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Marine Conservation Dive Master

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3 - 12 semanas  ·  Idade 18 - 50+

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Destaques

  • The program will have you training (as Dive Master) and diving alongside the marine conservation volunteers as they participate on their projects
  • Work as part of a dedicated dive team
  • Build your confidence underwater and gain valuable dive skills
  • Gain valuable marine life ID skills and a better knowledge of marine life interactions
  • Experience life on a friendly small Caribbean island

Especialmente adequado para

Idade 18+
Solteiros
Casais
Famílias
Grupos
50+

Sobre o programa

Your story can combine your love of the ocean with a professionally recognized qualification, as Reef Buddy is able to offer an SSI Divemaster program with a difference.

Your story can combine your love of the ocean with a professionally recognized qualification, as Caribbean Reef Buddy is able to offer an SSI Divemaster program with a difference. Do you want to become a Divemaster and do marine conservation? Join our project and do both!

The Divemaster program is a ...

Sobre o programa

Your story can combine your love of the ocean with a professionally recognized qualification, as Caribbean Reef Buddy is able to offer an SSI Divemaster program with a difference. Do you want to become a Divemaster and do marine conservation? Join our project and do both!

The Divemaster program is a three-week intensive training option that can be added onto or inserted into your planned time in Carriacou. The project will have you training and diving alongside the marine conservation volunteers as they participate in their projects and is a great follow-on from your time working as a volunteer.

The story of Caribbean Reef Buddy in Carriacou has seen us involved in marine conservation and education since 2014. During this time, and working closely with our partners, we have delivered fantastic results by creating awareness and changing behaviors regarding preserving our marine environment.

During this exciting program, you will explore the intricacies of our marine world, working on conservation projects and working towards your SSI Divemaster professional scuba rating. This rating will be invaluable to you if you are considering a career in marine science or diving. Over 8 weeks you'll get to work with other volunteers on the program as you assist them with their diving education as yours develops too.

Staying in our partner hotel, your breakfast and evening meal are included, as is as much sunshine as you can handle.



Dia típico

What Will You Be Doing

A typical day for one of our volunteers starts with a quick briefing at the dive base, outlining the day's plans. Usually, a typical day pans out along the following lines:

08:30 Getting ready. Scuba equipment: Volunteers are responsible for their own equipment throughout their ...

Dia típico

What Will You Be Doing

A typical day for one of our volunteers starts with a quick briefing at the dive base, outlining the day's plans. Usually, a typical day pans out along the following lines:

08:30 Getting ready. Scuba equipment: Volunteers are responsible for their own equipment throughout their time on the Caribbean Reef Buddy program. Each volunteer will set up and load their own scuba equipment onto the boat, including a spare tank for the second dive. Survey equipment will be organized by the program coordinator.

09:00 Going diving.  On each dive, we'll have different skills to accomplish.  This will depend on the skills needed for becoming a DM scheduled for the day.  We'll head out for two dives, with the surface interval moving between dive sites and preparing for the next element.

12:30 Back at base.  All equipment is offloaded from the boat and rinsed and tidied away. Then we break for lunch. Typically we take an hour to relax and grab some food.

14:00 Afternoons typically involve doing some more skills and theories with instructors.

Actividades em tempo livre

Things to Do Around Carriacou

Carriacou is surrounded by beautiful sandy beaches and calm turquoise water for those who like to relax in the sun and work on their tan. The word “Carriacou” is based on the Carib-Indian word meaning “Island of Reefs”, and as such, the island offers gorgeous ...

Actividades em tempo livre

Things to Do Around Carriacou

Carriacou is surrounded by beautiful sandy beaches and calm turquoise water for those who like to relax in the sun and work on their tan. The word “Carriacou” is based on the Carib-Indian word meaning “Island of Reefs”, and as such, the island offers gorgeous snorkeling in several easily-accessible locations.

Here are some of the things you may want to check out on and around the island (additional costs may apply):
• Guided tours of the island.
• Beaches like Anse La Roche, Paradise Beach, and Petite Carenage.
• Island trips and beach BBQs.
• Kite surfing on Union Island with our friends at the JT Pro Centre.
• Visit the legendary bar on Happy Island!
• A nature walk through mangroves and the nature park at High North.

