Nature Conservation Centre need help at North Borneo, Sabah, Malaysia

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  • Última actividad: 14 jun 2024



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  • Descripción


    NEW!! Are you passionate about marine life and committed to nature conservation? or You sure you are dedicated, loves nature, wilderness, island ocean life? Strong knowledge and expertise in one or more of the specified specialties
    commitment toward nature environmental conservation and has at least 2 years good experience working in nature related field as well as have experience working in very basic administration?

    We are an 100% community based Nature Conservation Centre (Social Enterprise), We provide variety nature related courses and training. Our centre located at Usukan Island, West Coast of Sabah, North Borneo. 1 hour 40min by road from Kota Kinabalu City (BKI) and 15min by boat. Our aim is to conserve, preserve and protect the sea and terrestrial ecosystems through creating awareness & educating people, communities and of course younger generation. We're doing 100% organic coral propagation - rehabilitation & reef restoration, citizen science programs on flora and fauna above & below water, sea grass, Mangrove, coral ID, tree tagging, birding, jungle wildlife observation, living in sustainability and many more. By restoring habitats damaged by tourism and unregulated fishing activities like fish bombing, and by providing an alternative livelihood to local fishermen/local community, we aim to conserve and enhance biodiversity and ecosystems at all our location. Ultimately helping to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations. #13, #14, #15 & #17. We do have Citizen Science Environmental & Marine basic knowledge Courses, Scuba Diving Courses, Coral Propagation Courses - Ocean Quest Global method, reef restoration, coral, wildlife & marine observation.

    Certainly! We're seeking a volunteer researcher with expertise in various specialties:
    > Volunteer Opportunity: Nature Researcher with 3 Years Experience
    🌊 Join Our Ocean Nature Conservation Center Team! 🐚
    Volunteer Researcher Specialties:
    >>> Insects
    >>> Trees
    >>> Mushrooms
    >>> Birds
    >>> Reptiles
    >>> Sea Snails
    >>> Land & Sea Hermit Crab
    >>> Crabs
    >>> Sharks & Rays

    > Conduct field research on [chosen specialty/ies]
    > Collect and analyze data to contribute valuable insights
    > Collaborate with our team to support ongoing conservation efforts
    > Participate in educational outreach programs
    If you're enthusiastic about making a positive impact on ocean nature ecosystems and confident that able to assist us, ping us we would love to hear from you NOW!
    Volunteer who're certified scuba diver and flexible to travel with the host will have extra privilege. Volunteer will be introduce to their task at our office or before going to the field.
    > Working 5 hours per day > Monday - Friday > OFF DAY - Saturday & Sunday > Opportunity to visit local tourist attraction eg: Museum, Sabah Art Gallery, Gaya Street Sunday Market, Marine Park around Sabah, Floating Mosque, Sandakan Orang Utan Centre, Kinabatangan river cruise, Mount Kinabalu Climb and many more...

    Hope you are the lucky one! Do send a copy of your CV or Linked In profile either way.

    Additional point if you are good in social media, love photography, & content writing. (All volunteer shall strictly to follow our conservation Rules, SOP & Protocol. Briefing will be given at the office). Volunteer are not allow to do things without instruction or without permission. (Term & Condition apply)

    Most important, do let us know your ACTUAL arrival date / date and your last day. It is easy and very important for our team to check the availability of space as it is very limited space. You're welcome to join us to work and learn in this part of the World! Be part of our journey, join our Mission... All Workaway volunteers who complete their stay with us will receive a Thank You Message and feedback.
    ** All traveler entry guideline, travel visa shall apply on the own arrangement. Ensure volunteer provides their own travel insurance and physically healthy/fit (no serious sickness, injury or not on any medication).**

  • Tipos de ayuda y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Tipos de ayuda y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Trabajo de caridad
    Proyectos artísticos
    Ayuda en proyectos ecológicos
    Construcción y bricolaje
    Ayuda en una granja
    Cocinar para toda la familia
    Ayuda doméstica
    Mantenimiento general
    Ayuda informática
  • Intercambio cultural y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Intercambio cultural y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Many of you might heard about North Borneo! In North Borneo, people are super friendly, smiling, warm and very kind hearted is in our Bornean blood stream. Borneo is the 3rd biggest island with oldest forest in the World. We living with our native multi cultural and traditions. You mustn't miss it! Many people and friends always feel sad because when the day they have to leave, they still don't have enough time to travel around see the magic fairy tales of North Borneo.

    In North Borneo, we have 37 ethnic and with very traditional cultural life style 37 native language. You have many chance to visit the local culture exchange experience for sure. You can check out things to do in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah. Things that you can't find in any other country, you can see it here. You just need to be kind warm humble friendly and keep smiling.

