Wildlife rescue and rehabilitation

Project name:

ARCAS (1)

Project purpose:

Wildlife rescue and rehabilitation including : scarlet macaws, mealy parrots, kinkajous, spider and howler monkeys

Project activities:

  • animal interaction

  • animal rehabilitation

  • community awareness

  • data collection/analysis

  • habitat restoration/management

  • teaching


Weekly cost (approx USD):

$

200

Terrestrial

Guatemala

Central America

Direct benefits you gain:

  • cultural integration

  • field research skills

  • remote scenic location

Noteworthy conservation points:

  • development goals (supporting local community)

Accommodation:

Shared dormitories in the jungle (bunk beds)

When does the project run?

Facilities:

accommodation included, food included, electricity, toilet (western), shower (cold), nearby medical facilities, local shops, cooking facilities, bottled drinking water, shower (cold), mosquito net, electricity

How long can I stay?

Requirements:

  • Must be over 18 to volunteer

Details of the day-to-day life on the project:

There are three price plans for this ARCAS project:

  • Plan Completo: $450 (first week) and $200 for each consecutive week. This includes payment for the first week, the reservation fee, airport pick-up and drop-off at the Flores airport and a two-day trip to Tikal.

  • Plan Reserva: $250 (first week) and $200 for each consecutive week. This includes the payment for the first week, the reservation fee, airport pick-up and drop-off at the Flores airport.

  • Plan Mochilero: $200 (first week and each consecutive week). This is for volunteers who do not require a pick up and are more confident finding their own way to the center. This does not include a reservation, and space at the center is not guaranteed.

 

**There is an additional deposit of Q300 (About $40) for your room key and bed sheets, which you will pay on site, and will be returned upon your departure.

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