Location: Praslin Island & Cousin Island
Dates: Fall/Winter 2016
Project Length: Two Weeks
Application Deadline: July 31st
Project ID: 1629_Seychelles
ABOUT THE CHARITY
Founded in 1998, this NGO’s mission is to improve the conservation of biodiversity in this unique archipelago through its scientific management, research, educational and training programs. Specific goals include: increasing and propagating the scientific knowledge of biodiversity, education of the public and promoting partnership and cooperation between like-minded individuals and organizations.
The focus will be documenting this NGO’s work based around two Project sites on two different islands. Focus will specifically involve photographing and/or capturing video footage of wildlife both on land and in water. The material will be used to promote and create awareness of this NGO’s conservation work.
Experience in photo-documentary or photojournalism
Proficient in videography
Experience with underwater photography/videography
Excellent interpersonal and communications skills
Experience living in remote area and ability to withstand intense heat and humidity
Adaptable to new and different situations, flexible and patient
Experience in overseas development
Experience travelling abroad in developing nations