    One words you must learn before getting here:
    APA KHABAR (How are you) - Bahasa Language.
    POUNSIKOU (THANK YOU) It is Dusun/Kadazan Native language.
    MIAGAL NOPO (You're welcome) or TERIMA KASIH (Thank you) SAMA-SAMA (Welcome) - Bahasa Language.
    ARAMAITI (Cheers!!!) - Dusun/Kadazan Native language.
    Happy learning!

    You're stranger to us when applying, but we won't treat you like a stranger! Once you step into our centre you are part of our family. So please treat us like your family. Share your love, care, joy, happiness and always be kind. Together we protect preserve & conserve the nature on this part of the world.

    Be part of our journey, join the Mission! Help us speed up our work and spread the awareness, protect ocean planet mother nature - Preserve & Conserve toward sustainability! We need healthy nature by putting nature first. Remember, if Ocean die, we all die...

  • Ayuda


    Follow our centre SOP, rules and regulation. Basically these are the task you will do.
    1. Conduct field research on [chosen specialty/ies]
    2. Collect and analyze data to contribute valuable insights
    3. Collaborate with our team to support ongoing conservation efforts
    4. Participate in educational outreach programs
    5. Supervision on the does & don't with guest/student.
    6. Assist Centre Cleaning and up keep.
    7. Assist to look after centre plant & water office plants.
    8. Graphic Design - Poster, flyers, signages and etc.
    9. Mural artist - When needed.
    10. Making Awareness signage - Open for suggestion.
    11. Data Collection for Trash Management - Monitor Food Waste & waste separation - recycle / up-cycle.
    12. Social Media update FB & IG. - to pull traffic to spread awareness.
    13. other task to be request/needed on site which will be brief daily.
    ...the end

  • Idiomas hablados

    Inglés: Fluido
    Malay: Fluido
    Chino (mandarín): Fluido
    Chinese (Cantonese): Fluido

  • Alojamiento


    Either Camping tent or Crew Accommodation whichever available.. Inclusive:-
    1. Sharing double decker bed room.
    2. Bed sheet, Blanket and Pillow. (Do bring your own towel.)
    3. Refill drink water. (Strictly all single use plastic goes to recycle bin.) Bring your own refill water bottle.
    [you may bring your own tool/equipment which you think you may need for your own personal use.]
    4. Three vegetarian meals a day.

    Volunteer can bring their own grocery/food and kept in kitchen with sticker NAME on it. STRICTLY we are not allowed to keep food inside the accommodation or eating inside the room. (penalty impose)
    MAKE SURE TO KEEP CLEAN AT ALL TIME and separate / recycle the waste accordingly if the area have their waste management system.

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    Volunteer will be brief with a daily/weekly task list upon confirmation of date on board and upon their arrival.
    Volunteer are not allowed to eat and smoke inside the centre and inside their accommodation room. Smoking area at designated area.

    Volunteer required to complete all daily task and keep the host posted before signing off for the day. This is to avoid abandoned incomplete work. Volunteer must take a break if they are not feeling well or sick or immediately go to clinic seek proper medication and medical leave if needed. We do not allowed unwell/sick volunteer to work and MUST stay at mainland for emergency reason.

    Volunteer strictly not allowed to consume any alcohol during their working hours, unless special occasion or after working hours. Beside coffee & tea, other beverage shall purchase at their own expense.

    We required volunteer to keep all the area clean & tidy at all the time, where ever they go, understand about waste management. Smoker strictly smoke at the Smoking Area only. All the stationeries/tools/items must keep back to the original place right after use (avoid misplace or missing). Volunteer shall repay for all missing/lost item. eg: diving fins or mask snorkel etc.

    We provides a list of tour sightseeing list for our volunteer so they can make an easy plans during their off day. The list will be given upon volunteer arrival.

    We will not tolerate with any drunken volunteer, misbehave, sexual relationship/incident are strictly not allowed, abusive, violent, aggressive, problem maker or any negative behavior which caused uncomfortable or insecure to our in house guest, employees or other volunteer in the house. We have all the rights to reject/terminate with 24 hours dismissal.

    We hope our volunteer enjoy their time working with us to help us speed up our work and at the same times preserve protect project little humble paradise on this part of the world and make your trip a meaningful one hence serve the purpose. Hope you are lucky one!

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    Un poco más de información

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    • Tenemos animales

    • Somos fumadores

    • Puede alojar familias

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    Horas esperadas

    Maximum 5 hours a day, 5 days a week.

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