From: United Kingdom
Argentina, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Greece, Honduras, Hungary, Italy, Mexico, Peru, Spain, United States
18/10/2018 - 14/12/2018
A recent graduate with a passion for animal conservation and welfare I am looking to gain experience in projects around the world before perusing a career in my field. I have previously volunteered in a wide variety of projects that include collecting genetic data from wolves in Slovakia, working hands on with elephants rescued from the tourism industry in Thailand and leading forest structure surveys and landscape mapping in Honduras.
Previous experience volunteering with Cornwall Reptile and Amphibian Group & Student Invasive Non-Native Group as well as time spent with local zoos, aquariums and monkey sanctuaries has prepared me to work and live in all conditions and enjoy even a wonky hammock in a cloud forest! I have a keen sense of intuition developed through my previous experience volunteering and in my work life and always enjoy learning new things, especially new languages as I have recently started to learn Spanish. I would love to become immersed in local communities and experiences and truly make the most of my time volunteering and create a change in the world.
I have a wide expanse on knowledge on animal biology and care through my education with specialization on management plans, data collection nutrition, welfare and behaviour which has already been tested and advanced upon through previous volunteering exercises. I have previously worked in retail and so have experience working alongside and serving people and have successfully built team leading skills through this. I am also an avid gardener and love cooking in my free time, with a bit of DIY knowledge on the side!
FdSc in Zoological Conservation & BSc in Applied Zoology from the University of Plymouth with basic knowledge of animal first aid and veterinary care.
Special dietary requirements
Mild lactose intolerance