martes, 27 de mayo de 2008

Voluntariado: Nueva Zelanda!

Volunteer positions are available to assist with dusky dolphin behavioural ecology research in Kaikoura, New Zealand.

Field work will be conducted from a dedicated research vessel and tour vessels.Boat work is weather dependent and volunteer positions will include data entry, photo-id matching and analysis tasks.

Volunteers will gain experience in dolphin photo-identification techniques, behavioural data collection and analysis, and small boat handling.

Previous experience is not necessary, but flexibility and the ability to work in a variety of conditions at sea is a must.

Volunteers will be asked to commit to the project for 1-2 months and will be responsible for their own food, housing ($140-$200 NZ per week) and transportation.

Positions are available from Sept 1st-Oct 15th, Nov 20th-Dec 20th and Jan 20th-March 31st, 2009.

To apply for the position please submit a cover letter summarizing any related experience and approximate dates of availability to

For full consideration please enclose a copy of your C.V. with email addresses and phone numbers for three professional references.

Wendy Markowitz,
Ph.D. Candidate Ecology Department,
Massey University
Dusky Dolphin Research Project
Edward Percival Field Station
The Esplanade
Kaikoura, New Zealand

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