SAVE THE FROGS! Ghana seeks a volunteer to help with our campaign to save the critically endangered Togo Slippery Frog (Conraua derooi).
The campaign is comprised of two primary goals: (1) Prevent bauxite mining in and around the frog’s habitat; and (2) Create the Atewa National Park to permanently protect the frogs and their long-term chance of survival.
Your duties as Campaigns Assistant would be:
(1) Develop and implement campaign strategies;
(2) Write articles to raise awareness;
(3) Write, distribute and promote petitions; and
(4) Implement any other relevant advocacy and campaign related activities.
The SAVE THE FROGS! Ghana UCAES chapter’ Executive Committee campaigning to save the Atewa Hills in 2012.
Experience & Background:
We are particularly interested in experienced and innovative individuals capable of promoting campaigns that would influence governmental policies. If you are hard-working, intelligent, dedicated to amphibian conservation, and have campaigning or legislative experience (or if you have worked on African environmental conservation issues) this position would be perfect for you.
Volunteer can be based anywhere in the world with a reliable internet connection.
- Volunteer must be able to commit four hours per week to this position.
- Volunteer must be willing to meet via video conference at least once per month.
A Togo Slippery Frog photographed by SAVE THE FROGS! Founder Dr. Kerry Kriger in the Atewa Hills in September 2011.
How To Apply
Are you ready to save Ghana’s frogs? If so, you can apply here.
Note: This is a non-paid part-time volunteer position.
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