PADI Divemaster Internship & Marine Conservation

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High­lights

Taking your PADI Advanced and PADI Divemaster courses.
Complete GVI & PADI’s unique qualification, the PADI Reef Ecosystem Diver (RESD) Specialty.
Learning how to identify fish and coral in the Indian Ocean.
Exploring different dive sites among the tropical islands of Seychelles, searching for the incredible ‘mega-fauna’ in the area, such as sharks, rays, and dolphins.
Developing the techniques needed to survey coral reefs
Kickstart your career in conservation with this PADI Divemaster internship in the spectacular Seychelles. This volunteer program is especially suitable for:
Alter 18+
Alleinreisend
Pärchen
50+

Live the island life in the Seychelles while contributing to the conservation of the marine ecosystem. 

For the first 3 months on program, interns will be PADI dive trained in order to effectively complete necessary data collection on the coral reef without causing any damage. Upon completion of this internship, you will receive your PADI Advanced Open Water, Rescue Diver and the unique speciality, PADI Coral Reef Researcher.

All data collected is passed on to local authorities in order that they may implement new protection policies to ensure long term survival of the marine ecosystem in the Seychelles.  You could also expect to participate in dives against debris, community outreach activities and environmental education classes. 

You will be motivated to generate new solutions and propose new elements to improve contribution to conservation in the Seychelles. 

Interns are required to complete weekly assignments and host leadership days. While on program, interns are supported by a dedicated mentor.

This internship includes three online courses which must be completed in order to obtain a certificate offered in partnership with the University of Richmond in the United States:

  • Marine Conservation 
  • Leadership Training
  • Career Development 

Upon successful completion of your 3 months on base, you will be placed within an operation Dive Centre in the Seychelles in order to obtain your PADI Divemaster certification. 

After successful completion of this 6 month internship, you will be offered two career coaching sessions as well as gain access to a job portal. 

Are you looking to pursue a career in conservation? Why not upgrade to a career internship.

The career upgrade offers you the opportunity to gain valuable work experience by working with partner orginisations in multiple locations. This combination of having a virtual experience  on top of on the ground experience are qualities that are highly sought after by employers.  

Do you have an independent research topic to complete? Why not upgrade to an research internship.

Gain valuable experience and collect data for a dissertation or thesis. This program offers virtual check ins with a research supervisor who has extensive experience and credentials in this sector. As a research intern, your main focus will be collecting or analyzing data and writing a paper. 

JOB GUARANTEE: for both the Career & Research internship, we offer a job guarantee for those who join for a minimum of 6 months with a 50% cash back guarantee (terms and conditions apply).

Get in touch for more information!

Tagesablauf

Participants are expected to remain flexible as project work changes based on weather as well as needs of our project partners. 

Estimated Schedule for your 3 month placement on base: 
  • 5 or 6am: Wake up call
  • 6 - 10 am: First Dive
  • 12pm: Lunch
  • 1pm - 4pm: Second Dive
  • 6pm: Dinner 
  • 9pm: Bed Time
Participants could expect to be involved in 1 to 2 dives OR snorkels a day. Interns will also have weekly sessions with their mentor. 

3 months PADI Divemaster placement in the Dive Center: 
  • Diving/snorkeling 3 times a day
  • Working a full day within a dive center 

Freizeitaktivitäten

By participating in this program, you are not only offered an opportunity to work toward conserving ecosystems but also the opportunity to see local sites! Our dedicated field staff are the best resource when researching local trips, they have compiled this list of activities. 

These side trips are not included in the program fee but are highly recommended: 
  • Victoria City
  • Inner island hopping (Praslin, La Digue, Silhouette Felicity and Sister)
  • Hiking and climbing
  • Water sports
  • Beau Vallon Bay 
  • Cap Matoopa Hike
  • Recreational Diving
The possibilities are endless! 

We also now include cultural/local experiences. These experiences will take place once every 4 weeks. 

These activities may include: 

  • Learn to cook traditional Seychellois Creole dishes
  • Visit the Mission Ruins at Venn's Town
  • Paddleboard across the bay
  • Hike through lush forests and across rocky plateaus
  • Explore the ocean after dark with a night dive
  • Discover rare and endemic species of plants
  • Swim at a secret beach
  • Go fishing with local fishers

Klettern
Tauchen/
Schnorcheln
Wandern
Safari/
Zoo
Shoppen/
Souvenirs
Sightseeing
Sport
Schwimmen
Wassersport
Yoga/
Meditation

Voraus­setzungen

Um an diesem Programm teilzunehmen, musst du zu Programmbeginn mindestens 18 Jahre alt sein. Es kann Ausnahmen geben, wenn du die Erlaubnis deines/r Erziehungsberechtigten vorlegen kannst oder wenn du von deinen Eltern begleitet wirst
Sprachkenntnisse
Du brauchst folgende Sprachkenntnisse: Englisch (Fließend)
Polizeiliches Führungszeugnis
erforderlich
Benötigte Unterlagen
PADI Medical Form und PADI Open Water qualiffication (or equivalent) qualification
Staatszugehörigkeit
Es gibt keine Beschränkungen. Helfende Hände aus aller Welt sind willkommen.
Andere Fähigkeiten
Need to be able to walk 400m over uneven ground while wearing dive kit. Must be PADI Open Water certified (or equivalent).

