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Volunteer Mexico

Overview

Vacancy: Volunteer Mexico
Company: BUNAC
Category: Conservation Projects (Conservation projects, Marine Conservation, Environmental Work)
Dates: 4 - 24 weeks
Cost : £1795

Volunteer Mexico

Description

If you have passion for conservation then this experience is for you. Gain new skills and have unforgettable encounters, this marine project will have you captivated from day one. Located in the Mesoamerican Barrier Reef, the second largest barrier reef in the world, you'll be in a picture perfect paradise for 4 weeks living and working on the white sandy shores of the Caribbean sea. 

VOLUNTEER MEXICO HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Form a comprehensive overview of the ecological health of the reef 
  • Determine the species and breeding success of sea turtles (seasonal) 
  • Develop the expedition base as an "Ecological Research and Awareness Centre" 
  • Develop education and awareness programmes within the local community 
  • Protect endangered turtle species and collect valuable data on hatching success and poaching

WHAT YOU GET

In the UK 

  • Comprehensive one-to-one telephone orientation to prepare you for your trip 
  • Flight booking service
  • Personal support and travel advice from knowledgable staff 
  • Pre-departure field guide 

In Mexico 

  • 24 hour emergency phone contact and in-country support 
  • Airport transfers 
  • Welcome meeting and orientation 
  • All necessary training by staff 
  • All necessary project equipment and materials 
  • Shared accommodation 
  • First Aid & CPR training 
  • PADI Open Water (for 8 and 12 week volunteers) and Advanced Open Water
  • Use of 02 equipment workshop, diving compressor training workshop and community workshop

If you want to make a difference in conservation and do something incredible, click 'apply now' to find out more information about our Volunteer Mexico programme. Visit our website, email us on enquiries@bunac.org.uk or call us on 0333 999 7516. 

Placement Details

Category

Main Category: Conservation Projects

Sub-categories:

  • Conservation projects
  • Marine Conservation
  • Environmental Work

Location(s)

 Mexico
  • Akumal
  • Mérida
  • Río Lagartos
  • Yucatan

Included with this placement

  • Airport Pickup
  • Accommodation
  • Food

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