What it is.
A UNIQUE EXPERIENCE
Stand Up 4 Elephants runs a program for volunteers who stay on site and assist with the care and treatment of the elephants, according to their field of expertise, as well as with the construction and maintenance of the onsite facilities.
SU4E welcomes a maximum of only 2 volunteers at a time and requires a minimum commitment of at least 1 month. In order to support the costs of having volunteers on site, a € 900 donation is expected for each month’s stay, which includes full accommodation, food and transportation within Nepal.
SU4E puts the welfare of the animals FIRST and meets the requirements of an organization engaged in volunteerism not voluntourism.
Work and learn up close with elephants.
SOME OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES AS A VOLUNTEER WILL BE:
Taking care of the elephants daily needs. Grass cutting, water, cleaning the shelter..
Daily maintenance and improvements of the camp
Maintain the daily elephants logs
Review and analyze data from CCTV, ie, elephant’s sleeping patterns..
Interact with and help educate guests visiting the camp
Be a spokesperson for SU4E, Help the organization to promote their actions (social networks, funding request, ...)
Considering the unique skills required to work with elephants, priority is generally given to candidates with a background in animal care and a previous professional experience in the field. If you already are working with animals as a professional and want to come for a specific field of study, please mention it while filling the form.