Shark and Marine Ecology

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Enjoy up close and personal time with Marine life
You’ll meet loads of great people and we know you’ll have lots of fun, but the animals come first.
Enjoy a working holiday and contribute to these animals who need us.
Make memories you can't get anywhere else in the world
Make lifelong friendships
Volunteers work with a non-governmental organisation committed to promoting the conservation and sustainable utilisation of marine resources through research, education. This volunteer program is especially suitable for:
Âge 18+
Seul voyageur
Couples
Groupes
50+
This organisation has become recognised for its inclusive and holistic approach to conservation and ecosystem based research and focuses on a variety of initiatives, including an understanding the biology & ecology of sharks, skates & rays for management purposes, cetacean research focusing on southern right whales and the spatio-temporal behaviour of whales & dolphins in the local area, research techniques include photo identification, behavioural coding and environmental monitoring,  the collection of baseline diversity & abundance data from the Bay, a marine debris study and the investigation of the ecological role of mesopredators (medium sized predators including rays, snakes and sharks) in kelp forest ecosystems.

Your Contribution

Volunteers, Interns or Field Study students that work on this project are in a unique position to contribute to conservation, education and research initiatives in a location unlike any in the world. 

Although scientific research is the pillar of the management and conservation of resources, the effective dissemination of information research is a necessity for the various species-specific and ecology-based research projects that take place at this organisation. Depending on the time of year you join the project, you will participate in the following components of the program:

1. Cetacean Monitoring; 
2. Elasmobranch surveys; 
3. Estuary Monitoring; 
4. Estuarine macro-invertebrate surveys

Please Note

The second instalment of your project fees is due within 1 week after you paid the deposit on Volunteer World. This is a total of $495 AUD and comes off your balance. The balance is due 90 days prior to travel. For all further information about the fees, please scroll down to the section "Program Fees“.



Journée Typique

Volunteers undertake a variety of activities which are dependent upon the season. Activities may include: 

collecting behaviour data, logging geographic location of cetaceans in the bay and recording photographic identification (where applicable) of cetaceans aboard an eco-tourism whale watching vessel

entering data and compiling basic reports for the cetacean monitoring project

shore based research collecting biological data, tagging and genetic sample collection

deploying the baited remote underwater video (BRUV), collecting data, uploading videos to the lab computer and identify all species captured by the BRUV during deployment, enter data into the BRUV database

macro-invertebrate collection techniques, environmental data collection and invertebrate identification using microscopes and species keys

strategically monitor estuarine environmental parameters of the two local river estuaries

laboratory testing

Interns and field study student’s own research projects

husbandry & facility maintenance including collecting organisms for the facility touch tank, catching small demersal sharks using snorkel gear, elasmobranch husbandry, tank system maintenance and general duties

deliver interesting and educational information about the organisation, shark biology & ecology, threats to sharks and marine ecosystems, etc, to visitors, school and community groups to the facility.

Activités de Loisir

The Cape Whale Coast offers some fabulous opportunities for travel and sightseeing. It is made up of a collection of villages, farms, rivers, bays, coves and valleys, each bursting with its own special magic. Explore whale watching, sharks, wine routes, SCUBA diving, fynbos, birding, golf courses, the Stony Point Penguin colony, kayaking, surfing, mountain biking, hiking trails and adventure activities in this beautiful region, all popular activities during time off.

A stay in Cape Town is a must. It offers a huge range of activities from the cable car and hiking trips up Table Mountain (voted one of the world’s new seven wonders), SCUBA diving, superb wine farms and the exciting nightlife in the renowned and vibrant Long Street. Take a boat trip out to Robben Island Museum to visit the prison cell of Nelson Mandela, catch lunch and a tune or two at the Hout Bay markets or dine at one of the fantastic restaurants overlooking the water at Camps Bay after a walk along the beach.

Sports Nautiques
Natation
Tourisme
Plongée /
plongée en apnée
Shopping /
Souvenirs
Randonnée

Conditions

Pour participer à ce programme tu dois avoir au moins 18 ans quand le programme commence. Il peut y avoir des exceptions si tu peux montrer la permission de ton tuteur légal ou si tu es accompagné(e) par l'un de tes parents.
Compétences Linguistiques
Tu dois parler anglais (couramment)
Documents Requis
Proof of travel Insurance docs et proof of vaccinations.
Restrictions de Nationalité
Aucune restriction. De l'aide venant de tous les coins du monde est bienvenu.
Autres Compétences
Volunteers must be fluent in English, be willing to work and must be able to take direction from staff.

