Position: Volunteer Field Assistant
Organization: Mauritian Wildlife Foundation
Type: volunteer position, includes accom.
Location: Vacoas, Mauritius, Indian Ocean
Housing: local accomodation provided (see below)
Dates: 6 months, starting July 2019
Project background / purpose
The Mauritian Wildlife Foundation (MWF), has been working on and restoring island biodiversity for the past thirty years. The focus has been towards removing invasive species, replanting native vegetation, monitoring and reintroducing threatened bird and reptile species.
We are looking for highly self-motivated and conscientious individuals to assist with work on the offshore islands within our project teams to:
Qualifications / requirement
We are looking for applicants that have the following qualities/experience:
Summary of terms and conditions of employment
Terms and conditions: This is a volunteer position, starting July 2019 for a duration of 6 months. Other conditions will be further discussed at interview.
Transport: Provided for work purposes
Location: Island of Mauritius / Mauritius
Hours of work: 220 hours of work per month
Policies and procedures: We have policies designed to ensure the well-being of both workers and volunteers e.g. Accommodation, vehicles etc.
Other: They would be required to pay for their own return airfare and must have comprehensive insurance cover (including repatriation) for the duration of their stay. The volunteer will need approximately £200 per month to cover their own costs for food (on and off the islands), socialising and personal items. Personal equipment needs are basic (e.g. work clothes, thick trousers, sturdy boots, sun protection, reliable watch, LED head torch, thin sleeping bag and/or bed sheet, mosquito net, mobile phone).
Recruitment & Selection process
The selection process will involve short-listing and a Skype interview for the short-listed candidates with senior Islands Restoration Staff.
How to apply
Please send a CV (resume) and a covering letter (with the word ‘Islands’ followed by your surname and initials at the start of each file name), by email to: email@example.com
Closing date for applications: 9th June 2019.
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: May 10 2019 ID: 53451