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Community Based Conservation Volunteer, The Yellow Tailed Woolly Monkey Project

Hiring Organization:
Neotropical Primate Conservation

Date Posted:
2014-04-05

Position Description:
We are seeking volunteers to help us collect data on the critically endangered yellow-tailed woolly monkey, promote conservation initiatives in rural communities, and assist in improving local awareness of environmental issues through education activities in schools.

A 6-week-long expedition is starting mid-June 2014.

Please contact Noga at: nogashanee@gmail.com for more information or to request an application pack.

Qualifications/Experience:
No qualifications or skills are necessary apart from a basic level of spoken Spanish, good fitness level and ability to cope with harsh working conditions and basic accommodation.

Salary/funding:
A contribution of £900 is requested from the volunteer. It excludes travel to the field site but includes accommodation, food, wages for local guides, two excursions to Kuelap and the Gocta waterfall, training and a small contribution to the running of the project.

Term of Appointment:
June 18th-July 30th, 2014

Application Deadline:
June 1st

Contact Information:
Noga Shanee
Peru

Website:
http://www.neoprimate.org

E-mail Address:
nogashanee@gmail.com

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