Volunteering in Sea Turtle Conservation on Boa Vista

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Turtle Foundation

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Nesting season / working period: 15th of June - 31st of October

Do you want to dedicate your holidays to a good cause, while having a great time?

Are you interested in sea turtles and marine conservation? Do you want to spend

the summer of your live and meet people from all over the world?

Then join our team of international volunteers and help us to protect loggerhead

sea turtles during their nesting season from June to October on the beaches of Boa Vista!

Interested? Then please visit our website and apply online!

We are looking forward to your application!

Your tasks

* Night patrols and morning censuses on the beaches

* Tagging and measuring nesting turtles

* Camp maintenance + cooking

* Beach clean-ups and other educational activities

Requirements

* Minimum age 18 years

* Working outdoors in any weather condition

* Available min. 2 weeks (short-term volunteer)? or 8 weeks (long-term volunteer)

* Basic English (conversations and work)

* Live and work in very basic conditions

* Flexible to adapt to changing schedules

* Work at night and sleep at daytime

www.turtle-foundation.org

volunteers@turtle-foundation.org

More opportunities with Turtle Foundation

No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.

About Turtle Foundation

Location:

An der Eiche 7a, Köln, NRW 50678, DE

Mission Statement

The Turtle Foundation stands up for the worldwide protection of sea turtles in a carefully directed way. Particularly important for the selection and support of projects is the chance of success in the foreseeable future. For that purpose, the Turtle Foundation concentrates on projects, which are realizable and promising. Our vision is a future where sea turtles and their habitats are sustainably protected, healthy, and safe from threat of extinction and destruction. Our mission is to contribute to sea turtle conservation at our own project sites by cooperating with local communities to create a future where both sea turtles and people can thrive.

Description

Turtle Foundation was founded by a small group of dedicated private individuals with the common aim of preventing endangered sea turtles from becoming extinct.

We are an international charitable organization. We are a dedicated volunteer effort and currently are operating our own important protection projects in Cape Verde and in Indonesia. At most 8% of its total expenses are used for administration.

OUR VISION: A future where sea turtles and their habitats are sustainably protected, healthy, and safe from threat of extinction and destruction.

OUR MISSION: To contribute to sea turtle conservation at our own project sites by cooperating with local communities to create a future where both sea turtles and people can thrive.

The Turtle Foundation is represented in the United States, Germany, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, and Cape Verde. In all these countries, the Turtle Foundation is a tax exempt and non-profit organization. Donations to Turtle Foundation are tax deductible in accordance with the law of the country concerned.

Animals
Environment
International

WHEN

Wed Jun 15, 2022 - Tue Sep 13, 2022

WHERE

Riba d’Olte, Caixa Postal nr. 172Sal Rei, Boa Vista, 5510Cape Verde

(16.18335,-22.91482)
 

SKILLS

  • Environmental Education
  • Animal Care / Handling
  • Cross-cultural Communication
  • English

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • Minimum of 2 weeks
  • English language, physical fitness

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