Marine Conservation Intern

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High­lights

Task on marine mammal research & conservation, marine ecology and environmental awareness
Ideal for marine biologists & volunteers of any background
Develop your skills and understanding of different marine conservation aspects
Participate in environmental conservation & educational projects
Participating in actions (awareness events, media, PR etc)
Here you'll direct all of your efforts towards marine mammal research & conservation, marine ecology, and environmental awareness. This volunteer program is especially suitable for:
Leeftijd 18+
Alleenstaanden
Koppels
Groepen
50+

This is an in-country hands-on internship program with provided shared housing, meals and local team support.

This internship will involve tasks around 9 core teams (marine mammal research & conservation, marine ecology, GIS & remote sensing, environmental law & policy, terrestrial research & conservation, microplastic and laboratory projects, Aegean Marine Life Sanctuary, Media, PR & graphic design, environmental education). The team is made-up by professional marine specialists & volunteers that participate in international marine conservation & educational projects around Europe, eliminating any language barriers and offering international expertise. This internship requires self-motivation and self-guided work.

This program is important because together we will:

  • Rescuing exhausted or trapped wild animals.
  • Research the biodiversity of the Aegean sea.
  • Study the populations of endangered marine mammals in their natural habitat.
  • Raise public awareness and educate our fellow citizens and their children through environmental games and presentations.
  • Participate in events and festivals that aim to raise public awareness of environmental issues.
  • Monitor the effects of human activity in the ecosystem

Most of the activities are focused on practical conservation field work but may include office-based tasks too. Typical tasks are: data acquisition on marine species, water quality and coastal biodiversity, surveying, human impact studies, environmental policies, GIS and remote sensing, awareness campaigns, wildlife photography and video, graphic design,

Our marine conservation internship program offers the opportunity to gain top quality experience interning on the marine conservation organization. With valuable experience, you’ll develop your skills and understanding of different conservation aspects.

During the internship at Lipsi island the institute will offer daily meals for free (breakfast supplies and lunch/dinner cooked by the in-house chef).

As for Greece, perhaps there is no need for an introduction. It is one of the most popular and safest destinations in the world. Situated in southeast Europe it is blessed with sun, friendly people, rich cuisine and a truly unique landscape that spans from green forests to the deep blue sea. With its 2,500 years of history and its 1,400 islands there is plenty to discover in Greece and it will satisfy the most demanding visitor. Greece is one of the warmest countries in Europe with long, hot & dry summers and mild winters. The popular time to visit Greece is between May to September end. Occasionally heatwaves may occur with temperatures peaking (1-2 days) around 105°F / 41°C.

Dagelijkse activiteiten

A typical working week runs from Monday to Friday, with each day beginning at 9am and ending around 5pm/6pm. During this time, you can take part in the activities found below:
  • Marine mammal research & conservation
  • Marine ecology
  • GIS & remote sensing
  • Environmental law & policy
  • Terrestrial research & conservation
  • Microplastic and laboratory projects
  • Aegean Marine Life Sanctuary
  • Media, PR & graphic design
  • Environmental education

Vrijetijdsactiviteiten

Lipsi is a small picturesque island that attracts people that want relaxing vacations in nature. There are many watersports to uptake, from swimming to snorkeling. The staff are more than happy to give detailed information on exiting activities and interesting places to visit

Duiken/
Snorkelen
Bezienswaardigheden
Zwemmen
Watersport

Voor­waarden

Om deel te nemen aan het programma dien je tenminste 18 jaar oud te zijn op de startdatum van het programma. Er kunnen uitzonderingen gemaakt worden indien je een bewijs van toestemming kan aantonen van uw wettelijke voogd(en) of samen met je ouders deelneemt.
Taalkennis
Je dient over volgende taalkennis te beschikken Engels (vloeiend)
Bewijs van goed gedrag en zeden
verplicht
Vereiste documenten
CV, Passport copy, Profile Photo, Criminal Background Check en Vaccination Certificate
Nationaliteitsbeperkingen
Geen beperkingen. Helpende handen van over de hele wereld zijn welkom.
Andere vaardigheden
Participants need to be physically fit and able to undertake manual labor, enjoy practical activities work quickly and reliably both as part of a team and independently, have good oral and written communication skills, be safety aware.
Tijdsinzet
Uw helpende hand wordt verwacht op maandag, dinsdag, woensdag, donderdag en vrijdag van 09:00 - 17:00

Diensten ingesloten

Diensten door Cerca Abroad
To apply for this internship, its quick, easy and free!

We will review your application and if we accept you on this internship we will ask you to pay a non-refundable deposit to secure your place. The remaining of your internship fees (less your initial deposit payment) will be due no less than 60 days before your internship start date.