Interns should be one of the following: (a) students currently enrolled at an academic institution and studying towards a science major; (b) graduated scientists with a minimum of a B.Sc. with a science major; (c) naturalists with proven experience in research, management and/or conservation; (d) educators with experience in environmental education.
Engagement de Temps
Nous avons besoin de ton aide le lundi, mardi, mercredi, jeudi, vendredi et samedi de 10:00 - 14:30

Services inclus

Services de Oceans 2 Earth Volunteers

What's included in this project?

  • Pre-departure support
  • Project Information Pack
  • Transfers from Cape Town Airport to the project
  • Daily transfers from the accommodation to the project
  • On the job training
  • Accommodation
  • 24-hour in-country support
  • 24-hour O2E emergency phone
What's not included in this project?

  • Flights
  • Meals
  • Snacks
  • Travel Insurance
  • Personal Spending
  • Visas


Transfert de l'aéroport Cape Town International Airport
Fly to Cape Town Airport, South Africa. You will be collected from and returned to the airport before and after your placement.
Logement
A five bedroom house situated a 15-minute drive to the project. Bedrooms are shared (maximum 6 per room) and may be unisex. Transport to and from the facility and work-related activities is provided.
Maison des invités
Aliments & Boissons
Volunteers are required to purchase their own food and prepare their own meals.

For lunch, volunteers either take their own lunch to the project or can purchase supplies in town.
Accès à Internet
Bon accès sur le site du projet
NE SONT inclus dans le prix:
Visa, billets d'avion, assurance voyage ne sont PAS inclus dans les frais de programme.
Billets d'avion
L'aéroport le plus proche est Cape Town International Airport (CPT) à Cape Town. Nous t'aidons à trouver des vols pas chers pour aller en Afrique du Sud.
Assurance Voyage
Partir à l'étranger est une aventure et c'est toujours mieux d'être bien préparé. Que ce soit une maladie soudaine, une blessure ou du vol - une assurance voyage pour Afrique du Sud te protège en cas de situation imprévue.
Vaccins
Si tu envisages de faire du bénévolat en Afrique du Sud, nous te conseillons de consulter un médecin avant le début de ton voyage. Renseigne-toi sur les vaccins nécessaires pour Afrique du Sud.

Dates et Prix

PAS DE FRAIS DE CARTE DE CRÉDIT

Informations sur l'arrivée

The program starts every Monday, every week, all year.

To get there,  fly to Cape Town, South Africa. You will be collected from and returned to the airport before and after your placement.

Ce programme est en pause pendant Corona

Disponibilité
janv. févr. mars avril mai juin juil. août sept. oct. nov. déc.
Durée
2 - 4 sem

Frais de Programme

Frais: Prix en USD
2 sem (durée min.)
$1 830
3 sem
$2 725
4 sem (durée max.)
$3 615
Coût moyen
$909 /sem

Merci de noter que les prix ci-dessus sont des prix estimés et qu'ils sont soumis aux fluctuations des taux de change. Oceans 2 Earth Volunteers t'informera du prix final au cours du processus de candidature.
Acompte (15%)
L'acompte sert à réserver ta place avec l'organisation. Les paiements sont effectués par Paypal, notre partenaire de confiance pour les solutions de paiements internationales. Si tu n'as pas Paypal, tu peux également utiliser ta carte de crédit.
Montant Restant (85%)
Le paiement du montant restant doit être organisé avec Oceans 2 Earth Volunteers durant le processus de candidature. Très souvent ce paiement est effectué par virement bancaire ou en espèces.

Pourquoi partir avec Volunteer World

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Assurance qualité
Normes éthiques élevées & impact social vérifiable
Option Flex
Modifie ta réservation sans frais supplémentaires
Garantie de remboursement
Si l'organisation annule ton séjour, nous te remboursons les frais
Support & Médiation
Nous te soutenons quelles que soient les circonstances
Notre service est gratuit
Les frais de programme sont perçus directement par Oceans 2 Earth Volunteers.

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Shark and Marine Ecology

Volunteers work with a non-governmental organisation committed to promoting the conservation and sustainable utilisation of marine resources through research, education.

$909/week

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