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!
Time frame: Two years
Start Date: Immediately
The Procurement Officer shall be responsible for procuring goods, works and services for activities related to the implementation of the Trust’s Strategic Plan. For more information on the specific ToR, please contact email@example.com.
Required Qualifications and Experience: Degree: A high school plus two-year degree in a technical field such as engineering, management, economics, etc; Experience: At least 3 years’ experience as procurement officer or assistant in a project funded by an external donor where donor procurement procedures were mandatory; IT and software: Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications; Language(s): English (a second language will be seen favourably); Skill Independent and proactive; good culture of communication; very organised.
Optional but Desired Qualifications and Experience: Experience in a rural development or conservation context; Knowledge of suppliers of goods and services in Zambia and, specifically, in the Serenje area.
Important Additional Requirements: Willingness to travel once a month to the park and use local transport; Drivers license.
How to apply
Please email the following to firstname.lastname@example.org by 30th September 2018: 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 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.