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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> January and February 2015 <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 assisting with cetacean or sea
turtle 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 6 weeks, 2 months preferred</span><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif""></span></li></ul>

<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 6 weeks.</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> </u></span></b><span lang="EN-ZA"><a href="mailto:sgolaski@coa.edu" target="_blank"><b><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:"Book Antiqua","serif"">sgolaski@coa.edu</span></b></a></span><b><u><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:"Book Antiqua","serif"" lang="EN-ZA">
</span></u></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: </span><span lang="EN-ZA"><a href="http://www.namibiandolphinproject.com/" target="_blank"><span style="font-family:"Book Antiqua","serif"">http://www.namibiandolphinproject.com/</span></a></span><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 blog: <a href="http://namibiandolphinproject.blogspot.com/">http://namibiandolphinproject.blogspot.com/</a></span></p>

<br clear="all"><br>-- <br><div class="gmail_signature"><div dir="ltr"><div>Sara Golaski<br>MSc Candidate, 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></div>
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