Rainforest Species Protection
Feeding the animals, update the inventory of the animals and plants, English lessons in a local school.
This project is located in the Ecuadorian Amazon region, this centre is for sustainable and ecological development of the country and its population. The centre combines western knowledge with traditional practices which ensures a professional and sustainable conservation of the Amazon region.
The overall objective of this project is to improve the ecological balance of the region in participation of the local community, who have lived from hunting in the Amazon which has caused serious damage to the ecosystem. This is why the center was built to protect the rainforset and also educate the communities on biodiversity management.
There is always lots of different tasks to do on this program. On a typical day you will start around 8:00am preparing food and feeding the animals. You will also be analysing the behaviour of the animals, cleaning the enclosure, create a directory for regular control of the animals and also help maintaining trails and the project facilities.
You will not only be doing these tasks but you will also be asked to provide English classes in a local school. You will usually have 2 days off per week but not always weekends and the tasks will be coordinated on site with the project leaders.
You need to speak
at High School level
Your helping hand will be required on
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
In your free time there are a range of different activities to choose from such as a number of different sports like football which volunteers play in there spare time. Most volunteers go hiking around the centre looking at the wildlife and amazing views.