Research & Conservation Manager (Volunteer)
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Research & Conservation Manager (Volunteer)


Madagascar: Fort Dauphin, Rural Areas


  • Animal Welfare
  • Biological Research
  • Building & Construction Projects
  • Community Development
  • Conservation
  • Eco-tourism
  • Environment
  • Grassroots Organization
  • Parks
  • Reforestation
  • Tourism
  • Tree Planting
  • Volunteer Management

Program Duration

7-12 Months

Year(s) Offered


Age Requirement

Open to All Ages

Participation Guidelines

European, Canadian, South African, Australian, Kiwi, Worldwide, Asian, British, Irish and American Participants. This Program is also open to Couples.

Cost in USD per week

Contact Provider for Cost Details

Program Includes:

Pay and conditions:

Food and local transport will be provided whilst on projects. All other costs will need to be covered by the candidate, including accommodation when not in the field. We estimate the annual cost to the volunteer of taking this position to be in the vicinity of $6,000 plus airfares and insurance.

Accommodation Options

  • Apartment/Flat
  • Dormitory
  • Independent living
  • Other

Salary & Compensation

We provide local work-related transport, and food and accommodation while in the field.

Experience Required



Personal specification:

Minimum of Masters degree in a relevant field
At least 6 months experience of tropical field research would be advantageous
Experience of coordinating volunteers would be advantageous
First aid certificate
Working knowledge of GPS and GIS
High degree of initiative, motivation and commitment
Excellent organisational and time management skills
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Ability to work under pressure and be flexible and accommodating
Ability to work as part of a dynamic and multicultural team
Good degree of fitness for working in difficult terrain under tropical conditions
Able to commit to a one-year contract (three months trial period)
Able to demonstrate ability to fund themselves for one year

Application Procedures

  • Resume
  • Written Application