Afhaal aan de luchthaven op Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport
The program offers airport transfer from the Athens International Airport to the port of Piraeus and the ferry ticket to Lipsi island. first and third Tuesday of each month so flight arrivals need to be scheduled accordingly. The ferry takes 8 hours to reach the island and upon arrival a team member will great interns and escort them to the accommodation. For interns arriving in Athens at an earlier date, an accommodation at extra cost can be provided and a pickup to the post maybe provided if requested and subject to availability.
Accomodatie
COVID: Due to the pandemic the Marine Conservation institute requires participants to first self-quarantine for 2 days, upon arrival to Lipsi island, prior to their placement start. Quarantine accommodation is included in the fees. At the end of the self-quarantine period a negative PCR is required to participate to the program. This requirement is mandatory regardless of the vaccination status.


The accommodation is fully furnished (single or double beds), with WiFi, shared with 1-5 other mixed-sex interns. The last night of the accommodation is the Friday night of the final week, leaving interns free to depart on Saturday. Extra nights of accommodation or private apartments can be arranged in advance, if requested and subject to availability.
Slaapkamer (Enkel)
Eten & Drank

During the internship at Lipsi island the institute will offer daily meals for free (breakfast supplies and lunch/dinner cooked by the in-house chef).

Internet toegang
Makkelijke toegang op de project site
Wat is er NIET inbegrepen?
Visum, vluchten, reisverzekering en vaccinaties zijn NIET inbegrepen in de programmakosten.
Vlucht tickets
De dichtste luchthaven is Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport (ATH) in Athens. We assisteren u met het vinden van goedkope vluchten naar Griekenland.
Reisverzekering
Naar het buitenland reizen is een avontuur en het is best om goed voorbereid te zijn. Plots ziek worden of gewond raken, annulaties of diefstal - een reisverzekering voor Griekenland biedt zekerheid en is een meerwaarde.
Vaccinaties
Als je de intentie hebt om als vrijwilliger aan de slag te gaan in Griekenland dien je eerst medisch advies in te winnen alvorens je eropuit trekt. Kijk de benodigde vaccinaties na voor Griekenland.

Data & Kosten

GEEN CREDITCARDKOSTEN

Gegevens over jouw aankomst

Internships start on the first and third Tuesday of each month, following the ferry schedule from the Piraeus Port (Athens) to Lipsi island. The program offers airport transfer from the Athens International Airport to the port of Piraeus and the ferry ticket to Lipsi island. The ferry takes 8 hours to reach the island and upon arrival a team member will great interns and escort them to the accommodation. For interns arriving in Athens at an earlier date, an accommodation at extra cost (US$55/night) can be provided and a pickup to the post maybe provided if requested and subject to availability.

Beschikbaarheid
jan. feb. mrt. apr. mei jun. jul. aug. sep. okt. nov. dec.
Duurtijd
4 - 12 weken

Programmakosten

Kosten: Prijs in USD
4 weken (min. verblijf)
$3.100
5 weken
$3.700
6 weken
$4.300
7 weken
$4.900
8 weken
$5.400
9 weken
$5.900
10 weken
$6.400
11 weken
$6.900
12 weken (max. verblijf)
$7.400
Gemiddelde kosten
$696 /week

Houd er rekening mee dat de hierboven getoonde kosten worden geschat. Cerca Abroad zal je op de hoogte houden over de finale kostprijs gedurende uw aanmeldprocedure.
Waarborg (15%)
De waarborg dient om je plek als vrijwilliger te verzekeren. Betalingen worden door PayPal behandeld, onze betrouwbare betalingsprovider. Indien je niet over een PayPal account beschikt, kan je ook met een credit kaart betalen.
Finale betaling (85%)
Uw finale betaling zal worden goedgekeurd door Cerca Abroad gedurende de aanmeld procedure. Veel voorkomende oplossingen zijn een banktransfer of contante betaling op de projectsite.

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Kwaliteitsgarantie
Hoge ethische standaarden & transparantie in de sociale impact
Flex-optie
Wijzig jouw reservatie zonder extra meerkost
Garantie op terugbetaling
We betalen je kosten terug als Cerca Abroad jouw reis annuleert
Ondersteuning & tussenkomst
Wij steunen je, wat er ook gebeurt, je kan altijd contact opnemen met ons
Onze diensten zijn gratis!
Alle programmakosten worden rechtstreeks gefactureerd door Cerca Abroad

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Marine Conservation Intern

Here you'll direct all of your efforts towards marine mammal research & conservation, marine ecology, and environmental awareness.

$696/week

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