The program has been established to help wild animals that have been rescued from mistreatment, human abuse, wild animal traffic or sickness. The center’s goal is to save them from certain death or inappropriate living conditions. At the centre volunteers and local staff help animals to recover and if possible let them return to their natural environment.
- It is located near important natural attractions: Napo River, where you can enjoy rafting trips, visit natural caves, cascades, and share with local communities on your free time.
- The program gives the opportunity to contribute to the conservation of the rainforest, and the species in danger of extinction.
- Ideal for those who love animals, planet conservation and have all it takes to make a difference helping our world and its beings.
Location Rainforest – Ecuador
Availability Every Monday throughout the year.
Accommodation Shared cabins, meals included.
Age Range Minimum 18 years old, families and student´s groups
- Airport pickup.
- Detailed orientation meeting in Quito.
- Transportation from Quito to the project.
- Accommodation and 3 meals at the project.
- Accommodation in Quito at arrival (one night), breakfast included.
- 24 /7 local assistance.
- International flight
- Personal travel insurance.
The program is opened year round
Fees:USD 695.00 – two week program
There are different areas in need of help; it will depend on the duration of your stay, and your personal interests.
Some of the activities include:
- Prepare animal food
- Daily feeding and cleaning duties.
- Assist in construction and maintenance work to improve animal living conditions.
- Provide care and support to animals.
- Report to supervisor any kind of unusual situation you notice regarding animals.
Working hours: Monday to Friday (8:30 – 5:00pm) Saturday morning, until the animals have been fed.
Please note: Itineraries and activities are subject to change, according to the time of the year and according to the Animal Rescue Center needs. Feel free to offer new ideas. Your help and advice will be very much appreciated.
GET Ecuador gives personalized assistance to all our participants, just complete the following steps:
1. Decide the approximate travel date and program you will participate.
2. Send an email including name or names of the applicants, date you wish to start, and any questions you may have to: firstname.lastname@example.org
3. Your e-mail will be answered within 48 hours by e-mail.
4. You will receive the confirmation of your reservation, application form and payment options.
GET Ecuador organize customized programs for groups of 4 or more. We can offer private departures on any of our published itineraries enabling friends, families or organizations to enjoy any volunteer and travel program at special rates.
Dates can be chosen to suit your needs.