Freshwater Intern Position At WWF Romania

World Wild Fund has an opening through its Youth Volunteer Internship Programme for a Romanian volunteer/intern for a 5-month assignment with the WWF Romania Freshwater team based in Bucharest. Deadline to apply is November 14.

The freshwater intern will work closely with the Freshwater Coordinator, in order to achieve the organizations’ objectives in terms of protected area management and wetland restoration in Romania.
Key responsibilities

  • Support the freshwater team in managing the Natura 2000 sites Blahnita and Garla Mare by analyzing the technical documentations submitted by local entrepreneurs for issuing the custodian permits;
  • Assist in identifying and provide a comprehensive research on potential areas for restoration situated on Danube floodplain and Danube Delta (abandoned fishfarms, degraded agriculture lands, etc);
  • Assist in communication with fishermen communities along the Danube and Danube Delta;
  • Organize and participate in field trips;
  • Support drafting documents: writing, translating, editing specific materials;
  • Participate in meetings with stakeholders. 

Main criteria

  • Interest in the natural world and WWF’s core mission;
  • University degree in natural sciences (ecology, biology, geography, aquaculture, etc), sound knowledge of river ecology;
  • At least 1 years of basic experience in the freshwater field;
  • General knowledge of freshwater national legislation will be  an advantage;
  • Good command of written and spoken English and Romania language.

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