Australian Wildlife Rescue, Care and Rehabilitation

Location: Australia: Brisbane, Cairns, Geelong and 3 other cities

Program Duration: 1-2 Weeks, 2-4 Weeks, 3-6 Months, 5-8 Weeks, 9-12 Weeks

Dates: Year Round

Oceans 2 Earth Volunteers

East Burwood, Melbourne, Victoria, 3151 Australia

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Phone: +61450047100


Oceans 2 Earth is the only Australian owned organisation specialising in volunteering projects for animal lovers and offers a wide range of exclusive Australian animal welfare projects committed to the rescue, care, rehabilitation and release of Australian wildlife.

Volunteer activities include bottle feeding joeys, feeding the animals, exercising wombats, collecting gum leaves for koalas and preparing the animals’ food, scrubbing sea turtles’ shells, cleaning enclosures, hand rearing baby bats, assisting in animal rescues and emergency treatment, providing animal enrichments, building nesting boxes and feeders, undertaking environmental education activities, beach clean ups, working in an Intensive Care Unit and research assistance such as the GPS tracking of marine wildlife.

Animals requiring care include koalas, kangaroos, dingos, wallabies, wombats, possums, turtles, flying foxes, bandicoots, wallaroos, lizards, snakes, emus, echidnas and birds of prey plus many more!

Anyone who loves animals is suitable for this program.


Volunteering with our organisation is a way to engage in unique animal welfare projects that are not available anywhere else.

Volunteers enjoy a wide range of hands on activities in wildlife rescue, care, rehabilitation and release.

O2E's projects are unique, affordable and animal focussed! Whether you're taking a volunteering holiday, a gap year or a career break, O2E will have a project to suit your passions with a variety of animal care projects ranging from 1 week to 3 months.

O2E also partners with animal welfare organisations from other parts of the world and offers animal care volunteering opportunities in Ecuador, Galapagos Islands, Kenya, Malawi, Mexico and Thailand.

Project fees include:
Pre-departure support
24 hour In-Country support
Project Information Book
Project orientation
Field equipment and materials
O2E T-Shirt
24-hour O2E emergency phone
Certificate of Participation, if requested


None required

Type of Programs
  • Community Service & Volunteering
  • Outdoor Education

  • English

Cost in US$:

Contact Provider for Cost Details

Cost Include Description:

Credit Available


Volunteer Types
  • Conservation
  • Marine Conservation
  • Environment
  • Wildlife
  • Animal Welfare
Age Range
8 years and upwards dependent upon project location
This Program is open to

American, European, Australian, Canadian, South African, Kiwi, Worldwide, Asian Participant. This Program is also open to Families, Couples and Individuals.

Typical Living Arrangements
  • Home-stays
  • Independent living
  • Other
  • Dormitory

Application Process Involves
  • Online Application
Typically The Application Process Time is
24 hours
Year Founded