Se voluntario en un refugio de animales silvestres en Bolivia

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Bolivia

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  • Descripción

    Descripción

    Overview
    Are you looking for the opportunity to help in the Bolivian jungle? This is your chance! Our project is seeking construction and gardenin volunteers to join our team at Wildlife Sanctuary, in Bolivia as soon as possible! Live an incredible experience in a multicultural environment with staff and volunteers from around the world, surrounded by wildlife! The volunteers must be highly motivated with a willingness and ability to live in a remote location.

    Our project is a Bolivian NGO, made up of a team of committed Bolivian and international professionals and volunteers. Founded in 1992,it was the pioneer of the environmental movement in Bolivia and is recognised nationally and internationally. Our NGO currently manages three Wildlife Sanctuaries.

    We offer a better life to all the animals we shelter who are victims of illegal trafficking. We offer them a better life. Some of them are rehabilitated and released and others unfortunately remain in the sanctuary forever.

    Time Commitment
    The volunteer must commit at least for a 1 week. The days start at around 6:30 am until 6pm every day. You will have one day off per week.
    Being here is a wonderful escape from the outside world; we have no phone signal and limited contact with others. Our buildings have plenty of ventilation and sunshine. Anyone wishing to stay with us needs to respect social distancing, use phase masks and hand hygiene when interacting with others outside of our camp. This is regardless of your personal beliefs and is out of respect for the others in our community.
    What we are asking from our volunteers is a lot of hard work. In return, you will be part of creating an excellent wildlife rescue center that will provide a better life to animals illegally taken from the nature. You will have the opportunity to improve your Spanish and learn new construction skills as you work alongside our local staff and international volunteers. Depending on the work of the time, you will be spending your days in the jungle surrounded by beautiful trees and fresh water creeks where you can bathe. As mentioned, our location is close to many touristic places like National Madidi Park and on your free days, you can go explore the beauty of Bolivia.

  • Tipos de ayuda y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Tipos de ayuda y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Trabajo de caridad
    Práctica de idiomas
    Ayuda en proyectos ecológicos
    Jardinería
    Proyectos de construcción y bricolaje
    Cuidado de animales
    Mantenimiento general

  • Objetivos de sostenibilidad de las NU que intenta conseguir este anfitrión

    Objetivos de sostenibilidad de las NU que intenta conseguir este anfitrión

    Objetivos de las NU
    Fin de la pobreza
    Hambre cero
    Salud y bienestar
    Educación de calidad
    Igualdad de género
    Agua limpia y saneamiento
    Energía asequible y no contaminante
    Trabajo decente y crecimiento económico
    Industria, innovación e infraestructura
    Reducción de las desigualdades
    Ciudades y comunidades sostenibles
    Producción y consumo responsables
    Acción por el clima
    Vida submarina
    Vida de ecosistemas terrestres
    Paz, justicia e instituciones sólidas
    Alianzas para lograr los objetivos
  • Intercambio cultural y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Intercambio cultural y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    As we are a fully international community, volunteer will always receive a lot of international input, cultural exchange and even learn more about other traditions and languages.

  • Ayuda

    Ayuda

    Construction and gardening volunteering

    We are developing an area of about 300 hectares to home rescued wildlife that is in our care. Our location is bordered by indigenous land the beautiful National Madidi Park.
    Currently we have a basic camp set up and we need help to build more infrastructure, such as more sleeping quarters, bathrooms, chill out areas etc. Our plumbing needs to be redone and expanded. We have an electrician coming to plan and redo our electricity in October, though currently we have some charging outlets to use.
    In the jungle, we need to build multiple enclosures to house our rescued monkeys, coatis, birds etc. We also need to repair two enclosures that can house pumas. This construction requires cutting walking trails to the building sites with machetes, carrying sacks filled with rocks, sand and cement there. We also need to carry all the fencing, posts, roofing materials etc.
    For those with a green thumb, we also want to develop our plantation area so that we can be as self-sustainable as possible. Our banana trees, copoazú, avocado and pineapple are producing fruit for our volunteers. Ideally, we would want someone to join us who can grow our plantation to produce different fruits and veg all year round. Our seedlings need a lot of care and our compost system needs an overhaul.

    Conditions
    • 3 meals a day are provided, except Saturday, your day off. The meals are vegetarian. Breakfast and dinner are always taken together as a group. We can cater for vegans and our meals are vegetarian. On days off many of our volunteers will put in $1-3 to buy chicken or fish to grill on the BBQ.
    • We have Saturdays free but if you are staying for more than a month, we can organize some additional days if you want to explore further than the local area.
    • Upon arrival, you must take a rapid Covid detection test. It costs 60 bs. and it is at the cost of the volunteer.
    • Upon arrival, we also ask you for 100 bs. for extra things to the main meals you eat, water, soft drinks, etc. If in the time that you are you do not consume the 100 bs, when you leave, what is left will be returned to you.
    • You must cover transportation costs to the sanctuary.

    We are offering now no charge for volunteers who are useful in construction and are willing to stay at least a month. Useful in construction means people with a trade such as plumbing, carpentry, welding, gardening etc. Also includes people who are good at getting things done, people with off grid living experience etc.
    For non-skilled, short-term volunteers of less than a month, we are willing to teach you if you are willing to learn and work hard. We do ask for a payment of 40 Bolivianos (5 USD) per day to cover food costs.

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  • Alojamiento

    Alojamiento

    Accomodation

    Our living environment is mostly dorm accommodation with a handful of private accommodations. If you are a builder, you can also organise to build your own private accommodation if this is important to you. We have limited electricity and charging outlets that need to be shared. Our small volunteer refrigerator and our freezer for our cat meat take priority so you may not be able to charge items every day. We take our water from the creek that originates from springs within our land. We have no hot water for showering, but as most days are hot and sweaty, we have no complaints! You are not able to cook for yourself except if you use the BBQ on the free days. If cooking is a passion for you then we can discuss this being one of your responsibilities in camp. Our location is rural and remote; there are spiders, flies, mosquitoes and the occasional snake. We ask that you come prepared with the appropriate clothing and footwear for working in this environment. It is also advised that you have appropriate health insurance.

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