Conservation Education & Outreach Intern

Position Title : Conservation Education & Outreach Intern
Unit : Education (Outreach)
Date: September 2019
Type of contract: 1-3-month contract, unpaid

Job Summary

Emirates Nature-WWF is looking for a highly motivated, proactive intern to help launch a new youth-focused Connect with Nature leadership and learning programme. The Intern is responsible for supporting the Senior Conservation Education and Outreach Officer and Coordinator in executing the new programme.

Key Responsibilities

  • Support the Senior Officer and Coordinator with planning outreach activities.
  • Assist with analyzing registration data to prepare monthly report of attendees.
  • Liaise with external stakeholders, including contractors, vendors and consultants, to carry out activities and events connected to Connect with Nature.
  • Provide logistical, operational and administrative support, as required.
  • Undertake research to support the further development of the programme such as searching for relevant outreach activities around the emirate.
  • Conducting reconnaissance missions for potential Dubai geolocations for gamification on digital platform.
  • Compile best practices and outline key characteristics for future research and learning programmes.
  • Organise meetings and other forums, including providing administrative and secretarial support, as required.
  • Support Outreach with reviewing and sorting files on Box.
  • Provide operational support for events, field work and other programme initiatives.
  • Identify project risks, provide feedback and suggest opportunities for improvement.

Requirements

  • Fluent in English (essential); language skills in Arabic (desirable)
  • Ability to travel between Dubai and Abu Dhabi offices with relative frequency as well as visits to field sites.
  • Access to a car
  • Willing to take part in weekend outdoor activities

Education

Degree or degree in progress in Education, Sustainability, Conservation, Ecology, Project Management, or any other relevant field.

How to apply

Please send your application with the subject ‘Application for Conservation Education & Outreach Intern’ to the attention of Human Resource Manager Ms Magdalena Tayoun on [email protected]