Help the WVS Thailand team at the International Training Centre In Chiang Mai to train international vet students and new graduates. Available all year round.
This volunteer position will be helping the ITC staff run surgical training courses for Thai and International vet students and new graduates.
2019/ 2020 dates are now available.
Volunteers will be helping the ITC staff run courses which teach participants about the importance of surgical dog population control and animal welfare in Thailand and practical skills in performing spay/neuter surgeries.
The ABC-surgery (Animal Birth Control) course includes practical surgery sessions in the operating theatre as well as lessons in the classroom. The focus of the course is in best recommended field practices that are relevant for the high volume ABC-clinics and programs in developing countries where huge stray dog population is a problem.
The ITC ABC-surgery course is a great opportunity to those wishing to gain more confidence in routine soft tissue surgery as well as for those who plan to work in ABC-programs or in other animal health, welfare & development programs in developing countries in the future.
Volunteer vets and vet nurses will need to have a minimum experience of 5 years in general practise and be able to demonstrate skillfully how to perform surgery and be able to assist students with their soft tissue surgical cases.
The International Training Centre is based on the outskirts of Chiang Mai and is perfectly located for you to explore Thailand with its hussle and bussle of town life or the gentle and calm countryside with its paddy fields and acient temples.
Accomodation is provided at our own property close to the training centre and meals are included.
The country this project is based in is listed as a high risk of Zika virus on the Centre for Disease Control (CDC) website. Please follow the advice on their website when considering participating in this project.