Travel now to beautiful Florida located right next to the famous Everglades wildlife & nature reserves to take care of some of the most amazing wildlife found in the USA!
Enjoy the best of both worlds and volunteer at our wildlife center located between Miami in the south, the Everglades directly to west and beautiful beaches to the east! Take care of wildlife and help with them with rehabilitation so that they can be released back into the wild! While on your days off relax on some of the beautiful nearby beaches or go wildlife viewing! This project is in need of your help all year round and works with many different species of mammals and birds! 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 6 weeks with a maximum duration of 12 weeks. Come now and have an adventure of a lifetime!
- Provide assistance at the wildlife rescue and rehabilitation center based right next to the amazing Everglades in Florida
- Expand your knowledge on the care and rehabilitation of birds, mammals and reptiles
- Educate the public and help with events
- Visit the beach, go wildlife watching and enjoy the sun!
What to Expect
The project runs a non-profit hospital and rehabilitation center providing care for native and migratory wildlife in Florida. The project is a fully equipped wildlife rehabilitation center and admits many patients per year including different species of birds and mammals. The goal of wildlife rehabilitation is to return sick, injured or orphaned wild animals back to the wild. At the project patient handling and human noises are kept to a minimum in an effort 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:
-Foster care for the animals
-Diet and water changing
-Medical care & treatment
-Educating the public
-Helping with events
Housing & Meals
A Private room with a American homestay nearby the center reachable by bicycle and public transport. Meals are also provided throughout your entire stay by the host family (you also have the option of preparing your own meals)
Becoming a volunteer at the Wildlife Rehab Center in Florida is truly rewarding as you will leave on impact on the lives of the animals.