Anyone can volunteer!

Worldwide Vets works around the globe, to help animals in need. Every year we strive to reach more and more animals that desperately require support in association with local communities and charities. This is where you come in.

Some of our projects accept volunteers, giving you a chance to get hands on and make a real impact as part of your career break, studies or gap year. Some of our projects accept anyone regardless of their past training or experience. Some are reserved for veterinary and nursing students and graduates. This is your opportunity to give something back to the world and use your passion and skills to do something amazing whilst discovering a beautiful new country.

Projects range from domestic vet clinics serving poverty-stricken communities in Africa, Asia and the Americas, to wildlife vet teams at the front line of conservation. In the developing world you will gain a lot of clinical experience and help diagnose, treat and prevent a range of injuries and diseases that you may not see at home.

With 11 years’ experience running volunteer projects, we know what it takes to give you a life changing experience with a fun and encouraging team, in beautiful locations and with all the safety nets, insurance and cover you need when traveling abroad.

So weather you dig dogs, or love lions, welcome to our team!

Mauritius Vet Clinic


Join a non profit organisation to sterilise and treat stray dogs and cats on the tropical island of Mauritius.

Open to: Vet/nurse students and graduates

Peru Wildlife Internship


Work with an onsite veterinary team to rescue and rehabilitate injured wildlife in the amazon jungle.

Open to: vet/nurse students and graduates

From £440

African Vet Conservation Volunteer

South Africa

Spend 2 or 3 weeks carrying out adrenaline packed wildlife captures and vet work, supplemented by lectures & theory.

Open to: Anyone

From £1,710

Safari Vet Internship

South Africa

Two week internship, full of lectures and practicals hosted by wildlife veterinarians in South Africa. Wildlife immobilisation, surgery and treatment.

Open to: student vets/nurses/techs and graduates

From 2,850 Euros

India Vet Clinic


Work at a univeristy teaching facility in incredible India. Gain medicine and surgery training whilst helping stray animals.

Open to: vets, nurses, students

From £870

Jamaica Vet Clinic


A busy animal rescue and vet centre in stunning Jamaica. Assist with veterinary care of dogs, cats, equines and farm species.

Open to: vet/nurse students and graduates

Laos Wildlife Internship


Work alongside vets and nurses at a wildlife sanctuary. Help rescue and rehabilitate animals from zoos, illegal trading, and exploitation.

Open to: vet/nurse students and graduates

From £500

Zanzibar Vet Clinic


Volunteer on the tropical island of Zanzibar, helping the clinic with all aspects of their work. From surgery and nursing to re-homing and rehabilitation.

Open to: vet/nurse students and graduates

From £300

Safari Stables Project


Work on a beautiful safari reserve and support conservation whilst working with horses in Africa.

Open to: Anyone

From £599

Ghana Vet Clinic


Join the team at a friendly vet clinic. Develop medical skills, help treat diseases and trauma as you work with dogs, cats, poultry, sheep and cows.

Open to: Anyone

From £450

Costa Rica wildlife internship

Costa Rica

Join a conservation team in South America and learn about wildlife medicine, husbandry and care.

Open to: anyone

From £440

Thailand Vet Clinic


Help sterilise and treat dogs and cats in Thailand. Develop skills whilst giving back to the community.

Open to: Anyone

From £400

Wildlife Orphan Rescue


Assist a wildlife rescue sanctuary, with hands on nurturing, feeding and raising of wildlife. Baboons, monkeys, zebra, warthog, pangolins and more.

Open to: Anyone

From £1,356

Madagascar Wildlife Conservation


Join an award winning research team. Assist their work as you help with monitoring, researching and conserving wildlife including lemurs, lobsters, bats and reptiles.

Open to: Anyone

From £795

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