Volunteer opportunity posted by: OceansWatch
Posted on: December 20, 2012
The Marine Scientist takes responsibility for collecting, processing and disseminating all scientific information. Together with the Project Leader the Marine Scientist is also responsible for report writing. You will need at least a degree in Marine Biology, Sustainable Fisheries Management or a similar related field. Daily you will take responsibility for choosing survey sites and data entry. Obviously you must be a competent diver. You will work with the communities to choose community MPA's and also to help us design MPA networks. Understanding Climate Change and Reef Resilience principals is important. You will also take responsibility for our Reef Guardian program, for which you will receive training. We need our Marine Scientists to start at least 4 weeks prior to departure to study previous year's reports and prepare the current year's programs. A marine Scientist may also be a Project Leader or take on other roles in the project.<br />To apply please email firstname.lastname@example.org Our full recruitment process is outlined here http://www.oceanswatch.org/international/pages/volunteer
OceansWatch is an organisationwith a Vision of Healthy oceans and sustainable Island communities. Our Mission is that In partnership with Island communities we develop marine conservation plans, sustainable livelihood projects and support primary school education.
Our Activities include:We run expeditions aboard donated yachts.We encourage, facilitate and resource OceansWatch members with yachts to partner with volunteers to take part in OceansWatch projects.We undertake marine ecosystem monitoring surveys using International and our own methodologies.When a community requests it, we assist and educate them in Ecosystem Based Management of their reefs and the setting up of Marine Protected Areas that are resilient to Climate Change.We facilitate a schools partnership program that supports schools in developing countries.We assist communities in other ways, as requested to build their capacity to create a sustainable environment and sustainable livelihoods.
OceansWatch is an international not-for-profit organisation that works with sailors, divers, scientists and the public to help Island communities to conserve their marine environments, develop sustainable livelihoods and access primary education.
To apply please email email@example.com
Our full recruitment process is outlined here http://www.oceanswatch.org/international/pages/volunteer