The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
Kids Saving the Rainforest is a wildlife sanctuary, rescue and rehabilitation center located in beautiful Quepos, Costa Rica. We rescue over 200 animals every year, and helping us carry out this important work is a team of dedicated interns gaining invaluable experience learning and working in their chosen fields.
We offer competitive, well-respected internship placements in the following departments: Intern Positions Available:
Veterinary Clinic Intern
Wildlife Nursery Intern
We are seeking serious, passionate individuals with the desire to dedicate themselves to work in the wildlife/animal fields. Our internships are suitable for students with relevant coursework in veterinary studies, primatology, zoology, ecology, or a similar related field, as well as recent graduates seeking practical work experience with wildlife.
To learn more about our internship program, check out program guide here: https://www.kidssavingtherainforest.org/uploads/7/1/6/3/71637731/internships_2018.pdf
We have shorter term volunteer experiences as well! Ask our volunteer coordinator at Volunteer@kstr.org for more information!
Animal Care / Handling
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
Must be at least 18
Orientation or Training
85 days with the possibility of extension.
Ability to get along with other volunteers, have fun and be a team player!