Veterinary Medicine in Jamaica

Location: Jamaica: Ocho Rios

Term: Throughout the year, Spring, Summer, Winter, Fall

Program Duration: Summer, 1-2 Weeks, 5-8 Weeks, 2-4 Weeks

Dates: Year Round

V2 Volunteer & Vacation

Kemp House 152 City Road London, EC1V 2NX England


V2 Volunteer & Vacation has developed partnerships with organizations in Jamaica who need helping hands in carrying out their duties. It is a great opportunity to learn, practice, put your theoretical knowledge to the test, and take the time out not only to change the world but to change the world of vulnerable animals. Animals across the country are either on the verge of facing the worst of their lives. Inadequate food and health care leave cats and dogs helpless in poverty-stricken areas

Aim of Project :
-Providing the love, care, and patience necessary in collaboration with on-site shelter teams.
-Provide support in medical assistance to injured animals, rescuing, and reuniting pets with their owners.
-Providing long-term protection through outreach programs in support of local owners.

This project welcomes volunteers who are extremely passionate about supporting animal rights and don’t mind getting their hands dirty. Your duties will vary according to your level of education and experience, all participants will get hands-on experience and work closely with a resident vet. The project typically takes place in the morning, from 8am until noon and you will be welcome to cont


For our veterinary medicine programme, we ask that volunteers have completed at least one year of relevant university study.

Intern Types
  • Animal Sciences
  • English

Languages Used as a Medium of Teaching
  • English

Cost in US$:

Contact Provider for Cost Details

Cost Include Description:

Orientation & training
Volunteer project
Airport pick-up
24/7 staff support
Professional recommendation letter on completion of project

Credit Available


Experience Required


Volunteer Types
  • Veterinary Science
  • Animal Welfare
Typical Volunteer
We welcome volunteers of all ages and backgrounds! We celebrate cultural diversity and exchange and value the experience and cultural knowledge that our volunteers bring.
This Program is open to

Worldwide Participant.

Typical Living Arrangements
  • Guest House

Participants Travel to Jamaica

Independently or in Groups

Application Process Involves
  • Resume
  • Online Application
Post Services Include
  • Alumni Network
Year Founded