ISV is excited to launch 3 amazing trips designed for students and professionals with specific skills and interests. These projects will be running on selected dates throughout both Nov-Feb programs in 2012-2013 and May-Sept in 2013.
- Vet project with elephants in Thailand
- Medical and nursing projects in South Africa
- Sea Turtle Research in Costa Rica
Spend two amazing weeks on an elephant rescue center undertaking medical treatment and care of elephants in a project that will change your life. You will gain valuable experience in treating and caring for elephants and neighborhood animals such as buffalo, dogs, cats and pigs. You may undertake a 2 week volunteer project, or the 4 week volunteer and adventure program that includes trekking through the...More information here
Medical and Nursing Projects in South Africa
This is an amazing opportunity for medicine, nursing & health science majors to get involved in helping South African communities in need. As an ISV volunteer, you will not just observe, but assist in providing medical care to patients in their homes in this very interactive program. This experience will be invaluable to you as you continue your educational journey and share your knowledge and experience with local community carers. You may undertake a 2 week volunteer project, or the 4 week volunteer and adventure program that includes wildlife safaris, surfing lessons and abseiling down Table Mountain...More information here
Sea Turtle Research in Costa Rica
A project for true animal lovers and conservationists. Spend 2 weeks on the beautiful Osa Peninsula in tropical Costa Rica as you research the behavior and health of endangered sea turtles. This project is specifically designed for biology, oceanography, animal science and environmental management. This is a research program that will see you collect data to help form important environmental policy for these highly endangered species. You may undertake a 2 week volunteer project, or the 4 week volunteer and adventure program that includes a 3 day white water rafting trip, surfing and sea kayaking...More information here
Spaces on each skilled trip are extremely limited, so make sure you check availability with your local office today! You may apply for each of these programs at www.isvolunteers.org and by listing Vet Project, Medical Project or Osa Sea Turtle project in the promo code section of the application!