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Volunteer Animal Care Work Experience Placements Overseas in Mexico

Animal Care in Mexico - Crocodile

The Animal Care Project in Mexico is very much a hands-on, practical placement for people who love animals!

There are opportunities in Mexico for those who want to get involved in looking after and caring for animals. Placements are suitable for both Gap year students and those taking a career break. Volunteers are simply required to enjoy looking after animals and want to learn more about them!

Situated in the centre of Guadalajara, we work in a special centre for wild and domestic animals. It is a rescue centre similar to the charity-run animal care centres in Europe.

The centre works in conjunction with Proteccion Civil - the local emergency service - who deliver injured, mistreated and abandoned animals to the centre, either for permanent residence and care, or as part of a rehabilitation process before they are released back into the wild. There is a focus on birds - such as falcons, eagles, toucans, parrots and owls - and reptiles, but a range of other animals also live at the centre.

Volunteering on an Animal Care Placement in Mexico with Projects Abroad

Shadowing the local animal carers will give you a real insight into the way a special rescue centre works in Mexico. By showing initiative and a willingness to get involved, your experience will be very rewarding.

Animal Care in Mexico - Volunteer, Eagle

Our voluntary animal care placement in Mexico will give you access to invaluable work experience which will greatly enhance your CV. You will gain many practical skills and develop as a person through having to adapt and be resourceful while living and working in a foreign country.

The practice that we work with deals with a range of animals. The staff are always overworked because of a general lack of available resources, and so the help of our volunteers is very much needed and appreciated. You will get involved in many areas; you will be feeding the animals, as well as cleaning and repairing enclosures and volunteers also have the opportunity to assist the specialists in retraining the animals to live independently; helping them to improve skills they may have lost, or never fully developed, while in captivity.

Volunteers who take part in the Animal Care placement may also like to combine this with some time on the Conservation Project in Mexico. Here you will work with sea turtles, crocodiles and other local wildlife. We simply ask that you work a minimum of one month on each project. For more information, please visit our Volunteer Conservation & Environment Project in Mexico

Experiences on Voluntary Animal Care Placements in Mexico

"I feel I benefited the project by sharing out the workload of cleaning-up after and feeding the animals. I was also able to trade English for Spanish phrases with the staff!"
Hayley Sizer - Animal Care Volunteer in Mexico

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