years-experience access-alumni-network airfare airport-pick-up assistance-with-application-process community-service-placement continuous-support cultural-trips domestic-transport emergency-support field-trips global-competence-certificate grade-transcripts host-family-placement housing individual-contact-person internship-placement language-instruction meals medical-insurance orientations-during-your-time-abroad other pre-departure-orientation product-materials re-entry-orientation school-dipolma school-materials school-placement school-transport school-uniform stipend teaching-materials vaccinations visa-and-passport-fees visa-application-assistance world-wide-presence

 

Join one of the leading marine and terrestrial data collection organisations in the Seychelles contribute to priority conservation projects

Overview of the tasks and time commitment needed from the participant. For the Wildlife Conservation Expedition, volunteers will focus on several key conservation efforts within and around the Curieuse Island National Park.  Volunteers may be involved in the following:

  • Turtle surveys (Sept-Mar) involving beach patrols and monitoring of nests.  In water snorkeling may also be done.
  • Coco de Mer surveys which record information on male/female species. Volunteers visit Valle de Mer on Praslin island and get the chance to meet Chris Kaiser, consultantand researcher of the endemic species.
  • Giant Tortoise census of the population living on Curieuse. These animals are hunted and eggs taken to either eat or sell on as pets.  Volunteers get involved in assisting rangers with tracking and monitoring as well as the counting of any new nests and eggs laid.
  • Mangrove census in an attempt to rehabilitate the plantations destroyed in the 2004 Tsunami.
  • Volunteers conduct bird surveys during hikes around the island, using both sight and sound surveying methodologies.

Health and safety (site specific health and safety information). 

A change of environment, climate, food and lifestyle often results in minor, and occasionally more serious, illness. Please inform staff if you feel unwell at any time.  The nearest medical facilities are located Victoria on Mahé Island.  We have emergency procedures for all foreseeable events, the staff are first aid trained and you will receive a safety briefing on arrival. We have a small safe on base for money and passports.  The biggest risks result from weather related hazards.

Programmdetails

  • Ort
    • Curieuse Island
  • Programm für Einzelpersonen oder Gruppe
    Einzelpersonen und Gruppen

Im Preis inbegriffen sind

  • Unterkunft
  • 24/7 Notfallunterstützung
  • Verpflegung
  • Unterstützung im Anmeldeprozess
  • Global Competence Certificate
  • Ständiger Support
  • Vorbereitungs-Camp in der Schweiz
  • Nachbereitung-Camp in der Schweiz
  • Kranken- und Unfallversicherung
  • Arbeitsmaterial

Dafür bist du zuständig

  • Flug
  • Impfungen