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Research Assistant for Leatherback Turtle Program

Reference   (Please mention Stopdodo/Environment Jobs in your application)
Sectors Terrestrial / Aquatic Ecology & Conservation
Location Costa Rica - America South
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Salary (Maximum)
Type Temporary / Contract / Seasonal
Status Full Time
Level Voluntary & Interns
Deadline 15/01/2024
Company Name Volunteer Latin America
Contact Name Stephen Knight
Telephone 020 7193 9163
Email info@volunteerlatinamerica.com
Website Further Details / Applications
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This project is seeking research assistants to help collect information about the endangered leatherback turtle. Research assistants will be trained in sea turtle monitoring techniques and get involved in a range of activities such as nest translocation and track surveys.

As well as monitoring work, research assistants participate in various educational and awareness activities in the local community.

Research assistants are needed from early April to mid-June 2024 (group 1) and from mid-May to late June 2024 (group 2) for a period of approximately 2 months. The application window closes on the 15 January, 2024.

Past Research assistants have gone on to work for conservation organizations, universities and government agencies worldwide.

There is no cost to participate and research assistants receive free board and lodging.

Please visit the volunteer abroad section of our website for further information and application instructions.

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