Shark Research Volunteer

White Shark Diving Company Research & Volunteer Institute
Published
February 8, 2018
Location
Gansbaai, South Africa
Category
Africa  
Job Type
Closing date
On-going

Description

Shark Research Volunteer

· Join us for the experience of a lifetime and volunteer with one of the few Conservation-Focused Shark Diving Companies in SA!

· Be trained as a marine research assistant, interact with sharks and gain essential research skills for your future career!

· Contribute towards meaningful research projects working towards protecting great whites and other sharks in South Africa!

· Students, Post-Graduates, Early-Career Scientists, Marine Biologists and Passionate Conservationists are encouraged to apply!

Costs:

US$1950 FOR TWO WEEKS

US$2950 FOR ONE MONTH

10% DISCOUNT ON YOUR SECOND MONTH

20% DISCOUNT ON YOUR THIRD MONTH

Join us at White Shark Diving Company Research & Volunteer Institute and have the experience of a lifetime! Be involved with ground-breaking research studying great white sharks and other shark species near Cape Town, South Africa. Contribute to ocean conservation, and have the unique opportunity to be trained as a marine research assistant.

You will participate in our white shark dorsal fin identification study, learn how to analyse white shark fins, learn ethical handling and angling of other sharks, take part in our shark tagging trips and assist with data management. You will also assist with educating clients on our cage-diving tourist boat and have opportunities to come face to face with these magnificent apex predators.

Our beautiful, comfortable volunteer house is located in Kleinbaai roughly a two-minute drive or a ten-minute walk from the harbour where we launch. It is a home away from home with all necessary amenities. There are magnificent coastal and mountain views and a host of marine and mountain outdoor activities for you to explore in your free time.

Contact details:   volunteer@sharkcagediving.co.za | Tel: +(27)74 550 6654 | https://www.sharkcagediving.co.za/volunteer-programme-introduction/

To find out more about the White Shark Diving Company Research & Volunteer Institute have a look at their page in our Marine Research Expeditions section.

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