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
- Environmental Education, Ukraine:
- Communications: Lisa Nyokabi Maina; Tania Nderitu Syokau
- Legal Affairs: Kahembo Odera
- Gestion de la Pêche Traditionnelle au Sud de Toliara: Karin Moehler, Herizo Randrianandrasana
- Northern Highlands & Holistic Forest Conservation Programme: Teresa Schallinger, Seydina Mohamad, Rajo Nandrianina Razakamahefa, Nasserdine Mohamady, Felana Andrianantenaina Razakamahefa, Fanambinantsoa Razafisambatra Andrianarivo, Herimampionona Aurélien Andriambololona
- Editorial/Fundraising support: Lorrain Drennan
- Social Media & Communications: Shummy Sitawa Sakari
- African Elephant Programme:
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