The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
Much of your role will be to collect research material, including daily sightings of the various species of whales and dolphins, recurring visits and the migratory habits of the various whales and dolphins in the area. The fieldwork site is off the shores of Knysna and it's beautiful lagoon.
This Marine Research programme will expose you to all aspects of this exciting industry, from conservation and research to all other aspects of the day-to-day running, including
marketing of the marine tours provided to visitors,
liaising with clients,
crewing and guiding on the boats,
doing land to sea observations and whale spotting,
assisting with community projects and
educating the local children about the sea and lagoon.
Includes Arranging your program, meeting you at the airport, accommodation and food, full in-country support, and more. Minimum program duration is 1 week, minimum age is 16 unless accompanied by an adult.