Below are just some of the animal volunteer work opportunities working with animals worldwide that are offered in the Animal Courses Direct ebook.
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An international wildlife charity working with compassion to prevent cruelty, alleviate suffering and encourage everyone to treat all individual animals with respect. Born Free believes wildlife belongs in the wild and is dedicated to the conservation of rare species in their natural habitat, and the phasing out of traditional zoos. They don’t offer volunteer roles directly on their conservation projects. However, they ask for assistance with general office duties in their UK office as well as with their Zoo check project. A part of their site acts as a notice board for other conservation/animal jobs voluntary vacancies and assists anyone wanting to volunteer with animals.
Helps millions of working horses, donkeys and mules and the countless people who depend upon them. Brooke operates in Egypt, India, Jordan and Pakistan, and in Afghanistan, Kenya and Guatemala and aims to deliver a unique blend of direct and very practical veterinary and welfare services through a network of mobile teams and field clinics. With more than 500 staff working in the field, the Brooke is by far the largest charity of its kind. Brooke asks volunteers to assist with any one of its 23 supporter groups around the UK. The groups organise fundraising events, etc. They also request help at their offices in London and the Netherlands with communications, finance, IT, etc. They only request that professionally trained vets volunteer directly with the animals.
Aims to be an internationally recognised centre of excellence in research and education on cheetahs and their eco-systems. CCF works to: create and manage long-term conservation strategies, develop and improve livestock management practices, eliminate the need for ranchers to kill cheetah, conduct conservation education programs for local villagers, ranchers and school children and continue intensive scientific research in cheetah genetics, biology and species survival. CCF has operations in the UK, Namibia, USA, Canada, Kenya, Holland, Japan and South Africa. CCF has programs for general volunteers (working guests), student internships (including Masters & Ph.D. students) and zookeepers. All their volunteer programs require a mandatory donation. However, discounted/subsidized fees are available for student interns and zookeepers, and also for Namibian, South African and Kenyan citizens.
Has offices in South Africa and the USA. The Sanctuary encompasses over 10,000 acres and strives to preserve natural habitat while reintroducing indigenous wildlife onto land they once naturally roamed. Enkosini provides sanctuary and protection for a myriad of African wildlife, many of which would be destroyed if adequate habitat and facilities for their rehabilitation were not available. Volunteers are encouraged to for a minimum of 3 weeks; duties include a variety of tasks in the wildlife sanctuary.
he EleAid Trustees and management met while visiting an elephant conservation project in Thailand. They were all deeply moved by their experiences and resolved to work together to increase awareness of the plight of Asia's elephants and to help save the Asian elephant both from extinction and from the appalling conditions in which some of the domesticated elephants live. Contact to assist as a volunteer.
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