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Conflict Prevention Working Group Internship

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ORGANIZATION: Felidae Conservation Fund

  • 3 people are interested
Bobcat - Indigenous to the Bay Area

Felidae Conservation Fund is seeking 1-2 interns to join in leading our Conflict Prevention Working Group. In this position, you will engage in project management, meeting facilitation, action planning and other duties related to the project.

Responsibilities
  • Work with other interns and Leads to develop the project plan, a messaging guide and other documents related to creating and maintaining a functioning Working Group
  • Facilitate Steering Committee and volunteer meetings including agenda planning
  • Work with other interns, Leads and the Steering Committee to ensure the project timeline goals are being met
  • Conduct information gathering such as research on human-wildcat interactions, public surveys, listening sessions and more
  • Articulate information gathered into sharable documents that can be used for creating actions
  • Work with other interns, Leads and the Steering Committee to assign and supervise tasks for our engagement, programs, marketing and fundraising teams
Work Hours and Location

This position may be done remotely anywhere in the United States. Working hours are flexible and can be decided based on the intern’s schedule. The internship will occur for the duration of the intern’s academic semester/term but interns are welcome to stay on for a longer duration

Qualifications and Skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Knowledge of human-wildlife conflict (training on this topic is available)
  • Knowledge of conflict prevention and mitigation methods (training on this topic is available)
  • Technical skills (Google Docs, Google Slides, Zoom, Slack)
  • Strong communication, problem-solving and interpersonal skills
  • Project development and management
  • Ability to work remotely with little supervision while achieving progress goals
  • A love for wild cats!

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About Felidae Conservation Fund

Location:

100 Shoreline Hwy, Suite 100B, Mill Valley, CA 94941, US

Mission Statement

Improving the state of global wild cat ecosystems through a sequence of research, education and online technologies to benefit humanity and drive meaningful change in the natural world.

Description

The Felidae organization was formed in early 2006 to advance the conservation of wild felids throughout the world. Felidae unites a critical momentum of focus, ambition, intellect, skill, and global strategic action. In an exceptionally productive 6 years, we have raised the bar in felid conservation and have become an established influence in the protection of wild felids. Your contribution will help us grow and extend our reach for tangible conservation gains, and forgethe critical relationships that will ensure long-term viability for the world’s wild cats and the healthy ecosystems they sustain.

Felidae’s multipronged approach combines forward-looking research, education and technology to discover new approaches to in situ felid preservation, and reach worldwide audiences through technology and social media. We partner and provide leadership for world-class research studies, supplying strategy, planning, funding, media, field support and assistance with logistics. With our innovative interactive education programs we share data and learning from these studies with the public in a way that’s engaging and inspiring.

CAUSE AREAS

Advocacy & Human Rights
Animals
Environment
Advocacy & Human Rights, Animals, Environment

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Environmental Policy
  • Environmental Education
  • Animal Care / Handling
  • Group Facilitation
  • Environmental Science
  • Resource Development / Management

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Orientation or Training

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