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15
November
2017

Volunteer Predator Field Assistant

Views: 1166 Volunteer Opportunities Application deadline: Thursday, 30 November 2017

We are looking for volunteer field assistants to help with ongoing predator research as part of the Primate & Predator Project based at Lajuma Research Centre within the Soutpansberg Mountains of South Africa. Our study site has supports leopard (Panthera pardus), brown hyaena (Hyaena brunnea), caracal (Caracal caracal), civet (Civettictis civetta), serval (Leptailurus serval) and large spotted genet (Genetta tigrina). 

15
November
2017

Volunteer Primate Research Assistant

Views: 732 Volunteer Opportunities Application deadline: Thursday, 30 November 2017

The project operates in conjunction with Durham University and you will have the opportunity to work closely with a dynamic group of primate and predator specialists. 

03
September
2017

Primate Field Researcher

Views: 2502 Volunteer Opportunities

We are looking for someone to coordinate the VMWR Primate Census Project. We are developing a census of the yellow baboon (Papio cynocephalus) and vervet monkey ( Chlorocebus pygerythrus) populations to 1) inform biodiversity of the park, and 2) to inform the primate reintroduction project. To date, there has been no wildlife research in VMWR so this project will be the first of its kind for primates here. 

27
June
2017

EAGLE Network is looking for Activists

Views: 1730 Volunteer Opportunities Application deadline: Thursday, 31 August 2017

The EAGLE Network is looking for activists with high personal engagement for an intense training and leadership development programme. You will be motivated by the chance to bring a change and the urge to tackle the widespread corruption and build activism in Africa, facing the failure of the aid system and  its lack of justice and conviction. This highly selective program includes activism missions in 3 countries in Central and West Africa and leadership and stress management training in field conditions.

22
April
2017

Science Communication and Marketing Assistant

Views: 1822 Volunteer Opportunities

Conservation Research Africa is 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.

22
April
2017

Field Research Assistant - Bats Malawi

Views: 2970 Volunteer Opportunities Application deadline: Sunday, 25 June 2017

Primarily based at our new research camp in Vwaza Marsh Wildlife Reserve (VMWR) 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.

06
April
2017

Rehabilitation Assistant Lilongwe Wildlife Centre

Views: 2957 Volunteer Opportunities Application deadline: Friday, 14 April 2017

You want to work as a rehabilitation assistant for one year and you enjoy working with primates! Apply now and join this conservation organization that has been awarded and accredited for their exceptional welfare standards!

29
March
2017

Bat Field Assistant - Malawi

Views: 1636 Volunteer Opportunities Application deadline: Friday, 28 April 2017

African Bat Conservation conducts research on bats and insects out of our field research center based in Vwaza Marsh Wildlife Reserve. We are currently recruiting for a field assistant based at our research center in Vwaza to conduct field research in partnership with our community outreach workers under the supervision of Dr Emma Stone and our Senior RA Matt Town.

21
October
2016

Bat Research Intern

Views: 2341 Volunteer Opportunities Application deadline: Thursday, 15 December 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.

21
October
2016

Urban Carnivore Research Assistant

Views: 2779 Volunteer Opportunities Application deadline: Thursday, 15 December 2016

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. 

11
August
2016

Science Communication and Marketing Assistant - Malawi

Views: 1594 Volunteer Opportunities Application deadline: Friday, 06 January 2017

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.

05
January
2016

Urban Bat Research and Conservation Assistant

Views: 2868 Volunteer Opportunities Application deadline: Friday, 06 January 2017

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

Bat Research Assistant - Malawi

Views: 2713 Volunteer Opportunities Application deadline: Tuesday, 25 April 2017

African Bat Conservation (ABC) is a non-profit conservation research project based in Malawi, operating under UK Charity Conservation Research Africa (CRA). ABC works in collaboration with Lilongwe Wildlife Trust (LWT) and the Department of National Parks and Wildlife Malawi (DNPW) to conduct three core activities:

1. Applied research for wildlife conservation management: to determine and monitor bat population trends, assess species threats and provide conservation recommendations; as well as a number of smaller student projects to facilitate and inform long-term conservation management of bat populations and their habitats. Project results are used to update IUCN species status reports and assist Government in long-term population monitoring and management.

2. Education and awareness of bats and biodiversity and related issues through comprehensive community based education programmes, human-wildlife conflict outreach in collaboration with LWT and their Eco-schools programme.

3. Capacity building to increase project effectiveness and long-term success by building capacity in ecological research, biodiversity monitoring and management for DNPW through training courses, attachment programmes and postgraduate research projects at MSc and PhD level.

Summary:

 

African Bat Conservation conducts research on bats and insects out of our field research center based in Vwaza Marsh Wildlife Reserve. We are currently recruiting for a field assistant based at our research center in Vwaza to conduct field research in partnership with our community outreach workers under the supervision of Dr Emma Stone and our Senior RA Matt Town.

22
December
2015

Veterinarian Volunteer Assistant

Views: 3019 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.

26
November
2015

Volunteer Wildlife Veterinarian Needed at Lilongwe Wildlife Centre

Views: 2640 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. 

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