Help with ocean conservation projects on the beautiful Carribean island of Montserrat

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Montserrat

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    07/12/2022

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 Min stay requested: at least 1 month

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  • Description

    Description

    We are working on various community projects that help others find a passion in the oceans and a desire to learn and protect these incredible areas . We apologize for not being able to respond to all the kind offers to support. Our small NGO was heavily affected by this pandemic.

    We are currently looking for trained lifeguards, videographers/photographers for March- August. Minimum 4 weeks commitment.

    Our biggest project of the year happens July -August, teaching over 100 children to swim, snorkel and conserve.

    Join our team and experience the beautiful Caribbean volcanic island of Montserrat, thriving with life, history, and breathtaking nature. Veta, the founder was voted Adventure Ambassador for 2017, by the Caribbean Tourism Organisation. She also sits on local conservation boards, and will be a wonderful host!

    Veta is a single mom, with a 9 year old boy, volunteers willing to help with looking out for and inspiring creativity and adventure in this young mind are also welcomed!

    We are currently looking for:

    Marine Biologists are also welcome to join our team.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Charity Work
    Art Projects
    Help with Eco Projects
    Teaching
    Babysitting and creative play
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Hospitality/Tourism
    General Maintenance
    Help with Computers/ Internet

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Learn about Montserratian history and culture. About our volcanic island and buried city. Local foods and beverages. Outdoor education, marine conservation, youth education, and meet interesting people with amazing stories!

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

    This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.

  • Help

    Help

    Help a small local water excursion and ocean education business by assisting with snorkelling and kayaking trips. Meet locals, explore and discover new beaches, take photos, assist with teaching children to swim, and sea safety. You will meet local fishermen and divers, learn about our marine life, assist on ocean conservations projects, help with our kids club and learn how to catch and cook lion fish. Lifeguards and swim instructors, are URGENTLY NEEDED.
    We're looking for people that:

    •Are passionate about photography, videography, social media (underwater photography is a plus)
    •Have a background in marine science/youth education
    •Are swimming teachers, lifeguards, etc.


    The minimum stay is 4 weeks, you'll work 5 days a week (hours flexible) with plenty of time for exploration, kayaking, swimming, hiking, boat trips, and village life.

    If you're a creative, hard working people with a positive attitude we would love to have you as a part of our team.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent
    French: Fluent

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    You will live in a shared house in the village of Salem, the island's city of heritage and culture, located near local restaurants, bars, supermarkets, beaches, and the volcano observatory. A 30 minute walk up a hill to main shops of the village but a 5 minute walk down the road or across the street to the beach,

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Hiking, exploring our modern day Pompeii, discovering our very unique island and magical flora and fauna.

    A very good portfolio building experience if you are interested in photography/videography.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

  • ...

    Hours expected

    Maximum 5 hours a day, 5 days a week




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