Conservation Volunteer Position on Frégate Island Private Seychelles

SEYCHELLES / Fregate Island Private

Frégate Island Private is currently recruiting conservation volunteers for a period of six months beginning April 2018.

The conservation program consists of research and monitoring of our population of nesting sea turtles, giant tortoises, endemic (sea)birds, invertebrate, habitat restoration and mapping. Turtle season is October-March.

We are looking for adventurous and enthusiastic individuals with a real passion for nature, looking to pursue a career in conservation biology. Volunteers must be outdoor-type, mature, confident and well-spoken individuals who are happy to interact with guests on a daily basis.

Minimum Requirements
• Minimum tertiary qualification in Biological Sciences or other relevant field
• Age 21 or over
• Fluency in English
• Good level of physical fitness
• Willingness to work long flexible hours in tough tropical conditions
• Applicants should work well independently and as part of a team
• Preferred: previous hands-on experience with bird monitoring
Provisions
• Food and accommodation (sharing) provided.
Travel
• Volunteers will need to arrange their own flights to the Seychelles. Transfers to and from Frégate Island and the Seychelles Main Island of Mahe will be provided.
• Successful applicants will be required to complete a medical assessment at their own expense and forward the relevant documents to the Seychelles in order to obtain a working visa.

Depending on country of origin expect initial cost to be $1500 for flight(s) and mandatory medical assessment.

To apply, send your CV and cover letter explaining why you want to join our conservation team to eco@fregate.com
Couples are encouraged to apply. Applicants should be available for interview by Skype.

Deadline February 2nd 2018

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