Israel Coral Reef Park Ranger Assistant
Where: Eilat, Israel
Focus: Assist nature reserve staff to protect and conserve the beaches and marine environment along Israel’s coastline.
When: All year round
Duration: 2-4 weeks
Suitability: Over 18s. Volunteers should be strong swimmers. Group bookings available.
Cost: 2 weeks start from GBP 599 | Extra week from £179.
As a volunteer, you will:
- Assist and shadow nature reserve staff and park rangers to protect and conserve the marine environment in the Red Sea whilst experiencing the challenges of a field base.
- Contribute to the protection of countless species of marine life and coral.
- Conduct beach observations to record and monitor animal and human activity.
- Maintain protective equipment, such as water buoys.
- Help to protect the fragile coral reef reserve from numerous threats.
- Take part in and coordinate beach clean ups
- Educate visitors about the beach rules.
Accommodation: Volunteers spend their first night in Jerusalem, in a shared dormitory. Once at the project site in Eilat, volunteers stay in a local hostel with other project members.. There is a communal kitchen area and a sun terrace equipped with sun-beds, a BBQ and picnic benches. The hostel is near the city centre of Eilat, and just a 10-15 minute walk to the beach. The reserve is a 30-min bus journey from the hostel, and costs under £2.
Sleeping: Shared, single-gender dormitories with air conditioning and hot showers.
Food: Self-catering. There is a fully-equipped kitchen with shops nearby and restaurants.
Working week: Sunday to Thursday – 09:30 to 14:30 – with Fridays and Saturdays free.
Support: 24-hour in-country support; International HQ emergency support and back-up; UK residential briefing weekend available.
Transport: Airport pick up in Jerusalem.
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