[Coral-List] Volunteer Intern Position

Jos Hill jos at reefcheck.org
Sun Jun 26 18:56:47 EDT 2005

Volunteer Intern Position - Reef Check Australia

Reef Check Australia are looking for a motivated and independent person 
to assist with the coordination of the 2006 survey season for our Great 
Barrier Reef Project. If you want to gain experience in coral reef 
monitoring and team management this is an outstanding opportunity!

This position will run from January to June 2006 and will involve the 
planning, coordination and leadership of Reef Check research teams to 
survey up to 30 sites on the Great Barrier Reef and the Coral Sea. You 
will also be responsible for data management, analysis and the creation 
of a scientific report.

Reef Check Australia has 30 trained volunteers and works with 15 dive 
operators on the Great Barrier Reef Project. Good communication, 
motivation, delegation and social skills are therefore essential. 
Minimum Rescue Diver required, however an insured instructor is 

Required skills and qualifications:
- Tertiary qualification in marine biology
- Rescue diver with a minimum of 50 logged dives
- Current first aid, CPR and oxygen provider qualifications
- Good communication skills, both verbal and written
- Ability to take initiative and work independently

Desired skills and qualifications:
- Divemaster or Instructor with full insurance
- Experience with coral reef monitoring

Why Work for Reef Check Australia?
- Part of the United Nation’s official International coral reef 
monitoring program
- Strong scientific reputation
- Work with likeminded people at the cutting edge of coral reef 

Benefits to you include the opportunity to:
- Enhance your research skills
- Enhance   team management skills
- Enhance project coordination skills
- Contribute to Australia’s long-term data set
- Take part in the most comprehensive Reef Check Training program in 
the world
- Work with like-minded professionals and volunteers at one of the 
world’s leading centres of tropical marine science
- Log up to 100 dives at some of Australia’s most spectacular coral 
- Potential for ongoing opportunities with Reef Check

Applicants should send their resume to Jos Hill at jos at reefcheck.org

Jos Hill
Executive Director
Reef Check Australia
PO Box 404
QLD 4810

Email: jos at reefcheck.org
General enquiries: support at reefcheckaustralia.org
Tel: +61 (0)7 4724 3950
Mob: +61 (0) 415 446 646


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