Gambia Horse and Donkey Trust

Looking for both long term and short term volunteers the Gambia Horse and Donkey Trust is a really worthwhile cause where volunteers can make a real difference to the lives of horses & donkeys and to the people who rely on them so much. For more info see



Animals Asia, China                                     Animals Asia

Animals Asia are advertising for a qualified VN in the bear rescue centre in China.  They say “This is an outstanding opportunity for motivated individuals pursuing a career in wildlife care and welfare. The Veterinary Nurse will work as part of a highly skilled veterinary team to ensure the care of predominantly Asiatic black bears (moon bears) and domestic animals at our rescue centre. Appointment is full-time, five days a week plus scheduled weekend work.”  For more info see


PACS, Koh Phangan, Thailand

This volunteer position requires a qualified and experienced veterinary nurse as there is usually no vet at PACS.  The procedures are quite advanced, and there is a vital need for a logical approach to symptomatic treatment, while recognising more serious conditions that may require referral to a private veterinarian on the island.  Typical cases would involve: vaccinations, skin treatments, wound suturing, wound cleanups etc.

If working full time free accommodation is provided with wifi & use of motorbikes during working hours. A minimum time commitment of 1 month is required but a 6 month plan is suggested.

For more information and application form see


P.A.W. Animal Sanctuary, Belize

This non-profit cat rescue centre on the beautiful island of Caye Caulker, Belize is looking for vet nurses who would like to volunteer for a few weeks or more in exchange for free accommodation.  They say “the place is really beautiful, with free kayaks and a private beach!”.

For more information see



Pet Animal Welfare Society, Bangkok

PAWS Bangkok provides spay/neuter and veterinary health services for stray or community animals, adoption programs as well as responsible pet ownership education in Bangkok.

Vet Nurse Online visited this animal welfare society when on tour in Thailand and was very impressed with the work done for animal welfare here.  Run by a VN the clinic is always busy – during our time as a volunteer we were kept busy with applying flea and worm treatments for the rescue cats and caring for the tiny kittens.

For more information see


Bambelela Wildlife Care NPC and Vervet Monkey Rehabilitation Farm, South Africa

Bambelela is looking for a Vet Nurse for their internship as a Vervet Monkey Caretaker and Animal Medic. For more information see the poster below and their website


Paws for a Cause Animal Clinic, Caribbean

Ongoing need for vet nurse volunteers – See and for more information.  Accommodation provided and schedule is based on a 7 day week – for at least 1 day of surgery and 4 clinic days with hours of 8am-4pm Tues-Friday and 9am-2pm on Saturdays based on a 7 day week.


Mangochi Orphans Education and Training, Malawi

Volunteer positions here involve working in the primary school and in outreach programs in the local area.  The school is situated by the lake in a beautiful part of Malawi between Mangochi and Monkey Bay.  A range of different accomodation options are avaliable but these are not free.

For more information see and previous volunteers stories








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