Company : Fronteering
Activities: Amazon Rainforest Volunteer / Community Volunteer Projects / Humanitarian Projects / Animal Volunteer Projects / Conservation Volunteer Projects
Countries: Brazil / Guyana
Location : Guyana, Amazon rainforest
Duration: 2 weeks to 2 months
Approx Costs: 1500 to 2500 $ Dollars (US)
Volunteer in Guyana: one of the most uninhabited and unspoiled countries in the world, one of the last havens for wildlife and Amerindian communities. Volunteer with local Amerindian communities to help sustain the Amazon rainforest, its wildlife and the Amerindian way of life!
Venture to Guyana to work together with local Amerindian Communities and Help set up a sustainable eco-friendly infrastructure within their community through construction, maintenance, wildlife research & monitoring!
Depending on your skills, interest and experience, the projects you are involved in will vary and could include anything from supporting the Eco-lodge with marketing skills, helping teach children and adults valuable IT skills or trekking into the forest to sensitively build wildlife viewing camps.
In order to prevent the threat of logging and mining in these precious areas, the local Amerindian communities need to build some eco-tourism infrastructure so that they can sensitively benefit from this incredible resource without destroying it.
Without the infrastructure there is no way to attract tourists to the area or to support them when they arrive. The communities do not have the resources to develop this infrastructure themselves which is where they need your support. With the time and skills of volunteers like you they have the opportunity to create facilities and activities for Guyana is already starting to develop and tourism will increase. We want to ensure that this is done in the best way possible in order to protect the traditional way of life for Amerindian communities and also protect the precious tropical rainforest and it’s extraordinary biodiversity.
During this volunteer experience you will stay in hammocks and have the opportunity to be immersed in local life. Learn from these fascinating people about ancient legends, the medicinal properties of rare flora and extraordinary wildlife facts and sightings that you will find nowhere else. We concentrate on things that work, not that look fancy. This is the real stuff! Are you ready for a true adventure to learn about new cultures and live amongst a vast variety wildlife while saving the Amazon jungle and it’s people?
All year round
-All inclusive, including domestic flights
-Live in one of the last pristine areas of -rainforest in the world
-Work with the fascinating Makushi people, -indigenous to this area of Guyana
-Learn about the local culture and immerse -yourself in their way of life
-Help the lives of the people of a valuable -Amerindian community
-Protect the Amazon rainforest
-Learn jungle survival skills
-Experience in teaching, wildlife research or -construction can be a plus
-Strong work ethics are required: reliable, -responsible, honest, good sense of humor and dependable.
-You must be physically and mentally fit.
-18 years of age or older
-Must love animals/outdoors
-Make sure to contact your local health organization to inquire about the needed/recommended vaccinations and medicine.
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