Published: June 8, 2022

Location: Thailand

Type: VOLUNTEER / INTERNSHIPS & EXPEDITIONS


Closing Date: Ongoing

Field Assistant - Thailand

The Role:

The Field Assistant will support the rest of the GVI team in the day-to-day running of the programs, and specifically assist with managing the participants and students who form part of our groups. The main goal of the Field Assistant is to ensure our groups have the most fantastic experience during their time with GVI. As part of the team in Phang Nga, you will assist in the running and operation of various aspects of our conservation, adventure and community programme

Key Responsibilities:

– Supporting in the running of projects and the daily running of the GVI base
– Assisting with project work including planning sessions
– Managing the groups on a day to day basis, ensuring they have a positive experience
– Interacting with local partners for certain activities
– Delivering presentations and training relevant to the project activities
– Acting as an enthusiastic role model for participants and providing guidance and mentorship
– Working with the team to ensure the program operates to a high standard and all health and safety protocols are followed

Requirements:

Essential:
– Passion for sustainable development
– People-centric mindset – comfortable with being ‘on’ 24/7
– Experience managing groups/participants/students (we will provide all project specific training in-country)

Advantageous:
– Previous GVI experience
– Understanding of local culture
– Driving Licence
– Emergency First Response certified/trained

Benefits Package:

Our packages include the following: flight contribution, food, accommodation, insurance and visa costs

How to Apply:

Please submit your CV and complete the short application form here

Please note:

We will do our utmost to respond to all applicants, however, given the large volume of applications we receive, this isn’t always possible. If you do not hear back from us within three-four weeks, please take it that on this occasion your application was unsuccessful.