Requisitos

Requisitos

Idade mínima: 18 anos

Para aderir ao programa é necessário ter pelo menos 18 anos de idade na data de início do programa. Poderá haver excepções se puder fornecer a permissão do(s) seu(s) tutor(es) legal(ais) ou se estiver acompanhado pelos seus pais.

Habilidades linguísticas

Precisa de falar Inglês (nível básico)

Restrições de Nacionalidade

Sem restrições. São bem-vindas as mãos que ajudam de todo o mundo.

Outras Competências

-Must have Rescue Dive Certification -Must at least have 40 logged dives

Compromisso de tempo

A tua mão auxiliadora será necessária na Segunda-feira, Terça-feira, Quarta-feira, Quinta-feira, Sexta-feira e Sábado de 08:30 - 15:30

Serviços incluídos

Serviços incluídos

Serviços por Caribbean Reef Buddy

What's Included
  • Accommodation: Participants are provided shared accommodation at a local guest house in Hillsborough. The accommodation is comfortable, and close to all the local amenities. Fast WiFi is available. At additional costs, laundry services are available on-site, as is A/C and single room occupancy. You’ll be provided with breakfast and a hearty evening meal each day (please let us know if you have any special dietary requirements e.g. vegetarian/vegan, allergies, etc.
  • Training: Your diving training course materials will be provided to you in advance of your arrival on Carriacou via the SSI training app. Whilst you are here all of the training for the projects will be provided to you by our team. You’ll also have access to all the materials you’ll possibly need. Full basic SCUBA diving equipment will be provided too, but for comfort, you might want to bring your own mask, fins, and booties.
  • Trips & Excursions: At least once a week, we like to arrange a non-project-related trip or excursion as a way of breaking up the program and getting you to see more of the island. These are all included too. Drinking water is provided on all trips, and a shared cool box is available if you want to bring your own drinks & snacks.
  • Pick-up from Lauriston Airport in Carriacou or the Carriacou Ferry Port (Osprey Lines/MV Dolly C/Tyrrel Bay Express). Please advise when you will be arriving in Carriacou, and we will come to pick you up. We will also drop you off again when you are ready to return.
What's Not Included

  • Airfares
  • Self-Catering Accommodation
  • Visas
  • Transfers to Carriacou
  • Medical insurance
  • Travel Insurance
  • Dive Insurance
  • Lunch Meal
  • Dive Medical*

Excursions that are not part of our monitoring activities or training programs (some volunteers wish to island-hop to explore more of the island chain).

We typically will head out to a local restaurant on a Saturday evening, which is at our own cost. This is a great way to experience some more of the island.

*You will be required to complete an RSTC Medical Statement prior to commencing any scuba diving course. If a "Yes" appears to any question on your statement, please consult your doctor and get them to complete the reverse of the form before the start of your program with us.

Alojamento

Rosa's Guest House
  • Your Reef Buddy volunteer package includes half-board guest house accommodation based on 2-3 people sharing a room. The accommodation, Rosa's Guest House, is right on the doorstep of Silver Beach, which is excellent for relaxing. Fast WiFi is available. At additional costs, laundry services are available on-site, as is A/C and single room occupancy.
  • Gary & Beverly, the owners/managers of Rosa's, will be looking after you to ensure your stay is as relaxed and comfortable as possible.
  • Rooms & apartments are available on a shared basis, with typically 2-3 people sharing a room. All rooms have free Wi-Fi, kitchenettes, en-suite bathrooms, and fans to keep you cool. All have balcony access where you can enjoy the breeze on an evening.

Alimentos e Bebidas

Breakfast & Evening Meal

  • You will be provided with breakfast every morning, usually comprising cereals, toast, eggs, bacon, fresh juices, tea, and coffee. Dinner every evening (except on Saturday evenings when we typically head out to a local restaurant, which the volunteers will need to pay for their own meals) will also be provided. For those volunteers with special dietary requirements, please ensure you include this as part of your application.
Lunch is not included in your meal package, but is cheaply available from a number of eateries.

