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Manatee Rehabilitation Centre Belize

 

Description

Belize is home to the Antillean Manatee (Trichechus manatus manatus), a sub-species of the West Indian manatee. The Antillean manatee is considered globally endangered and, in Belize, is being pressured by the increasing boat traffic in key manatee areas, and increasing threats to the coastal environment – primarily habitat loss resulting […]

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Dates of program:
Year round

Duration of program:
1 month minimum

Age requirement:
Adults of both sexes 18+ (12+ if accompanied by a guardian)

Cost:
Volunteers pay US$750 for the first month and then US$650 per month thereafter. All funds go towards supporting your input into the programme, meals, admin and support costs (accommodation is provided free) and includes a modest contribution towards the programme.

Other information:
You do not need any qualifications to be able to apply but you need to be highly motivated, willing to work long hours in sometimes uncomfortable conditions, with a high level of interest in wildlife rehabilitation and conservation. If you have experience, whether it is veterinary, education, graphics or in another field, it will be very welcome. Internet access for volunteer use is not available on site.


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