Volunteer Responsibilities: Civil – Military Missions

Selected applicants for World Vets team are responsible for the following:

  • Complying with Health & Documentation Requirements
  • Understanding and agreeing to the World Vets Civil Military Missions Volunteer Agreement
  • World Vets membership ($40 USD) and registration fee* ($450 USD)
  • International airfare
  • Obtaining any and all travel documentation required of them to visit host nations and the fees associated with this. This includes having a valid passport that is good for travel at least 6 months from your date of departure and any visas that may be required of you to enter/exit host nations.
  • Obtaining any and all health requirements (i.e. vaccinations, malaria medication) and the fees associated with this
  • Submitting all the necessary documentation to World Vets within 2 – 4 weeks of your official registration
  • Representing World Vets in a professional manner for the duration of your participation on the mission
  • Preparing presentations per the anticipated veterinary activities of the mission
  • Wearing the assigned World Vets uniform while on the mission at all times
  • Having some form of health insurance coverage

Please note: In the event of dates and/or details of the mission changing, team members will be responsible for any costs incurred as a result of this (i.e. cost of flight changes). We recommend volunteers purchase travelers insurance as a precaution and to help cover unexpected costs.

*Included in the registration fee is a volunteer kit with World Vets uniform shirts and additional information and/or gear for use on the mission