. But Saturdays and Sunday are a bit slower and on Sundays there are no activities besides feeding. That way the volunteers can get some time to rest and recharge. Any activities you'd like to do such as hiking, sightseeing, etc. we recommend doing so before or after completing the project.


Sightseeing
Safari/
Zoo
Wandern

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 (Grundkenntnisse)
Polizeiliches Führungszeugnis
erforderlich
Benötigte Unterlagen
CV, Letter of motivation, Application Form, 2 pictures und Liability Waiver and Volunteer Policy forms
Staatszugehörigkeit
Es gibt keine Beschränkungen. Helfende Hände aus aller Welt sind willkommen.
Arbeitszeiten
Deine Hilfe wird an folgenden Tagen benötigt: Montag, Dienstag, Mittwoch, Donnerstag, Freitag, Samstag und Sonntag von 08:00 - 17:00

Leist­ungen

Dienstleistungen von Fronteering Travel
What's Included in the fee:
  • Placement
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • Transportation
  • Ongoing service
  • Tours
  • 24/7 Emergency contact
Abholung vom Flughafen Hosea Kutako International Airport

The programs start on a Friday and end on a Thursday. If you are flying into Namibia, please arrange for a flight to Hosea Kutako International Airport in Windhoek. As our transport leaves very early Friday morning, we ask volunteers to arrive in Windhoek on the Thursday. You are responsible for arranging your own accommodation for that night. The project’s shuttle bus will pick you up at your accommodation establishment strictly at 09h00. Please remain at your accommodation establishment. Please ensure that we have received the necessary information about your pick-up spot at least 2 weeks prior to your arrival in Namibia.

Unterkunft

Volunteers will be placed in the project’s volunteer village. There are several wooden cabins, communal showers, toilet facilities, and a bar/eating area where you will have all your meals. There is also a small swimming pool. You will share a cabin with up to three other volunteers of the same gender. Bed linen is provided as well as a towel. You will have a shelving unit for your clothes and other stuff. Toilet and showering facilities are located in the middle of the cabin area.

Gasthaus
Verpflegung

You will receive three meals per day which include breakfast, lunch and dinner. Meals are generally basic but tasty and filling. Breakfast can be porridge, cereal, eggs or pancakes. Common dishes for lunch and dinner include burgers, goulash, pasta with meat sauces, rice, sauce and potatoes. Namibia is a meat-eating country and this you will notice as many of your meals will contain meat. However, we can accommodate vegetarians, as well as other dietary requirements. We have experience catering for lactose-free and gluten-free diets, as well as for other intolerances. Please be aware though that the project is located in a relatively remote part of Namibia. If you have extensive dietary requirements, please coordinate with us in advance to ensure that we are prepared for your arrival and we are aware

of exactly what you require.

Internetzugriff
Limitierte Verbindung vor Ort
Was ist NICHT inklusive?
Visa, Flüge, Reiseversicherung und Impfungen sind NICHT in den Programmgebühren enthalten.
Flugtickets
Der nächstgelegene Flughafen ist Hosea Kutako International Airport (WDH) in Windhoek. Wir helfen dir günstige Flüge nach Namibia 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 Namibia bietet die nötige Sicherheit.
Impfungen
Bevor du deine Freiwilligenarbeit in Namibia antrittst, solltest du dich noch einmal von deinem Arzt beraten lassen und deine erforderlichen Impfungen für Namibia überprüfen.

Termine & Preise

KEINE KREDITKARTENGEBÜHREN

Informationen zur Anreise

The project prefers applicants starting on Fridays so they would need volunteers to arrive a day before as pick ups are done early Friday morning, do keep in mind that we would not be arranging your stay for the night in Windhoek. The airport that volunteers would need to fly to is in Namibia, Windhoek. The airport is called Hosea Kutako. We will arrange pickup and drop off from the airport or from the accommodation in Windhoek to the project. Contact us for recommendations!

Verfügbarkeit
Jan Feb Mär Apr Mai Jun Jul Aug Sep Okt Nov Dez
Dauer
4 - 6 Wochen

Programmgebühren

Kosten: Preise in USD
4 Wochen (Mindestaufenthalt)
$3.395
5 Wochen
$3.995
6 Wochen (Maximaler Aufenthalt)
$4.595
Durchschnittliche Gebühren
$807 /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.

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Wildlife Vet

Are you a vet student and in search of project to further gain some experience? Apply now and be part of our amazing vet program in Namibia!

$807/week

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