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Wildlife Rescue & Rehab Volunteer Project, Canada

4 weeks-3 Months from

minimum age

  • Get hands-on experience working with rescued wildlife, including moose, bears, raccoons and otters
  • Help to conserve and protect native mammal species
  • Be part of the journey of an orphaned animal – from eyes closed to being released back into the wild
  • Explore an incredible and unique ecosystems in Ontario

Project Costs

To join as a volunteer, there is a one-off £195 GB pounds application payment, and then once your place has been confirmed on the programme, you will be asked to make a deposit of £175 (of which £150 will be returned to you at the successful completion of your internship) – and £25 of this will be retained for deep cleaning the accommodation facilities (but if you leave early/don’t complete your internship, your deposit will not be returned).

otter feedingWhat’s included:

  • Accommodation
  • Training and supervision
  • Laundry facilities
  • WorkingAbroad backup and support

What’s not included:

  • Food expenses
  • Travel to and from Canada
  • Hotel accommodation in Toronto if need be on arrival/departure
  • Pickup from the airport on arrival & drop off
  • ETA visitors visa
  • Insurance costs
  • Free time excursions
  • Any costs for rabies or covid vaccinations

It is mandatory for you to take out medical/accident insurance for the duration of your time on the programme.

Payment Terms

To secure your placement on the project, you will need to complete and submit the application form with your application payment of £195. We will also organise a Whatsapp interview too.  If for some reason your application is not accepted, we will reimburse this payment fully. However, for those who are accepted, you will need to make a deposit payment of £175 GB pounds which will be returned to you at the successful completion of your internship (if you leave early/don’t complete your internship, this will not be returned).

Once we have confirmed your place, the Volunteer Coordinator will then communicate with you regarding suggested packing items, how to travel there and guide you up until you have departed for your flight to Toronto and so on.

skunk canadaProject Dates

The project typically requires at least four (4) consecutive weeks of volunteer service. During the months of May and June, however, we ask for a minimum of eight (8) consecutive weeks of service, as these are our busiest time periods for the rehabilitation of orphaned animals. You can come for up to 3 months if you wish!

When applying for the dates below, please use these as a guideline, you can arrive at any time of the year (you can specify your preferred dates in the motivation letter section on the application form) – Also if any of the dates you want to apply for are fully booked, please get in touch, as we do have a waiting list incase of cancellations – info@workingabroad.com

July 1st 2024 August 31st 2024
August 1st 2024 September 30th 2024
September 1st 2024 October 31st 2024
October 1st 2024 November 30th 2024
November 1st 2024 December 31st 2024
January 1st 2025 April 30th 2025 Fully Booked
May 1st 2025 July 1st 2025
June 1st 2025 August 1st 2025
July 1st 2025 September 1st 2025
August 1st 2025 October 1st 2025
Wildlife Rescue & Rehab Volunteer Project, Canada