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Research Assistant for Green Sea Turtle Program

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Sectors Water, Hydrology & Marine Ecology
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Type Temporary / Contract / Seasonal
Status Full Time
Level Voluntary & Interns
Deadline 12/03/2022
Company Name Volunteer Latin America
Contact Name Stephen Knight
Telephone 020 7193 9163
Email info@volunteerlatinamerica.com
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Description
This project in Costa Rica is looking for Research Assistants for its green sea turtle monitoring program. Research Assistants will be trained in sea turtle monitoring techniques and work under the supervision of field coordinators. Research Assistants are responsible for tagging nesting turtles, collecting biometric data from females, recording nesting activity during track surveys, and other pertinent data collection. Research Assistants are also involved in training short-term paying volunteers.
Past Research Assistants have gone on to work for conservation organizations, universities and government agencies worldwide. 
Research Assistants are needed from early June to late August, 2022 (Group 1) and mid-August to early November, 2022 (Group 2). The application deadline is March 12, 2022.
There is no cost to participate and Research Assistants receive free board and lodging for the entire duration of their stay at the field station.
You can find further information on our volunteering platform. 
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