Animal Rescue and Care Supporter

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opgericht in 2017
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High­lights

Help some of Costa Rica's animal species recover and return to nature
Create a more sustainable environment for Costa Rican animals
Get to know and understand Costa Rican culture
Visit some of Costa Rica's most scenic spots on your free days: pristine beaches, the beautiful San José...
Understand better how ecosystems work.
Deforestation and animal trafficking in Costa Rica has rendered wildlife more vulnerable than ever. You can com help local nature regenerate and integrate back to nature. This volunteer program is especially suitable for:
Leeftijd 18+
Alleenstaanden
Koppels
Groepen
50+
The objective of the volunteer project at the animal center in Costa Rica is to collaborate in the rehabilitation, conservation and reincorporation of wildlife into their natural habitat.

With this international volunteer program you will learn aspects related to the ethology of animal species, contribute to the protection of animals and help reduce the negative impact created mainly by human activity, promoting awareness in the care of animals and their habitat.

Volunteer work focuses on environmental issues as well as animal care and protection. Activities may vary according to the needs generated in the program. Volunteers may perform daily routines such as:
  • Animal care.
  • Maintenance and cleaning of enclosures.
  • Providing animal welfare and learning how to handle them avoiding their domestication, so that they can be successfully reintroduced into the wild.
  • Daily feeding of animals (twice a day). For the feeding of the most dangerous animals, the volunteers will be accompanied by the personal manager of the center.
  • Cleaning of green areas.
  • Support in environmental enrichment programs.
  • Tree planting.
  • Production of crops and composting (when available).
  • Construction of natural structures for animals.
  • Animal care with veterinarians. Requires prior training, provided at no additional cost and is only available on certain occasions or seasons.
  • You will also collaborate as a guide in the Ecotourism program. This activity requires previous training, provided at no additional cost.

Some of the animals you will be able to help at our center are:

  • Birds: yellow and red-capped parrot, blue-headed parrot, white-crowned parrot, green-winged macaw, eclectus parrot, African grey parrot, catano parrot, bicolor toucan, sun conure, hyacinth macaw, alba cockatoo, red, blue, green and yellow macaw.
  • Felines: margay, ocelot, jaguar.
  • Turtles: yellow-footed tortoise, sulcata tortoise.
  • Monkeys: marmoset monkey, marmoset monkey, spider monkey.
  • Herbivorous animals: tapir, white-tailed deer.
  • Sloth bears: two-legged and three-legged.

Dagelijkse activiteiten

The program is carried out within the animal care center in Alajuelas. We work from Monday to Sunday, all year round.
  • The activities usually start between 6:00 and 15:00 hours, there is usually a break for lunch and then work resumes.
  • The volunteer has one day off per week, being able to leave the animal care center to discover what Costa Rica has to offer, or go to nearby countries such as Panama or Nicaragua.

Vrijetijdsactiviteiten

Costa Rica is a country with great biodiversity in flora and fauna. It is bordered by the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea. It has recognized provinces and unique characteristics such as:
  • Limón
  • Puntarenas
  • Guanacaste
  • And its capital San José.
In these places you can find a wide range of activities including:
  • Tours to natural parks
  • Volcano climbing
  • Sea turtle watching
  • Being surrounded by nature
  • Beautiful beaches
Because of its very welcoming and friendly people, it is considered one of the happiest countries in the world.
Klimmen
Concert/
Muziek
Duiken/
Snorkelen
Wandelen
Museum/
Opera
Shoppen/
Souvenirs
Bezienswaardigheden
Zwemmen
Watersport
Yoga/
Meditatie

