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16
September
2014

Wildlife conservation volunteer opportunity in Tanzania

Views: 51 - Volunteer Opportunities

Due to human encroachment and illegal practices such as poaching, habitats and wildlife in Kilombero Valley are under serious threat. Wildlife conservation programmes are vitally important in the effort to keep species and habitats protected and healthy. Volunteers are key in this effort, and can help enormously by mapping habitats and working with local communities to ensure conservation efforts are put in place.

15
September
2014

Trees4Moz volunteer fundraising assistant

Views: 116 - Volunteer Opportunities

Trees4Moz is looking for a volunteer in the U.K. who can assist with sending out our certificates to people who ‘adopt’ the indigenous trees we are growing in the Nhamacoa Forest in Mozambique.

14
September
2014

Database Manager

Views: 164 - Conservation Jobs Closing Date: Saturday, 18 October 2014

The IUCN/SSC African Elephant Specialist Group (AfESG) maintains the African Elephant Database (AED). The Database Manager is responsible for running the AED. This includes managing the database systems, overseeing updates to the system and web interface, supporting the DRWG and the AED user community, and overseeing the production of outputs derived from the AED.

 

11
September
2014

The Aspinall Foundation Africa programme director Republic of Congo/Gabon

Views: 174 - Conservation Jobs

The holder of this job will be the overall Program Director for TAF in Gabon and Congo. He/she will supervise all PPG activities within BPNP and RNGLL, in collaboration with the Gabonese National Park Agency, Congolese Ministry of Sustainable Development, Forestry Economy and the Environment of the Republic of Congo, and project staff.  This will include supervision of PPG staff (both expat and nationals) at different field sites, to ensure proper monitoring of gorillas.

05
September
2014

Project Manager Primate Release Program

Views: 495 - Conservation Jobs Closing Date: Wednesday, 01 October 2014

In 2012 the LWC has set up a complete new Primate Release Program (PRP) which so far has resulted in the release of a group of 26 yellow baboon and 25 vervet monkeys. Prior to their release all individuals have been extensively monitored and assessed on their suitability for release. This included an assessment of several individual survival skills as well as a social network analysis of the group. Post-release both groups have been monitored for a period up to a year and the first results so far are very promising. To continue our program we are looking for a new Primate Release Project Manager.

 

04
September
2014

Resident Veterinarian / Assistant Camp Manager

Views: 230 - Conservation Jobs

Tacugama Chimpanzee Sanctuary requires a resident veterinarian to take over from the current veterinarian, per March 2015. The veterinarian is responsible for the daily health and welfare of almost 90 chimpanzees and also undertakes additional tasks to support the overall daily operation of the sanctuary. 

28
August
2014

Salonga Program Manager, Landscape Leader

Views: 313 - Conservation Jobs Closing Date: Thursday, 18 September 2014

The WWF seeks a Program Manager/Landscape Leader with expertise in broad-scale/landscape conservation management to ensure the direct management and coordination of the Salonga landscape, which is a component of the Central Africa Forest Ecosystems Conservation (CAFEC) project funded by USAID, with very significant additional funding in the pipeline.

28
August
2014

Lake Tumba Program Manager, Landscape Leader

Views: 301 - Conservation Jobs Closing Date: Thursday, 18 September 2014

The WWF seeks a Program Manager/Landscape Leader with expertise in broad-scale/landscape conservation management to direct its field program in the Lake Tumba Landscape and provide overall coordination and leadership. The Program Manager will ensure the direct management and coordination of the Lake Tumba landscape component of the Central Africa Forest Ecosystems Conservation (CAFEC) project funded by USAID as well as other sources of funding.

15
July
2014

Conservation Director, WWF Gabon

Views: 805 - Conservation Jobs Closing Date: Monday, 28 July 2014

For its country operation in Gabon, WWF is looking for a dynamic and committed Conservation Director, with knowledge and experience the region, who will provide leadership and technical support for the development, implementation and monitoring and evaluation of WWF's conservation strategy and programme in Gabon, in line with the GHOA GI and other Global Program Framework.

11
July
2014

Research Positions at the National Zoological Gardens of South Africa

Views: 2217 - Conservation Jobs Closing Date: Thursday, 31 July 2014

The National Zoological Gardens of South Africa (NZG) is a rapidly transforming facility reporting to the National Research Foundation (NRF). It has an impressive animal collection, one breeding centre as well as a wildlife research centre. The following challenging opportunities are in the process of being filled.

19
June
2014

SANCCOB Bird Rehabilitator

Views: 1087 Closing Date: Monday, 30 June 2014

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.

08
June
2014

Rehabilitation Coordinator Lilongwe Wildlife Centre

Views: 1870 - Volunteer Opportunities

The Lilongwe Wildlife Centre houses around 200 wild residents including baboons, vervet monkeys, antelopes, reptiles, birds, lion and serval cat with new animals coming in every week.  We work according to the highest animal care and welfare standards and have an active release program, returning many rescued animals back to the wild wherever possible. All releases being conducted as close as possible to IUCN standards and animals are monitored post-release. With such a busy animal care department we’re looking for a Rehabilitation Coordinator who can organize and conduct the rehabilitation of the animals at our sanctuary.

30
May
2014

Urban Hyaena Research Assistant

Views: 1903 - Volunteer Opportunities Closing Date: Monday, 30 June 2014

Urban Hyaena Research Assistant

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 Wild Dog Conservation Malawi which conducts applied research, conservation and education to conservation wild dogs and other 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. The position is based in the city of Lilongwe in partnership with the Lilongwe Wildlife Centre.

27
May
2014

CEO -Conservation and Environmental Education NGO

Views: 1324 - Conservation Jobs Closing Date: Thursday, 12 June 2014

CEO required for non-profit conservation and environmental education organisation in Botswana. The successful candidate will be required to manage all aspects of the organisation and requires sound knowledge and demonstrated ability in managing conservation areas and projects, environmental education programmes, tourism activities and organisational financial management.  

26
May
2014

Programme Officer, IUCN/SSC African Elephant Specialist Group

Views: 1560 - Conservation Jobs Closing Date: Friday, 06 June 2014

The main responsibility of the Programme Officer, IUCN/SSC African Elephant Specialist Group (AfESG) is to maintain technical liaison and regular exchange within and amongst the membership of the AfESG, governmental, non-governmental agencies, donor organizations and their counterparts on issues related to African elephant conservation and management, and to oversee the day-to-day administrative work and technical coordination of the activities of the AfESG Secretariat.

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