Wildlife Rescue and Conservation

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Coordinator | Ivy
Coordinator | Ivy
Unforgettable experience at the wildlife conservation project for rescued animals in Vietnam! Get yourself involved in this exciting program we love so much!!! This volunteer program is especially suitable for:
Age 17+
Singles
Couples
Families
Groups
50+

You will get the first hand experience working for this Great Animal Rescue and Conservation Project. The main objective of this conservation project is to spread awareness about these beautiful  animals, prevent them from going extinct, conserve their habitat, most importantly provide the animals an opportunity to reborn as real wild animals again living in a stress free habitat. You might have an opportunity to witness the relocation of animals an effort getting them a more conducive environment.

The focus of this project is for the conservation of a variety species of the beautiful primates, pangolin, civet cats, tortoise, fresh water turtle and other mammals conservation including: Enrichment, Husbandry, Planting, animal habitat area cleaning, Minor maintenance of the sanctuary is the norm of this project. 

A decent level of fitness is required to participate in this project. The work is sometimes physical. There is a working schedule and plan setup for each participant. Please take note that you are coming to an operational rescue and rehabilitation centre, we cannot predict what may happen each day, potential new animal arrivals under the centre’s care. Therefore, we ask the participants to be flexible and tolerant of potential delays or changes to the planned work as different projects may get reprioritized.

Patience is needed as you adjust to ‘Vietnam time’ – participants always come with huge amounts of enthusiasm and energy to plough into the project, which is a massive asset and positively impact on the sanctuary. You simply add a helpful and necessary piece to a much larger puzzle, and you should not expect the world of animal conservation to make great strides forward in the timeframe of your project. The Vietnamese approach to work is also vastly different from the Western mentality. Therefore please prepare to embrace the cultural difference.

Health-check requirements: Due to the similarities between human and our animal, they can carry diseases that can be transmitted to and from humans. health insurance and a various of vaccinations are required with the following: Vaccination for TB, Hep A & B, Tetanus and Rabies are compulsory. All these documents have to be presented or sent before you start volunteering.

Typical day

Typical days: 9:00-11:30am in the morning & 1:30-4:00pm in the afternoon

Free-time activities

During day off, volunteers have free time to relax and explore the local area or other parts of surrounding Hanoi or Northern Vietnam. There are plenty of things to do and see near Hanoi, including palaces and museums, trekking through national parks and caves, and relaxing in the city garden. For those volunteers interested in traveling further afield, there are many great destinations to choose from, including Ha Long Bay, Tam Dao National Park, Sapa and Ninh Binh which is famous for its' beautiful scenery.
Sightseeing
Shopping/
Souvenirs
Climbing
Hiking
Museum/
Opera
Yoga/
Meditation

Program Requirements

In order to join the program you need to be at least 17 years old on the program start date.
Language Skills
You need to speak English (basic level)
Nationality Restrictions
No restrictions. Helping hands from all over the world are welcome.
Other Skills
Not required
Time Commitment
Your helping hand will be required on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 09:00 - 16:00

Included Services

Services by INVOLVE Travel
  • Airport pick-up
  • Accommodation
  • All meals
  • Volunteer Placement
Airport Pickup at Noi Bai International Airport
Airport pick-up is included
Accommodation
The accommodation is a typical local guesthouse where you will be sharing with other volunteers. Typically it's a 2 people sharing a room.
Guesthouse
Food & Beverages
Three meals provided at the volunteer centre or volunteer house on daily basis.
Internet Access
Sorry, no 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 Noi Bai International Airport (HAN) in Hanoi. We assist you to find cheap flights to Viet Nam.
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 Viet Nam provides security and is a plus to have.
Vaccines
If you are intending to volunteer in Viet Nam you should seek medical advice before starting your social journey. Check your required vaccinations for Viet Nam.

Dates & Fees

NO CREDIT CARD FEES

Details on arrival

This project is available all year round with the start date on every Monday. 
Availability
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Duration
1 - 2 weeks

Program fees

Costs: Prices in USD
1 week (min. stay)
$ 850
2 weeks (max. stay)
$ 1,700
Average fees
$ 850 /week

Please note that the above shown program fees are estimated and subject to exchange rate fluctuations. INVOLVE Travel 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 INVOLVE Travel during the application process. Common solutions are either via bank transfer or cash at arrival at the project site.

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