Volunteers Wanted

The Project Team of the Fauna Conservation Department is looking for suitably dynamic people to assist with a range of conservation projects during our busiest period in the spring and summer (June to September).

 

The suitable Volunteers will be able to assist conservation staff in the following ways:

  • Taking care of rare, Critically Endangered reptiles in our ex-situ conservation breeding project, including egg searching, preparing food and helping to manage enclosures.
  • Processing wild stray snakes before releasing back into the wild. This project helps to find solutions for wildlife conflicts in the community.
  • Joining our scientific study of rescued Burmese Pythons.
  • Maintenance of the natural history specimen collection.
  • Data entry for conservation project work.
  • Help with other project work as required, which will provide experience with amphibian conservation, bat roost protection and developing environmental enhancement for native species.

 

This will be ideal experience for those wishing to work in a conservation or wildlife research field.

 

The suitable candidates must:

  • Be fit to work in a busy and dynamic environment including some outdoor work.
  • Have some previous related experience with animals; a basic knowledge of local biodiversity will be an advantage.
  • Be responsible, friendly and able to work in a team and independently.
  • Work in-line with the KFBG values, in pursuit of the Vision and Mission of the organisation.
  • Working hours are from 8:30am to 5:00pm Monday-Friday.

 

How to join the Team

Interested parties, please send your C.V. and a cover letter indicating your experience and why you would like to help with the Conservation Project Team to fauna@kfbg.org. (Please specify applying for Fauna Conservation Department – Volunteer in the Project Team Section).

For any enquiries, please contact Ms Chan at 2483-7122.