Voor­waarden

Om deel te nemen aan het programma dien je tenminste 18 jaar oud te zijn op de startdatum van het programma. Er kunnen uitzonderingen gemaakt worden indien je een bewijs van toestemming kan aantonen van uw wettelijke voogd(en) of samen met je ouders deelneemt.
Taalkennis
Je dient over volgende taalkennis te beschikken Engels (basis niveau)
Nationaliteitsbeperkingen
Geen beperkingen. Helpende handen van over de hele wereld zijn welkom.
Andere vaardigheden
-Willingness to fulfill assignments
-Be empathetic, participatory, and very committed to the cause and the program.
-There are many activities in which you can help animals, therefore, it is not required that you have specific knowledge about them, but a good aptitude and respect for animals is needed. All activities will always be carried out under the supervision of the staff of the organization, volunteers will be integrated into groups supervised by group coordinators.
Tijdsinzet
Uw helpende hand wordt verwacht op maandag, dinsdag, woensdag, donderdag, vrijdag en zaterdag

Diensten ingesloten

Diensten door Adventure Volunteer
The above mentioned rates cover:
  • Airport pick-up and transfer to the volunteer's place of accommodation.
  • Accommodation during your volunteer program
  • 3 meals per day during your volunteer program.
  • Support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week from the adventure volunteer team.
  • Program monitoring and evaluation
  • Orientation and induction to the program
  • Certificate of hours volunteered
  • Accident insurance during your volunteering
  • Liability for your activity
  • Receipt of the program fee from the NGO
  • Guidance, advice and management in the choice of the program.
Afhaal aan de luchthaven op Juan Santamaria International Airport
Volunteers will be picked up at the airport between 8:30 am and 8:00 pm. If the volunteer arrives outside these hours, he/she will be picked up the following day.
Accomodatie
The spaces provided for volunteers have common areas such as:
  • Shared room with other volunteers.
  • Dining room
  • Common kitchen
  • Common bathrooms
Slaapzaal
Eten & Drank
  • Accommodation includes three meals a day (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during your stay and the performance of your volunteer work.
  • They will be made and served by the local staff with the help of the volunteers. These are local meals that will only be served at the volunteer's home.
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 Juan Santamaria International Airport (SJO) in San Jose. We assisteren u met het vinden van goedkope vluchten naar Costa Rica.
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 Costa Rica biedt zekerheid en is een meerwaarde.
Vaccinaties
Als je de intentie hebt om als vrijwilliger aan de slag te gaan in Costa Rica dien je eerst medisch advies in te winnen alvorens je eropuit trekt. Kijk de benodigde vaccinaties na voor Costa Rica.

Data & Kosten

GEEN CREDITCARDKOSTEN

Gegevens over jouw aankomst

The project is open all year round. 

Volunteers may arrive on their day of choice, although we would recommend arrivals to be on a Friday, Saturday, or Sunday, as this allows volunteers to be more easily incorporated into the project. before 4pm

Beschikbaarheid
jan. feb. mrt. apr. mei jun. jul. aug. sep. okt. nov. dec.
Duurtijd
1 - 12 weken

Programmakosten

Kosten: Prijs in USD
1 week (min. verblijf)
$684
2 weken
$1.003
3 weken
$1.322
4 weken
$1.642
6 weken
$2.280
8 weken
$2.918
12 weken (max. verblijf)
$4.195
Gemiddelde kosten
$517 /week

De organisatie rekent haar tarieven in EUR. De prijstabel in USD is onderhevig aan valutaschommelingen. Adventure Volunteer 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 Adventure Volunteer gedurende de aanmeld procedure. Veel voorkomende oplossingen zijn een banktransfer of contante betaling op de projectsite.

Waarom Volunteer World

Bijkomende zekerheid geboden door Volunteer World
Volunteer World is 's werelds leidende vergelijkingsplatform voor internationale vrijwilligerswerk projecten. Wij begeleiden jou door een betrouwbare aanmeldingsprocedure - inclusief de nodige betalingen. Plan jouw zinvolle reis met Volunteer World en krijg gratis toegang tot:
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 Adventure Volunteer jouw reis annuleert
Ondersteuning & tussenkomst
Wij steunen je, wat er ook gebeurt, je kan altijd contact opnemen met ons
Onze diensten zijn gratis!
Alle programmakosten worden rechtstreeks gefactureerd door Adventure Volunteer

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