Khulula Care for Wild
from £2390 GBP
to £6790 GBP
Help with the hand rearing, care and nutritional needs of infant and orphaned wildlife.
Volunteering at Khulula Care for Wild, you will be at the heart of a new facility focussed on the care and conservation of wild animals, ensuring they continue to proudly roam through Africa's majestic landscapes.
As a volunteer you will be focussed on hand rearing, infant care and nutrition of varied species on a stunning game reserve and nature estate in South Africa, home to giraffe, wildebeest, waterbuck, kudu and primates.
What will I do
Khulula Care for Wild is situated on a beautiful game reserve and nature estate, based on the banks of the Vreek, Noord-Kaap and Queens River of Mpumulanga. With vast experience in the care and conservation of wild animals, you will work alongside our experienced coordinator and her team, caring for wildlife of all species and sizes.
This project allows you to learn in depth about hand rearing and infant care and species nutrition and to work closely with a diverse range of species while living on a stunning nature reserve in the heart of the South African bush.
- Lectures on hand rearing and infant care
- Hand rearing young wildlife
- Animal care and husbandry
- Rehabilitation work
- Treatment and care of injured animals
- Assisting with the continual development and design of new enclosures at the care facility
- Reserve management
Volunteers stay at the Castle in shared bedrooms with en suite bathrooms. There is a fully equipped kitchen, games room, swimming pool and balconies with stunning views over Africa. Volunteers do their own shopping and cooking for all meals in the communal kitchen.
What support will I get
From the moment you first send us an inquiry, we are always just a phone call or email away. You can contact our office team with any question you have. We’ll be happy to help you as much as we can while you prepare for your conservation experience. Once you are in Africa, we have a dedicated team of coordinators who will look after you - whether you need help with your conservation responsibilities, are feeling poorly or need to get to a bank to get out some money.
If your family need to get hold of you in an emergency, we have a 24 hour emergency phone line, and we can always facilitate contact to you in Africa.
What's the next step
If you are ready to submit your application. You can do this online or by post. And don’t worry - you application does not commit you to anything. It is just an expression of interest on your side and it helps us prepare the best advice for you.
We will contact you after accepting your application and chat to you about the best project choice, costs and dates. Once you are happy with your choices, we will set up your very own conservation experience for you and send you all the extra information you need - from the “small print” terms and conditions to insurance information. If you definitely want to go for it, all you have to do is send us a signed confirmation and a deposit of 295 GBP - or the equivalent in US$, CA$, AU$ or Euro.
From 2 - 12 weeks
Includes return international flights from London, transfers, accommodation, all project-related costs and in-country and logistical support.
All the time
This placement would suit:
Anyone wanting to acquire hands-on experience in animal care, hand rearing, conservation and veterinary practice.
Do you accept non UK citizens?
Do you accept applicants with disabilities?
flights, accommodation, airport pickup
Have you ever dreamed of tracking wild leopard and cheetah through the bush, or assisting a marine biologist in whale and dolphin research?
Open your eyes to a whole new world and way of looking at the natural environment. We support vital conservation projects in our heritage region of southern Africa and with over 10 years experience we are able to offer every volunteer the benefits of our personal knowledge.
Members of the Year Out Group and ATOL bonded.