Animal Care and Shelter

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opgericht in 1989
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High­lights

Help out at local animals shelters, who are in need of caring animal lovers to assist with the maintenance and care of unwanted animals
Get involved with community education, outreach and adoption services
Help care for the animals, and depending on experience, assist with procedures
Get involved in feeding, training, exercise, bathing, grooming and loving the animals, so they are ready for adoption
Many local animals shelters are in desperate need of caring animal lovers to assist with the maintenance and care of unwanted animals. This volunteer program is especially suitable for:
Leeftijd 17+
Alleenstaanden
Koppels
Groepen
50+
The Animal Care Project in Fiji serves the purpose of caring for unwanted animals and helping to educate the local people about the importance of a animal care awareness including spay and neutering. You may be a pre-university student considering a career in veterinary medicine, an undergraduate, a qualified vet or animal lover.    What ever your skill level we have opportunities for you to get your hands dirty!

Volunteers work at various animal shelters in around the Nadi / Lautoka area.  The veterinary doctors who work in the clinics will be able to share their knowledge and experience with you.  You will gain valuable general and specialist animal experience sure to boost your resume in a highly competitive field.

When you volunteer with animals, you’ll assist with the general running of animal centres.  Feeding, training, exercise, bathing, grooming, and loving the animals will be your main tasks, however volunteers with specialist skills can get involved in procedures and operations.  There is always a need for administrative assistance in the office as well as marketing and advertising support campaigning and educational materials.  In conclusion, you will see first hand how the running of a animal shelter works.

Location
Nadi is the main tourist hub with lots of back-packers places and night life. It’s also well known for for Denerau Marina where many large 5 star resorts are and western style shopping. Denerau is the gateway to the Fiji islands, which is the most popular choice for most holiday goers’ to Fiji. We’ll likely take you here and show you around as part of the orientation or if you’re heading out to the remote island teaching placement.

Lautoka, located 20 min north of Nadi, is a lovely and safe working class harbour city with many areas to explore (eg. hiking trails, mud pools etc). You will be spending time in the working class areas where the genuine needs exist.

Project Tasks
  • To teach young people skills in animal care.
  • Work on the development of material on pet care and the marketing of pet care for example, developing school visit packages (including posters and talks) you will find entertaining and interesting,
  • Vaccinations
  • Operations and inspections
  • De-sexing education
  • Helping to run a pet fairs
  • Training local people
  • Feeding, cuddling and caring for the animals
  • Applying ointment and oral medications
  • Adoptive services
  • Phone & administration
  • Sanitation projects

Dagelijkse activiteiten

7-8am – Breakfast and leave for volunteer project
Break and lunch
2-5pm – volunteering ends and then back to accommodation (you will volunteer for 4-6 hours each day)
6-8pm – dinner

Vrijetijdsactiviteiten

Weekends are always free for relaxing or sightseeing of your choice. Our ground operators will help you organize additional trips with special (non tourist) rates which can be paid directly in local currency.

Volunteers based in Nadi & Lautoka can choose from a wide variety of options with Nadi being the main tourist hub for Fiji and the Fijian Islands.

Volunteers based in the Coral Coast can spend the weekends exploring Suva, visiting Colo-I-Suva or Mosquito Island and searching the craft and produce markets in Suva’s town centre. From Pacific Harbour you can organize activities, such as kayaking, white-water rafting, shark feeding, jet ski tours, zip lining and diving.
Klimmen
Duiken/
Snorkelen
Wandelen
Museum/
Opera
Shoppen/
Souvenirs
Bezienswaardigheden
Zwemmen
Watersport
Yoga/
Meditatie

Voor­waarden

Om deel te nemen aan het programma dien je ten minste 17 jaar te zijn op de startdatum van het programma.
Taalkennis
Je dient over volgende taalkennis te beschikken Engels (basis niveau)
Nationaliteitsbeperkingen
Geen beperkingen. Helpende handen van over de hele wereld zijn welkom.
Tijdsinzet
Uw helpende hand wordt verwacht op maandag, dinsdag, woensdag, donderdag en vrijdag

Diensten ingesloten

Diensten door Involvement Volunteers IVI
Accommodation  (Home Stays - Sharing with other volunteers)
2 meals p/day (Breakfast & Dinner)
Filtered drinking water, coffee & tea daily
Full day orientation & training + cultural sightseeing
In country 24/7 coordination & emergency assistance
Fundraising support
University course credits (where applicable)
Certificate of Completion
Afhaal aan de luchthaven op Nadi International Airport
Flight Arrivals into Nadi - Sat/Sun arrivals
After passing customs at Nadi International Airport, the arrival gate is directly after the bag checking area. When you travel through the main doors, to your right is the arrival waiting area with seats. An IVI Fiji representative will be waiting for you here and holding a sign with your name on it. All the info will be in the welcome pack!

