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Volunteers and research assistants


Employer:

MAFIA ORNITHOLOGICAL AND RESEARCH CENTRE

Location:

MAFIA ISLANDS

Country:

Tanzania, United Republic of

Last Date to Apply:

29 Dec 2017
Open until filled

Description:

Mafia Ornithological and Research Centre. (MOREC)

 

Is the new Bird Group on Mafia-Tanzania specialized on Birdlife
conservation and projects. Therefore we would like to share our
information so we can cooperate each other in birdlife conservation.

 

COSTS AND ACTIVITIES

Depends on how many weeks you volunteer

1 week £ 795
2 weeks £ 945
3 weeks £ 1,095

 

 

 

 

FAST FACTS

 

Location
Mafia Island, Tanzania
Activities
Helping to teach excited and lively local kids and community members
Assemble innovative & effective lesson plans
Explore the local forests and learn to survey small mammals and vegetation
Preparing bird watching programs on weekly basis

Writing and design project proposals to internal and external donors or organizations
Article production
Photography
Videography
Blogging

Transport
Airport pick and first night hostel accommodation in Dar es Salaam can be arranged at extra cost (£40/$60) (optional)
Airport pick up from Mafia Island Airport.
Transfer to camp from Mafia Island Airport (£4/$6)

Accommodation
Communal accommodation near to the beach

 

WHAT'S INCLUDED
Before you go
Pre-departure support & documentation
Travel & medical advice & documentation

Equipment advice
Discounted medical kit
Free Mafia Ornithological and Research Centre t-shirt

 

In-country
Communal accommodation near the beach
3 meals per day provided on project sites, 6 days per week. 2 meals provided on Sunday

Airport pickup in Dar es Salaam and transfer to hostel (extra cost £13/$20)
First night hostel/lodge accommodation in Dar es Salaam (extra cost £13/$20)
Transfer to airport for connecting flight to the island (extra cost £13/$20)
Airport pick up from Mafia Island Airport and transfer to communal accommodation (extra cost applies £4/$6)
Local orientation
In-country emergency support

 

We warmly any conservation projects in Mafia Island meantime we are
looking for office and field equipment as this is new and unique
office islands. So any unwanted or brand equipment is very important
to run daily activities.

  • Bird watching equipment
  • Laptop/Computer
  • Bird Counting equipment
  • Field Research Equipment
  • Training materials etc
  • Cameras
Also we are looking for any free training around the based on
conservation issues so we can increase knowledge and being efficiency
in our daily works

 

BIRD WATCHING AREAS AND DISTRIBUTION OF THE RESIDENT AND MIGRATORY
BIRD POPULATIONS CAN BE ASSOCIATED WITH THESE HABITAT-VEGETATION:

 

1 Ocean
2 Inter-tidal mud flats and beaches
3 Coastal thickets
4 Cultivated and built-up areas
5 Swamps and ponds
6 Grassland
7 Mangroves
8 Coastal forest

 

For further details:
--
Mackubi R. Joseph
Managing Director
Mafia Ornithological and Research Centre
P.o.Box 14,
Utende,
Mafia
Tanzania.

 

Cell: +255 715 800 801 OR +255 685 463 524
Skype: mackubi.joseph1

 

Skype: mackubi.joseph1
Twitter: @mackubisafock
LinkedIn: Mackubi R. Joseph
Email: mackubijoseph@gmail.com
Website:
https://www.facebook.com/groups/962523283890623/



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