Volunteer with SUMECO Wildlife Rescue in Sumatra (Indonesia)

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SUMECO (Sumatra Ecoproject) is a conservation organization which focuses on animals and wildlife rescue. We are looking for volunteers to prepare the ground before we will start building our wildlife rehabilitation and rescue facility in September.

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What type of host are you?
  • Organization/NGO
What are you looking for help with?
  • Sumatra Eco project, volunteering programs in Sumatra, volunteer in Sumatra, volunteering in Indonesia, workaway, helpxCharity Work/Fundraising
  • Computer/Web
  • Teaching/Language Exchange
  • General Help
  • Writing
General info

SUMECO will provide a place to stay, foods and transport. We are mainly focused on wildlife rescue missions. The volunteers are going to have a good opportunity to learn wildlife biology, experience more with field works.

How many volunteers could you host?


When would you need volunteers?

All year long

How many hours of help per day?


How many days of help per week?


Volunteer expectations

We are really looking for English speaking volunteer for SUMECO education program to teach English to the ex-poachers who are working as SUMECO jungle trekking guides. It is not just English teaching, the volunteer will also help SUMECO wildlife rescue programs and English translation of our wildlife study report for publication, and writing proposals to apply for the grants, you can check it through SUMECO Facebook Page (see contact details)

Are accommodation and food included?

Yes, food and accommodation are included

What type of accommodation can you provide?

Private Room


Many foods, and yes we provide a vegetarian and vegan menu.

Fees transparency

No, we won’t charge volunteers any fees.


Yes, I can help with Visa

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Volunteers’ benefits
  • Certification
What to do in the free time
  • Resting,
  • bird watching,
  • orangutan trekking

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SUMECO is based in a rainforest village at the border of Gunung Leuser National Park.

How to get to your site

Private car or public bus, we provide the pick-up.

Is there internet access?



Hostname: Bobi Handoko
Email: bobihnd@sumeco.id

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