Comunidad Inti Wara Yassi is hiring volunteers in Bolivia

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Comunidad Inti Wara Yassi, a non-government organization dedicated to providing care and rescue services to wildlife, is currently seeking individuals with experience in the field of rescue centres and animal caregiving. The organization understands the challenges of living in the jungle and wants to make a big effort to support those who are passionate about helping animals.

Opportunities at Comunidad Inti Wara Yassi 2023

The organization is offering several paid positions for individuals who are interested in making a difference in the lives of wild animals. The open positions include

  • Head of Primates Area,
  • Capuchin Monkey Coordinators,
  • Sanctuary Head Director,
  • and Head Veterinarian.

Individuals who are interested in joining the Comunidad Inti Wara Yassi team are encouraged to get in touch with the organization by February 24th 2023. The organization will provide a stipend to cover the basics for those who are selected to join the team.

Joining Comunidad Inti Wara Yassi not only offers a unique professional opportunity but also provides personal growth and a meaningful jungle experience. This is a chance to make a difference in the lives of wild animals and to be part of a dedicated and passionate team.

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About GiWY

GiWY – Comunidad Inti Wara Yassi (CIWY) is a Bolivian organization that works with wildlife and is a leader in increasing public awareness of the environment and its importance through education and community involvement.

๐Ÿ“ Location: Bolivia

Update January 2022

“We are looking for people who are passionate about wildlife to work in the Amazon rainforest! ๐ŸŒฑ + VOLUNTEER POSITION – Meals and Accommodation covered for 6 1/2 months. Send your CV plus a cover letter (see the CONTACT DETAILS section below๐Ÿ”๐Ÿ“ง๐Ÿ‘‡).


The animal caretaker will work in one or several management areas, taking care of wild animals in our sanctuaries, under the supervision of the Area Coordinator or the Director. The role requires autonomy and organization to carry out the daily routine, which involves the welfare of animals (preparing food, cleaning, enrichment…) and all the tasks assigned by the Area Coordinator and the management of the Center.

  • Commitment to the welfare of animals.
  • Willing to learn and get to know wild animals behaviour to give them the best possible care.
  • At least an intermediate level of both written and
  • spoken English and Spanish
  • Good physical condition
  • Be resilient to high temperatures and humidity, as well as mosquitos
About the organization

The organization began in 1992 and has been growing ever since. CIWY currently maintains three wildlife centres, where injured, abused or mistreated animals are cared for either temporarily or permanently. The organization has been featured in the New York Times and on the BBC and has the support of the Jane Goodall Institute and The Monkey Sanctuary. CIWY accepts volunteers from across the globe to help care for these animals, involving them in everyday activities such as

  • feeding,
  • cleaning
  • providing exercise.

In the past 15 years, more than 7,000 international volunteers have offered their help and support.

We don’t only need volunteers to work with animals but also for the smooth operation of the organization, whether it be through marketing, internship or helping with files, as well as helping with education programs.

The Comunidad is also usually looking for the following figures:


For more information on the open positions and the organization, visit Individuals who are interested in joining the Comunidad Inti Wara Yassi team are encouraged to send their CV and cover letter to by February 24th.

Don’t miss the chance to be part of a great cause and to make a lasting impact in the lives of wild animals.

Organisation: Comunidad Inti Wara Yassi (CIWY)

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