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|All our work revolves around doing what the community wants, NOT what we think that the community should want or needs. We must be very sensitive to individuals needs, village politics and must ensure that all stakeholders are full involved. This work requires training and experience with indigenous cultures. We always undertake socio-economic surveying using SEM-Pacifika guidelines and this requires meticulous record keeping and sensitivity. An aptitude for languages helps as will an interest in arts and crafts. Our Community Development leader usually also does a lot of our capacity building and awareness raising work. This often involves presenting films and talks to the community and schools. Another responsibility is running our sustainability programs such as Moana Arts and possibly new programs under development. |
This job is unpaid.
OceansWatch is an organisationwith a Vision of Healthy oceans and sustainable Island communities. Our Mission is that In partnership with Island communities we develop marine conservation plans, sustainable livelihood projects and support primary school education.
Our Activities include:We run expeditions aboard donated yachts.We encourage, facilitate and resource OceansWatch members with yachts to partner with volunteers to take part in OceansWatch projects.We undertake marine ecosystem monitoring surveys using International and our own methodologies.When a community requests it, we assist and educate them in Ecosystem Based Management of their reefs and the setting up of Marine Protected Areas that are resilient to Climate Change.We facilitate a schools partnership program that supports schools in developing countries.We assist communities in other ways, as requested to build their capacity to create a sustainable environment and sustainable livelihoods.
OceansWatch is an international not-for-profit organisation that works with sailors, divers, scientists and the public to help Island communities to conserve their marine environments, develop sustainable livelihoods and access primary education.
|Skills / Industry Qualifications Required:||This work requires training and experience with indigenous cultures. We always undertake socio-economic surveying using SEM-Pacifika guidelines and this requires meticulous record keeping and sensitivity. An aptitude for languages helps as will an interest in arts and crafts. Our Community Development leader usually also does a lot of our capacity building and awareness raising work.|
|Education Level Required:||High School|
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