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20
March
2015

Conservation Manager

Views: 443 Conservation Jobs

Tacugama Chimpanzee Sanctuary is looking for a conservation manager with a passion for conservation, field research and community outreach to work alongside our field outreach team. Working with local and rural communities is a key part of Tacugama's work to protect chimpanzees and conserve their habitat to ensure the long-term survival of wild chimpanzees in Sierra Leone.

07
March
2015

Research Coordinator for The Cape Leopard Trust Cederberg Project – extended deadline

Views: 518 Conservation Jobs Application deadline: Friday, 13 March 2015

The Cape Leopard Trust is seeking a suitably qualified and experienced Research Coordinator for the Cederberg. This is an opportunity for a self-motivated individual to work with a skilled research and conservation team including post-docs, PhD’s and MSc’s while conducting predator research.  

07
March
2015

Finance and Operations Manager, Zambian Carnivore Programme

Views: 334 Conservation Jobs Application deadline: Tuesday, 31 March 2015

The Zambian Carnivore Programme (ZCP) seeks a full-time Finance and Operations Manager to oversee all financial, logistical and administrative operations for the organization and its three field research sites in Zambia.  The position is field-based from ZCP’s headquarters in South Luangwa and entails working closely with the ZCP CEO and project managers to oversee operations.

28
February
2015

Project manager: Gorilla Conservation project

Views: 726 Conservation Jobs Application deadline: Friday, 20 March 2015

The Projet Gorille Fernan-Vaz (PGFV) is PASA and GFAS accredited and consists of both a sanctuary and a rehabilitation centre for western lowland gorilla orphans (Gorilla gorilla gorilla) who are victims of the bushmeat trade in Gabon, central Africa.  The project is located in the Fernan-Vaz lagoon near the town of Omboué, just north (outside) of Loango National Park. 

26
February
2015

Research Coordinator for The Cape Leopard Trust Cederberg Project

Views: 561 Conservation Jobs Application deadline: Friday, 06 March 2015

The Cape Leopard Trust is seeking a suitably qualified and experienced Research Coordinator for the Cederberg. This is an opportunity for a self-motivated individual to work with a skilled research and conservation team including post-docs, PhD’s and MSc’s while conducting predator research. 

23
February
2015

SANCCOB Education Centre Teacher

Views: 549 Conservation Jobs Application deadline: Friday, 06 March 2015

Are you an enthusiastic person with loads of initiative? The Southern African Foundation for the Conservation of Coastal Birds (SANCCOB) is in need of an appropriately qualified, experienced and self-motivated teacher to lead our education initiatives and be part of our enthusiastic team. The main focus of the portfolio is to teach and develop lessons and courses for school groups either visiting our Centre or at an offsite venue.

 

04
February
2015

Regional Communications Coordinator Africa

Views: 1034 Conservation Jobs Application deadline: Friday, 06 March 2015

The Communications Coordinator will lead an ambitious, well-funded and creative program with the goal of translating CIFOR's high-caliber research from across Africa into meaningful, real-world impact. We need a dynamic, creative and self-directed Communications Coordinator to take the freedom and resources we offer and make it happen - whether it involves working alongside our scientists to develop communication strategies for specific research projects, traveling to the field with a TV crew, writing blogs, organizing a workshop or talking to journalists. 

30
January
2015

International casting call for the host of an exciting new animal-centric TV show

Views: 2345 Conservation Jobs

An international casting call is underway looking for the host of an exciting new animal-centric TV show. Are you a wildlife biologist or zoologist with a passion for animals and adventure? Do you have extensive field experience studying wild animals in their native habitats? Or are you a wilderness guide or teacher, training people how to survive in the wild while observiing rare and exotic creatures?

 

27
January
2015

Park Managers

Views: 1457 Conservation Jobs

African Parks is on the lookout for good French speaking Park Managers to join its team. All Park Manager roles are based in the field, living permanently on-site in one of our project areas. Our projects are large and complex with annual budgets in the $1 - 1.8 million range and staff complements of 100 - 200 people. Candidates must therefore have relevant experience to handle the management of such a project. In addition, some projects are in central African region and within a conflict zone.

27
January
2015

Bird Rehabilitator

Views: 1188 Conservation Jobs Application deadline: Friday, 13 February 2015

SANCCOB – a leading Seabird Conservation organisation based in Table View, Cape Town seeks to employ a caring, compassionate Bird Rehabilitator to join their energetic and dedicated team on a full-time basis.

27
January
2015

Senior Anti-Poaching Instructor

Views: 1034 Conservation Jobs Application deadline: Thursday, 26 February 2015

The IAPF intends to engage the services of a contractor who will be able to assess, develop, implement and provide strategies for the effective law enforcement of a number of protected areas. Central aspects of the services to be provided will be the protection of wildlife species from illegal hunting, field station management and development planning, outreach and engagement with local communities, training rangers and other field staff, mentoring protected area managers, and advising senior management.

16
January
2015

SANCCOB Education Centre Teacher

Views: 1184 Conservation Jobs Application deadline: Friday, 30 January 2015

Are you an enthusiastic person with loads of initiative? The Southern African Foundation for the Conservation of Coastal Birds (SANCCOB) is in need of an appropriately qualified, experienced and self-motivated teacher to lead our education initiatives and be part of our enthusiastic team. 

 

16
January
2015

SANCCOB Education Centre Teacher

Views: 546 Conservation Jobs Application deadline: Friday, 30 January 2015

Are you an enthusiastic person with loads of initiative? The Southern African Foundation for the Conservation of Coastal Birds (SANCCOB) is in need of an appropriately qualified, experienced and self-motivated teacher to lead our education initiatives and be part of our enthusiastic team. 

 

15
January
2015

Voluntary Bat Field Research Assistant

Views: 1226 Volunteer Opportunities Application deadline: Sunday, 22 February 2015

African Bat Conservation (ABC) is a non-profit conservation research project based in Malawi, created in partnership with the University of Bristol, UK. ABC is the flagship project of the UK  charity Conservation Research Africa (CRA). We are currently recruiting for an experienced field research assistant who will be responsible for assisting in all aspects of field research work around our field sites.  

12
January
2015

Volunteering job at Gorilla Habituation Project

Views: 1963 Volunteer Opportunities Application deadline: Sunday, 01 March 2015

PROGRAM (Protector of the Great Apes of Moukalaba-Doudou) is a gabonese ONG dedicated to the habituation of western lowland gorilla, seen as a tool for both the conservation of great apes and the development of local communities in and around Moukalaba Doudou National Park (MDNP). The goal of the project is to habituate a group of gorillas -Group Musiru- to human observers to develop a sustainable tourism activity.

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