Conservation Gap Year

with Oyster Worldwide

newspaper Land Conservation Marine Conservation Internship
location Africa Asia Australia Europe North America South America
start date Throughout the year
salary Volunteer project
accommodation includedAccommodation included
training providedTraining provided

Oyster Worldwide offer a very personal service with detailed preparation and support before, during and when you return from travel. Pre-departure services include a phone or skype interview and full briefing on what to expect. We advise on safety, cultural issues, flights, what to take, currency and what life will be like in your chosen destination. Oyster Worldwide pride themselves on selecting projects that we believe are genuinely worthwhile. Every project has been visited by a member of the Oyster team and vetted for excellence.

Conservation Gap Year

gap year project highlights Highlights

Building or repairing enclosures
Making a genuine difference to the species or area that you have chosen to help
Beach clean-ups

typical day What's it like

A typical day on this gap year project

Depending on your volunteer choice, you could be interacting with or monitoring land or marine animals. You may be required to survey native plants or collect soil samples for testing. Other mindful conservation work could include building or repairing enclosures, cleaning, tree planting, preparing food, litter picking and beach clean-ups. All projects aid in helping local people and making a genuine difference to the species or area that you have chosen to help.

ideal candidate Project Requirements

Who would be a suitable participant?

Be prepared to work hard. Some jobs require a certain level of fitness to be able to cope with physical activities in humid temperatures. You must be prepared in some cases to live in basic accommodation. You must be enthusiastic and have a positive attitude and your efforts will be rewarded!

our offer Project Benefits

What we can offer you

Accommodation is provided with our volunteer conservation projects. All volunteers will receive a free Oyster t-shirt and luggage tag. Helpful pre-departure advice is offered by our UK team and supportive in-country representatives are on hand to help. For further detailed descriptions please have a look at Oyster Worldwide's project-specific website pages.


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