GVI Planet is hiring a
🌿 Join the adventure with our team in Limpopo as our FGASA Conservation Program Officer!
Are you a wildlife enthusiast with a passion for conservation? Do you dream of making a real impact in the heart of South Africa's stunning landscapes? Look no further – your dream job awaits!
🦓 Who We Are:
GVI (Global Vision International) is on the hunt for an FGASA Conservation Program Officer to join our dynamic team in South Africa. We're all about empowering change-makers to protect our planet's most precious ecosystems. Our projects inspire action, and our team is like no other!
Working at GVI is fast-paced and fun. We value passion, authenticity and innovation, and we treat each other with respect. But we can do better than words to show you who we are! To see what it's really like to work for GVI, click here.
🦁 What You'll Do:
As our Conservation Program Officer, you'll dive headfirst into the world of wildlife and conservation. Your days will be filled with exciting challenges, including:
Supporting in the running and development of projects.
Act as an enthusiastic role model for volunteers and provide guidance and mentorship.
Working with scientific mapping software
Data analysing, writing and reporting
Adopt a flexible work approach that will include working evenings and weekends.
Assisting to ensure that the programs continue to operate to a high standard for both volunteers and project partners
Assisting with administrative work if needed, including reporting and scheduling.
Ensure GVI’s child protection policies are implemented and maintained
Assist in the development of the under-18 and group programmes
Ensure all Health and Safety practices are being followed to a high standard and the necessary actions are taken should they not be
Motivate and support volunteers and participant's teams to a high level.
Ensure all volunteers and interns are completing their duties to the necessary standard and taking the appropriate actions if they are not.
Logistics: Help coordinate activities, side trips and airport transfers for our volunteers and ensure all details are communicated to volunteers in a timely manner
Ensure all day-to-day logistics run smoothly
✅ What you need:
We're searching for someone with:
1-2 years experience working in the field (preferably African wildlife)
Be a South African citizen/resident or have a minimum 2-year visa in place
FGASA qualification and all necessary certificates to legally operate as a field guide
Have a SA driver's license - Code 08/EB (including the ability to tow a trailer)
Professional Driving Permit (PDP)
Experience with data analysing, writing and reporting
Experience working with international volunteers
Volunteer management experience
Fluency in English
🌴 Why Join GVI? Here's what's in it for you:
This position offers incredible opportunities in the heart of South Africa's breathtaking landscapes.Learn more about our Limpopo hub here
Ready to embark on this wild journey? Apply now and take the first step toward becoming our next FGASA Conservation Program Officer in South Africa!
👉 To apply:
Please send your CV along with a cover letter stating why you feel you would be best suited to this position at GVI.
GVI is committed to providing equal employment opportunities and values diversity in our organization. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, or national origin.
Please note: We will do our utmost to respond to all applicants, however, given the large volume of applications we receive, this isn't always possible. If you do not hear back from us within three-four weeks, please take it that on this occasion your application was unsuccessful.