Published: June 9, 2022

Location: Seychelles

Type: VOLUNTEER STAFF ROLES


Closing Date: Ongoing

Program Assistant - Seychelles

The Role:

Located on the island of Mahé in the Seychelles, our Cap Ternay hub is set on the edge of the spectacular Baie Ternay Marine Park, and is backed by palm lined beaches on both sides. With incredible scenery both above and below the water, Cap Ternay is bustling with marine life of all kinds, with rays, turtles, and sharks all being frequent visitors to the various diving and snorkeling spots dotted throughout the park. The Program Assistant is responsible for assisting in the day-to-day responsibilities of the diving and conservation programs, health & safety and volunteer management

Key Responsibilities:

– Assisting in the day-to-day responsibilities of the diving and conservation programs
– Organise and lead field trips and activities with volunteers, creating a fun and educational environment for all participants. This includes social evenings, scientific survey – work, community events and recreational activities such as snorkelling
– Ensure high quality of dive and survey training of participants and that all data collected is suitably reported and stored on databases and backed up
– Have a weekly meetings where the coming weeks tasks and updates will be discussed
– Support and planning for social media interactions as directed by Social Media Officer
– Assisting with maintenance, scheduling, stocktaking, reports, presentations and workshops
– Assist to continuously seek to improve the quality of the program for volunteers

Requirements:

– Professional experience in marine conservation
– Diving background (minimum PADI Divemaster)

Benefits Package:

Our packages include the following: 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