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12 month voluntary post (food and transport paid in the field)
The role of Volunteer and Logistics Intern offers the right candidate a unique and exciting opportunity to work across both field and office environments providing planning, logistical and pastoral support to Madagascar volunteers. The officer will work alongside both local and international teams and based in the town of Fort Dauphin, they will also spend time out in the field living in basic conditions in rural southeast Madagascar.
The role is to ensure the smooth functioning of short-term programmes, acting as a key liaison between project and volunteering teams in both the field and the office base, to provide logistical support for all long-term volunteers and to ensure that programmes are marketed and externally visible.
Duties and responsibilities:
Community Development and Short term construction volunteers (Office based)
Community Development and Short term construction volunteers (Field based)
Long term Volunteer Liaison
The ideal candidate will:
• Be able to financially support themselves for the duration of their contract
• Hold a recent, valid first aid certificate
• Have a suitable laptop computer (non-tablet) and tent
If you are interested in the role please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for further details
Our partner Monkey Rescue project in South Africa is looking to recruit a volunteer veterinary nurse (unpaid, accommodation provided).
It’s an amazing opportunity for a long-term volunteer to gain experience working for a charity utilising their veterinary skills.
Minimum age of 23 is desirable dependent on experience. Copies of veterinary qualification certificates will be requested.
What the project does: The sanctuary, which is the first of its kind in South Africa, has been running since 1996. The sanctuary currently cares for over 100 primates of varying species including marmosets, tamarins, mona monkeys, squirrel monkeys, macaques, and lemurs. The sanctuary rescues and provides permanent care for any primate from anywhere in the world. The sanctuary receives a constant stream of requests to assist in the international rescue of primates. Many of these primates arrive with behavioural problems and require rehabilitation. The sanctuary hopes to be able to expand in order to cope with the high demand and with an aim to provide accommodation for apes in the future.
To learn more about the project please see the following link: http://www.podvolunteer.org/projects/monkey-sanctuary-south-africa/
Location: The sanctuary is located in Pretoria, which is approximately 45 minutes north of Johannesburg.
Next steps: If this of interest to you, you have any questions or you would like to apply for the position please email email@example.com
6 month voluntary position
Our Community Education project in Peru is seeking a highly professional, innovative individual to expand their International Volunteer Program. The primary responsibilities of this role include: recruiting international volunteers; providing a high level of customer service and support to volunteers during their placement and developing short/long term projects in collaboration with volunteers that address the goals and objectives of the Community Education project.
This is a 6 month free volunteer position. You will be provided with accommodation in the project apartment which includes Wi-Fi access, Netflix, a furnished private room with shared bathroom, reliable hot water, laundry hand-washing facilities and a fully equipped kitchen.
Duties and responsibilities:
What the project does: The Community Education projects provides support for 55 children aged between 6 and 18 years old at a community centre in the mountain city of Huaraz. The project is a supportive environment in which the children obtain help and encouragement with their homework as well as access to the school resources they need. By providing the children with a safe place to come after school, they act as a free care service for children who may otherwise spend the afternoon at home alone. Most of the children come from families where the parents have to work long hours to support the family and/or cannot read or write. The project also tries to educate the children’s parents about the importance of them staying in school and the long-term benefits that this will bring to the children and the family.
To learn more about the project, please see the following link: https://www.podvolunteer.org/projects/community-education-peru
Location: The project is located in the lively city of Huaraz, the provincial capital of the Ancash Region in northern Peru
Next steps: If this of interest to you, you have any questions or you would like to apply for the position please email firstname.lastname@example.org