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Turtle Conservation & Research

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1 - 12 Wochen  ¬∑  Alter 18 - 50+

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Highlights

  • Work toward conserving the endangered green sea turtle.
  • Stand the chance of contributing to several seasonal conservation efforts, including d tropical island biodiversity surveys and coral surveys while snorkeling.
  • Contribute to UN Sustainable Development Goal #14 and #15, Life Below Water and Land and Life.
  • Experience the truly awe-inspiring islands, beaches, and underwater worlds of Southern Thailand.
  • Visit the ever-popular beaches of Phuket in your free time.

Besonders geeignet f√ľr

Alter 18+
Alleinreisend
Pärchen
Familien
Gruppen
50+

√úber das Programm

Travel to Thailand to support endangered green turtle conservation and research along with a team of international volunteers. ūüźĘ

Six of the seven species of sea turtles are classified by the International Union for Conservation of Nature, IUCN Red List as threatened or endangered. The green sea turtle, specifically, is classified as endangered. 

Work alongside the Thai government on turtle conservation projects to work ...

√úber das Programm

Six of the seven species of sea turtles are classified by the International Union for Conservation of Nature, IUCN Red List as threatened or endangered. The green sea turtle, specifically, is classified as endangered. 

Work alongside the Thai government on turtle conservation projects to work towards the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals #14, Life below Water and #15 Life on Land.

You could expect to be involved in sea turtle conservation activities; beach clean ups to reduce plastic pollution; island conservation activities which involves travelling to a remote island to conduct camera trap, bird and butterfly as well as biodiversity surveys; and environmental education for local community members. 

This program an optional Marine Conservation online courses which must be completed in order to obtain a certificate offered in partnership with the University of Richmond in the United States.



Tagesablauf

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

Estimated Schedule:
  • 5 or 6am: Wake up call
  • 6 - 10 am: First Survey/Work at the Turtle Center
  • 12pm: Lunch
  • 1pm - 4pm: Second Survey¬†
  • 6pm: Dinner¬†
  • 9pm: Bed Time

Tagesablauf

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

Estimated Schedule:
  • 5 or 6am: Wake up call
  • 6 - 10 am: First Survey/Work at the Turtle Center
  • 12pm: Lunch
  • 1pm - 4pm: Second Survey 
  • 6pm: Dinner 
  • 9pm: Bed Time


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 ...

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: 
  • Krabi Province
  • Phuket Island & City
  • Island Hopping
  • Explore some of the top beaches
  • Khao Lak 
  • Khao Sok National park 
  • Phang Nga Bay
  • Mu Koh Chang National Park
  • Koh Tao Island
  • Kao Yai National Park
  • Nan Province
  • Ayuthaya
  • Chiang Mai
  • Bangkok
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 make traditional Thai and Burmese food
  • Visit the Buddhist temples of Ban Nam Khem 
  • Practice traditional Thai yoga massage 
  • Master Muay Thai self-defense techniques 
  • Raft along the Sok River 
  • Hike to hidden waterfalls 
  • Visit an untouched mangrove island 
  • Sleep in a floating river bungalow 


Voraussetzungen

Voraussetzungen

Mindestalter: 18 Jahre

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 (Grundkenntnisse)

Polizeiliches F√ľhrungszeugnis

erforderlich

Benötigte Unterlagen

Medical form and Copy of Passport

Staatszugehörigkeit

Es gibt keine Beschränkungen. Helfende Hände aus aller Welt sind willkommen.

Andere Fähigkeiten

No specific skills required, all 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 und Freitag

Leistungen

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 pre-departure training conducted online 8 weeks prior to arrival in country:
    • PRE-DEPARTURE ORIENTATION (1 hour)

    • PROGRAM SPECIFIC TRAINING (1 - 5 hours)
    • OPTIONAL: MARINE CONSERVATION COURSE (10 - 15 hours)
  • Location orientation
  • Long term experienced staff
  • Meals while on project (except on work placements for long term internships)
  • Safe and basic accommodations (usually shared)
  • Welcome meeting

WHAT'S NOT INCLUDED

  • Additional drinks and gratuities
  • Extra local excursions
  • Flights
  • International and domestic airport taxes
  • Medical and travel insurance
  • Personal items and toiletries
  • Police or background check
  • Visa costs (where necessary)

Abholung vom Flughafen Phuket International Airport

Airport pick-ups can be arranged from 12:00 AM - 06:00 PM the day before your start date, please request this from the GVI office. 

From Phuket Airport you can find several hotels that are within a 5-minute walking distance. Our recommended hotel, Phuket Airport Place offers free airport pickup that you need to book at the time of booking the room. Please note that we will not be able to provide transport if you book in Central Phuket, Phuket Town or Patong Beach. Please stay near the meeting point which is near the airport.

Unterkunft

Accommodation is in dorm style rooms, with en-suite bathrooms, running cold water. The maximum number of volunteers per room is 6.  Please note that sometimes, the rooms are mixed gender. Participants share all base duties, including cleaning the common area and the resource room and other daily chores. Drinking water will be provided.

Verpflegung

From Sunday to Thursday, dinner and lunch is prepared by cooks from our village. On Friday and Saturday volunteers and staff prepare their meals together. Breakfast includes bread, toast, margarine, milk and oats.  Lunch and dinners are usually local rice and noodle dishes with curries and stir-fries. Expect to eat a lot of rice! GVI offers 3 meals a day but extra snacks and drinks are at the volunteer’s expense.

