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Marine Conservation Project Coordinators - Zoox Experience Programme - Volunteers

Job Type: volunteer position

Location: N/A

Posting Date: 4 Jul 14

Closing Date: 3 Oct 14

Zoox was born to create better opportunities and clearer pathways for passionate individuals who want to fast track their career in marine conservation, while simultaneously supporting high-impact conservation projects.

We are looking for passionate and focused conservationists to coordinate the high-impact UNEP initiative, Green Fins, in the the following locations:

Nha Trang, Vietnam: 29 Sept- 30 Nov 2014
Malapascua, Philippines: 29 Sept- 30 Nov 2014
Moalboal, Philippines: 5 Jan - 8 Mar 2014
Koh Kood, Thailand: 5 Jan - 8 Mar 2014

You will be joining the 9-week Zoox Experience Programme designed to give you the opportunity to develop a wide-ranging knowledge and skill set to further your career in marine conservation.

Through coordinating the Green Fins project, and with a professional development module running throughout the length of the programme, you will get the opportunity to develop the following knowledge and skills:

- Project and Financial Management
- Project Planning and Monitoring
- Environmental Consultation
- International Development
- Diving and Snorkelling Skills
- Report Writing
- Understanding of International Environmental Policy Processes
- Negotiation
- Database Management
- Understanding of Global Marine Conservation Funding
- Training Skills
- Presenting to Diverse Audiences in a Variety of Locations
- Developing Interpersonal Communication Skills
- Knowledge of Conservation in Developing Nations Political Systems
- Travel and Personal Security

You will also receive specialist training in:

- Marine Conservation
- Marine Biology and Ecology
- Marine Monitoring Methods
- The Marine / Sustainable Tourism Sector
- Intergovernmental Departments
- Transboundary Environmental Problems
- Scuba Diving and the Environment

Applicants will be experienced divers (50+ logged dives) with a strong drive for a career in conservation.

Cost of Zoox Experience Programme (£1600) and includes:
- All training including our unique Zoox Modules
- Close co-ordination and support throughout the 9 week placement
- Professional Development
- Zoox Shirt and Project shirt
- Tough Beach Bag
- Unique splash-proof document wallet
- Zoox Experience Programme Certificate
- A reference at the end of the ZEP
- Shared, clean and comfortable accommodation for one month

Please note that the following is not included but we can help you with:

- All transport including flights
- Insurance
- Accommodation for the last 5 weeks
- Food
- Visa

To apply please send your CV and cover letter outlining why you want to join the programme to apply@zoox.org.uk

 

Contact Information:

Samantha Craven - Programmes Officer

apply@zoox.org.uk
www.zoox.org.uk

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