Volunteer as a Coral Reef Park Ranger Assistant in Eilat, Israel.

Frontier

Israel Coral Reef Park Ranger Assistant

 

Who: Frontier

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.

The Base

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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