à partir de 5 345€

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Wildlife Conservation Internship

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4 - 12 semaines  ·  Âge 18 - 50+

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Projet de volontariat de la plus haute qualité. Ce projet offre la plus haute qualité aux normes supérieures la moyenne.

Clou

  • Earn skills, experience, and qualifications that will help move you closer to your dream job in conservation.
  • Go on a wildlife safari adventure in a private South African nature reserve
  • Listen to the quiet hush of the wild open spaces, waking each morning to a chorus of savannah birds and drifting off to the nighttime hum of endemic frogs and crickets.
  • Live and work alongside Field Guide Association of South Africa, FGASA, qualified guides, growing personally and professionally by learning from their experiences
  • Visit the famous Kruger National Park.

Particulièrement approprié pour

Âge 18+
Seul voyageur
Couples
50+

À propos du programme

Travel to SA to work alongside trained field guides on critical wildlife conservation initiatives while gaining experience needed for a career in conservation.

Join top local as well as international organisations such as Elephants Alive and World Wildlife Trust as they work on critical conservation which contributes to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals #15, Life on Land. 

Situated on a game reserve you will be surrounded by some of the most ...

À propos du programme

Join top local as well as international organisations such as Elephants Alive and World Wildlife Trust as they work on critical conservation which contributes to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals #15, Life on Land. 

Situated on a game reserve you will be surrounded by some of the most incredible fauna and flora. As an intern you could expect to be involved in key conservation efforts on the reserve, the main one being the tracking and documentation of the number of species within the reserve. Other conservation activities you could be involved in include prohibitng destruction of plants by Elephants; control Cheetah feeding habits and the success of their integration into the reserve; anti rhino poaching initiatives as well as environmental education classes in the local community. 

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

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:

  • Wildlife Conservation 
  • Leadership Training
  • Career Development 

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


Get in touch for more information!



Journée typique

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 Drive
  • 12pm: Lunch
  • 1pm - 4pm: Second Drive
  • 6pm: Dinner 
  • 9pm: Bed Time
As an intern, you will be heading out on 1 drive ...

Journée typique

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 Drive
  • 12pm: Lunch
  • 1pm - 4pm: Second Drive
  • 6pm: Dinner 
  • 9pm: Bed Time
As an intern, you will be heading out on 1 drive a day. You will also have weekly sessions with your mentor. 


Activités de loisirs

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 ...

Activités de loisirs

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: 
  • Skiing in the Drakensberg Mountain Range
  • Bungee Jumping & Ziplining
  • Hoedspruit Reptile Center
  • Kruger National Park
  • Kalahari Dessert (a bit further away but worth a visit)
  • Cape Town (a 2 hour flight away) 
  • Blyde River Canyon
The possibilities are endless! 

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

These may include: 

  • Learn how to make potjiekos
  • Develop your wildlife photography skills
  • Discover the medicinal uses of indigenous plants 
  • Master basic bush survival skills 
  • Watch a magical sunset at a watering hole 
  • Enjoy a night sky safari 
  • Walk through a prehistoric cycad forest
  • Sleep in the open bushveld 


Conditions

Conditions

Âge minimum: 18 ans

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 (niveau de base)

Exigences en matière de formation

à niveau School

Vérification des Antécédents Criminels

requis

Documents Requis

Medical form and Passport copy

Restrictions de Nationalité

Aucune restriction. De l'aide venant de tous les coins du monde est bienvenu.

Autres Compétences

No specific skills required, all training is provided online 8 weeks prior to program start through self paced training materials.

Engagement horaire

Nous avons besoin de ton aide pour lundi, mardi, mercredi, jeudi, vendredi et samedi

Services inclus

Services inclus

Services de 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
  • Confidential professional reference
  • Final evaluation
  • First Aid & CPR training
  • First Aid & CPR training and certification
  • Location orientation
  • Long term experienced staff
  • Meals while on project (except on work placements for long term internships)
  • Research training
  • Reserve fees and permits
  • Safe and basic accommodations (usually shared)
  • Telemetry training as relevant
  • Weekly evaluation with your mentor
  • Welcome meeting
  • Wildlife identification techniques
  • 2 career coaching sessions
  • Access to a job portal (upon successful completion) 

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)

Transfert de l'aéroport Hoedspruit Airport

Airport pick up available from Hoedspruit Airport within specified time period. 

Logement

Based in Karongwe game reserve, just a short drive away from the Kruger National Park. Live in a renovated farmhouse surrounded by wildlife. 

