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Lagoon, Coral Reef and Fish Monitoring in Mauritius

Locations

Mauritius: La Preneuse, Port Louis, Tamarin Bay

Program Duration

9-12 Weeks, 5-8 Weeks, 2-4 Weeks

Dates

10th January - 20th December

Qualifications

- Must be able to swim,
- Must be able to work both independently and in a team

Languages

  • English
  • French

Cost in US$:

The cost for the short term volunteer programme is 260 Euros per week, for a minimum of 2 weeks.

Program Fees Include:

Included in this price is accommodation in self-catering house with kitchen, research and snorkeling equipment, all activities that form part of the volunteering programme, pick up and drop off at airport, one day natural heritage discovery per week, and transport related to work and training. What is not included is your flights and travel to and from the project, visa costs, personal and food expenses, and your own health and travel insurance.

Salary/Pay

Since the project is part of a non-governmental, non-profit organization, volunteers do not receive a monthly salary or allowance.

Experience Required

no

Volunteer Types

  • Conservation
  • Eco-tourism
  • Marine Conservation
  • Wildlife

Typical Volunteer

18 years upwards. No previous experience is required but volunteers must be enthusiastic about the marine environment. You must also be friendly, communicative and be able to work in groups. There are occasions when weather conditions can make swimming difficult so therefore a good swimming ability is essential. A health and safety briefing will be given by one of our staff prior to undergoing any activities.

Age Range

Above 18 years old

This Program is open to

Worldwide Participants.

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Apartment/Flat
  • Group living

Participants Travel

Independently or in Groups

Typically Participants Work

Independently or in Groups

Application Process Involves

  • Online Application
  • Physical Exam/Health Records