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27
August
2016

Conservation Intern

Views: 216 Internships

Somkhanda Game Reserve has a very limited number of opportunities for interns just outside of Pongola. They are looking for people who need further experience in the bush, and are looking to increase their practical knowledge of the bush and conservation.

16
August
2016

Bird Rehabilitator, South Africa

Views: 512 Conservation Jobs Application deadline: Monday, 22 August 2016

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.

11
August
2016

Science Communication and Marketing Assistant - Malawi

Views: 346 Volunteer Opportunities Application deadline: Tuesday, 30 August 2016

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 has three flagship projects: African Bat Conservation (ABC), Carnivore Research Malawi (CRM) and The Urban Wildlife Project (UWP). 

We are currently recruiting for a Science Communication and Marketing Assistant to assist us in developing the public profile and outreach of CRA and all the projects under it; ABC, CRM and UWP. The position is primarily based at our research office in the capital city Lilongwe with some time spent at our research camps in Liwonde and Kasungu National Parks.

04
August
2016

CEO for Conservation Organisation in Botwana

Views: 801 Conservation Jobs Application deadline: Sunday, 21 August 2016

CEO required for non-profit conservation and environmental education organization in Botswana. The successful applicant will be required to manage all aspects of the Reserve and requires sound knowledge and demonstrated ability in managing conservation areas, environmental education, tourism activities and organizational financial management.

30
June
2016

Anti-Poaching & Security Manager

Views: 1382 Conservation Jobs

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. The Security Manager will report to and be supervised and supported by the Executive Director of the Laikipia Nature Conservancy.

25
June
2016

Community Technical Advisor, Cameroon

Views: 994 Conservation Jobs Application deadline: Thursday, 14 July 2016

Community Technical Advisor, Cameroon

ZSL is seeking an experienced, innovative and adaptable individual to oversee all aspects of ZSL’s work in engaging with local communities within the Dja landscape and around Deng Deng national park under our Darwin Initiative and IWT challenge fund projects. The post-holder will also provide technical input on project development, design, delivery and reporting. The successful candidate will assist with maintaining existing and developing new relationships and partnerships with relevant stakeholders, including Cameroonian authorities, donor agencies, local and international NGOs, private sector actors, research institutions and local communities. 

17
June
2016

Landscape Rural Development Manager

Views: 808 Conservation Jobs Application deadline: Thursday, 30 June 2016

WWF-DRC is seeking an experienced and qualified Landscape Rural Development Manager who will oversee the development and implementation of a rural development strategy in the periphery of Salonga National Park.

17
June
2016

Law Enforcement Advisor

Views: 936 Conservation Jobs Application deadline: Friday, 08 July 2016

The WWF/ICCN partnership is seeking a very capable individual who appreciates the challenges of working in a remote African National Park and can find appropriate solutions that keep the field staff operational and therefore better able to protect the parks resources.

07
June
2016

SANCCOB Bird Rehabilitator Vacancy

Views: 1407 Conservation Jobs Application deadline: Friday, 24 June 2016

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.

28
May
2016

Tacugama Chimpanzee Sanctuary Programme Manager

Views: 1307 Conservation Jobs Application deadline: Friday, 01 July 2016

The Programme Manager will work closely with the Programme Director and will focus primarily on identifying funding opportunities for ongoing conservation, community outreach and education projects as well as the day to day operational costs of the sanctuary. The programme manager will also be in charge of running the eco-tourism activities at the sanctuary and of planning and carrying out events and fundraisers.

24
May
2016

Director, Park & Zoo National du Mali

Views: 842 Conservation Jobs

The Director directs the overall strategic planning, park and zoo operations, capital programming, public programming, development and marketing and communication strategies for the organization.  S/He works with on all governance issues, board development, and on financial planning and budgeting strategy to ensure a strong stable organization.  

03
May
2016

General manager – Greater Garamba area, DRC

Views: 1559 Conservation Jobs Application deadline: Thursday, 30 June 2016

African Parks has renewed its management agreement with the ICCN to manage Garamba NP and it periphery for an additional 10 years and is on the lookout for a good French speaking General Manager to lead its team. The General Manager’s role is based in the greater Garamba area, living permanently on-site at the park headquarters in Nagero. 

22
April
2016

Tacugama Chimpanzee Sanctuary Resident Veterinarian / Assistant Camp Manager

Views: 1298 Conservation Jobs

Tacugama Chimpanzee Sanctuary requires a resident veterinarian to take over from the current veterinarian, per July 2016. The veterinarian is responsible for the daily health and welfare of almost 80 chimpanzees and also undertakes additional tasks to support the overall daily operation of the sanctuary. 

 

21
April
2016

Horn of Africa Wildlife Crime Programme Coordinator

Views: 1772 Conservation Jobs Application deadline: Friday, 06 May 2016

HoA-REC&N’s and IFAW’s Wildlife Crime (WLC) programmes are looking for a competent programme coordinator to assist in the implementation of WLC programme components in Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya, Sudan, South Sudan and Uganda, in close collaboration with the Horn of Africa Climate Change Programme coordinator. Applicants from Djibouti, Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan and Uganda are encouraged to apply.

14
April
2016

Marine Ranger

Views: 2069 Conservation Jobs Application deadline: Friday, 29 April 2016

SANCCOB, a leading marine conservation non-profit organization, seeks to employ a Marine Ranger to join their dynamic team. The incumbent will be responsible for maintaining a high quality service to SANCCOB, CapeNature and the Overstrand Municipality by upholding their conservation mandate. The position will be based at Stony Point in Betty’s Bay.

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