Animal Care & Veterinary Volunteering

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What better way to gain extremely useful skills and experience working to care and rehabilitate animals than in the heart of the African Bush! You will have the chance to get unclose to some of Africa’s most exquisite animals, while developing a deeper understanding for conservation and animal care.

Volunteers will directly contribute towards saving these animals from extinction, learning how to safely capture and treat. Skills which can be applied in reserves, zoo and sanctuaries worldwide. They will further develop practical and theoretical skills, while engaging in practical experience, working alongside our professionals.

Whether you are in the Bush with chimpanzees, observing group dynamic and social interaction, or providing important support to rescue, rehabilitate and re-home animals in underprivileged communities; you will significantly impact and benefit these animals, ensuring their protection and safety.

We have a variety of different projects in a variety of destinations:

  • Work with Lions in Zimbabwe
  • Work to rehabilitate horses in Zimbabwe
  • Work with rescue animals in Cape Town
  • Work with wildlife in South Africa
  • Work with Chimpanzees in Zambia
  • Work to Re-introduce Cheetahs into the wild in South Africa
  • Work with wildlife and monkeys in Malawi
  • Gain experience for what you are passionate for, check out our Animal Care and Veterinary Projects below!

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    Chimpanzee Sanctuary & Wildlife Orphan Care

    Get involved in the day-to-day running of one of the largest sanctuaries for chimpanzees in the world, Chimfunshi, once called ‘the most wonderful place on earth’ by Jane Goodall. Care for the rescued chimpanzees while living in the true African wilderness of northern Zambia!

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    FROM USD 2122 | GBP 1199

    Holistic Horse Management Internship, Zimbabwe

    Gain unique experience in the management of an African stable located on a private game reserve in Zimbabwe. Get up-close with wildlife and be involved with riding lessons, safaris, carriage rides, polocrosse, and show jumping.

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    FROM £ 1069 | US$ 1947

    University Group Volunteering

    Let us put together a unique, once in a lifetime volunteer adventure for your University group, which will see you learning, exploring and giving back to local communities and conservation efforts in Africa.

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    FROM Bespoke Itinerary

    Wildlife And Monkey Sanctuary, Lilongwe, Malawi

    Live at the Lilongwe Wildlife Centre in Malawi, rescuing, rehabilitating and caring for wild animals. Make an active difference to issues including habitat destruction, human-wildlife conflict, poaching, the pet trade and the international wildlife trade.

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    FROM £ 1370