Practicas in the Wildlife Rescue Center in Macas
Friendly Tapir
Volunteers get the opportunity to live and work directly in the Wildlife Rescue Center in Macas. You will take care of animals from the Amazon Rainforest and learn about different indigenous cultures from Morona Santiago. Experience life in the southern Amazon Rainforest that few get the opportunity to see.

Volunteer Responsibilities
You will be feeding different animals, like jaguars, tigrillos, monkeys, sloths, tapirs and birds. Maintenance, cleaning and constructing of the animal cages as well as clearing walking paths are further tasks.

Minimum stay for volunteering is one month.
Volunteers need to be at least 18 years to participate, unless accompanied by a relative.
Spanish is required, however, you do no have to be fluent to volunteer in the Wildlife Rescue Center in Macas.

Program Fee
The program fee is 300 USD per month.

Included in Program
Lodging in shared rooms with other volunteers and 3 meals per day.
Organisation Arutam Ecotours
Location Wildlife Rescue Center in Macas
Kind of job internship
subject area Ornithology, animal welfare
Actividades Craft, Practical nature protection, animal husbandry
Offerings Food, Accommodation
Educations none
Certificates Confirmation of interships
Spoken Languages Spanish
Payment no payment
Requirements Independent work
Requirements, other Spanisch
Skills Knowledge on environment issues: General knowledge
Age limits 18 — 
Required languages Spanish
Teilnahme Unkosten 300 $/month
Job duration prior consultation
Gültigkeit der Stelle unlimited
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Contact persons
Svenja Beilfuss
Honorato Vasquez y Hermano Miguel
010150 Cuenca
Rest of the world
+593 (0)98 197 0361