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Volunteering at Conservation Lower Zambezi, Conservation Lower Zambezi, Zambia

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Conservation Lower Zambezi is currently looking for the following volunteers: - Construction Assistant - GIS Assistant - Administrative Assistant

JobTitleVolunteering at Conservation Lower Zambezi
CompanyConservation Lower Zambezi, Lower Zambezi, Zambia
Company Profile

Conservation Lower Zambezi is a registered Zambian non-profit society, established in 1995, supported by many safari operators of the Lower Zambezi as well as other private and institutional donors. We are committed to supporting the conservation of the wildlife, the environment and local communities of the Lower Zambezi National Park and surrounding areas. CLZ is currently looking for volunteer assistant’s at base camp to help with various aspects of our daily operations and focussed project work.

Categoryenvironment | nature conservation | science | NGO management | services to NGO | protected areas | national parks | forestry management | science | research | conservation | administration | support services | logistics | fundraising | marketing | public relations | proposals
RegionSouthern Africa | Zambia
Contractvolunteer
Duration12 months
Job Description

We are looking for volunteers to fill the following roles:

• Construction Assistant: ideally with building, carpentry & electrical experience to manage housing construction and other camp maintenance. 3-6 months
• GIS Assistant (Geographic Information System): ideally trained and/or experienced in GIS to further develop the current GIS used by CLZ, train CLZ/ZAWA personnel, set up formal GIS, data and monitoring protocols,, develop an interface for PDAs using CyberTracker software and a data management protocol for aerial monitoring and surveys. 1-2 months
• Administrative Assistant: to assist with hosting visitors at CLZ base camp, supervising and training camp and kitchen staff, helping with basic CLZ accounts and marketing. 6-12 months

This is a unique opportunity to live at CLZ Base Camp just outside a spectacular National Park on the Zambezi River and be part of an effective conservation organisation. Volunteers are asked to cover their costs of food & accommodation: ZMW3,000 (US$600) per month at CLZ base camp.

Language (min)English
Advert Datestarted on 11 Feb 2013 | ending on 13 Mar 2013