Project Penyu 2017 (CLOSED)

*APPLICATION FOR PROJECT PENYU 2017 IS NOW CLOSED. THANK YOU FOR YOUR INTEREST. WE’LL BE IN TOUCH WITH SHORTLISTED VOLUNTEERS SOON 🙂

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General Details:

Date: 23-29 July 2017

Venue: Ma’ Daerah Turtle Sanctuary, Kerteh, Terengganu

Participants: 16 volunteers

Objectives:

  • To instill a sense of stewardship for the environment in Malaysian youth through hands-on conservation work.
  • To raise awareness about turtle conservation efforts within the local community by conducting talks or workshops (at community centres or schools).
  • To improve English literacy by conducting classes at the local community centre.
  • To create awareness of marine conservation efforts in at large Malaysia through social media campaigns.
  • To engage in acts of community service (such as beach clean-ups and mangrove planting).
  • To assist the economy of the village through encouraging cultural services offered by the villagers.
  • To establish ties between Charisma Movement and Malaysia’s environmental NGOs (WWF and MNS) to pave the way for future environmental projects.

Deadline for volunteers’ application is 9 April 2017. Shortlisted applicant will be contacted via email after the deadline (9 April 2017) for a get-to-know you session via Skype. Volunteers’ spot will only be confirmed if the candidate successfully passed the interview stage.

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