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
- A keen interest to work with local communities
What you'll work on...
- Conservation of Toliara Coral 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
AND IF YOU WANT TO VOLUNTEER/INTERN WITH WWF IN YOUR HOME COUNTRY, SEE HERE FOR LINKS TO THE WWF NATIONAL VOLUNTEER/INTERNSHIP WEB PAGES
More info on WWF's work...
- how it involves People & Conservation
- through the latest edition of WWF's Conservation Highlights (recent achievements & challenges to protect biodiversity and reduce humanity’s footprint in priority areas of WWF's global conservation programme)
- in some of the places where volunteer interns are working...
Volunteer Interns in WWF Priority Programmes
- Corporate Partnerships, WWF Romania: Ms Alexandra Mircea (finished at the end of March 2017)
- Policy Intern, WWF Romania: Ms Andreea Danciu (finishing at the end of May 2017)
- Volunteer for the Fundraising Program, WWF Bulgaria: Mr Kostadin Andonov (finished assignment at the end of March 2017 and received a permanent role with WWF Bulgaria)
- Volunteer for the Fish Forward Project, WWF Bulgaria: Ms Kalina Boyadzhieva (finished at the end of March 2017 and received a permanent role with WWF Bulgaria)
- Volunteer for the Freshwater team: WWF Romania: Mr Eugen Plop (finishing assignment at the end of April 2017)
- Communication Assistant: Ms Narindra Aina Rasolofoarisandy (assignment finishes at the end of April 2017)
- Fundraising volunteer: Ms Valohery Samsarah Andrianjaka (finishing at the end of May 2017)
- Volunteer based in Morondava and Maintirano: Ms Nathaly Ratsimivony (finishing 31 May 2017)
- Group of volunteers (February-May 2017): Ms Evelyne Rakotorahalahy, Ms Onja Rabarison, Ms Marie Josee Herimampianina, Ms Sirine Johnston, Ms Lena Fuchs,
- Communications Coordinator: Ms Anney Pang (finishing assignment in June 2017)
- Research, Editorial & Fundraising support: Ms Nicholine Poulsen (finished assignment at the beginning of April 2017)
- Communications: Ms Glodis Kabamba (finished 6 months assignment at the end of March 2017)
- Cambodia: Conservation Intern: Mr Alexander Wyatt (finishing assignment at the end of May 2017)
- Cambodia: Communication Assistant: Ms Shruti Suresh (finishing assignment at the end of May 2017)
- Laos: Communication volunteer: Mr Andrew William Tulk (finishing assignment at the end of May 2017)
- Communication Intern: Mr Sloann Eugene Ndembet Nzaou (finishing end June 2017)
- Communications intern (based in Nairobi): Ms Lulu Langat (finishing at the end of May 2017)
- Communications intern (based in Cameroon, Yaoundé): Mr Daniel Ange Djonrewang Tabouli (finishing at the end of May 2017)
Bilyana Spasova, Bulgaria
- Digital Content:
Dorcus Arao, Uganda
Illy Arnaudova, Bulgaria
Rina Herzl, USA
Beatrice Jurskyte, Lithuania
Maryline Mangenot, France
Dannee McGuire, UK
Marina Monzeglio, Italy
Elizabeth Scanlan, Ireland
Katie Stoppiello, USA
to help produce WWF success stories and Conservation Highlights
- Global & Regional Policy
Rory Wilson, UK
to support WWF’s work on the Sustainable Development Goals