Long Term Volunteer at La Ceiba
Located 3 miles away from the Jaguar Rescue Center in the heart of the primary forest of the Caribbean, La Ceiba Natural Reserve has been lovingly built and maintained. Encar and Sandro acquired the 49-hectare property several years ago, and it is now used as the release point for many of the animals being reintroduced to their natural habitat after their stay at the JRC.
We are looking for 1-2 long term, hard-working, volunteers to come to La Ceiba and volunteer for 3 to 6 months. You will report to the onsite La Ceiba managers and work alongside the short term volunteers to carry out the following:
- Helping to clean and maintain the animal enclosures.
- Preparing animal food and feeding the animals.
- Keeping trails clear.
- Both captive and wild animal monitoring.
- Helping to manage the onsite short term volunteers.
- General site and enclosure maintenance.
You will be working in an environment that is often very hot, humid and wet with a variety of biting insects (including mosquitoes). The rain forest here has a lot of wild animals (including venomous snakes and spiders, biting ants, scorpions etc). As it is located in the primary forest there is no wifi but we provide transportation once a week to the town.
If you want to leave more often you are able to do so on your own. It is important that you are aware of this before committing to volunteering at La Ceiba.
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