Volunteer Positions and other Opportunities at Kasanka National Park
The Kasanka Trust has always relied heavily of the work of volunteers and we remain extremely grateful for their support.
Please see below for our current available positions . You can apply by filling out the form, and we will get back to you once your application has been reviewed.
Volunteer Diesel Mechanic
Time frame: 6 months to 1 year
Start Date: Immediately
We’re looking for a volunteer who loves the outdoors and can help fix vehicles with scarce resources. Someone who can make the most out of little and has a positive outlook on life. The trust can offer accommodation on site and the opportunity to gain valuable work experience in an amazing environment!
Fundraising and Communications Officer
Time frame: Three years
Start Date: Immediately
This is a full-time three-year position based in Lusaka, with regular trips to the headquarters in Kasanka National Park. The Fundraising and Communication Officer would report to the Trust’s General Manager and work closely with the other senior management staff. For more information on the specific ToR, please contact email@example.com.
Required Qualifications and Experience: Degree: A bachelor level education with preference for a degree in marketing, advertising, communications or similar; Experience: Solid experience in fundraising and grant writing with demonstrated prior success in fundraising for an organisation similar to KTL. Demonstrate significant experience in communication with modern tools; IT and software: Proficient in all mainstream software as well as desktop publishing and website-creation software and social media; Skills: Excellent English writing skills (need to submit sample of document written).
Optional but Desired Qualifications and Experience: Outgoing personality, prepared to travel extensively, etc.; Knowledge of Zambia, parks, other languages, network of potential financiers, etc.; Good contacts with funders, government departments and other NGOs.
Important Additional Requirements: Willingness to travel frequently and work in a remote area with less than optimal living and working conditions; Prepared to work closely with the senior management staff in Kasanka National Park and the KTL Board of Trustees.
How to apply
Please email the following to firstname.lastname@example.org by 31st January 2019 (EXTENDED): a cover letter explaining how you would suit this position, and what you could contribute towards Kasanka Trust, your up to date CV with the contact details (email addresses) of three referees.
Volunteer Application Form
Before applying, it's important to note that volunteers will have to cover the cost of their living whilst at Kasanka. They will have to make their own way to Lusaka, but from there Kasanka can assist in organising their transport to the national park. All volunteer experiences are unique and details will be arranged with Kasanka management prior to commencement.