Wildlife conservation, community and environmental volunteer projects and internships worldwide

Medical volunteering in Namibia
Medical volunteering in Namibia

San Bushmen Medical Programme, Namibia

As a volunteer on the San Bushmen Medical Programme, you will help provide primary healthcare to the local community and surrounding area in which around 500 San and Herero people live. Around 80% of the patients treated are San. The San are considered to be the oldest culture in the world and currently live in extreme poverty. Often suffering from malnutrition, disease, discrimination and abuse the San Bushmen Programme is providing a lifeline to this community through healthcare and education.

December 1st 2019

Telemetry tracking in Kanaan Desert for carnivores
Telemetry tracking in Kanaan Desert for carnivores

Carnivore and Hartmann’s Mountain Zebra Research, Namibia

Located in the majestic Naukluft Mountain range and the Tsauchab river system these environments along with springs provide specialised ecosystems and contain highly adapted wildlife that the Neuras team strives to protect and study. As well as protecting wildlife Neuras also produces wine on-site and volunteers can assist with harvesting, bottling, and labelling, all of which are done by hand. This novel approach helps to sustain the conservation project.

December 1st 2019

Cheetah conservation in Namibia fitted with tracking collar
Cheetah conservation in Namibia fitted with tracking collar

Carnivore Conservation Kanaan Desert, Namibia

The Carnivore Conservation Project in the Kanaan Desert aims to establish an unfenced wildlife reserve, creating a refuge for endangered species. The area covers 33,000 hectares of stunning desert scenery. During your stay, you will get hands-on experience with a variety of skills such as mapping using a GPS, capture mark release (using GPS tracking collars), radio telemetry tracking, game counts, camera trapping and maintenance and security.

December 1st 2019

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