Marine & Environment Conservation

Marine conservation volunteers are needed to research on chemical and physical oceanography, training on modern fishing methods and sustainability.

About The Conservation

To Carry out inventory and assessment of fish stocks, their spatial and temporal abundance and distribution. Conducting research on oceanography and hydrography including physical, chemical, biological and geological oceanography of the inshore, near shore and offshore waters. Supporting bio-prospecting in these waters and research on sustainable use and protection of aquatic resources in marine waters.

Potential  Tasks

- Tree planting and using water sheds to restore degraded water sheds

- Undertaking  research in marine and freshwater fisheries, aquaculture, environmental and ecological studies, and marine research including chemical and physical oceanography

- Educating small scale fishermen on new techniques of fishing,investigating new and adoptive culture species and techniques for enhanced fish production in ponds, tanks, raceways, and through cage and pen culture.

- Adopting and training people on use of bio fuel as an alternative source of energy and discouraging de-afforestation, and promoting greener energy

- Monitoring pollution in fresh and marine waters

- Study on chemical and physical components important to aquatic life

- Research on fish population dynamics

Volunteer in Marine & Environment Conservation

The subcomponent aims at empowering coastal communities to undertake gainful business ventures for improved socio-economic well-being through provision of business development services and support to facilitate sustainable utilization of natural resources and venture in alternative sources of livelihood by coastal communities. Studies in specific sectors will be undertaken to identify resource based investment opportunities aimed at improving livelihoods of the coastal communities and evaluate appropriate areas of interventions. Entrepreneurship trainings and exchange visits will be undertaken to equip entrepreneurs with appropriate business skills. 
The subcomponent aims at empowering coastal communities to undertake gainful business ventures for improved socio-economic well-being through provision of business development services and support to facilitate sustainable utilization of natural resources and venture in alternative sources of livelihood by coastal communities. Studies in specific sectors will be undertaken to identify resource based investment opportunities aimed at improving livelihoods of the coastal communities and evaluate appropriate areas of interventions. Entrepreneurship trainings and exchange visits will be undertaken to equip entrepreneurs with appropriate business skills.

Suitable for

Singles
Groups

Program Requirements

Minimum Age
21 years
Language Skills
You need to speak English (basic level)
Education Requirements
Envirnoment, Marine, Biology, Eco system at Univeristy level
Time Commitment
Your helping hand will be required on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 09:00 - 16:00

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Free-time activities

Volunteers can do a number of activities when free like travelling, learning Swahili, Safari, scuba diving, visiting cultural centers, mountain climbing and visiting the beach.

Water Sports
Swimming
Diving/Snorkling
Safari/Zoo
Hiking
Sports

Services

What's included?
Accommodation and meals for volunteer (Breakfast and Supper)
Transport - Transport to the project site by public means
Airport transfer - Pick up from the main airport Jomo Kenyatta International Airport
Support and logistic expenses
Administration expenses
Orientation
What's NOT included?
Visa, flights, travel insurance or vaccinations are NOT included in the program fees.

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Airport Pickup

Airport pick up at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi,Kisumu International Airport in Kisumu and Mombasa International Airport in Mombasa
Volunteer to provide flight itinerary
Orientation a day after the airport pick up in the morning
Traveling to the site a day after orientation by public means

Accommodation

20 minutes drive by public transport
Bathroom with shower and toilet
Volunteer shares a bedroom with 1 other volunteer, own bedding sheet, pillow and Mosquito net

Guest Family Bedroom (Single)
Food & Beverages

Breakfast and Dinner
Local Kenyan food served and vegetarian meal can be organized on request.
Food is balanced diet
Water is boiled the stored in a container for volunteer consumption, alternative volunteers buy their own bottled water

Internet Access
Good access at the project site
Costs
2 weeks (min. stay)
$910
3 weeks
$1046
4 weeks
$1182
5 weeks
$1318
6 weeks
$1453
7 weeks
$1589
8 weeks (max. stay)
$1725

You can volunteer at the project site in Mombasa/Kenya between 2 weeks and 8 weeks. Please note that the above shown program fees are estimated and subject to exchange rate fluctuations. Pamoja International will tell you your final price during your application process.
Average Fees
$335/week
Deposit (15%)
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Final Payment (85%)
Your final payment will be agreed with Pamoja International during the application process. Common solutions are either via bank transfer or a cash payment at the project site.

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Mombasa, Kisumu, 00200 Mombasa, Kenya