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27
January
2015

Park Managers

Views: 252 - 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: 227 - Conservation Jobs Closing Date: 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: 223 - Conservation Jobs Closing Date: 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: 591 - Conservation Jobs Closing Date: 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: 174 - Conservation Jobs Closing Date: 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: 533 - Volunteer Opportunities Closing Date: 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: 704 - Volunteer Opportunities Closing Date: 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.

08
January
2015

Interim Project Manager - Gorilla Sanctuary and Rehabilitation Center (Gabon)

Views: 799 - Conservation Jobs

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

30
December
2014

LWC Primate Release Research Assistant

Views: 1159 - Volunteer Opportunities Closing Date: Sunday, 25 January 2015

Since 2013 the Lilongwe Wildlife Centre runs a primate release program which so far has resulted in the successful release of 2 groups of primates. For our ongoing primate release program we are now looking for a research assistant who can collect pre-release behavioural data on a group of vervet monkeys (Chlorocebus pygerythrus) and assist to prepare this group for release in early 2016. 

11
December
2014

Conservation Education Manager for Chipembele Wildlife Education Trust

Views: 1774 Closing Date: Saturday, 10 January 2015

A vacancy will become available on 1st April 2015 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: 891 - 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: 614 - 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: 1995 - 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: 1431 - 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: 1801 - 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. 

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