Elephant care and understanding
is what animal volunteer positions are all about!
Volunteer positions on offer
1. Professional Veterinarian
Position mainly for vets who have completed their studies with 5 or more
years of experience with large animals. Tasks will include administering
modern as well as traditional medicines under the supervision of a local
vet. Additional tasks will include the upkeep of the area. A report on
elephant care in the park area and environmental improvement plans is
expected at the end of the stay.
2. Elephant Student Vets
This special category is exclusively for veterinarian students as part of
their course-work and is 28 days in length..
3. Elephant Helpers
This category is suitable for all visitors. Designed for those who wish to work with elephants for the first time and
gain knowledge about the local conditions and problems facing elephants in
the area. **No previous experience is needed.** Tasks include assisting elephants keepers bathing elephants and
general duties around the park and surrounds. Office work may be required of
applicants with suitable skills. The maximum initial stay is 14 days (except in the case of
trainee vets as part of their course-work) Extensions of stay
may be available at the end of this 14 day period if space
permits. This is only available at the park at the end our an
initial 14 day stay.
volunteer programme and costs
Volunteer Program >