2 to 12 months volunteer placements in Can Gio Mangrove Biosphere Reserve
- Volunteer Opportunity posted by CADIP
Short-Term (few weeks/months)
Ho Chi Minh City
The volunteers will work in the lab of the site; will organize trainings and English classes for the staff of the park to improve their English skills; will raise awareness of the local people about protecting the environment through different workshops; will participate in the elaboration of books gathering information about the ecosystem of the site.
This project is suitable for nature lovers and those who are interested in manual work.
Cần Giờ Biosphere Reserve is a wetland located 40 km southeast of Ho Chi Minh City. This reserve has been recognized under UNESCO's Man and the Biosphere Programme to promote sustainable development based on local community efforts and sound science. The site is an important wildlife sanctuary in Vietnam as it is characterized by a wetland biosystem dominated by mangrove and many rare species. The forest’s area is 75,740 ha, with over 150 botanical species.
Duration of the project: 2-12 months
For more information and enrollment, please go to: http://cadip.org/volunteering-in-vietnam or give us a call: 646-657-2900; 310-882-7400; 617-841-0400
- Housing Available
- Language/Cultural Support Available
- International Volunteers