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Kenya Animal and Veterinary Voluntary Service
The International Volunteer Travel animal volunteer abroad program in Kenya provides a unique opportunity for volunteers to work with farm animals abroad. The Africa animal volunteer placement abroad, is a chance to learn about animals; and veterinary medicine in general and specifically about care in rural Kenya.
This placement is open to anyone interested in working with farm and domestic animals, practicing and aspiring animal scientists, animal science and veterinary college students, etc.
Duties: Overseas volunteers with animals in Africa assist the resident veterinary surgeon in their many duties including handling animals and animal feeds, diagnosis and treatment of tropical animal diseases, filling and keeping animal records and handling medicines. No prior experience is required. International volunteers should bring gloves, work boots and lab coats.
Combination of Programs
In addition to Volunteer placement in Kenya, the International Volunteer Travel also offers opportunities for Internships Abroad in Kenya, the Language and Cultural Experience, and the Kenya Adventure Tours and Holidays program. With exception of the Language and Cultural Experience, which must be combined with another program, all Kenya programs are offered independently or in combination.
To read more about an area of volunteer placement in Kenya, please
click on any choice below:
Kenya Volunteer with Children
Kenya Wildlife Volunteering
Kenya Teaching Volunteer
Kenya Animal Voluntary Work
Kenya HIV & AIDS Volunteering
Kenya Health Care Volunteering
Submit an Application
Questions and Other InformationFor answers to your questions not provided on the link pages, please go to the page on Frequently Asked Questions.
Kenya Program Highlights
Length of Program:
1 to 24 weeks.
1st and 3rd Thursday of every Month; Plan to arrive the day before.
Airport Arrival Time:
Day prior to starting preferably by 3:00 PM
Accommodation & Meals:
Carefully selected Kenyan households provide accommodation and 3 Kenyan meals per day.
Transport to Project:
projects within walking distance, else bus fare will not exceed USD 1.30 per day.
Mondays to Fridays. 3 to 6 hours daily.
Kenya program fees available here.
Basic Swahili encouraged but not required; working knowledge of English required.