[Coral-List] Coral Restoration Volunteers in the US Virgin Islands

Stopher Slade stopher.slade at gmail.com
Thu Nov 20 13:40:42 EST 2014



The Nature Conservancy (TNC) has supported the conservation of coral reefs
and the restoration and recovery of the endangered elkhorn (*Acropora
palmata*) and staghorn (*A. cervicornis*) corals in the US Virgin Islands
since 2009.

The project is currently seeking three (3) full-time volunteers to work
from February 2, 2015 – May 31, 2015 possibly until July 1, 2015 depending
on funding availability.  The Volunteer Associate will assist with aspects
of the project including nursery maintenance and reef restoration
efforts.  Volunteers
will be supervised by the Principal Investigator and will work 7 hours a
day, 5 days per week (or 35 hours per week).  Although this is an un-paid
internship, TNC will provide housing and reimbursement of airfare and meal

*This is a short-term (4 month) volunteer associate position based on St.
Croix, US Virgin Islands*.  The Volunteer Associate provides
administrative, research, project management and other general assistance
to program or preserve staff in the operation of a coral restoration
project on St. Croix, USVI. This may include some or all of the following:

·        Gathers and synthesizes data relating to coral restoration and
conservation implementation and/or activities.

·        Assists in coral nursery maintenance and outplanting activities.

·        Assists in the maintenance of equipment, boats, and dive equipment.

A full description of the volunteer position and how to apply can be found

Search for Job ID: *42586*

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