Volunteer Opportunity: Amphibian Researcher

Litoria arfakiensis Papua New Guinea

Wanted: Amphibian Researcher

SAVE THE FROGS! seeks an amphibian researcher to help create engaging scientific content for the savethefrogs.com website and our social media channels. 

Pacific Treefrog pseudacris regilla

Photo of Pacific Chorus Frog (Pseudacris regilla) by 2013 SAVE THE FROGS! Art Contest Grand Prize Winner Nick Gustafson

Skills Required

The ideal candidate should have:


(1) Amphibian biology experience at a university or research institution;


(2) Excellent writing skills;


(3) An interest in environmental education and communicating science to the general public.

Your Mission

Help develop engaging scientific content for the SAVE THE FROGS! website and our social media channels. This could include:

 

(1) Fact Sheets

 

(2) Infographics 

 

(3) Articles

 

(4) Videos

 

You don’t need the technical skills to make any of these…just the knowledge and interest to gather the information and prepare the text that can be used to create the final products.

Content Ideas

Content could be focused on:

– An individual species: threat status, common name(s), scientific name, geography, habitat, key threats, ways people can help.

– Threats to amphibians overall (e.g. 33% of amphibians are threatened with extinction, 48% are declining in numbers etc.)


– Why amphibians are important (their roles in the ecosystem, etc.)


– How to help amphibians


– Anatomy/Physiology


– Cool Frog Facts


– Differences between anurans, caudates, caecilians


– Topics that you have expertise on and interest in

Save The Frogs Gradient Logo

SAVE THE FROGS! Volunteer Graphic Designer Mike Hill helped develop this 2020 version of the SAVE THE FROGS! logo and has offered to help design infographics.

Volunteer Application Form

If you are interested, please apply by completing the Volunteer Application Form…

Thank you for your interest!

Litoria bicolor maybe

Treefrog (Litoria sp.), Papua New Guinea. Photo by SAVE THE FROGS! Founder Dr. Kerry Kriger