Accommodation facilities are shared dormitories and can be considered basic.

Aliments & Boissons

Meals are prepared by participants although all ingredients are provided, mostly vegetarian diet and most dietary requirements can be catered for. 


Accès à Internet

Accès limité sur le site du projet

NE SONT inclus dans le prix:

NE SONT inclus dans le prix:

Billets d'avion

L'aéroport le plus proche est Hoedspruit Airport (HDS) à Hoedspruit. Nous t'aidons à trouver des vols pas chers pour aller en Afrique du Sud. TROUVER DES VOLS PAS CHERS

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. OBTENIR UN DEVIS

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. INFOS VACCINS

Informations sur l'arrivée

2023

  • 19 Aug 2023
  • 02 Sep 2023
  • 16 Sep 2023
  • 30 Sep 2023
  • 14 Oct 2023
  • 28 Oct 2023
  • 11 Nov 2023
  • 25 Nov 2023
  • 09 Dec 2023

2024

  • 06 Jan 2024
  • 20 Jan 2024
  • 03 Feb 2024
  • 17 Feb 2024
  • 02 Mar 2024
  • 16 Mar 2024
  • 30 Mar 2024
  • 13 Apr 2024
  • 27 Apr 2024
  • 11 May 2024
  • 25 May 2024
  • 08 Jun 2024
  • 22 Jun 2024
  • 06 Jul 2024
  • 20 Jul 2024
  • 03 Aug 2024
  • 17 Aug 2024
  • 31 Aug 2024
  • 14 Sep 2024
  • 28 Sep 2024
  • 12 Oct 2024
  • 26 Oct 2024
  • 09 Nov 2024
  • 23 Nov 2024
  • 07 Dec 2024

Disponibilité
janv. févr. mars avril mai juin juil. août sept. oct. nov. déc.

Frais de Programme

4 semaines (durée min.) 5 345€
6 semaines 6 395€
8 semaines 7 495€
10 semaines 8 595€
12 semaines (durée max.) 9 745€
Prix moyen 1 074€/semaine

Frais de Programme

1 074€ par semaine 4 - 12 semaines Âge 18 - 50+

Méthodes de payement

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PAS DE FRAIS DE CARTE DE CRÉDIT


Durée

4 - 12 semaines

Acompte

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Paiement final

Le paiement du montant restant doit être organisé avec GVI durant le processus de candidature. Très souvent ce paiement est effectué par virement bancaire ou en espèces.


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GVI

Génial 4.7 rating (193 avis)

Agence - fondée en 1998

Vérifié par Volunteer World

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Langues parlées: Anglais

Sur le projet

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

Rencontrez votre hôte

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.

193 avis · rating4.7

Freja Hardsner rating4.8

2022 at Wildlife Conservation Internship

If you're considering this, do yourself a favour and do it <3 Not only did I get a look into a field I'm very curius about careerwise (wildlife research), I also got my passion for nature and wildlife renewed with a curiousity and wonder I thought I'd lost in childhood. I've also made amazing ...
Felicia Manning rating5

2022 at Wildlife Conservation Internship

I just finished my 8-week Virtual Wildlife Conservation Internship with GVI and it was wonderful. I was partnered with two great organizations, one was from Southeast Asia and the other was from California, and they both do awesome conservation work. Without the internship I wouldn't have been able ...
Shauna Urquhart rating5

2018 at Wildlife Conservation Internship

"After finishing uni and graduating with a zoology degree, I decided to apply for the wildlife conservation internship in Limpopo. Living and working in the bushveld for 6 weeks was one of the most inspiring and unforgettable experiences of my life! It has always been a lifelong goal of mine to work ...
I choose to volunteer Karongwe, South Africa program for a month this past September. I found it quite exciting as well as educational. The experience made my passion for wildlife conservation even stronger (I also participated in an another conservation in Namibia in the past). The staff was very ...
Mary Christensen rating5

2024 at Community Development Internship

GVI is a passionate organization that works diligently to promote life long learners and explorers. As an intern with GVI, I was able to explore the culture of my country of choice, serve a purpose greater than myself, and meet friends all around the world. I highly recommend this program to anyone ...
Pam Parkes rating5

2024 at Women's Empowerment Internship

I really enjoyed my recent trip to Siem Reap. The accommodation was very good, I upgraded to a single room with aircon and en-suite and had a fabulous room overlooking the pool. Food was excellent with plenty of choice, both in the guest house and local restaurants where we ate in the evenings ...

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