Our Client, an established Private Game Reserve based in Paterson, is seeking an experienced and self-motivated Student Coordinator to join their amazing team.
Aid in the planning and execution of all student/volunteer related activities on and off the reserve, including extra mural activities as required.
Conducting talks, lectures and presentations on subjects relating to conservation, fauna, flora, geology and astronomy.
Conducting social work and talks in our local communities and schools, such as environmental days, teaching, sports and other interactions, as required.
Working in conjunction with the Wildlife Department, Born Free, film crews and other strategic partners.
Work closely in conjunction with and report to the Senior Student Coordinator with regard daily responsibilities and tasks, setting out of related itineraries, developing and pioneering new guest experiences, hosting and conducting educational visits.
Introducing a new, self-driven conservation research project that will benefit the company’s already existing projects.
Maintenance and management of company equipment and vehicles used in execution of guest operation.
Conduct all guest activities to fall within the required health and safety standards.
Carrying out any related duties that might be annexed as result of operational requirements
Minimum criteria required:
Candidates should be in possession of a Conservation, Wildlife, Environmental Education or related diploma, degree or qualification.
Candidates should be fully registered guides with DEAT and the Local Registrar of Guides, in possession of a valid FGASA Level 1 and all valid certification to legally operate as a field guide, with at least one year of experience in the field.
Having previous experience in the student and sabbatical volunteer sectors and being in possession of trails guiding certificate will be of favour.
Valid driver’s licence Code 08/EB (including the ability to tow a trailer)
Valid Pr.DP (Professional Driving Permit)
Valid First Aid certificate (min Level 1)
FGASA BRH with preference to those with ARH certification
Conservation, Wildlife, Environmental Education or related diploma, degree or qualification.