Marine and Coastal Habitat Restoration Volunteer in Cuba

Location: Cuba

Program Duration: 1-2 Weeks, 2-4 Weeks

Dates: Year Round

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2103 Coral Way Suite 202 Miami, FL 33145 United States

Call Us

Phone: +17867099885

Description

As the Marine and Coastal Habitat Conservation Volunteer, you will contribute to an ongoing initiative to improve and monitor marine and coastal ecosystem health. The data collected will help guide the environmental planning of this protected area.

Your volunteer time will consist of marine and coastal habitat restoration work. On land, this includes, invasive species removal, reforestation, and bird diversity counts and data collection. Work in the water includes snorkeling to conduct fish and seagrass surveys, underwater trash pickups, and invasive species removal (lionfish capturing).

Accommodation is provided at Villa Arrecife, our volunteer house and dive center. The house has air conditioned bedrooms, a living room, kitchen, and back patio, and is minutes from the ocean.

Qualifications

-Ability to work independently as well as on a team
-Physically ability to work outdoors with potentially high sun, element, and temperature exposure
-Physical ability to spend many hours in the ocean
-Ability to independently collect and register data
-Must be experienced snorkeler (or certified diver if you plan on diving)
-Intermediate level of Spanish

Languages Used as a Medium of Teaching
  • Spanish

Cost in US$:

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Cost Includes:

Cost Include Description:

The program fee includes all of your food, lodging, and transportation once on the Isle of Youth, plus one taxi ride to the airport terminal in Havana. 100% of any funds that exceed your cost of living will go towards the Manos para Cuba program. . *The program fee does not include international airfare to Cuba, your flight to Isle of Youth (about $80 roundtrip), visa, extra dives, or personal expenses.

Credit Available

no

Volunteer Types
  • Environment
  • Community Development
  • Conservation
  • Animal Welfare
  • Wildlife
  • Marine Conservation
  • Eco-Tourism
This Program is open to

Worldwide Participant. This Program is also open to Families, Couples and Individuals.

Typical Living Arrangements
  • Guest House

Application Process Involves
  • Online Application
Typically The Application Process Time is
2 days
Year Founded

2006

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