Share, inspire and contribute your experience in North Borneo, Sabah, Malaysia



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    We are an Environmental & Marine conservation centre located at west coast of Sabah, North Borneo. Our aim is to conserve, preserve and protect the marine and terrestrial ecosystems through creating awareness & educating visitors and community. Our activities include; but not limited to; 100% organic coral propagation - rehabilitation & reef restoration, citizen science programs on flora and fauna above & below water, sea grass, Mangrove, birding ID, and seaweed farming as local community empowerment or enrichment. 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. Ultimately helping to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations. #13, #14, #15 & #17.

    We coach/train Citizen Science Environmental & Marine basic knowledge Courses/workshop, Scuba Diving Courses, Coral Propagation Courses - Ocean Quest Global Protocol, reef conservation, coral, wildlife & marine observation, shark & rays conservation, turtle, seagrass, Mangrove conservation, River, seahorse, sea cow, seaweed, kids activities and many more.

    Our conservation centre policy, we are only allowed CONSERVATION VOLUNTEER who pay get certified as Coral Gardener to join the program to work on daily Underwater Work. If there is no Conservation Volunteer during your stay, our Science Team may offer you and you Workaway Volunteer will be lucky to assist them but yet depend on the individual experience expertise. (strictly to follow our conservation Rules, SOP & Protocol. Briefing will be given before depart to the site).

    Currently we have 13 site running for you to choose where you wanna help or you can switch among these 13 site with other volunteer every 3 weeks. (Not all 13 location fully operated yet) still depend on availability. Please note that conservation work does not take place all year round. It subject to the weather and or when our conservationists’ team officer in-charged at the station. Best is to check when you applying if this is your primary interest.

    Most important is let us know your ACTUAL arrival date / date that you wish to start with us and your last day. It is easy and very important for our team to check the availability of space as we have very limited 4 person for each site. Don't forget ya! We welcome you to come join us to work and learn! 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 and volunteer site subject to BORNEO, SABAH - INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL COVID-19 SOP. Please do Covid-19 self test kit and PCR Test before travel. We only accept fully vaccinated volunteer provided digital cert via this App upon apply and must tested negative.**

  • Types d'aide et opportunités d'apprendre

    Types d'aide et opportunités d'apprendre

    Projets artistiques
    Pratique d’une langue
    Aide avec des éco-projets
    Bricolage et projets de construction
    S’occuper des animaux
    Aide dans une ferme
    Baby-sitting et jeux créatifs
    Cuisine/repas pour la famille
    Aide à la maison
    Accueil / tourisme
    Entretien général
    Aide informatique / avec Internet

  • Echange culturel et opportunités d'apprendre

    Echange culturel et opportunités d'apprendre

    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. We living with our native multi culture and tradition. 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 magical of North Borneo.

    In North Borneo, we have 37 ethnic and with very traditional cultural life style. You have many chance to visit the local culture exchange experience for sure. You can check out things to do in Sabah or 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.
    Happy learning!

    You are stranger to us when applying here, but we don't treat you like a stranger. Once you step into our home you are our family. So treat us like your family. Share your love, care, joy and happiness always be kind. Together we protect preserve & conserve the nature, ocean planet our only lifetime asset. Hope to see you soon!

    Be part of our journey, join the Mission! Help us to spread the awareness, protect ocean planet mother nature - Preserve & Conserve toward sustainability! Nature is our life time asset. If the Ocean die, we all die...

  • Aide


    Make it like your home, be flexible and help us. Live like family , YES you will be our family right upon you arrive!
    Every centre (station) have their own SOP, rules and regulation to follow. Basically these are the task you will do.
    1. Conservation Centre Assistant - basic PR with walk-in tourist.
    2. Supervision on the does & don't with tourist guest.
    3. Cleaning and house keeping. - Surrounding area of volunteer accommodation / centre area.
    4. Volunteer kitchen/pantry
    5. Kidz Zone - Children art / Education program (If any kids join the program.)
    6. Fruits farm & gardening
    7. Eco-Warrior.
    8. Gardening, tree planting & water plants.
    9. Graphic Design - Poster, flyers and etc.
    10. Mural artist - When needed.
    11. Making Awareness signage - Open for suggestion.
    12. General repair & maintenance - Centre / Area only.
    13. Conservation Centre front desk - Take turn.
    14. Shopping - refill house sundry / grocery.
    15. Rake dry leafs everyday morning/late afternoon task or whenever dry leaf piles up
    16. Prepare & Cook 3 meals - Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.
    17. Trash Management - Monitor Food Waste & waste separation - recycle / up-cycle.
    19. Social Media update FB & IG. - to pull traffic to spread awareness.
    20. Assist on Conservation Work (upon request by Conservation Manager only.)
    ...the end

  • Langues

    Langues parlées
    Anglais: Courant
    Malay: Courant
    Chinois (mandarin): Courant
    Chinese (Cantonese): Courant

    Cet hôte propose un échange linguistique
    Cet hôte a indiqué qu’il souhaitait faire partager sa propre langue ou en apprendre une nouvelle.
    Contactez-le pour en savoir plus.

  • Hébergement


    Depend on which location available for volunteer.

    1. Mix Dormitory room sharing with Host. (AC/Fans.)
    2. Bed sheet, Blanket and Pillow each. (Towel not all location available. Do bring your own towel.)
    3. Refill drink water. (Strictly no single use plastic bottle.) Bring your own refill water bottle.
    4. Vegetarian Food - Three (3) meals in a day. Volunteer take turn to prepare meal for everybody in the house.
    5. Torch light. (sharing - remember to keep back/return after used.)

    If volunteer travels with host, in order to reduce cost - volunteer welcome to share room with host or else volunteer can pay to have their own room. Food will be sharing between all volunteers who travel together.

    Meal Time
    (volunteer required to follow staff meal prepared by the chef of the day)
    One (1 hour) Breakfast whatever kitchen provided.
    Lunch (2 hour)
    Dinner (2 hour)
    > Clean your dining table after meal.
    > Wash your own plate after each meals.
    > Ensure your table clean and clear.

    Volunteer can bring their own grocery and kept in kitchen with sticker NAME on it. MAKE SURE TO KEEP CLEAN and separate / recycle the waste accordingly if the area have their waste management system.

  • Autres infos...

    Autres infos...

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

    Volunteer required to complete all daily task and hand over work to the next volunteer in-charge if needed/any. This is to avoid abandoned incomplete work. Volunteer must take a break if they are not feeling well or sick.

    We required volunteer to keep all the area clean & tiny at all the time, where ever they go, understand about waste management. Smoker strictly smoke at the Smoking Area only. All the tools / items must keep back to the original place right after use (avoid misplace or missing).

    We provides a list of tour sightseeing list for our volunteer easy planning for their local tour during their off day. The list will be given upon volunteer arrival.

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

    We hope our volunteer enjoy their stay and help us to preserve protect our paradise, make it like their own HOME.

  • Informations complémentaires

    Informations complémentaires

    • Accès Internet

    • Accès Internet limité

      Accès Internet limité

    • Nous avons des animaux

    • Nous sommes fumeurs

    • Familles bienvenues

  • Combien de volontaires pouvez-vous accueillir ?

    Combien de volontaires pouvez-vous accueillir ?

    Plus de 2

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    Nombre d'heures attendues

    Maximum 5 hours a day, 5 days a week.

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Communication: (4.9)

N° de référence hôte : 665696126614