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<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.1pt;line-height:normal"><b><span style="font-size:22pt;font-family:"Book Antiqua","serif"" lang="EN-GB">Volunteer opportunity - Heaviside’s
dolphin research in Namibia</span></b><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif""></span></p>

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<b>BACKROUND:</b><br>
This volunteer position is to assist University of Pretoria MSc student Sara
Golaski. The project aims to obtain baseline information on abundance and habitat
use of Heaviside’s dolphins in Namibia using primarily photographic
identification (photo-ID). <br>
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<b>WHERE:</b> Walvis Bay, Namibia <br>
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<b>WHEN:</b> November and December 2014. <br>
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<b>DATA ANALYSIS & FIELDWORK:</b><br>
The volunteer position is primarily office based processing photo-ID images,
but you will be aiding the Namibian Dolphin Project in all project activities
including some fieldwork, community outreach and attending cetacean strandings
should they occur.</span><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif""></span></p>

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<b>EXPECTATIONS</b>, volunteers are expected to: </span><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif""></span></p>

<ul style="margin-top:0in" type="disc"><li class="MsoNormal" style="margin-top:0.1pt;margin-bottom:0.1pt;line-height:normal"><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:"Book Antiqua","serif"">Be experienced with photo-ID work</span><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif""></span></li>

<li class="MsoNormal" style="margin-top:0.1pt;margin-bottom:0.1pt;line-height:normal"><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:"Book Antiqua","serif"">Have good attention to detail</span><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif""></span></li>

<li class="MsoNormal" style="margin-top:0.1pt;margin-bottom:0.1pt;line-height:normal"><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:"Book Antiqua","serif"" lang="EN-GB">Be reliable, adaptable and hard-working</span><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif""></span></li>

<li class="MsoNormal" style="margin-top:0.1pt;margin-bottom:0.1pt;line-height:normal"><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:"Book Antiqua","serif"" lang="EN-GB">Be prepared to work long days </span><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif""></span></li>

<li class="MsoNormal" style="margin-top:0.1pt;margin-bottom:0.1pt;line-height:normal"><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:"Book Antiqua","serif"" lang="EN-GB">Be sociable, enthusiastic and have a positive attitude.</span><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif""></span></li>

<li class="MsoNormal" style="margin-top:0.1pt;margin-bottom:0.1pt;line-height:normal"><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:"Book Antiqua","serif"" lang="EN-GB">Participate for a minimum of 1 months, 2 months preferred</span><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif""></span></li>

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<p class="MsoNormal" style="line-height:normal"><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:"Book Antiqua","serif"" lang="EN-GB">Post would suit upper level undergrads and graduate
students who have interest and background in Biology, Marine Biology and an
interest in pursuing further study.</span><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif""></span></p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="line-height:normal"><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:"Book Antiqua","serif"" lang="EN-GB">Due to the training required, applicants should be
available for a <b>minimum of 2 months.</b><br>
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<b>LIVING & COSTS:</b><br>
Volunteers are expected to cover their own living expenses, including flight
costs. We can assist in finding accommodation which can be around ZAR 3000
($300 USD) per month. Food and other personal expenses can be kept between ZAR
2000-3000 a month. <br>
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<b>DEADLINE AND APPLICATIONS:</b><br>
Interested volunteers should email Sara Golaski as soon as possible with a:</span><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif""></span></p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="line-height:normal"><b><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:"Book Antiqua","serif"" lang="EN-GB">1 - LETTER of interest outlining
relevant experience and motivation for participation</span></b><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif""></span></p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="line-height:normal"><b><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:"Book Antiqua","serif"" lang="EN-GB">2 – CV</span></b><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif""></span></p>



<p class="MsoNormal" style="line-height:normal"><b><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:"Book Antiqua","serif"" lang="EN-GB">3 - Duration of stay (expected start
and end date)</span></b><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif""></span></p>

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<p class="MsoNormal" style="line-height:normal"><b><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:"Book Antiqua","serif"" lang="EN-ZA">to Sara Golaski<u> <a href="mailto:sgolaski@coa.edu" target="_blank"><span style="color:blue">sgolaski@coa.edu</span></a> </u></span></b><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif""></span></p>



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<p class="MsoNormal" style="line-height:normal"><b><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:"Book Antiqua","serif"" lang="EN-ZA">FOR MORE INFORMATION:</span></b><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif""></span></p>



<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt;line-height:normal"><span style="font-family:"Book Antiqua","serif"" lang="EN-ZA">Namibian Dolphin
Project website: <a href="http://www.namibiandolphinproject.com/" target="_blank"><span style="color:blue">http://www.namibiandolphinproject.com/</span></a></span><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif""></span></p>



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<br clear="all"><br>-- <br><div dir="ltr"><div>Sara Golaski<br>MSc Student, Zoology</div><div>University of Pretoria</div><div>Namibian Dolphin Project</div>

<div><br></div><div><a href="mailto:sgolaski@coa.edu" target="_blank">sgolaski@coa.edu</a></div><a href="http://www.namibiandolphinproject.com/" target="_blank">http://www.namibiandolphinproject.com/</a></div>
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