Domaine : Protection de l’environnement
Programme : Service volontaire européen
Asociatión Whale Fund
Adresse / pays
Vento, Santa Cruz de Tenerife
durée 6 - 12 mois
début: à convenir
fin: à convenir
type de mission: individuelle
Description de la mission :
Asociatión Whale Fund is a Spanish charitable association, registered in the Canaries as a not
for profit organisation since 2005. Its remit is to work towards the protection of cetaceans through
education, research and conservation programmes. It works closely with the Atlantic Whale &
Dolphin Foundation (AWdF) and with the island’s whale watching community and tourism
infrastructure - hotels, tour operators, local authorities, media, animal and education
Tâches du volontaire :
Nature guiding on the whale watching boats, informing tourists on the cetacean species of Tenerife.
- Raising awareness and taking action on the threats to marine mammals.
- Research from land and sea: acoustics, photo identification, behaviour monitoring, plastic collection.Atlantic Ocean Cetacean Network (AOCN) – research and networking.
Responsible whale watching consortium.
- Agricultural development and markets.
- Making products out of banana tree.
- Trading local crafts and produce through the Fair Earth Tenerife website.
- Developing international grassroot projects connected to conservation, research, tree planting, trading crafts, and more.
Fair Earth Tenerife Website – promoting small local businesses based on Tenerife.
- Exploring the authentic Tenerife (Daily Road Trips).
- Selling local products at a local market.
- Taking part in all the outdoor activities Tenerife has to offer from land and sea (paragliding, trekking, kayaking, surfing, diving, climbing, etc.)
- Making natural products – pottery, aloe vera soaps, coffee scrubs, jams, herbal teas,etc.
- Selling our products at local markets
- Living off the land
- Outdoor activities
- Alternative technology
- Animal husbandry – chickens, rabbits and more
- Conserving flora through collecting a seed bank of 600 endemic species
- Film and photography
- Art & Nature Programme
- Costume/fashion design
- CV preparation
Profil recherché :
Motivated young people
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