ANIMAL RESCUE AND CARE
Ho Chi Minh - Viêt Nam - Projet permanent
- Volontariat International
- 01-01-2019 - 31-12-2019
- 2 volontaires
- 18-99 ans
- 370 EUR de frais de participation
Animal rescue and care volunteering in Vietnam provides you an opportunity to contribute to the welfare of animal in Vietnam. Volunteers will work at an animal rescue centre which located 40 miles West-North outskirt of Ho Chi Minh city. The centre rescues wildlife animal that are confiscated from illegal animal trade. After the animal recovered and have been rehabilitated, they are returned back to the wild. There are normally over 300 rescued animals including rescued primates, bears, exotic birds reptiles and other small mammals. Volunteers will have an unique opportunity to work alongside some incredible wildlife and gain the satisfaction of helping to make a difference to their lives.
Volunteers For Peace Vietnam (VPV) is a non-profit, voluntary organization founded in 2005 with the aim to promote voluntary service as a mean of cultural and educational exchange among people, for peace and friendship, and as an approach to address social problems. VPV hosts international volunteers from different countries and places them in suitable projects depending on the interest of the volunteers and the needs of local communities. VPV also brings the opportunities for Vietnamese to join voluntary projects around the world. By joining our programs, volunteers will experience inter-cultural living and working environment and have a chance to help those in needs. Over the past 10 years VPV has welcomed thousands international volunteers from over 30 different countries. VPV is working in various locations in Vietnam, including Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City. VPV offers programs for individual volunteers and group volunteers, for duration from 1 week to 1 year. Our projects cover areas of education, child care, animal rescue and care, environment and community development, public health and medical internship, cultural heritage preservation and youth action.
The exact nature of the work will be varied all the time and there is no such thing as a 'typical' day. However there are certain everyday jobs that will be volunteer responsibility such as: Feeding the animals, providing water for the animals, assisting with cleaning the enclosures. Other possible tasks include: Construction of new cages and enclosures, working on enclosure enrichments, assisting with tours for visitors, keeping the centre's grounds clean. There will be also two more projects which is in the same flied: working to rescue & care dogs & cats & working at a vet center
Logement & Nourriture
Office and volunteer house (Peace House) is a 6-storey building on street No.23, Tan Qui ward, District 7, a residential area with many shops surrounding. District 7 is a part of city central and it is about 6km (4 miles) to District 1 (the most central), which is about 15 minutes driving. There are 6 bedrooms over 3 top floors, with the capacity of hosting up to 40 persons at a time. The normal number is in between 10-25 volunteers. Volunteers will share the room with other volunteers from different countries in the same programme. The normal number will be 1-5 volunteers per room. In the busy season, the size can be either 7 to 9 per room. By individual request, the private room or twin room can be arranged, either at volunteer house or at private accommodation near by. The first floor is for office, meeting & dining room. The second floor is for common room & kitchen and there is a terrace on top for chatting or viewing to city. Address: No 63, street No 23, Tan Qui ward, District 7, Hochiminh city In the Youth hostel, there are TV, PC, free WIFI, fridge, air conditioner, hot water, cooking equipment, common area & terrace. Bunk-beds, fans, sheets, pillows, mosquito-net & blankets are provided. Bathroom is inside every private bedroom with shower (cold & hot water using solar energy) and toilet; please bring your own towel. Food will be provided by a local restaurant near by. The menu is the Vietnamese dishes. Breakfast is self-service at Youth house. Apart from this, volunteer are freely to use the kitchen. For some special cases, when volunteers work at projects in other places than Ho Chi Minh city , they will stay at the project site.
Participation fee: 370€ for the 1st month, 290€ per month from the 2nd month