23 Jan 2016

Full-Time Volunteer Coordinator – Limpopo Province (Kruger Area)


Job Description


This is a unique opportunity for a suitably qualified and dedicated individual to be the Volunteer / Student Coordinator for a ground-breaking community conservation organisation.

The Volunteer Coordinator is required to be responsible for up to 8 volunteers at a time, that stay for 2 to 12 weeks as part of the conservation volunteering team.


Duties would include assisting with the following:
(i) Coordination of the daily activities of up to 8 volunteers,
(ii) Assisting with animal tracking & monitoring;
(iii) Coordinate volunteer participation in the cultural development / community-based program;
(iv) Participation when animals are immobilized for veterinary treatment;
(v) Assisting the farm manager / assistant farm manager when applicable with wildlife / habitat management;
(vi) Providing research data to the ecologist;
(vii) Assisting with volunteer excursions such as into Kruger Park or on the Panoramic Route;
(viii) Assisting with film crews & VIP visitors


The minimum requirement is:
(1) must be a South African citizen,
(2) valid driver’s license
(3) competent driving a 4WD
(4) experience with managing people / students,
(5) an entry level qualification in nature conservation (Diploma Nature Conservation / BSc),
(6) FGASA Level 1, THETA / DEAT Registration, PDP, First Aid Level 1
(7) fluency in Zulu / Shangaan and Afrikaans is a definite advantage.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: R5000 / month

Accommodation: Provided in a farmhouse on the conservancy; must provide and cook own meals

Suitably qualified and experienced applicants that satisfy all criteria can send their resume (CV) a letter of motivation, references and a recent head & shoulder picture to steve@facebush.co.za

Job Categories: Field Guides. Job Types: Full-Time. Salary: Less than 10,000. Job expires in Endless.

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