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In the field of Environment, we have volunteer opportunities in Tasmania at Big Ears Animal Sanctuary, in Western Australia at Nearer to Nature or in Queensland at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary. Information on these exciting volunteer opportunities is below!

Big Ears Animal Sanctuary

  • What’s the organisation? Big Ears Animal Sanctuary is a not-for-profit organisation and registered charity. Our purpose is to provide shelter, care, rehabilitation and in some cases onward re-homing to animals. In need, whether they be lost, abandoned or mistreated.
  • What will the volunteer do? The volunteer will: feed and water a variety of animals, cleaning and washing up, working with sick animals in the hospital, grooming animals, helping apply medications/creams etc to the animals. The volunteer will get to experience working with a large array of animals. The volunteer will also be a part of the Big Ears volunteer team which are an inclusive group of people from a variety of backgrounds.
  • What are the requirements? Initiative and ability to work unsupervised and with others. Further eligibility requirements can be found under the ‘Requirements’ section below.
  • Who will this suit? A person with a love and interest in animals.
  • Location? Longford, Tasmania (rural placement)
  • Duration? Semester or trimester
  • More information: www.bigearsanimalsanctuary.com

Program Details

  • Program Type
    • Volunteering
  • Location
  • Program for an individual or for a group
    Individual

What's included in your experience

  • Host Family Placement
  • 24/7 Emergency Support
  • Meals
  • Global Competence Certificate
  • Continuous Support
  • Access to Alumni Network
  • Worldwide Presence
  • 70 Years Experience
  • Airport Pick-up
  • Domestic Transport
  • Medical Insurance
  • Community Service Placement

What you are responsible for

  • Airfare
  • Visa and Passport Fees
  • Stipend
  • Vaccinations
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