Country: Malaysia


Location: Chukai, Malaysia


Dates: September, 2016


Project Length: 10-14 days


Application Deadline: May 31st, 2016
 

Project ID: 1622_Malaysia


ABOUT THE CHARITY

This organization was established in October 2011 with the aim to bring about the recovery of depleted wild populations of turtles, with particular reference to freshwater turtles, in Malaysia through partnerships with like-minded organizations, individuals and local communities as well as through its own programs.


PROJECT DETAILS

The photographer will work closely with the organization in a small village in Chukai where they will help document the research, conservation, education and public outreach work that they do. The photographer will also be part of the annual “Terrapin Independence Day” that the NGO organizes on the first or second Saturday of September every year, where they release head-started terrapins that were hatched from their terrapin conservation project.


QUALIFICATIONS
 

Essential
Proficient in photography
Willingness to immerse in local cultures
Respect to cultural sensitivities
Excellent interpersonal and communications skills
Adaptable to new and different situations, flexible, patient and compassionate
 

Desirable
Experience in overseas development
Experience traveling abroad in developing nations
Knowledge of Bahasa Malaysian is an asset, but not required

PROGRAM FEE
$1500.00 (Click here to learn about what program fees cover)