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11
December
2014

Conservation Education Manager for Chipembele Wildlife Education Trust

Views: 547 Closing Date: Saturday, 10 January 2015

A vacancy will become available on 1st April 2014 for the Conservation Education Manager for Chipembele Wildlife Education Trust.  Chipembele is a charitable trust that operates in the area of South Luangwa, Zambia with the primary aim of educating local children about wildlife, the environment and conservation. 

11
December
2014

Mammal Monitoring Team Leader, DR Congo

Views: 427 - Volunteer Opportunities Closing Date: Monday, 05 January 2015

The Bonobo Conservation Project of WWF Congo in the Lac Tumba Landscape (western Congo) is looking for a long term volunteer (6-10 months) to support their monitoring activities with bonobos at one site and elephants at a second site. Teams of local trackers are following these groups on a regular basis. The volunteer will be responsible for the supervision of two teams (a total of 6 local workers), which includes work plan development, conflict management and mitigation, regular days working in the forest to monitor their work, data entry and analysis and report writing, monthly payments and training on data collection. 

 

11
December
2014

Bonobo Team Leader, DR Congo

Views: 271 - Volunteer Opportunities Closing Date: Monday, 05 January 2015

The Bonobo Conservation Project of WWF Congo in the Lac Tumba Landscape (western Congo) is looking for 2 long term volunteers (6-10 months) to support their research and ecotourism activities with two groups of habituated bonobos (since 2006). Teams of local trackers are following these groups on a daily basis. An ecotourism pilot is planned in early 2015.

05
December
2014

Namibian Dolphin Project Research Internship

Views: 781 - Internships Closing Date: Saturday, 28 February 2015

The Namibian Dolphin Project research internship is a once in a lifetime opportunity for students and enthusiasts to join dedicated scientists who are conducting marine research in a challenging, beautiful and remote environment. The Namibian Dolphin Project focuses its research along the desert coast of Namibia at Walvis Bay, within the highly productive Benguela upwelling system.     As part of this program, interns are extremely important members of a focused and dedicated research team and will be immersed in pioneering research. This is an opportunity to contribute meaningfully to exciting marine research, as well as experience the frustrations, the highs, lows and achievements associated with ambitious marine research in Africa.

30
November
2014

Predator Research Technician

Views: 849 - Volunteer Opportunities Closing Date: Monday, 15 December 2014

Predator Research Technicians pursuing a career in wildlife ecology and/or conservation are needed to assist with a study aimed to test non-lethal predator-human conflict mitigation measures on farmlands that experience high livestock losses. 

24
November
2014

Hawksbill Turtle volunteer Research Assistant on a Private Island in the Seychelles

Views: 1376 - Volunteer Opportunities Closing Date: Sunday, 07 December 2014

An exciting opportunity has opened for a research assistant/ island volunteer on a private island in the Seychelles. Main duties will involve the monitoring and research of nesting Hawksbill Turtles and the careful management of the data collected. 

24
November
2014

Tropical Island Conservation Couple Position

Views: 1851 - Conservation Jobs Closing Date: Monday, 01 December 2014

An exciting opportunity is available for a couple to work as the conservation and ecology managers of a private conservation island resort in the Seychelles. The island is small at 26ha with a total of 15 permanent residents. Core duties will be the management of the islands conservation and ecological monitoring programmes. Although the primary responsibility will be to maintain existing programmes, there is freedom to pursue personal research and implement new initiatives. 

15
November
2014

Project Director / Reserve Manager for Niassa Reserve in Mozambique

Views: 696 - Conservation Jobs Closing Date: Sunday, 30 November 2014

The purpose of this position is to provide the strategic leadership to ensure the conservation and protection of NNR and its biodiversity, whilst delivering benefits to the local community, developing tourism potential, and maintaining strong partnerships with ANAC, local and national government bodies, and private tourism operators. Niassa Reserve co-management is implemented through a senior management team of the ANAC Reserve Warden and the WCS Reserve Manager - who is also the WCS Project Director. The Warden is responsible for coordination with local, provincial and national bodies, whilst the Reserve Manager is responsible for operations. This requires close coordination and a strong planning, reporting and communications framework. Together, the Warden and Reserve Manager must lead a management team to implement strategies and plans to secure NNR for the long term, and ensure the sustainable use of the Reserve's natural resources.

11
November
2014

Executive Director

Views: 392 - Conservation Jobs Closing Date: Sunday, 30 November 2014

As an organization SANCCOB has experienced exceptional growth over the past 5 years in its core conservation activities of rehabilitation, oiled wildlife response, specialist veterinary service, research and education. Underpinning this strategic vision and growth, strong financial sustainable revenue is required. A new Executive Director is being sought to bed down the  pillars and to chart a renewed course for the organization. The team look forward to welcoming new leadership into the organization, as we embark on the next phase of our journey together with the Board, staff, dedicated volunteers and most importantly our supporters and donors. 

07
November
2014

General Manager, Zululand Rhino Reserve

Views: 1136 - Conservation Jobs Closing Date: Sunday, 30 November 2014

The Zululand Rhino Reserve is a 23 000 ha Big Five, private game reserve situated in pristine Northern KZN bushveld. The ZRR directors are seeking to appoint a General Manager for the management of the Reserve.

06
November
2014

Assitant Wildlife Reserve Manager

Views: 4534 - Volunteer Opportunities Closing Date: Wednesday, 10 December 2014

Ever thought about running a Wildlife Reserve in Africa? Get as far out of the city as you can and change your life forever! The ideal candidate will be technically minded, confident, hardworking, flexible, sociable and happy to get their hands dirty. Working under the General Manager, you will play an integral part in running the reserve, including working with local communities on law-enforcement, maintaining the reserve and supporting the on-going volunteer program. 

05
November
2014

Marketing Intern, Kuti Wildlife Reserve

Views: 981 - Internships

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.

06
October
2014

Accountant, Southern African Foundation for the Conservation of Coastal Birds

Views: 508 Closing Date: Thursday, 16 October 2014

SANCOBB seeks an accountant. The function of the Accountant is to complete the full bookkeeping function, from source documentation to Balance Sheet, accurately recording the day to day financial transactions of the organisation and maintaining these financial records.

06
October
2014

Assistant Veterinarian, Southern African Foundation for the Conservation of Coastal Birds

Views: 740 - Conservation Jobs Closing Date: Friday, 17 October 2014

SANCCOB is seeking to employ a part-time Assistant Veterinarian or a full-time Veterinary Intern to ensure that SANCCOB implements veterinary procedures, and simultaneously advances the research aspect of the work that we do. 

26
September
2014

Junior Research Associate in Biodiversity Conservation, Stellenbosch University

Views: 2244 - Conservation Jobs Closing Date: Wednesday, 15 October 2014

The Department of Conservation Ecology & Entomology (Faculty of AgriSciences) of Stellenbosch University seeks a Junior Research Associate in Biodiversity Conservation.

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