English Plus Nature & Wildlife ConservationGlobal Village offers a number of interesting placements in organizations devoted to the conservation and/or rehabilitation of Canadian wildlife and nature.
Sample activities include:
Public education and outreach
Preparing food and medical supplies
Cleaning and repairing cages
Feeding and caring for animals
Building trails and protecting eco-systems
The Wildlife Organization working in partnership with GV perform one or more of the following services:
Short and long-term care of injured and orphaned species
Rehabilitation and release of mammals and birds
Enhancing public awareness and protection of Canadian wildlife
Volunteer shifts at some organizations may not be compatible with a concurrent study/volunteer schedule unless the student commits to volunteering on the weekends.
Most placements require a high intermediate to fluent level of English and an orientation and/or training process set at scheduled times throughout the year.