Vacation Blue Caribbean volunteer diving conservation, Bluecaribbeanconservation.org
SUMMARY​

 

This is a minimum four to six month post as senior scientist responsible for overseeing BCEC's scientific training and survey program. The successful candidate will be working closely with project partners and representing Blue Caribbean Environmental Conservation to continue to help develop and educate communities about conservation.

 

APPLICATION PROCESS

 

​TO APPLY, please download the Staff Volunteer Application Form and send this completed form, a brief cover letter and your CV/resume to:  Bluecaribbeanconservation@outlook.com

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MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

 

  • MSc qualification in a relevant field (BSc with relevant experience may be considered)

  • Tropical Marine Fieldwork experience

  • Excellent Written and Oral Communication and organizational skills

  • Must have proven practical management and leadership experience

  • Computer Literate

  • Must be a highly creative and motivated team player

  • Professionalism and Work Ethic

  • Positive Attitude and Energy

  • **Scuba diving certification, minimum of PADI Advanced Open Water (AOW) or Equivalent Tropical 
    **Is included with the expedition fees if needed

 

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

 

​​* Co-ordination of research including the management and guidance of Science and Education Officers as well as
  volunteers

* Training volunteers through the Blue Caribbean Skills Development (SD) 

* Planning strategies of research on a daily to six month basis, working closely with all other Blue Caribbean Officers

* Drafty of reports, monthly project updates for members and our project partners

* Maintenance of science equipment inventories and requesting re-supplies

* Meetings with in-country partners

* Representing Blue Caribbean Environmental Conservation at various committee meetings

* Providing environmental awareness lectures at local schools and institutes

* Supporting the Expedition Leader during expedition activities

 

 What you can expect to gain from being part of the Expedition Team?

 

* Advanced leadership, research and teaching experience

* Work with like minded dedicated conservation professionals

* Liaise with local communities

* Experience working overseas

* Management experience with both other staff members and volunteers

* Opportunities to gain in-depth scientific knowledge of the marine Eco-system and terrestrial habitat

* Excellent knowledge of marine life leading to better instruction skills

* Work with project partners and stake holders

* Promote conservation awareness

* Be a representative of Blue Caribbean Environmental Conservation

* Gain an insight into BCEC's longstanding objectives

* High number of certifications

* Contribute to conservation goals

* Dive Opportunities

Caribbean Volunteer Diving Conservation, Bluecaribbeanconservation.org