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20
June
2015

Wildlife Reserve Tourism Intern

Views: 695 Internships Application deadline: Wednesday, 15 July 2015

Ever thought about living in a Wildlife Reserve in Africa? Have a history in the tourism industry and looking for a career break? This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for someone to apply your hospitality skills and leave your mark on a worthy eco-tourism project.

20
June
2015

Wildlife Reserve Marketing Intern

Views: 366 Internships Application deadline: Saturday, 18 July 2015

Ever thought about living in a Wildlife Reserve in Africa? Are you a passionate marketer looking to make a difference? Perhaps you're looking for a career break or you're a recent graduate with a stand-out CV? This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for someone who is not only looking for experience in marketing but also wants to put their heart and soul into a project and leave their mark.

10
June
2015

Technical Advisor Conservation in CAR

Views: 580 Conservation Jobs

WWF-CAR seeks a Technical Advisor Conservation for the Dzanga Sangha Protected Areas complex, comprising the Dzanga Sangha Dense Forest Special Reserve with its various community use and other zones, and the Dzanga Ndoki National Park. This area is home to spectacular large mammals such as forest elephants, lowland gorillas and chimpanzees, bongo, buffalo, sitatunga, giant forest hogs and as well as a large variety of monkeys and duikers. The area is also home to exceptional diversity in other taxa.  

09
June
2015

Marine Scientific Advisor, Madagascar

Views: 372 Conservation Jobs Application deadline: Tuesday, 16 June 2015

The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) seeks a high-level Marine Scientific Advisor to contribute to the effective implementation its marine conservation efforts in Madagascar. WCS's marine conservation program focuses on:  i) working closely with local communities and the government to restore local fisheries and protect coastal and marine systems, included targeted species and over-all ecosystem integrity; ii) managing a marine protected areas recently created in the northwest, southwest and northeast, iii) supporting a global effort to conserve threatened populations of coastal and oceanic cetaceans; iv) training and capacity building in marine conservation within and external to WCS, and participation in overall marine conservation planning and prioritization in Madagascar.

06
June
2015

Senior Anti-Poaching Instructor & Program Manager Southern Africa

Views: 773 Conservation Jobs Application deadline: Friday, 10 July 2015

The International Anti-Poaching Foundation, in collaboration with the Southern African Wildlife College offers suitably qualified candidates an exciting employment opportunity within a word-class program to increase the capacity of anti-poaching instructors and leaders, initially within southern Africa.

20
May
2015

Conservation Manager

Views: 1124 Conservation Jobs Application deadline: Friday, 12 June 2015

WWF Mozambique is seeking a high performing candidate with extensive experience in managing conservation to ensure that WWF is highly influential and relevant and is able to shape the conservation agenda in Mozambique. They will ensure delivery of high quality and sustainable conservation impact at scale in Mozambique based on WWF’s global priorities at national, regional and global level. The role reports to the Country Director.

18
May
2015

Logistics/Camp Coordinator Required, Malawi

Views: 878 Volunteer Opportunities Application deadline: Tuesday, 30 June 2015

Conservation Research Africa (CRA) is seeking applicants for the position of Logistics Coordinator for our research projects based in Liwonde National Park, Malawi. This is a full-time voluntary position responsible for procurement, logistical support to field operations and programs, and oversight of contractors and construction projects.

13
May
2015

Bird Rehabilitator, South Africa

Views: 927 Conservation Jobs Application deadline: Friday, 22 May 2015

Are you a compassionate and conservation-orientated person, who has an interest in rehabilitation and in sharing your passion with young and old? SANCCOB, a leading seabird conservation organisation, has an opportunity to employ a Bird Rehabilitator to join their small and passionate team in Cape St. Francis (Eastern Cape) on a full-time basis. 