Internetzugriff

Limitierte Verbindung vor Ort

Was ist NICHT inklusive?

Was ist NICHT inklusive?

Flugtickets

Der n√§chstgelegene Flughafen ist Phuket International Airport (HKT) in Phuket. Wir helfen dir g√ľnstige Fl√ľge nach Thailand zu finden. FINDE G√úNSTIGE FL√úGE

Reiseversicherung

Ins Ausland zu gehen ist ein Abenteuer, auf das man sich stets gut vorbereiten sollte. Pl√∂tzliche Krankheit oder Verletzung, Stornierung oder Diebstahl - eine Reiseversicherung f√ľr Thailand bietet die n√∂tige Sicherheit. ANGEBOT EINHOLEN

Impfungen

Bevor du deine Freiwilligenarbeit in Thailand antrittst, solltest du dich noch einmal von deinem Arzt beraten lassen und deine erforderlichen Impfungen f√ľr Thailand √ľberpr√ľfen. IMPFSCHUTZ √úBERPR√úFEN

Informationen zur Anreise

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Verf√ľgbarkeit
Jan Feb Mär Apr Mai Jun Jul Aug Sep Okt Nov Dez

Programmgeb√ľhren

1 Woche (Mindestaufenthalt) 2.345‚ā¨
2 Wochen 2.795‚ā¨
4 Wochen 3.545‚ā¨
6 Wochen 4.395‚ā¨
8 Wochen 5.095‚ā¨
10 Wochen 5.995‚ā¨
12 Wochen (Maximaler Aufenthalt) 6.795‚ā¨
Durchschnittliche Geb√ľhren 1.455‚ā¨/Woche

Programmgeb√ľhren

1.455‚ā¨ / Woche 1 - 12 Wochen Alter 18 - 50+

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Dauer

1 - 12 Wochen

Anzahlung

Mit der Anzahlung reservierst du deinen Platz beim Freiwilligenprogramm. Zahlungen werden von PayPal abgewickelt, unserem vertrauensw√ľrdigen globalen Zahlungsanbieter. Falls du keinen PayPal Account hast, kannst du die Anzahlung auch mit einer Kreditkarte bezahlen.


Ausstehende Zahlung

Deine Restzahlung vereinbarst du mit GVI w√§hrend des Bewerbungsprozesses. Normalerweise handelt es sich um eine Bank√ľberweisung oder eine Barzahlung am Projektstandort.


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GVI

Brilliant 4.7 rating (179 Bewertungen)

Agentur - gegr√ľndet 1998

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Graeme

Gesprochene Sprachen: Englisch

√úber die Organisation

GVI tackles critical local and global issues by operating award-winning education and training programs on sustainable development projects around the world.

Lerne deine Organisation kennen

Founded in 1998, GVI runs programs in 21 locations, in 13 countries around the world, each manned by our own staff and aligned to the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals or UN SDGs as well as the objectives of local partners. We welcome participants from all around the world and help facilitate their development into global citizens. This is how we achieve our mission of building a global network of people united by their passion to make a difference.


We are truly a global family brought together by our dedication to long-term positive impact. At the root of our success is our commitment to investing in authentic, meaningful connections with one another, which is why mutual respect and trust are central to our operations. Although we respond with empathy to difficult situations, we believe that most circumstances can benefit from taking a light-hearted approach. By sharing stories of local achievement with our teams worldwide we build the momentum to catapult us toward our vision for the future.

179 Bewertungen ¬∑ rating4.7

Iman Hafeez rating5

2023 at Turtle Conservation & Research

I chose to do a GVI Program because it sounded like a once in a lifetime experience. I had never been to Thailand nor had I ever interacted with turtles before, so this sounded like an exceptionally unique opportunity. In the program we cleaned and medicated turtles, conducted biodiversity surveys ...
Catriona Cameron rating5

2023 at Turtle Conservation & Research

I had an amazing time volunteering on an under 18s program in Thailand and would so strongly recomend GVI under 18 programs. The staff on the trip were very nice and did a very good job working to make the trip flow well and make sure everyone was okay. I did so many fun activities and felt very ...
Olivia Wolf Calleja rating4.8

2023 at Turtle Conservation & Research

I just recently returned from my two-week U18s volunteering trip to Thailand with GVI, and it was an unforgettable experience! Not only did I get to explore the beautiful country and immerse myself in the rich culture and history, but I also made some lifelong friends and learned important lessons ...
My time in Greece was a wonderful experience. I spent 4weeks working with the GVI Greece team looking after the sea turtles. I learnt so much while volunteering with GVI and felt like I was making an impact the entire time I was there! I was also able to explore a lot of the local area while ...
Nyla Tait rating4.6

2023 at Jaguar and Wild Cat Conservation

The GVI experience is one I wish everybody had the chance to have! The staff are so kind and welcoming. The activities are challenging and fulfilling, but still fun. I personally went on GVI Costa Rica, which was a great trip. You really get to know the locals and the meaning of the work you are ...
Oliver Richardson rating4

2023 at Wildlife Conservation & Research Expedition

Amazing time! The staff are super knowledgeable and organized, always ready to answer questions about the work, animals or any organizational help you need. The volunteer work is enjoyable and interesting, with loads of opportunity for wildlife sightings. Recording the data and the practical ...

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