Songkhla zoo is the biggest zoo in southern located on the Khao Rub Chang hill, Songkhla. This is open zoo where visitor can come to see animals, play in water park, camping, seminar, etc.
Volunteers are expected to work in the zoo to helping the staffs daily task such feed animals, cleaning teaching, help in water park and special work with the Research part such join them for Fishing cats research and conservation project ,Survey a new kind of plants, Animals, Macrobiotics, etc. This work you need to go to the forest for collect a data. So some time you have to go to the forest during day and sometime in the night.
Location Songkhla Zoo, Muang, Songkhla
Songkhla is both one of Thailand's most important port cities and a coastal province known for its ethnic diversity and its unique traditions, dialect, and folk entertainment. http://www.tourismthailand.org/Where-to-Go/Songkhla
Accommodation Volunteers stay with host family.
Food Volunteer have meals with host family for breakfast and supper. Having lunch with zoo staff.
Ø Water Park
Ø Samila beach
Ø Songkhla downtown
Ø Local temple
· Hatyai bus station
· Hatyai Train station
· Hatyai international airport
· Water Park in Songkhla zoo
· Samila Beach
· Local Temple
· Songkhla heritage downtown
Extra Fee 14,000 Bath per month for 1st months (including project preparation and orientation week) and 12,000 Bath for 2nd, 3rd month after 4th months is 10,000 Bath per month.
Special Remark No smoking in the zoo.
Note VSA provide Home Stay or Host Family for volunteer who has short travel period before or after workcamp or MLTV project. This is an opportunity for volunteer to exchange with ordinary Thai for few days. http://www.volunteerspirit.or.th/International-Volunteer/home-stay-in-thailand