Oportunidad de voluntariado
Oportunidad de voluntariado publicado por: Biological Station La Hesperia
Publicado el: 19/12/2012
La Hesperia Biological Station is looking for an Assistant Project Manager/Volunteer Coordinator!
La Hesperia is a nature reserve located in the western range of the Andes at an altitude of 1100 – 2040 meters above sea level. With an area of 814 hectares, it is located in the center of the Rio Toachi-Chiriboga IBA (Important Bird Area, declared by Bird Life International and Conservation International) and it is part of two important bioregions: The Tropical Andes and the Choco Darien – Western Ecuador, considered within the top five biodiversity hotspots on earth.
The station works in natural conservation, combating deforestation, protecting existing forest, restoring degraded areas and searching for sustainable activities that enable us to support the reserve and to offer a better way of life for the local community as well as those who work and live at the reserve. La Hesperia is open to receive volunteers, students, researchers, birdwatchers and nature enthusiasts.
To learn more about La Hesperia please visit our website.
The person who fills this position will live in the volunteer house with volunteers from all over the world.
-Coordinate between staff, management, and volunteers
-Manage Social Media for the reserve
-Lead hikes and tours
-Occasionally give lectures (depending on background)
This position is compensated with room and board and a monthly stipend.
-Advanced level of Spanish
-Willingness to live in a relatively remote part of Ecuador
-Willingness and ability to do some manual labor
-Commitment of at least 4 months, preferrably 6
-A positive attitude
The compensation for this position includes room and board and a monthly stipend.
To Apply for the Position please send a cover letter and resume to Alexandra Hoeneisen at email@example.com with Assistant Project Manager/Volunteer Coordinator in the subject line.