Whale & Dolphin Conservation

Domaine : Protection de l’environnement
Programme : Service volontaire européen

Organisation d’accueil

Asociatión Whale Fund

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.)

Experimental farm

  • 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

Creative writing

  • Graphics
  • Film and photography
  • Art & Nature Programme
  • Costume/fashion design
  • Theatre
  • CV preparation

Profil recherché :

Motivated young people

Votre contact :

Lia Kechagia