Volunteer Field Assistant/Intern Wanted!
We are seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic person to join our team for 2-3 months starting in January/February. This is an interesting opportunity for individuals interested to pursue their professional career in animal husbandry and in-situ conservation. The position offers the successful candidate to work as a technician in the field of conservation and management of a Philippine tarsier, while living in the heart of tropical island. The successful candidate will be involved in various activities, mainly tarsiers food maintenance, tarsiers husbandry, research, outreach programmes and field work at the forest.
For more information about the Tarsius Project and our activities feel free to visit our website: www.tarsiusproject.org
Who we are looking for?
A preferred candidate should possess at least B.Sc. in Primatology, Zoology or related field. Previous experience in animal husbandry is highly desirable, but not a must. You must be energetic, responsible, flexible and self-motivated to work in all conditions, especially nights and in forested areas, physically and mentally fit, independent, resourceful, and enjoy the challenge of working with a diverse group of people of different backgrounds. You must feel comfortable living at a very isolated field site location with limited cell phone, internet and power access. Experience of living or travelling in developing countries are assets. English language spoken and written competency is a must.
This is voluntary position and Field Assistant/Intern should be financially self-sufficient, however, while on the project site, accommodation will be provided without charges.
If you are interested, please send a CV with a photo, cover letter to Filip Wojciechowski, Project Field Manager (firstname.lastname@example.org).