Canine Therapy in Bolivia or Argentina

Company : Projects Abroad
Activities: Hospitality Internships / Career Break / Community Volunteer Projects / Animal Volunteer Projects
Countries: Argentina / Bolivia
Location : Cordoba; Cochabamba
Duration: 4 weeks to 6 months
Approx Costs: 1750 to 3000+ £ Pound (UK)

Taking part in the Canine Therapy project in Bolivia or Argentina will provide volunteers with a valuable and unique experience.

 

These fantastic placements offer volunteers the opportunity to work with specially trained dogs providing specialised therapy sessions for children and young adults with disabilities.

Volunteers in Argentina will work at the Jingles Foundation, a 'zoo therapy centre' for children and young adults with various disabilities, such as autism and Down's syndrome. A trained dog can benefit patients by helping them to focus on movement, spatial orientation, posture and muscle control.

Volunteers in Bolivia will work at a dog training centre in Cochabamba. The placement involves a combination of outreach work, where visits to care and community centres are conducted, and work at the centre itself, looking after the dogs and assisting with training.

 

How to apply?

Feel free to call or email us, we have a friendly team ready to answer your questions!

When you're ready to apply please complete an application for on the Projects Abroad website.

A deposit of £195 is required with your application. We will immediately acknowledge receipt of your application and deposit payment.

 

Start Dates

Flexible

Costs / Benefits

Prices start from £1,595 for two weeks. Please visit the Projects Abroad website for full details of pricing.

Projects Abroad cover:
- All your food and accommodation
- Transfers to and from the airport
- Transport to and from your placement (where required)
- Travel and medical insurance
- Support and 24 hour back-up from both our local and UK staff

Requirements

Basic Spanish

Booking / Enquiry

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