Choosing the right volunteer cause for you is an especially important step in getting ready for a volunteer trip. We have previously discussed this in our “10 Tips for the Responsible Volunteer” post. A good starting point, we believe, is to first think about your interests and passions.
Here’s a post dedicated especially to the animal lovers…we know you are out there!
We decided to put together a quick list of 7 amazing ways you can volunteer with animals, all around the world. If animals are what you are about – this is the post for you. And if not, we all have a great friend with a soft spot for animals who will surely appreciate the following information.
Here goes. 7 organizations – in no particular order!
There you have it! Certainly the options here cover some great volunteering options with some amazing wildlife causes. All that’s left is for you to choose the right one for you.
Here’s a list of 5 volunteer opportunities abroad perfect for retirees and seniors who wish to make their travel meaningful: La Gran Vista Agroecological Farm, Costa Rica Kep Gardens, Cambodia Colobus Conservation, Kenya Latin American Sea Turtles, Costa Rica Volunteers Peru, Peru If you’re a retiree, now is the perfect time in your life to […]
We’ve put together a list of 5 volunteer opportunities abroad that are perfect for families with children looking for their next wonderful adventure overseas: Kep Gardens, Cambodia Pyunli, India EcoReach Foundation, Nepal Tortugas de Pacuare, Costa Rica Peru Vivential, Peru Volunteering abroad as a family may seem challenging, but there are actually several programs around […]
We’ve put together a list of 5 volunteer opportunities abroad that are a great fit for college students: Latin American Sea Turtles (LAST) FreeWildlife Celine Brazil Youth in Action Against Poverty and HIV/AIDS (YAAPHA) Cetacean Research & Rescue Unit (CRRU) Colobus Conservation Volunteering abroad is a great way to give back to local communities […]
Wild chinchillas used to roam the coastal regions, hills, and mountains of Chile, Peru, Argentina, and Bolivia. By the 1900s, chinchillas were almost extinct. Ironically, it’s their dense, soft fur, which keeps them warm in extremely high altitudes, that lead to the catastrophic decimation of this species by humans. Between 1800 and 1900, at least […]