Volunteering with animals overseas
Our animal welfare volunteer projects attract a wide range of people. This includes general animal lovers wanting to try their hand at wildlife rescue, those taking career breaks, and families and individuals looking for responsible travel experiences. You can also improve your resume and add to your work experience with a veterinary internship or game ranger course, complete with qualifications. Depending on how much time you can commit to, we offer both short and long term opportunities.
Animal conservation volunteering allows you to make a difference to the lives of animals around the world. Volunteer abroad with animals to help promote the quality of life of many endangered or mistreated creatures. Oyster works closely with leading and influential animal welfare projects and NGOs, promoting conservation and charity work abroad. Gain rewarding experience as a conservation volunteer through jobs working with animals.
You can spend time volunteering with animals in some incredible locations, including but not limited to volunteer roles in a game reserve or wildlife sanctuary. If you wish to take part in a volunteer project, we ask for a hard work ethic, enthusiasm and a willingness to muck in.
All of our programmes offer great work experience for those thinking of a career that involves working with animals, as you may be working in fields such as scientific research, rural conservation, general animal care and photography. These projects will enhance your CV for future job prospects and university applications by demonstrating your confidence in living abroad and contributing to a worthwhile cause. If you are passionate about animals volunteer projects, look no further than Oyster Worldwide. You can read our volunteer guide to help you decide where to go and what to do.
Volunteer work abroad with animals gives you the rewarding opportunity to help bring recognition to many endangered or mistreated animals. For more information about how we choose our animal welfare projects, read our animal welfare policy.