Position: Environmental Education and Communications Advisor - Volunteer in Colombia
Type: 12-month intntl. position with living allowance, accom., airfare, more (see below)
Organization: Cuso International
Location Cartagena, Colombia, South America
Start Date: Jun - Aug 2019 (flexible)
Length of Placement 10 Months
Language Requirements English, Spanish
Open to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents of Canada only
The Volunteer’s Role
El Parque Nacional Natural Corales de Profundidad (PNNCPR) is one of three locations that has been identified with a significant abundance of deep corals and a high diversity of associated invertebrates. The management plan of this protected area requires research, monitoring and control of invasive species.
The initiative to protect the area requires your skills in the design and implementation of strategies for environmental communication and education, with a focus on the generation of local and community ownership, considering the challenge posed to this by the completely marine location of the area.
Your will work in educating and communicating about the environmental initiative will lessen the pressures that could negatively impact the biodiversity of the Park.
As a volunteer, you will:
Essential Academic Qualifications:
Essential Professional Background:
We ask each volunteer, regardless of placement length, to raise $2,000. All volunteers receive support from Cuso International to help achieve the goal through fundraising. If the volunteer chooses not to fundraise or is unable to achieve the fundraising goal, he/she can make a one-time donation or become a monthly donor to support our work.
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Feb 14 2019 ID: 51314