Youth Volunteer & Internship Programme
So. You want to save the planet?
To take part we'll make you jump through several hoops - namely a torturous application form.
But if you get selected....
If you've got what it takes...
You are going to be in for the experience of a lifetime...
What you've already got...
- A commitment to conservation
- An ability to adapt to changing situations
- An ability to work respectfully in cross-cultural situations
- An ability to take direction from supervisors
- The confidence to provide feedback to supervisors
- A collaborative approach to working with colleagues
- A capacity for ongoing learning
What you'll work on...
- Conservation of Toliara Reef
- Water Resource Management for the Mahafaly Plateau
- Fandriana-Marolambo Forest Landscape Restoration
- Holistic Conservation Programme for Forests
What you'll learn...
- Gain an insight and awareness of conservation as WWF practices it
- Get an idea of the day-to-day reality & living standards of people in developing nations
- Increase your cross-cultural understanding
- Significantly improve your communication skills
- Enhance your teamwork skills
- Evolve your self-reliance skills
- Improve your innate adaptability
BUT FIRST, TAKE A LOOK AT OUR OPENINGS
or maybe you are more interested in 'Virtual' Volunteering
AND IF YOU WANT TO VOLUNTEER WITH WWF IN YOUR HOME COUNTRY, SEE HERE FOR LINKS TO THE WWF NATIONAL VOLUNTEER WEB PAGES
More info on WWF's work...
Volunteers in the field
- Wangchuck Centennial Park:
- Communications, Cameroon:
Tapang Ivo Tanku
- Communications, Kenya:
Virginia Kamau & John Barasa
- Communications Galapagos & Eastern Pacific: Kim Veltmans
- Protection de la forêt tropicale, Andapa: Brent Barber
- Adaptation au changement climatique: Guillaume Lippinois, Michael Murunga, Tatiana Saadé, Sahala Soaoda, Oliver Sommer, Walter Tapondjou
Karina Mansilla Manrique
- REDD+ project: Fabianus Flierwort
- Communications: Hamza Malik
- Mali Island: Vasco Schmidt
- Communications: Zarif Ismail
- Mangrove project, Foundiougne: Leste Nyemgah
Interns at WWF International
- Global&Regional Policy,
Hot House: Silvia Guzzini
- Marine Programme: Leila Ajaz
Virtual Volunteers in Communications
- Digital Content:
Rina Herzl, USA
Katie Stoppiello, USA
to help produce WWF success stories
- Social Media:
Norma Bisbal, China
Cecilia LUI Wing Sze, Hong Kong
Brian Philips, USA
Viv Whitfield, USA
- WWF Madagascar:
Pierre Loty, Cameroon
Bilyana Spasova, Bulgaria
- Latin America/Caribbean:
Meghan Green, USA