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02
February
2016

SANCCOB Preparedness and Response Manager

Views: 254 Conservation Jobs Application deadline: Tuesday, 16 February 2016

SANCCOB, a leading marine conservation non-profit organization, seeks to employ a Preparedness and Response Manager to join their dynamic team in Table View, Cape Town. The Preparedness and Response Manager will be responsible for the management of SANCCOB’s oiled wildlife preparedness and response portfolio and will report to the Executive Director of SANCCOB. Applications are invited.

05
January
2016

Urban Bat Research and Conservation Assistant

Views: 882 Volunteer Opportunities Application deadline: Wednesday, 03 February 2016

African Bat Conservation conducts research on bats in the urban environment of Lilongwe as part of or Urban Wildlife Project. We conduct bat monitoring and research (mist netting, roost surveys and bat box programmes) in Lilongwe and community outreach visits to respond to calls for assistance with human-bat conflict, providing advice and practical human-bat conflict mitigation. We are currently recruiting for a research and conservation assistant based at our research office in Lilongwe, to conduct the field research and outreach in partnership with our community outreach workers under the supervision of Dr Emma Stone.

05
January
2016

Field Bat Research Assistant - Malawi

Views: 798 Volunteer Opportunities Application deadline: Wednesday, 03 February 2016

Primarily based at our research camp in Liwonde National Park (LNP) Malawi, African Bat Conservation conducts field research on bats and biodiversity and conduct engagement and education in the surrounding communities. We are currently recruiting for a research assistant who to assist our Senior research assistant at our research base under the supervision of Dr Emma Stone.

05
January
2016

Volunteer Carnivore Research Assistants, Mozambique

Views: 1349 Volunteer Opportunities

The Limpopo Transfrontier Predator Project (Mozambique) is currently (April-August 2016) seeking assistants to help with a landscape-scale assessment to quantify predator space use, predator distribution, habitat availability and threats across south-western Mozambique. 

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December
2015

Veterinarian Volunteer Assistant

Views: 879 Volunteer Opportunities

Tacugama Chimpanzee Sanctuary runs a volunteer veterinarian program that seeks to provide assistance to our resident veterinarian and care staff while providing on-site practical training and real-life experience for the volunteer. The vet volunteer will assist the veterinarian in her daily activities but will also work together with the care staff to improve the husbandry for the resident chimpanzees.

11
December
2015

Programme Officer, IUCN/SSC African Elephant Specialist Group

Views: 1709 Conservation Jobs Application deadline: Friday, 15 January 2016

The IUCN/SSC African Elephant Specialist Group (AfESG) is seeking a Programme Officer 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.

02
December
2015

WWF-Cameroon Conservation Director

Views: 780 Application deadline: Monday, 21 December 2015

World Wildlife Fund (WWF) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Conservation Director in Yaoundé, Cameroon. The duration for the post is of 2 years. Within the WWF Cameroon Country Programme Office (CCPO), the Conservation Director is responsible for the development, implementation and coordination of WWF conservation and policy programme in Cameroon. He/she advises the Country Director on pertinent issues in Cameroon and provides essential input for the Programme’s supervision, review and evaluation

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November
2015

Volunteer Wildlife Veterinarian Needed at Lilongwe Wildlife Centre

Views: 1052 Volunteer Opportunities Application deadline: Friday, 18 December 2015

Volunteer wildlife veterinarian needed. We have an opening for a resident veterinarian at our wildlife rehabilitation centre in Lilongwe, Malawi. The position is temporary, full-time, voluntary (on-site housing, meals, local stipend provided). We are seeking to fill for 6-12 months. 

16
November
2015

Urban Carnivore Research Project Carnivore Research Assistant Required

Views: 2023 Volunteer Opportunities

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. We are conducting behavioural ecology field research to assess the urban spotted hyaena and other small carnivores in the capital city of Lilongwe, to inform human-wildlife conflict management. We are currently recruiting for a Research Assistant. The position is based in the city of Lilongwe working in partnership with Lilongwe Wildlife Centre. 

01
November
2015

Security Manager at Laikipia Nature Conservancy, Kenya

Views: 1650 Application deadline: Monday, 30 November 2015

The Laikipia Nature Conservancy & Gallmann Memorial Foundation are seeking a Security Manager. The position will be field based at the Laikipia Nature Conservancy in West Laikipia. The Security Managers role will be to manage security and wildlife activities on the Conservancy using current rangers as well as expanding the current security force. 

23
October
2015

Field Mechanic and Logistics Coordinator - Malawi

Views: 768 Volunteer Opportunities Application deadline: Monday, 23 November 2015

CRA is seeking applicants for the position of Field Fleet Mechanic and Logistics Coordinator  to service our field research vehicles based in our research camps in Malawi. This is a full-time voluntary position responsible for maintenance, repair and servicing of project vehicles, procurement, logistical support to field operations and programs, and oversight of contractors and construction projects.

23
October
2015

Fundraising and Marketing Officer - Malawi

Views: 1005 Conservation Jobs Application deadline: Monday, 23 November 2015

CRA is seeking applicants for the position of Fundraising and Marketing Officer  assist us in supporting our projects and developing our public profile. This is a full-time voluntary position responsible for developing local and international fundraising opportunities through a combination of grant writing, organising fundraising events, and developing local donor relations.  

19
October
2015

Consultancy at WWF NL Itombwe Project

Views: 1084 Conservation Jobs Application deadline: Friday, 30 October 2015

WWF E-DRC is looking for a consultant to prepare the design of a long term Itombwe Conservation program.

15
October
2015

Salonga National Park Manager

Views: 1037 Conservation Jobs Application deadline: Friday, 13 November 2015

The World Wide Fund for Nature in the DRC are looking for a dynamic and committed Park Manager with expertise in managing protected areas to supervise the implementation of multiple activities in the SNP including but not limited to the General Management Plan for the SNP together with the annual work plans and the elaboration the joint-management procedure.
12
October
2015

WWF DRC Consultancy

Views: 906 Conservation Jobs Application deadline: Friday, 06 November 2015

The World Wide Fund for Nature seeks the services of a consultant for the Development of WWF-DRC 5 years Country Strategic Plan. The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) has been working in the Congo Basin in Central Africa for more than 20 years. Our mission is to stop the environmental degradation in the world and build a future where humans live in harmony with nature.  For our country Communication in DRC - we are looking for a dynamic, enthusiastic and committed Consultant to coordinate the development of our 5 years Country Strategic Plan.        
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