Youth Volunteer Internship Programme | WWF

Youth Volunteer Internship Programme

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WWF Volunteer in Madagascar, October 2006 - jumping the air above a dirt track, with mountains and forest in the distance.
© Julien Chupin

So. You want to save the planet?

You're young and you've got a brain. Added to this, you've got a passion for the planet. All you need is the opportunity.
WWF is running a global volunteer/internship programme for a select number of young people in such places as Bhutan, Fiji, Solomon Islands, Cambodia, Vietnam, Kenya, Madagascar, Bolivia, Paraguay.

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...

For example, you could find yourself working in a local community on a WWF Madagascar project such as:

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

Check our current Volunteer/Internship Openings before submitting an application. Our assignments also include 'virtual' volunteering opportunities.


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...

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Volunteer Interns in WWF offices

WWF Romania-Bison Hillock Research Programme
  • Irenka Vasaliut
  • Tomasini Eleonora
  • Alba Ripodas
  • Daniel Mirlea
Madagascar
  • Volunteer based in Morondava and Maintirano: Ms Nathaly Ratsimivony
  • Group of volunteers (August-December 2017): Ms Talya Pillard, Ms Dorine Intwalinkase Mutaganzwa, Ms Mika Lalina Prisca Ranaivoarijaona, Mr Tahina Harijaona Rajaobelison

Pacific/Solomon Islands

  • Research, Editorial & Fundraising support: Ms Andrea Carrassi
Greater Mekong/Cambodia/Laos/Myanmar
  • Cambodia: Communications Intern: Mr Lennart Horst
  • Myanmar: Communications Interns: Ms Kassia Wordley & Ms Marie Dietlevsen

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