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Volunteer in Bali?

  • lola899

    Joined Travelfish
    7th September, 2010
    Posts: 36

    any opportunities in bali?

    #1 Posted: 1/3/2011 - 16:47

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  • Nola_Lee_Ke-

    Joined Travelfish
    16th January, 2011
    Location Thailand
    Posts: 11

    Bali Animal Welfare Association (BAWA)
    Location: Ubud, Bali, Indonesia
    Cost: None Duration: 2 weeks to 6 months Age: 18
    Contact: wendyl@bawabali.com Learn more: www.bawabali.com

    International Humanity Foundation
    Location: Bali, Jakarta, Medan and Aceh, Indonesia
    Cost: $50 per week, maximum of $600; Room and board included
    Duration: 1+ month, no maximum
    Age: 18, older with parental permission
    Contact: volunteering@ihfonline.org
    Learn more: www.ihfonline.org

    Kids Worldwide
    Location: Singaraja, one of the two main cities on Bali.
    Cost: $30 booking fee, $510 the 1st month, $370 subsequent months
    Duration: 2 week minimum, 1 month+ preferred
    Age: 18, families with children also welcome
    Contact: narayanseva@kidsworldwide.org
    Learn more: asia.kidsworldwide.org/balinarayanseva.htm

    Tasikoki Wildlife Rescue
    Location: North Sulawesi
    Cost: $125-$400 per week depending upon length of stay
    Duration: 3+ weeks Age: 18
    Contact: wildlifevolunteer.indonesia@gmail.com
    Learn more: www.tasikoki.org
    Special skills: None required, just enthusiasm for animal welfare and reasonable physical fitness to work in a tropical climate. Veterinarians and vet nurses are welcome to support this project
    Details: Tasikoki rescue centre was set-up in 2001 to tackle the hub of illegal trade in Indonesian wildlife being smuggled through Sulawesi on its way to the Philippines and then on to the global market. Sadly many of the confiscated animals have nowhere safe to be released and must remain in care at the rescue centre until better protection of Indonesia’s forests can be established.

    There are several Orangutan programs but they tend to require both larger financial and time commitments.

    Other organizations offering projects in Indonesia:
    4th World Love: www.fourthworldlove.org
    Great Orangutan Project: www.orangutanproject.com
    Doorways: www.internationaldoorways.com
    International Humanity Foundation: www.ihfonline.org
    Medical Teams International: www.medicalteams.org
    Orangutan Tropical Peatland Project: www.orangutantroop.com
    PAK Orphanage Project: www.pakorphanage.org/en
    People and Places (Winner ‘Best Volunteering Organization’ category
    of Virgin Holidays Responsible Tourism Award 2009):
    Sumatran Orangutan Society (S.O.S.): www.orangutans-sos.org
    Volunteer in Asia: www.viaprograms.org

    #2 Posted: 6/3/2011 - 06:50

  • Jenaus

    Joined Travelfish
    26th January, 2013
    Posts: 3

    I recently volunteered with children with disabilities and teaching english to children aged 10-16 years old near Ubud.
    The non-profit learning has wonderful projects (like arts and craft, sport, dancing, computers,music) for the underprivileged children and volunteers accommodation is located onsite at a home stay.

    more information: www.volunteer-programs-bali.org

    Great experience

    #3 Posted: 29/1/2013 - 04:45

  • Jenaus

    Joined Travelfish
    26th January, 2013
    Posts: 3

    You can also try a well organised non-profit Indonesian organisation at a small traditional fishing village on the north-east part of Bali, Indonesia. Volunteers teach English classes to children from 5 to 18 years. There is also a Program teaching Computer Skills to the older students.
    Go to Volunteering in Bali for more details on how to take part in this learning centre.

    #4 Posted: 21/4/2015 - 22:50

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