Realize your passions with one of GVI’s wildlife conservation programs. You can learn about; the Big Five game, fauna and flora, and other ecologically diverse wildlife in South Africa, highly intelligent elephants in Thailand, endangered sea turtles in Greece, Costa Rica, and Seychelles, and the bountiful biodiversity, stealthy jaguar,and bird life in Costa Rica.
You will be aligned with GVI’s objectives to reach short, mid, and long-term goals on each project, that are measured against the UN Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs). You will be part of a team of people dedicated to making an ethical and sustainable impact.
This is a great way to learn about universal conservation issues and work alongside the Field Guide Association of South Africa (FGASA) qualified guides, gain technical skills in remote camera trapping, learn how to make natural medicinal food remedies for elephants, or construct shelters for turtle nests and hatchlings.
- Learn conservation skills directly from experts in the field, while contributing to short, mid, and long-term objectives to reach the UN SDGs.
- Travel to Southeast Asia, Africa, Latin America, or Europe, and learn how to volunteer ethically and make a sustainable impact in your chosen project.
- Meet participants from other parts of the world, and start becoming a global citizen with a greater understanding of different social and conservation issues.
- Go on hikes, snorkel and dive in warm tropical waters, or travel to nearby waterfalls and cities in your free time.
- Start to learn a new language and gain a deeper understanding of local community members’ cultural practices.
GVI has a Community Development Internship in Thailand!
This is an opportunity to learn more about Chiang Mai's local Karen hill tribe culture, gaining intercultural communication skills and valuable teaching experience.