Blue Ventures Are
Recruiting Volunteers To Join Their Field Research Teams In Madagascar,
Camp Scientists For Our Field Research Site, And An Expedition Manager
To Lead Our Marine Conservation Expeditions.
Blue Ventures is an award
winning UK-based not-for-profit organisation dedicated to facilitating
projects that enhance global coral reef
conservation and research. Since its creation Blue Ventures has
projects in Madagascar, Tanzania, New Zealand, South Africa and the
Overseas, volunteers are responsible for carrying
out field-research, as well as managing the day-to-day running
of our field camp in the
remote village of Andavadoaka in South west Madagascar. Working
as a Blue Ventures volunteer is a challenging yet incredibly rewarding
experience requiring hard work and commitment. Blue Ventures recruits
volunteers from all nations and backgrounds to work as part of
dynamic team contributing to an award winning marine research programme.
will participate in Scuba diving research and our resident Dive
Instructors can teach volunteers to dive as well as continue dive
We give volunteers the chance to make a difference in conservation.
Accommodation is provided in Eco-Cabins - Programme Fees Payable
For More Information E-Mail
Blue Ventures Or Visit Our Website: www.blueventures.org
We currently have a vacancy for the
position of camp scientist at our research camp in Andavadoaka,
southwest Madagascar. The
voluntary, and for a minimum period of 6 months.
The role of the camp scientist involves planning, directing and
overseeing all marine, coastal and socio-economic research
carried out at the
research camp, as well as training research volunteers during
the marine science training periods at the beginnings of each
The successful applicant will be qualified to PADI divemaster
level or equivalent, with a masters degree or equivalent in
coastal management, or suitable related discipline.
also have a working knowledge of French, as well as experience of
carrying out field research on coral
related habitats and of living and working in remote tropical
Interested applicants should Post
a CV and covering letter to our
Research Co-ordinator Alasdair Harris.
52 Avenue Road
London N6 5DR
We are currently looking for an Expedition manager to lead our
marine conservation expeditions in South West Madagascar. The
applicant must have the following attributes: Leadership skills,
common sense, confidence, scientific knowledge, travelling experience,
management skills, diplomacy and excellent personal skills. The
applicant must have the wherewithal and resources to deal quickly
with number of situations that can occur in the field, as well
the foresight to prevent problems before they arise.
The applicant must have at least a PADI rescue diver qualification
or equivalent as well as a love of marine biology. The successful
applicant will be asked to stay in position for a minimum of
six months in the
field. The applicant will be asked to arrive at the site a month
prior to taking up the position in order to familiarise themselves
workings of the site. A knowledge of French would also be an
Information about all Blue Ventures activities can be found at our
No Enquires Of A Commercial Nature, Thank You.