TRIP DETAILS

COLVILLE, WA
MAY 7-13, 2023

WHEN AND WHERE TO MEET YOUR TEAM:
May 7, 2023 at 12pm Local Time
Location TBD
Nespelem, WA

VOLUNTEER NEEDS:
This will be a full service medical and surgical field clinic. Volunteers of all types are encouraged to apply.  No prior field experience required.

ARRIVAL:
We will meet in the parking lot at the designated meeting location and caravan to the clinic site as a group.   You must be ready to depart together at the time indicated.  Please have vehicles fueled and any rest stop or shopping needs complete before the meet time as we will be departing promptly for the clinic site.  If you are flying into the area, you should plan to fly in the night before to avoid missing your team due to flight changes or other delays. You will be responsible for coordinating your own ground transportation throughout the clinic.  

DEPARTURE:
May 12 will be the last working day of the trip. Departure time will be dependent on case load and community needs, but we can expect to leave the community early evening on May 12. Flights may be booked out anytime May 13. You will be responsible for arranging your own accommodations prior to and after the arrival and departure times.

ACCOMMODATIONS:  
Sleeping arrangements will involve indoor camping in the clinic building or another local building provided by the community. It is important to pack anything you need to sleep comfortably. Details on outdoor camping or other lodging options will be provided to team members as available.

CLINIC INFORMATION:
You will be part of a team of volunteers working on the reservation of the Colville Confederated Tribes in eastern Washington. We will be providing 5 days of small animal spay/neuter, vaccination, and medicine services. (www.colvilletribes.com)

CONTINUING EDUCATION
Veterinarians and veterinary technicians are eligible to receive 30 hours of RACE approved continuing education credit for participation in this clinic.  Clinical training and orientations will include topics in anesthesia, surgery, client communication, examination and wellness care, assessment and treatment of various infectious diseases and injuries and provision of high quality basic veterinary services in the field setting.