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Wildlife Conservation Volunteer


Extinction of plant and animal species is an inevitable truth of todayís world and protection of wildlife is a big issue to be addressed. Wildlife conservation project is started to encourage the participation of people from different corners of the world to bring some positive changes in current wildlife condition of Nepal. Main objective of the project is to maintain the biodiversity, preserve natural resources and monitor the condition of wildlife.

Nepal is rich of Natural diversity and the people here worship Nature as a god. But the traditional Nepali customs and rituals are not enough to conserve the Natural heritages and wildlife. Join your hands to spread awareness for Natural conservation through your scientific logics and knowledge. People of Nepal know the importance of nature but donít know the way to conserve it, so participants like you can co-operate with the local agents to take the steps more efficiently.

Volunteers can work in conservation centers of breathtaking Annapurna mountain ranges of Himalaya or in magnificent forest of Chitwan National Park. You will be assisting with monitoring the population of wildlife species, mammal survey, reptile survey, bird survey and also for the study of the plants. FDIP will arrange you the working days in wildlife conservation centers where youíll be assisting to go through the conservation activities.

Fees

Registration fee US$ 175

Program fee

1 week US$300
2 weeks US$400
3 weeks US$500
4 weeks US$600
5 weeks US$700
6 weeks US$800
7 weeks US$900
8 weeks US$1,000
9 weeks US$1,100
10 weeks US$1,200
11 weeks US$1,300
12 weeks US$1,400

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* Fees for the group volunteering will be decided by our project officer depending on the size and nature of group.

  • Registration fee include
  • Volunteer FDIP staff support
  • Communication,marketing and web cost of FDIP
  • Arrangement of host family or placement.
  • Program fee include
  • Transportation from airport to placement
  • Orientation cost of volunteer
  • Contribution to host family
  • Food and accomodation
  • Emergency support
  • Program fee exclude
  • Airfares and visa charge
  • Travel Insurance
  • Bevarages extra food and laundry
  • Recreational activities
  • Any other personal needs
  • Daily transportations

Skills and Qualifications to Volunteer

Volunteering in wildlife conservation project requires visiting wildlife and remote areas. Though specific skill or qualification is not required for this project, you should prepare yourself physically and mentally for wildlife and national park.

Orientation

2 days long orientation is held by our local staffs in Kathmandu. Volunteers are introduced to basic Nepali language and greets, meanwhile they are also informed about the local customs, safety, travel guidance and all the dos and don'ts in the Nepali Society. You will be provided contact details of our local office, maps and other useful information.

Volunteers will be then informed about their destination conservation areas their responsibilities as a volunteer and how they are going to going to assist with the conservation workers there.

Arrangement of Conservation project work depends on the season and the weather conditions.

Your Week as a Volunteer

First day: On the first day you'll be given all final instructions about the conservation project and you will be then escorted to the project location by our field officer.

Weekdays: In weekdays volunteer will be solely engaged in project. Daily schedule will be as follows

Morning: Breakfast ( As provided by homestay)

Daybreak: Volunteer placement

Evening: Back to homstay for dinner and rest

Food & Accommodation

Volunteers will be received at airport by our local staff. Volunteer are accommodated in our hostel for 2 days till the orientation. Volunteers are then accommodated at homestays.

You will be provided basic living standard with clean room, pure drinking water, hygienic food, bathroom and shower. Volunteers might share their room with other co-volunteers. Local meal in Nepal is Daal Bhaat, consisting of beans curry( daal),steamed rice(bhaat), vegetables, pickles and occassionally chicken or meat.

If you have any health issue and special dietary requirements please inform us while applying for the project. It will be tried to fulfill your all hygienic and nutritional requirement in meal but as a volunteer we will also be expecting some flexibility from you. FDIP considers your Food and Accommodation as an integral part of the efficiency for your activities while volunteering in Nepal. So FDIP team will take care of that.


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