Training is provided online 8 weeks prior to program start through self paced training materials.
Arbeitszeiten
Deine Hilfe wird an folgenden Tagen benötigt: Montag, Dienstag, Mittwoch, Donnerstag, Freitag und Samstag

Leist­ungen

Dienstleistungen von GVI

WHAT'S INCLUDED

  • 24-hour emergency phone
  • 24-hour in-country support
  • Access to Alumni Services and Discounts
  • Airport pick-up (unless otherwise stated)
  • All necessary project equipment and materials
  • All necessary project training by experienced staff
  • Certification and summary of training and experience received
  • Community work workshop
  • Confidential professional reference
  • Coral reef ecology
  • Diving compressor training workshop
  • Final evaluation
  • First Aid & CPR training and certification
  • Leading biological surveys course
  • Location orientation
  • Long term experienced staff
  • Meals while on project (except on work placements for long term internships)
  • National Park fees and permits
  • PADI Advanced Open Water
  • PADI Coral Reef Research Diver Distinctive Specialty
  • PADI Rescue Diver and PADI Dive Master certifications (excluding PADI professional fees)
  • Safe and basic accommodations (usually shared)
  • Teamwork and leadership experience
  • Transfer to base location
  • Use of O2 equipment workshop
  • Weekly evaluation with your mentor
  • Welcome meeting
  • Work placement - if successful during the first 12 weeks of the internship

WHAT'S NOT INCLUDED

  • Additional drinks and gratuities
  • Extra local excursions
  • Flights
  • Food during the placement portion of your internship
  • GOP Medical
  • Internal transport to placements
  • International and domestic airport taxes
  • Medical and travel insurance
  • PADI Open Water
  • Personal dive kit, e.g. mask, fins, wetsuit, timer etc.
  • Personal items and toiletries
  • Police or background check
  • Visa costs (where necessary)

Abholung vom Flughafen Seychelles International Airport

Airport pick ups are provided at Seychelles International Airport, these are within a specified time period.  

Unterkunft

Only 3 minutes walk from the beach, our eco friendly research base is situated in the Baie Ternay Marine National Park. 

Accommodation facilities are shared dormitories and can be considered basic.


While on your Divemaster placement, your accommodation is included and is usually in a shared apartment in or near to Beau Vallon.

Schlafsaal
Verpflegung
Typical Seychelles meals can be expected, all ingredients are provided by us however participants take it in turns to prepare meals. We can cater for most dietary requirements. 
While on your placement, meals may not be included so be sure to budget a bit extra to cover these costs. 
Internetzugriff
Limitierte Verbindung vor Ort
Was ist NICHT inklusive?
Visa, Flüge, Reiseversicherung und Impfungen sind NICHT in den Programmgebühren enthalten.
Flugtickets
Der nächstgelegene Flughafen ist Seychelles International Airport (SEZ) in Mahe Island. Wir helfen dir günstige Flüge nach Seychellen zu finden.
Reiseversicherung
Ins Ausland zu gehen ist ein Abenteuer, auf das man sich stets gut vorbereiten sollte. Plötzliche Krankheit oder Verletzung, Stornierung oder Diebstahl - eine Reiseversicherung für Seychellen bietet die nötige Sicherheit.
Impfungen
Bevor du deine Freiwilligenarbeit in Seychellen antrittst, solltest du dich noch einmal von deinem Arzt beraten lassen und deine erforderlichen Impfungen für Seychellen überprüfen.

Termine & Preise

KEINE KREDITKARTENGEBÜHREN

Informationen zur Anreise

2022

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2023
  • 07 Jan 2023
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Verfügbarkeit
Jan Feb Mär Apr Mai Jun Jul Aug Sep Okt Nov Dez
Dauer
24 - 24 Wochen

Programmgebühren

Kosten: Preise in USD
24 Wochen (Mindestaufenthalt)
$17.707
24 Wochen (Maximaler Aufenthalt)
$17.707
Durchschnittliche Gebühren
$738 /Woche

Die Organisation berechnet ihre Gebühren in EUR. Die Preistabelle in USD unterliegt Währungsschwankungen. GVI wird dich während deines Bewerbungsprozesses über die endgültigen Programmgebühren informieren.
Anzahlung (15%)
Mit der Anzahlung reservierst du deinen Platz beim Freiwilligenprogramm. Zahlungen werden von PayPal abgewickelt, unserem vertrauenswürdigen globalen Zahlungsanbieter. Falls du keinen PayPal Account hast, kannst du die Anzahlung auch mit einer Kreditkarte bezahlen.
Restzahlung (85%)
Deine endgültige Zahlung vereinbarst du mit GVI während des Bewerbungsprozesses. Normalerweise handelt es sich um eine Banküberweisung oder eine Barzahlung am Projektstandort.

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