Spend 2017 in one of the Earth’s true remaining wildernesses, supporting young people on sustainable development projects. Raleigh needs volunteer managers for expeditions to Borneo from January 2017.
During your 8- or 13-week expedition, you will be making a tangible and long-lasting impact on conserving Borneo’s incredibly rich biodiversity and improving the lives of the local indigenous communities - 30% of people where you'll be based live below the poverty line. As a project manager, you will be supporting and facilitating a group of young volunteers.
- You could work on an environmental project, helping to increase scientists' access into the conservation area and supporting their research.
- You could help improve access to safe water and sanitation to local people in the rural communities.
- You could trek through the heart of Borneo’s rainforest on an adventure project.
Project roles include:
- Project managers
- Spanish interpreters
- Adventure project managers (must be Mountain Leader qualified or have extensive experience in trekking or other outdoor activities)
- Medics (doctors, nurses and paramedics who must have at least two years post-qualification
There are also office-based roles available in the expedition fieldbase, Raleigh’s local headquarters. You will be part of a team including permanent staff. You will also get a chance to visit the project sites during your expedition.
Fieldbase roles include:
- Communications officers
- Logistics coordinators (no previous logistics experience required)
Raleigh are now recruiting volunteer managers for the summer 8- and 13-week programmes running from June – September 2016.
For more information, contact Raleigh to have a chat with one of their specialist volunteer co-ordinators.