Fronteering Travel

Exotic Wildlife Sanctuary Rehabilitator

Silver Springs, United States of America show on map

Non-profit | Fronteering Travel

Volunteer at a center for abused and abandoned exotic wildlife like; monkeys, wolves, bears, tigers, and leopards based in Orlando, Florida! This volunteer program is especially suitable for:
Singles

Take a trip to Orlando in beautiful Florida the sunshine state of the USA not far from beautiful beaches and the ocean and volunteer at wildlife sanctuary! Volunteer at a center for abused and abandoned exotic wildlife like monkeys, wolves, bears, serval, tigers, and leopards!

Enjoy the best of both worlds and volunteer at the wildlife center. Get involved with wildlife and help these creatures with the care, nurturing and rehabilitation needed to restore them to their stronger selves! While on your days of relaxation, take the time to go wildlife viewing and site seeing! This project needs your help all year round and works with a wide range of animals such as; monkeys, tigers, bears and bats. The work with the wildlife on the center is physically demanding and it is by no means an ‘easy holiday option’!  The minimum duration of stay is 4 weeks with a maximum duration of 12 weeks, this gives you the opportunity to learn the project’s routine and it also gives the animals a chance to get to know and trust you within the duration offered.

Typical day

This Project is a lifetime care sanctuary for non-releasable wild animals in Florida. The project is a fully equipped wildlife rehabilitation center and admits many patients per year, these patients’ ranges from big cats to bears, wolves, primates, bats and more. The goal of this wildlife rehabilitation center is to care and nurture sick, injured and orphaned wild animals. At the project, patient handling and human noises are kept to a minimum to reduce stress and maintain respect for the wild animal’s space. All volunteers participate with the staff in the daily activities of the rehabilitation center. Volunteers are supervised by staff rehabilitators. Some of your responsibilities include:

  • Foster care for the animals including medical treatments
  • Cage cleaning, Laundry and washing dishes
  • Maintenance and building of Habitats
  • Habitat Constructions
  • Ground & garden maintenance
  • Food prep & Diet and water changing
  • Helping with events

Details on Arrival

This project has no specific start dates. Spots are available year-round however, try to book early in advance to be assured of a volunteer placement. Please take into consideration that the project prefers applicants start on a Monday!

Free-time activities

Volunteers won't have much free time since the project requires to have them work around the clock. Whatever free time activity you plan to do we would advise to do it after completing the project.

Sightseeing
Shopping/Souvenirs
Climbing
Hiking

Program 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)
Required Documents
CV, Resume, Letter of Motivation, Two pics and Signed Policies and Liability Form.
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, Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 08:00 - 17:00

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Before your journey

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Fronteering Travel (your host organization) provides consulting and is keen to answer all your questions. Once you reserved your spot, you will receive the contact details of your volunteer project.
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On-site services

Services by Fronteering Travel

  • Airport Pick up & Transfer
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • Mail-holding service
  • Ongoing service
  • Tours
  • 24/7 Emergency contact

Airport Pickup at Orlando International Airport

You will arrive in Orlando Florida, USA where you will be met at the airport and transferred to your accommodation at the project

Accommodation

You will live in a fully furnish house located on the project site. You will have a private bedroom with linen and towels, (please make sure that your room is cleaned before you leave so as to accommodate for the next volunteer) together with a shared bathroom with shower and a laundry room. You are responsible to clean and tidy your own room, shower and toilet (meals not included however you will be able to prepare meals in the Kitchen that is included within the house). Men and women have separate houses.

Guesthouse
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. Food, snacks or beverages are at extra costs.
Flight Tickets
The nearest airport is Orlando International Airport (MCO) in Orlando. We assist you to find cheap flights to United States of America.
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 United States of America provides security and is a plus to have.
Vaccines
If you are intending to volunteer in United States of America you should seek medical advice before starting your social journey. Check your required vaccinations for United States of America.
Costs (Prices in USD)
4 weeks (min. stay)
$2,195.00
6 weeks
$3,195.00
8 weeks
$3,695.00
12 weeks (max. stay)
$4,695.00
Average fees
$470.00/week

You can volunteer at the project site in Silver Springs/United States of America between 4 weeks and 12 weeks. Please note that the above shown program fees are estimated and subject to exchange rate fluctuations. Fronteering Travel will let you know about the final price during your application process.
Crowdfunding Service
Generally, volunteering abroad involves certain costs. In case you need financial support, we will assist you to fundraise your volunteer program in United States of America.
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 Fronteering Travel during the application process. Common solutions are either via bank transfer or cash at arrival at the project site.
  Americas Northern America The United States of America  Silver Springs, Silver Springs, FL

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