Devil Care & release
The Tasmanian Devil Population is at risk and declining quickly! struggling with a cancerous contagious disease spread through their saliva, Tasmanian Devils being feisty as they are the disease is spreading fast. Throughout Tasmania efforts are being taking to stop the spread of this deadly disease to prevent the same as it's extinct cousin the Tasmanian Tiger!
Venture to beautiful Tasmania and become involve with a day to day operations of a Tasmanian devil care and wildlife center. The aim of the project is to care, breed and release Tasmanian Devils back in to the wild. This gives volunteers the unique opportunity to work with Tasmanian Devils and increase their survivability. The project also cares for other animals like eagles and other birds, kangaroo's and Quolls.
This Is Why
- Live and volunteer in Amazing Tasmania!
- Assist with the Care and release of Tasmanian Devils
- Get To work with many other native Tasmanian wildlife species!
- Assist with Research and education
- Key Start Dates
- Package Price
1 week 1195 US$
2 weeks 1,495 US$
4 weeks 1,995 US$
6 weeks 2,395 US$
8 weeks 2,595 US$
- Volunteer duration
1 - 8 weeks (other durations available on request)
- Average Work hours
You will be required to volunteer 5 or 6 days a week and around 8 -10 hrs per day, depending on the time of year
- Number of Volunteers
- Volunteer accommodation
- Housing Type
Private room in cabin or trailer near the project
- Internet Access
Yes, but limited and should be kept to a minimum
- Who Are They Looking For?
Love of the outdoors and a passion for animals is a priority. You should not be fussy, picky or hypersensitive about cleaning as this is one of the main chores. We will not tolerate smoking, alcohol or the use of drugs. Please remember that you are a guest, therefore, respecting the rules is essential.
Fast Facts: Australia
Where? Austalasia, Tasmania
Country Size: 90,758 km2
35,042 sq mi
Population density? 7.24/km2, 18.8/sq mi
Country Famous for? Tasmanian Devils, Wildlife watching, Hobart, beaches, Mountains, friendly people, green heart of Australia
When to visit: All year round
- What's Included
Tasmanian Devil Care
Private room in Cabin or trailer near the project
Meals are not included but transportation to the nearest grocery store will be provided
- Airport Pick up & drop off
You will be picked up from Hobard airport and transferred to the project.
You will be provided with a bike to bicylce to the project which is within 2 Kilometers of the accommodation.
- Ongoing service
If there are any problems with your volunteer project we are always there to help you and mediate between yourself and the organization.
Through FRONTEERING you have the possibility to book tours in Australia after you have finished your volunteer project.
- 24/7 Emergency contact
If there are any problems during you stay in Vancouver you can reach us 24/7 to assist you.
What's not included: Flights, Insurance, Meals
01 Weeks: $1195.00 US
02 Weeks: $1,595.00 US
04 Weeks: $1,995.00 US
08 Weeks: $2,595.00 US
As a volunteer at the project you become part of the team and help in the day to day activities of a wildlife care center. They are involved with the breeding and release of Tasmanian Devils to help these animals at risk. You will have some of the following responsibilities:
- Initial training, orientation and health and safety requirements
- Animal feeding
- Ground maintenance – trimming, raking, etc
- Wildlife studies
- Opportunity to progress doing animal presentations
- Assistance and training on tour guiding
- You will learn a great deal about Tasmian Wildlife in general.
- Requirements, Guidelines & Policies
- Required to commit to a minimum of 1 week
- NO SMOKING is allowed on the property.
- Strong work ethics are required: reliable, responsible, honest, good sense of humour, dependable, physically and mentally fit.
- Age: 18+
- No animal allergies
- Extreme Weather (heat & cold), dirt and living in a remote area must be something you can handle.
- A love for animals and some general experience of caring for an animal is a must!
- Must read and agree to abide by guidelines and ethics
- Good knowledge of the English
- Volunteer Benefits
- Get trained in the care of different wildlife species
- Learn about guiding tours
- Help with the survival of Tasmanian Devils
- Fast Facts
- Project location
- Area Famous For
Tasmanian Devils, Wildlife watching, Hobart, beaches, Mountains, friendly people, green heart of Australiala
- When to visit
All year round
- Wildlife viewing
Tasmania is one of the best places of Australia to view wildlife. Be warned when driving around, Kangaroo's are everywhere. Tasmanian Devils, Kangaroo's, Wallaby's, Tiger snakes, Kakatoo's, Wombats and so much more!
- Project location
- Itinerary & Details
Day 1 - Arrive in Tasmania, Australia;
You will arrive in beautiful Tasmania where you will be met at the airport and transferred to the volunteer project.
For 1 - 8 weeks - Care for Tasmanian Devils and other wildlife! For the coming weeks you will have a great time working directly with many different kind of animals while be surrounded by nature!
Your last day - you will fly back home or take the opportunity to travel through Australia . Our staff will gladly help you to book any tours to see more of this great country.
- Itinerary & Details
You will have a private room in either a cabin or trailer near the project. There will be a kitchen and laundry facilities. We will provide a bike for you to peddle to the project and back on a daily basis while you soak in the beautiful surroundings.
Meals are not included but we will provide transportation to the grocery store on a regular basis.
South Tasmanian surrounded by nature with only a few small villages nearby. This is for those who love the outdoors!