jeudi 24 mai 2012

Community-Based Conservation Volunteer, The Yellow-Tailed Woolly Monkey Project

Hiring Organization:

Neotropical Primate Conservation

Date Posted:

Position Description:
We are seeking volunteers to help us collect data on the critically endangered yellow-tailed woolly monkey and other endemic primate species such as the Andean night monkey and Andean titi monkey. Volunteers will also participate in habitat restoration and reforestation, and assist in improving local awareness of environmental issues through education activities in schools.

No qualifications or skills are necessary apart from a basic level of spoken Spanish, good fitness level, and ability to cope with harsh working conditions and basic accommodation.

A contribution of $1,400 is requested from the volunteer.

Support provided for internship/volunteer positions (travel, meals, lodging):
The contribution excludes travel to the field site but includes accommodation, food, wages for local guides, two excursions to Kuelap and the Gocta waterfall, training and a small contribution to the running of the project.

Term of Appointment:
Expeditions running June 1st - July 13th and July 14th - August 25th

Please contact for more information or to request an application pack.

Contact Information:
Emily Patton
Telephone Number:
+1 913 558 7110


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