Hours per week
Teshie Nungua Estates
The veterinary volunteer intern program is designed to provide a good learning experience for anyone who has an interest in animals and has a career goal in the veterinary profession. If you have a passion for working with animals, either in the field of veterinary medicine or in a more general animal care-oriented role, then this program is a perfect way for you to gain some knowledge and put your skills into practice.
This position has varying levels of animal contact, and can be informative for those considering a career in the field of veterinary medicine. Ghana has many veterinary problems peculiar to itself.
You would be involved in the day-to-day duties of the veterinarian center with the regular staff in animal health care issues and assisting with immunizations for parasite management, nutrition supplements, administration of medication, vaccinations to animals, assisting with animal examination, diagnostics, treatments of animal patient for and recovery from surgery.
Our veterinary program is available for college, under graduate and recent graduate students taking a gap year or career break or for those professional anxious in sharing their professional knowledge, experience, and expertise. Inexperienced vet volunteer interns will participate in surgical pack sterilization while experienced vets will perform surgery, under the supervision and assistance of licensed host country veterinarians.