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Raptor Count Field Technician
Raptor Count Field Technician

We are seeking biologists, bird guides, biology students or international students to assist the project coordinator and count leader conducting daily counts of south bound migrating raptors at the single count-site, as well assist in public outreach efforts such as handing out posters, giving talks and visiting schools. Daily counts […]

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Rehabilitation of Endangered Parrots
Rehabilitation of Endangered Parrots

The Vinaceous Amazon is an endangered species of Amazon parrot with approximately 1,500-2,000 individuals remaining in Brazil with a decreasing trend. We started a rehabilitation and release project in 2011 in the state of São Paulo, Brazil. Groups of birds are being reintroduced to recolonise an area in their natural range wh […]

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Big Cat Coordinator
Big Cat Coordinator

Our wildlife rescue centre offers refuge to wild animals rescued from trafficking, offering them a better quality of life. The rescue centre is home to 4 pumas at the moment. The work here includes feeding the cats, cleaning the cages, providing enrichment for them and the general maintenance of the area. Some of the cats are walked […]

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Humpback Whale Project
Humpback Whale Project

The humpback whale visits our coastal waters every year to breed and during this period we offer internships on a full-season basis. Interns actively participate in all the tasks undertaken by the technical staff of the project during the breeding season, rotating among survey cruises, continent-based work and periods at the Abrolhos […]

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Jaguar Conservation Internship
Jaguar Conservation Internship

Our mission is to promote the conservation of the jaguar, its natural prey and habitat throughout the species' geographical range, as well as its peaceful coexistence with man, through research and conservation strategies. One of our objectives is to train professionals and students in field methods and techniques to study jaguars in […]

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Andean Youth Program
Andean Youth Program

We are a registered charitable organisation that works with indigenous communities of the Peruvian Andes, offering opportunities for economic development while nurturing the threatened indigenous Quechua culture. The Andean Youth Program is a scholarship and leadership program for high-achieving students from indigenous communities i […]

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Volunteer at Beachfront Eco Lodge
Volunteer at Beachfront Eco Lodge

Our beachfront island eco-lodge is seeking work exchange volunteers for various tasks. Primary needs are for cooking, hosting/interacting with guests, and housekeeping. We also welcome anyone with one or a combination of the following skills: cooking; gardening and light landscaping; basic and general household maintenance; cleaning a […]

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Research Assistants for Turtle Projects
Research Assistants for Turtle Projects

The focus of our sea turtle conservation projects is to protect sea turtle nests from poaching and depredation by conducting night patrols and relocating nests to the project hatcheries. We are currently looking for research assistants at two sites. They will be responsible for assisting the coordinator in all aspects of running the […]

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Gardener & Writers
Gardener & Writers

Our secluded and tranquil beachfront jungle resort endeavours to provide the perfect tonic for each guest’s mind, body and spirit through nourishment, care, and a pure form of living through the practice of yoga and tranquil surroundings. Our vision is to live in harmony with each other and our beautiful environment; to embrace […]

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Teach English
Teach English

We are a UK charity that operates in a town of very high unemployment and limited educational opportunities. We warmly invite applications from people who are interested in becoming volunteer English teachers. Volunteers teach English to local adults and children, plus there are opportunities to teach music and other languages. To […]

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Library Intern
Library Intern

We are the world's leading independent organisation for children. Our mission is to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives. We have worked in Bolivia since 1985 to improve the lives of the most vulnerable and marginalised children and young adults through […]

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Albatross Project
Albatross Project

We are a non-governmental organisation that aims to reduce the unintentional capture of albatrosses and petrels by fishing with pelagic finfish (a technique of industrial fishing). This incident happens when the birds following the fishing boats in search of food get hooked when they try to eat the bait and drown. To reduce the captu […]

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