Acesso à Internet

Bom acesso no local do projecto

O que NÃO está incluído?

O que NÃO está incluído?

Recepção no aeroporto em Maurice Bishop International Airport

Uma recolha no aeroporto também não está incluída nas taxas do programa.

Bilhetes de avião

O aeroporto mais próximo é Maurice Bishop International Airport (GND) em St. George's. Ajudamo-lo a encontrar voos baratos para Granada. ENCONTRAR VOOS BARATOS

Seguro de viagem

Ir para o estrangeiro é uma aventura e é sempre melhor estar preparado. Doença ou lesão súbita, cancelamento ou roubo - um seguro de viagem para Granada proporciona segurança e é uma vantagem a ter. OBTENHA UMA COTAÇÃO

Vacinas

Se pretende ser voluntário em Granada deve procurar aconselhamento médico antes de iniciar a sua viagem social. Verifique as vacinas necessárias para Granada. VERIFICADOR DE VACINAS

Detalhes à chegada

START DATES

The Dive Master Program will start on the 5th week of the Marine Conservation period. So, for anyone who wants to join the Dive Master program for 2024, should arrive at least a day before the following program start dates:

03-Jun

01-Jul

29-Jul

26-Aug

 

TRAVELING TO CARRIACOU

From St. George's, Grenada, you can either fly via SVG Air or take the inter-island ferry to Carriacou

1. Flying via SVG Air (US$69.00 one-way)

Grenada to Carriacou Mon, Tue, Fri, Sat, Sun 9:20am &4:30pm

Carriacou to Grenada Mon, Tue, Fri Sat, Sun 8:35am & 4:00pm

2. Inter-Island Ferry

a. Osprey Lines (US$30.00 one-way)

Grenada to Carriacou Mon, Wed, Fri 9:00am & 6:00pm

Carriacou to Grenada Mon, Wed, Fri 6:00am & 3:30pm

b. MV Dolly C (US$23.00 one-way)

Grenada to Carriacou Mon, Wed, Fri 4:00pm

Carriacou to Grenada Mon, Wed, Fri 5:00am

c. Tyrrel Bay Express (US$23.00 one-way)

Grenada to Carriacou Tues, Thu, Sat 5:00pm

Carriacou to Grenada Tues, Thu, Sat 5:00am

Disponibilidade
Jan Feb Março Abril Maio Jun Jul Ago Set Out Nov Dez

Preços do programa

3 semanas (estadia min.) 2.546€
4 semanas 3.395€
5 semanas 4.244€
6 semanas 5.092€
7 semanas 5.941€
8 semanas 6.790€
9 semanas 7.639€
10 semanas 8.488€
11 semanas 9.336€
12 semanas (estadia máx.) 10.185€
Preços médios 849€/semana

Preços do programa

849€ por semana 3 - 12 semanas Idade 18 - 50+

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Duração

3 - 12 semanas

Depósito

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Pagamento final

O teu pagamento final será acordado com Caribbean Reef Buddy durante o processo de candidatura. As soluções comuns são ou através de transferência bancária ou pagamento em dinheiro no local do projecto.


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Caribbean Reef Buddy

Extraordinário 4.9 rating (9 revisões)

Non-profit - fundada em 2013

Verificado por Volunteer World

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Hospedado por

Gary

Línguas faladas: Georgiano, Inglês, Esloveno

Sobre o projecto

Caribbean Reef Buddy is a non-profit organization (NGO) dedicated to marine conservation, based on the island of Carriacou, Grenada.

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WHO ARE WE?

Caribbean Reef Buddy is a non-profit organization dedicated to the conservation and understanding of our unique marine life. Throughout our work, our aim is to enhance conservation and scientific knowledge, while inspiring people and leading by example, encouraging environmental awareness and individual development.

WHERE ARE WE?

