domingo, 13 de noviembre de 2011

Field Assistants in Pacuare Reserve, Costa Rica and Panama

From 22th February to 30 June 2012 for Costa Rica, and from 10 March to 15 July for Panama

Costa Rica, Pacuare Reserve, northen Caribbean coast. Panama, northen Caribbean coast.

Background Information
The Endangered Wildlife Trust is a registred charity which has worked to protect marine turtles since 1989. Also works in three nesting beaches in the Caribbean of Panama. The Pacuare Reserve, on the northen Caribbean coast of Costa Rica, has the most important Leatherback nesting beach in the country (dermochelys coriacea), but is also an important site for Green Turtles.

Field Assistants will work in coordination with our biologists: monitoring the turtle activity on the beach, taking data on the beach, analysis of this data, beach patrolling leading students groups, environmental education activities, talks and workshops with students and volunteers, conduct his/her individual research proyect. Field Assistants in Pacuare will work mainly with adults and hatchlings of Leatherbacks. Field Assistants in Panama do not have to do a research proyect.

The successful applicants must be graduated or near to graduate in biology, environmental science or similar. They must speak at least basic Spanish and English enough to communicate. Be in good physical health, motivated, positive and adaptable to unexpected situations. They must be able and prepared for living and working in remote areas, sometimes in difficult conditions.

Food and accomodation is provided while in the proyect.
Accepted Field Assistants must pay their own flight.

Additional Contact Information
Those interested please send:
1. Your C.V. including the e-mail address and telephone number of at least two personal references.
2. Registration form that appears in our web site.
3. Send information to
The succesful applicants will be contact no later than 15 Dicember 2011.