Voluntariado en conservación de aves (Argentina) ~ Bioblogia.net

7 de octubre de 2016

Voluntariado en conservación de aves (Argentina)

We seek volunteer field assistants for a period from either November to January or December to January/February for a rewilding project of the Red and Green Macaw (Ara chloropterus) in the savanna of Iberá, Corrientes, Argentina.

Volunteer’s activities involve helping with the daily routines of the field site, which include: introducing the captive macaws to a native diet, flight training, antipredator training, monitoring feeding behavior and diet, collecting their native food, maintaining their enclosure and surveying food availability in nearby forests and data entry. Volunteer field assistants will also be involved in the release and post release processes which will include VHF monitoring.

Applicants must be responsible, self-disciplined, hardworking, self-motivated, tolerant of tropical weather and biting insects (mosquitoes, ticks, flies), willing to work in a group and able to tolerate rustic isolated living conditions. A sense of humor is vital. Applicants will share a room in a small cabin at the field site, located at 40 km from the city of Ituzaingó.

Radio-telemetry and horse-riding experience is a big plus but not required. Intermediate to Advanced Spanish language skills are preferred. Volunteer field assistants must be a minimum of 18 years old.

We provide the necessary equipment for the fieldwork activities, as well as food and lodging. Applicants must arrange their own transportation to Ituzaingó, Corrientes province, Argentina.

TO APPLY: Send cover letter and resume with contact of two references to Noelia Volpe (EM: reintroduccionguacamayo@gmail.com). In the cover letter indicate why you are interest to participate with us and your available dates. Individuals interested in applying to this position are strongly advised to check the cost of flights from their native country to Argentina prior to applying to the position. Feel free to email for further information. Closing Date: Until Filled.

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