Caribbean Reef Buddy is based on the island of Carriacou, Grenada, West Indies. Carriacou is the second largest island of Grenada and the largest island in the spectacular paradise of the Grenadines Island chain measuring just 13 square miles. The tiny island has unspoiled reefs, an amazing variety of aquatic life, and over 30+ beautiful dive sites. Carriacou has some of the best dive spots in the world with clear waters, pristine coral reefs, amazing wrecks, and magical drifts. The island's charm lies in its laidback rejuvenating escape from the fast-paced world. It is a very safe island where you do not have to worry about crime or violence. Muggings are virtually unheard of and even petty thefts are very rare.

WHY CHOOSE US?

Our Story in Carriacou is to work closely with the community and people like yourself to make a sustainable difference in marine conservation awareness and education. Caribbean Reef Buddy (CRB) does this through the delivery of environmental and conservation projects that are linked to global ecological and social themes. Our projects include assessing marine species and coral health, repopulation of our reef systems, and supporting greater awareness within our local schools.

You too can write a chapter in our ongoing story of how our Reef Buddies took some time and made a huge difference on this tropical island paradise. Your story can not only include your first-hand experience of delivering our projects, but also of your hikes in the tropical forests, your walks along deserted beaches, and the bond you’ll make with new friends from all over the world. Join us in the Caribbean as we help you to start a new chapter in your story.


MISSION, OBJECTIVE & VISION

Our Mission is to work with and in support of local communities to assist in the protection and preservation of a healthy, diverse, and sustainable marine ecosystem.

Our Objective lies in maintaining strong ties and links to the local community, their interests, and concerns. The success and sustainability of any marine environmental study or conservation project are largely dependent on a comprehensive outreach program.

Our Vision is the continual identification of marine ecological and environmental initiatives within Grenada and Carriacou. Deliver local, national, and international outreach programs in conjunction with an all-inclusive training package to protect and preserve the marine and coral reef ecosystem.


THE ROLE OF VOLUNTEERS

We are looking for individuals interested in marine ecology and conservation to work on critical marine conservation projects around the beautiful island of the Carriacou.

You will contribute towards various conservation-related surveys aimed at providing data to the local government on coral reef research, fish, and invertebrate surveys, assist with the development of an environmental education and awareness program, monitor sharks, assess diver impacts, as well as marine plastic pollution clean-ups and surveys.

9 revisões · rating4.9

Billy Williams rating5

2023 at Marine Conservation Dive Master

The accommodations were the only downside to the whole trip. The staff was fantastic, and as a Dive-Master intern, I learned much more than if I had tried to do it locally. Gary was very hands-on in my training and made me fill like I could do it through the whole process. The staff made sure ...
I had the most amazing time in Carriacou and am hoping to return in the next few years. Everyone was so welcoming and friendly, I loved that most of the volunteers stayed at the same hotel; on our first Sunday one of the group, who had already been there for 4 weeks, came and knocked on our door to ...
Bob Sporle rating5

2017 at Marine Conservation Dive Master

The Divemaster course that CRB offer is undeniably an extraordinary experience. From gaining multiple PADI qualifications to helping take care of the delicate ecosystem myself, it was a truly unique and rewarding experience. As well as being under the water, there are plenty of other activities ...
Racquel Artuz rating5

2023 at APEX Predator Monitorer

I had a great time during my 4 weeks of volunteering with Caribbean Reef Buddy. On my first week with the program, I did training week wherein I got my required diving qualification/certification. For the remaining 3 weeks, we did various of marine conservation activities (different project every ...
John Mclaughlin rating5

2023 at Coral Reef Monitoring Supporter

This was a life-changing experience. The crew at CRB provided a mix of fun and education that was an amazing basis to learn and become certified as an advanced open-water diver. The fact that we were able to help with a research project only made the entire experience more enjoyable. I am ...
Todd Crouse rating5

2023 at Coral Reef Regeneration Assistant

There were so many things to see, swarms of fish, tons of coral varieties, sponges, eels, turtles and even a few nudibranchs. Oh and you forget you are supposed to be identifying various predators. Many staff members had hawk eyes to point out very well hidden or camouflaged shrimp, eels and the ...

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