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Verein: AFS Interkulturelle Begegnungen e.V.
Projekt: Nature thematic park - Management of aquariums
Bewerbungsende: 01.10.2009
Status: Stelle gestrichen
Laufzeit: ab August 2010 - 12 Monate 
Sprache im Projekt: keine Angaben

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Bewerbungsbeginn für die Abreise im Sommer eines Jahres ist immer der 1. September des Vorjahres. Bewerbungsschluss ist 30. September.
Bewerbungsbeginn für die Abreise Anfang eines Jahres ist immer der 1. März des Vorjahres. Bewerbungsschluss ist der 30. März.

It does not require special preparation, but it is important that the volunteer likes working with animals (even sometimes there is some dirty work). If the volunteer doesn’t know how to do the job he would be teached. It would be an advantage to have knowledge and experience with acquariums, hopefully salt water.


Fundación Zoológica de Cali (Centro de Atención de Fauna Silvestre) is an environmental nature thematic park, which offers a unique experience of contact with Colombian’s natural and cultural richness. It promotes and implements education programs, outreach, recreation and research for conserving biodiversity and developing environmental awareness in Colombian people. Cali´s Zoo is committed towards providing quality services in all areas. The challenge of the Fundacion Zoologico de Cali has been to become a center for the conservation of wildlife and ecosystem for Colombians.

Aims and themes of the volunteers activity:

- Support in veterinarian activities.

Activities of the volunteer:

Management of aquariums, taking care of the animals, Office work.

Area of work: Environmental protection/resource protection

Working method:
Depends on the experience and knowledge of the volunteer he can make different jobs.

Working Schedule:
Work days: Monday-Friday: 7 am to 5 pm.
Saturday: 5 hours, usually mornings.

It’s expected that the volunteer is a responsible person who supports the activities of the Centro de Attention de Fauna Silvestre-CAFS (Center of Attention of Wildlife Care –CAFS). There is lots of work and sometimes not enough time. Usually there is 1 veterinarian, 1 nurse, 3 caregivers, and sometimes 1 or 2 students Veterinarian interns.