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Wanted: Borneo Conservation Field Construction Program — no experience required
Type: program fee includes accom., food, more (see below)
Organization: Orangutan Foundation International
Location: Borneo, Indonesia

COME TO BORNEO AND BE PART OF OUR 2020 CONSERVATION FIELD CONSTRUCTION PROGRAM

Orangutan Foundation International has volunteer opportunities available for active individuals who are willing to get their hands dirty and help save one of the earth's most bio-diverse island in the world!

OFI has several missions:

  1. To promote awareness of orangutans as endangered species
  2. To actively protect and help conserve wild orangutans and their tropical rainforest habitat
  3. To rescue and care for ex-captive orangutans, rehabilitating and releasing them to secure and safe sites in the forest
  4. Conduct observational research on orangutans and their ecology

Journey with us to Borneo, the world's oldest rainforest and help build much needed structures! It can be a bridge, an animal enclosure, an infant orangutan jungle gym, or another type of structure to help OFI continue our important work of saving orangutans and their rainforest habitat.

DATES

  • TEAM 1 - July 12th - July 25th, 2020
  • TEAM 2 - August 23rd - September 5th, 2020

COST

  • US$1,275 per Project

THIS PROGRAM INCLUDES

  • Accommodations
  • Food (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)
  • Materials for the completion of the project
  • Local Assistance
  • Travel to and from the program site from the town airport

THIS PROGRAM DOES NOT INCLUDE

  • International and internal travel
  • You may purchase to and from the closest airport which is located near the town of Pangkalan Bun, Kalimantan Tengah (Central Borneo, Indonesia)
  • Snacks, Postage, Activities outside the team experience
  • The cost of entry into Tanjung Puting National Park

HOW TO APPLY

  • Fill out the online application: ConservationBorneo.com
  • Email your Resume & Cover Letter to: ofi.volunteerteams@gmail.com
  • If your written application is successful, you will be contacted by one of our volunteer coordinators and interviewed by Phone or Skype. You will receive a letter of acceptance and will need to pay the deposit of $275 in order to reserve your spot.

Volunteers do not need experience in the field, just a desire to help, a sincere interest in forest conservation and orangutan survival, a willingness to work hard and be part of OFI’s mission and work.

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Feb 13 2020    ID: 56037