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Join the Belize Foundation for Research & Environmental Education (BFREE)
as an Avian Volunteer Field Assistant this Summer!
Have you ever seen a Scarlet Macaw? A Montezuma’s Oropendola? A Blue Crowned Mot Mot? Join BFREE as an Avian Volunteer Field Assistant and spend your summer birding in various habitats at one of the most acclaimed birding sites in Belize. With over 350 species of migrant and resident birds, the BFREE Biological Field Station and Private Nature Reserve is a great place to see rare tropical species. Situated in the foothills of the Maya Mountains, BFREE is teeming with exotic plants and wildlife where 80 species of migratory birds, and hundreds of resident species can be found.
As a BFREE Avian Volunteer Field Assistant, you will:
All volunteers will you will assist with general day to day needs around the field station including the cacao and coffee agroforest work, helping with meal preparation and clean-up, assist with trail maintenance, town runs, and administrative tasks. Duties may change as determined by current needs at the time of your assignment.
This is a complete volunteer position, Field Assistants will need to pay for their own travel costs to the BFREE Field Station and a project fee of $350 per week (3 week minimum required). This project fee covers food and accommodations while at the BFREE Field Station. A large number of past students have received funding and/or credit from their host institution to participate. Belizean rates available for local students, please contact Tyler Sanville at firstname.lastname@example.org to inquire.
Please email BFREE Program Coordinator, Tyler Sanville at email@example.com with a letter of interest as well as a completed application by May 31st to be considered for summer 2017 opportunities. You will be notified once your application has been reviewed.
Application can be found here: http://www.bfreebz.o...ication-PDF.pdf
Please visit our website for more information regarding available Volunteer Field Assistant opportunities at BFREE: http://www.bfreebz.o...nteer-at-bfree/ or email Tyler Sanville, BFREE Program Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org