Accomodatie
Enjoy living like a Fiji local. You’ll have your own single or twin share room within private, clean and safe western style homes. You will have a place to store your personal belongings, a private bathroom and toilet (where possible – not all placements include this), a fan and single mattress or double/queen if sharing with your partner. Some home stays have self contained flats separate from the main residence. You can choose this option if desired. Internet is usually not included with most volunteers purchasing a temporary 3G plan for their own device.

Gastfamilie
Eten & Drank
Meals are included and served at the host family for breakfast and dinner with lunch on site. A typical day may consist of (subject to variation):

Breakfast – cereal, bread, butter etc, tea, coffee, milo. Volunteers can make their own eggs should they wish.
Lunch – Volunteers to prepare their own sandwich. Tuna, cold meat, salad, eggs. Some prefer to take left over dinner from the night before for lunch.
Dinner – Cooked meal (eg. stews, soups, curries, fish, roast vegetables, taro, sweet potato, bread, rice etc.
Internet toegang
Beperkte toegang op de project site
Wat is er NIET inbegrepen?
Visum, vluchten, reisverzekering en vaccinaties zijn NIET inbegrepen in de programmakosten.
Vlucht tickets
De dichtste luchthaven is Nadi International Airport (NAN) in Nadi. We assisteren u met het vinden van goedkope vluchten naar Fiji.
Reisverzekering
Naar het buitenland reizen is een avontuur en het is best om goed voorbereid te zijn. Plots ziek worden of gewond raken, annulaties of diefstal - een reisverzekering voor Fiji biedt zekerheid en is een meerwaarde.
Vaccinaties
Als je de intentie hebt om als vrijwilliger aan de slag te gaan in Fiji dien je eerst medisch advies in te winnen alvorens je eropuit trekt. Kijk de benodigde vaccinaties na voor Fiji.

Data & Kosten

GEEN CREDITCARDKOSTEN

Gegevens over jouw aankomst

Program starts every Monday. Arrivals on Sat/ Sun. If arriving on Sat, an extra night is charged.

Beschikbaarheid
jan. feb. mrt. apr. mei jun. jul. aug. sep. okt. nov. dec.
Duurtijd
1 - 20 weken

Programmakosten

Kosten: Prijs in USD
1 week (min. verblijf)
$670
2 weken
$830
3 weken
$990
4 weken
$1.170
8 weken
$1.820
12 weken
$2.470
20 weken (max. verblijf)
$3.920
Gemiddelde kosten
$433 /week

Houd er rekening mee dat de hierboven getoonde kosten worden geschat. Involvement Volunteers IVI zal je op de hoogte houden over de finale kostprijs gedurende uw aanmeldprocedure.
Waarborg (15%)
De waarborg dient om je plek als vrijwilliger te verzekeren. Betalingen worden door PayPal behandeld, onze betrouwbare betalingsprovider. Indien je niet over een PayPal account beschikt, kan je ook met een credit kaart betalen.
Finale betaling (85%)
Uw finale betaling zal worden goedgekeurd door Involvement Volunteers IVI gedurende de aanmeld procedure. Veel voorkomende oplossingen zijn een banktransfer of contante betaling op de projectsite.

Waarom Volunteer World

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Kwaliteitsgarantie
Hoge ethische standaarden & transparantie in de sociale impact
Flex-optie
Wijzig jouw reservatie zonder extra meerkost
Garantie op terugbetaling
We betalen je kosten terug als Involvement Volunteers IVI jouw reis annuleert
Ondersteuning & tussenkomst
Wij steunen je, wat er ook gebeurt, je kan altijd contact opnemen met ons
Onze diensten zijn gratis!
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Animal Care and Shelter

Many local animals shelters are in desperate need of caring animal lovers to assist with the maintenance and care of unwanted animals.

$433/week

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