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Oyster Worldwide – Wildlife Volunteering in Ecuador

Enjoy the Amazon rainforest and be surrounded y monkeys, forest cats, birds, caiman and other exotic animals that are wild but also those that need care.

The animal care tasks can include, but are not limited to:

Food preparation: chopping up food, dispensing vitamins and providing nourishment
Feeding rounds: walking the sanctuary to give food and water to the rescued animals
Cleaning: making sure that the enclosures are clean and habitable
Enrichments: help to create enrichments which allow the animals to develop their instincts
General maintenance: this could be building enclosures, painting enclosures or doing basic DIY
Monitoring animal behaviour: making sure that animals are adapting well to their new surroundings
Preparing for release: Making sure that the animals and the release site are ready before the release
Cooking duty: food is provided by the sanctuary however volunteers muck in to help with cooking
Cleaning duty: help to keep your living areas clean

Through the year from 1-12 weeks

Accommodation and Food

Enjoy three meals per day during the week, bunk rooms are for 4-6 people, a separate shower block, WiFi and pool onsite. Large communal areas with hammocks to enjoy.

Free Time?
You won’t be far from the town of Puyo with shops and restaurants. Enjoy Jungle tours, visit the thermal springs near the town of Banos. Cycling, white water rafting and canyoning nearby!

Project requirements

Volunteers must be 17+ to participate

Course location:
Course fee:
from £950

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