Vacation Blue Caribbean volunteer diving conservation, Bluecaribbeanconservation.org

SUMMARY​

 

This is a four month minimum post, coordinating the scientific training of volunteers and daily survey activities on the BCEC Expedition Site. The successful candidate will be representing Blue Caribbean Environmental Conservation and working closely with Expedition Leader and Marine Project Scientist to continue to 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​​​

 

 

​MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS​

 

  • Relevant degree in Marine Biology or similar

  • Marine/Science Fieldwork Experience

  • Current First Aid qualifications​

  • Must have some practical management and leadership experience

  • Must have good communication and organization skills

  • 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​​

 

​* Teach two weeks science Skills Development to volunteers and scholars

* Supervise, in the absence of the Project Scientist, the day to day running of the Marine Survey Program

* Assist with community-based environmental education and awareness programs and outreach work

* Manage the input of baseline and other data and ensure quality control

* Assist with general base management responsibilities​

 

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

 

* Potential to co-author reports and publications

* 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