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Ecotourism Intern

Role Overview

As the ecotourism intern in the communications department at the Galapagos National Park you will gather information that will help the national park staff make important ecotourism decisions. This will include:

  • Running satisfaction questionnaires at visitor sites.
  • Generating statistical data.
  • Creating databases based on the surveys you administer.

Schedule

Schedules are based on a 25 hr/week commitment, and can voluntarily be extended to a regular 40hr/work week. Typically Monday-Friday 7:30AM-12:30PM. May be subject to change depending on the tasks at hand.

Requirements

  • Intermediate to advanced level of Spanish in order to communicate with fellow workers and visitors.
  • Ability to communicate and act with care and patience.
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team.
  • Flexible schedule that accounts for the day to day needs of working with a local institution.
  • Physical ability to work outdoors with potentially high sun, element, and temperature exposure.
  • Ability to independently collect and register data.

Interested in volunteering as an Ecotourism Intern? Follow these 3 easy steps

Step 1: Fill out an application. Once we receive you application, we will contact you with any follow-up questions.

Step 2: Once we confirm your acceptance and approve dates, make your refundable deposit of $200 to confirm your position. The deposit goes towards your final program fee and is already deducted from the prices you see below.

Step 3: Pay full program fee.

  Download our Volunteer Brochure for more information