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Coordinator | Angela
Coordinator | Angela
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High­lights

Have experiance as Wildlife feeding, jaguars, monkeys, birds,...
Gain environmental education and give tourist and locals information about it
Gain Spanish and culture experiance.
Make memories you'll never forget, visiting native indigenous communities or touristic places as Cuenca or Baños,...
Visit close national parks, beaches of Ecuador during your free time
Center for wildlife conservation with jaguar but as well animals in help like monkeys or birds This volunteer program is especially suitable for:
Age 18+
Singles
Couples
Families
Groups
As a volunteer you will work in fields of related to conservation, education and social development. This program if for people who love animals and the environment, as well for biology and environment students to make an internship semester.
During your volunteering you will help in following areas:
  • Wildlife feeding
  • Environmental education
  • Wildlife care (including cleaning)
  • Paths maintenance
  • Seedlings Production
  • give informaiton to tourist and local communities about the important to protect the wildlife and nature (in this field just long term volunteers do help)
We do welcome short and long term volunteers as well students from universities for their internship. During your stay you will live in a shared dorm with five other volunteers. The accommodation is directly at the center. This center do have a biologist and veterinarian, which do help with all their love this amazing project.

Typical day

At a tipical day you help as a volunteer or intern between 4-5 hours. At this project you help from Monday till Friday. As you are working with animals all days can be a little different. Usually a day looks like:
8:30-10:00 – Wildlife care and feeding
10:00-11:00 – Maintenance
11:00-12:00 - Environmental education
break
15:00-16:30 – Seedlings production and reforestation 

Free-time activities

Macas despite has plenty of touristic places to visit, and activities to do in the volunteer free time of being very safe for the tourist who visit the city, having some bars well prepared to receive the visitors. Also places as Yantza waterfalls in shuar community, Laverintos del Chiguaza an natural maze in the banks of Pastaza River.
Or in the weekends visit in two hours the city of Baños were the volunteer can visit the well know tree colupio del fin del mundo and make extreme sport as rafting, bungie jumping or more, but also would visit going to the south of Ecuador at Cuenca city one of the most beautiful cities in Ecuador or visit beach.
Water Sports
Sightseeing
Diving/
Snorkling
Climbing
Hiking
Sports

Require­ments

In order to join the program you need to be at least 18 years old on the program start date. There might be exemptions if you can provide the permission of your legal guardian(s) or if your are accompanied by your parents.
Language Skills
You need to speak English (intermediate level)
Nationality Restrictions
No restrictions. Helping hands from all over the world are welcome.
Time Commitment
Your helping hand will be required on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 07:30 - 16:30

What's Included

Services by Jamso Trainee
  • Accommodation
  • Internet
  • Laundry
  • Hot water
  • Electricity
  • All basic services
  • Working tools
  • Three meals a day (tipical food)
  • Resting area with a tv for watching movies after work days
  • Certificate for helping our rescue center
Airport Pickup at Mariscal Sucre International Airport
You get a pick up from the airport in Quito and bring you to the bus terminal. From their you will take the bus to Macas. From their you will get a pick up to the project. We also have the option of a privat taxi (with extra cost). Please let us know if you like to get this option.
If flight arrive at the after noon we need to organize a day overnight in Quito.

Accommodation

Your accommodation is directly at the project in volunteer house in a dorm room.

Dorm Room
Food & Beverages

3 tipical meals per day.

Internet Access
Good access at the project site
What's NOT included?
Visa, flights, travel insurance or vaccinations are NOT included in the program fees.
Flight Tickets
The nearest airport is Mariscal Sucre International Airport (UIO) in Quito. We assist you to find cheap flights to Ecuador.
Travel Insurance
Going abroad is an adventure and it is always best to be prepared. Sudden illness or injury, cancellation or theft - a travel insurance for Ecuador provides security and is a plus to have.
Vaccines
If you are intending to volunteer in Ecuador you should seek medical advice before starting your social journey. Check your required vaccinations for Ecuador.

Dates & Fees

NO CREDIT CARD FEES

Details on arrival

You can start on any day you like from Monday - Sunday.

Availability
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Duration
2 - 24 weeks

Program fees

Costs: Prices in USD
2 weeks (min. stay)
$630
4 weeks
$1,031
5 weeks
$1,231
7 weeks
$1,632
9 weeks
$2,033
24 weeks (max. stay)
$5,040
Average fees
$263 /week

Please note that the above shown program fees are estimated. Jamso Trainee will let you know about the final price during your application process.
Deposit (15%)
The deposit is simply to reserve your volunteer placement. Payments are handled by PayPal, our trusted global payment provider. If you don't have a PayPal account, you can also pay using a credit card.
Final Payment (85%)
Your final payment will be agreed with Jamso Trainee during the application process. Common solutions are either via bank transfer or a cash payment at the project site.

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Center for wildlife conservation with jaguar but as well animals in help like monkeys or birds

$263/week

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