Dive Research Assistant & Volunteer Coordinator
Location: Perhentian Kecil, Malaysia
Category: Marine Conservation
Job Type: Volunteer Internship
Contract Length: 9 Months
Application Closing Date: 15th November
Start Date: 1st March 2019
Experienced diver hoping to start a career in conservation? Intern with the Perhentian Marine Research Station. Develop underwater field skills as you undertake biannual surveys studying the effects of the monsoon on seagrass in the islands. Plus gain experience managing volunteers where the focus will be direct conservation action including ‘diving against debris’, turtle and shark identification and maintaining a coral nursery.
What’s in it for you?
As part of the team, you’ll be based in the breathtaking Perhentian Islands. You’ll develop and gain a wealth of skills and get to work as part of a team of dedicated marine conservation enthusiasts. Plus there’s loads of additional benefits.
Skills for your CV
Experience working in Marine conservation
Excellent scientific and research dive skills
Volunteer management and coordination skills
Excellent communication skills
Ability to build and develop relationships with stakeholders