 

29
April
2015

Carnivore Research Assistant Required

Views: 1874 Volunteer Opportunities Application deadline: Friday, 29 May 2015

Conservation Research Africa (CRAs) is a charity in England and Wales that conducts and supports applied research to inform conservation and wildlife management in Africa. Based in Malawi, CRAs flagship project is Carnivore Research Malawi (formerly Wild Dog Conservation Malawi) which conducts applied research, conservation and education to conserve carnivores in Malawi. We are conducting behavioural ecology field research to assess the ecology of spotted hyaena population in Liwonde National Park, to inform conservation management. (www.carnivoreresearchmalawi.org). We are currently recruiting for a Research Assistant based in our research camp in Liwonde National Park.

22
April
2015

Primate Conservation Alliance Director

Views: 1177 Conservation Jobs

The Pan African Sanctuary Alliance seeks a visionary, forward-thinking Executive Director with exceptional leadership and a deep commitment to meeting the urgent challenges faced by primate conservation across Africa.

14
April
2015

Program Manager Foundation Chimbo in Boé (Guinea Bissau)

Views: 1235 Application deadline: Tuesday, 05 May 2015

Program Manager Foundation Chimbo in Boé (Guinea Bissau)

Chimbo Foundation is committed to maintaining and where necessary, to restore the chimpanzee population and habitat in West Africa. Currently, the foundation focuses on the Boé (a remote area in southeastern Guinea Bissau). The program manager represents Chimbo Foundation in Guinea Bissau and in the Boé region in particular. The program manager coordinates all activities of Chimbo in the area; he/she also coordinates the local staff, international volunteers, researchers and students.

12
April
2015

Pola Pasvolsky Chair in Conservation Biology

Views: 829 Conservation Jobs Application deadline: Friday, 15 May 2015

We invite applications for the Pola Pasvolsky Chair in Conservation Biology in the Percy FitzPatrick Institute, a world-renowned postgraduate research institute in the Department of Biological Sciences. The incumbent will be a member of this dynamic Institute that is the core of a Centre of Excellence in Birds as Keys to Biodiversity Conservation funded by the South African Department of Science and Technology through the National Research Foundation.

08
April
2015

Bat Research Intern - African Bat Conservation

Views: 1433 Volunteer Opportunities Application deadline: Sunday, 31 May 2015

Volunteer with African Bat Conservation in the heart of Liwonde National Park Malawi. African Bat Conservation (ABC) is a non-profit conservation project based in Malawi, created in partnership with the University of Bristol, UK under UK Charity Conservation Research Africa (CRA). Malawi has been highlighted by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) as of key importance to bat conservation in Africa, having high endemism and species diversity. However, it has been highlighted as an area of concern for bat populations due to increasing agricultural pressures on the environment, and high levels of deforestation. We need as much help as we can get to make a difference for bats and biodiversity in Africa, we are a small team with a big task ahead.

08
April
2015

Urban Hyaena Research Assistant

Views: 1318 Volunteer Opportunities Application deadline: Wednesday, 27 May 2015

Conservation Research Africa (CRA) is a charity in England and Wales that conducts and supports applied research to inform conservation and wildlife management in Africa. Based in Malawi, CRAs flagship project is Carnivore Research Malawi which conducts applied research, conservation and mitigation to conserve carnivores in Malawi. We are conducting behavioural ecology field research to assess the urban spotted hyaena population in the capital city of Lilongwe, to inform human-wildlife conflict management. We are currently recruiting for a Field Research Assistant to radio track spotted hyaena (Crocuta crocuta). The position is based both in the city of Lilongwe with some time potentially in Liwonde National Park.

08
April
2015

Research Assistant - African Bat Conservation, Based in Malawi

Views: 825 Volunteer Opportunities Application deadline: Monday, 01 June 2015

African Bat Conservation (ABC) is a non-profit conservation research project based in Malawi, operating under UK Charity Conservation Research Africa (CRA) and in partnership with the University of Bristol, UK. ABC works in collaboration with Lilongwe Wildlife Trust (LWT) and the Department of National Parks and Wildlife Malawi (DNPW) to conduct applied research for wildlife conservation management. Primarily based at our research camp in Liwonde National Park (LNP) Malawi, we conduct field research on bats and biodiversity and conduct engagement and education in the surrounding communities. We are currently recruiting for an experienced research assistant who will be responsible for coordinating the field research at our research base under the supervision of Dr Emma Stone.

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