Elephant Research Assistant


Published:

12/22/2017

Start Date

01/05/2018

Time Commitment

Full time (30+ hrs/wk)

Duration

Long-Term (6 months-1 year)

Address

Vwaza Marsh Wildlife Reserve
Malawi
Malawi

Description

This project assess the long term status, ecology and spatial behaviour of elephants in a wildlife reserve. The project aims to monitor long-term population changes in response to environmental change and anthropogenic pressures in the reserve.


A long-term research assistant is required to conduct fieldwork which includes collecting population density and abundance and habitat use data using both walking and driving large mammal transects, recording herd group dynamics, characteristics, and interactions.


This is a fantastic opportunity to contribute to valuable wildlife research Work and live in a wild protected area.


Accommodation and in-country travel expenses are covered by the project. 

Benefits

Housing Available

We welcome

International Volunteers

How To Apply

Please visit the Volunteer 4 Africa website for full project details and application instructions. https://www.volunteer4africa.org/


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