Long Term Options
Since consistency is of utmost importance for the welfare of animals in our care, we offer several options to entice you to stay longer! Discounts are given to long term volunteers for room and board. If you can make a 12 week commitment, accommodation is free for full-term volunteers and interns.
Long Term Volunteers
If you can make a 6-11 week commitment our long-term volunteer position is one of the most important positions in our rescue center.
Long Term Volunteers work up to 8 hours a day for 6 days a week.
Tasks may include but are not limited to:
- Feeding animals
- Wound care
- Administering medicine
- building and maintaining enclosures
- Social media
- Graphic design
- Educational programs
- Reforestation initiatives
- Beach cleanups
- Shared Simple Room– $420 per week (includes meal plan)
- Shared Deluxe Room– $620 per week (includes meal plan)
Full Term Volunteer
Full Term Volunteers are those willing to commit to 12 full weeks of service. If you can make that commitment, accommodation is free and you may use our shared kitchen to cook your own food.
We ask for a $500 deposit to reserve your position, $400 of which will be returned to you at the end of your completed full term.
Conservation Internship Position
Positions are reserved at all times for qualified individuals willing to commit to a 12 week internship. For interns, accommodation is provided. A bed is reserved in one of our shared simple rooms. Interns have use of a shared kitchen to prepare their own food.
Although anyone over 18 may apply for the position, those with previous experience handling animals or studies in veterinary medicine, biology or related fields are given priority.
Internship tasks are similar to those of long-term volunteers with additional responsibility. You would be required to work with animals up to 8 hours a day and 6 days a week, depending on the current needs at any given time. You will have additional responsibilities that involve educating the public. This includes giving tours for guests and posting on social media about the animals in our care. You will also be expected to organize school groups either on or off campus for educational purposes.
Please email us if you are interested in this position. We require a $500 deposit to reserve your space in this position, $400 of which will be returned in full at the end of a completed 12 week internship.