Table Mountain National Parks (ZAF-30)


Type: Sport/Culture: Outdoor activities - Country: South Africa

Brief description and main aims

Nature-based Tourism is a key focus of the park all year, it includes: camping, hikes, and overnight camps in designated mountain regions with camp facilitators. We have outreach programs for youth and the wider public and Biodiversity Conservation is a focus throughout the year.

Main Activities

  • Biodiversity Conservation
  • Constituency building
  • Nature-based Tourism

Volunteer tasks

  • Environmental Education
  • Guided Interpretive Walks
  • Footpath Maintenance
  • Hospitality
  • Administration
  • Research
  • Removal of alien vegetation

Volunteer requirements / Skills

  • Fluent spoken English
  • Fit and healthy
  • Passion for outdoors
  • Interpersonal skills

Location

An open access, urban national park set within the metropolitan area of Cape Town which has a population of about 4 million people.

Duration

Minimum: 12 weeks

Maxiumum: 16 weeks

Hosting Situation (Board and Lodging)

Volunteer will have their own room but will share facilities such as kitchen, living area and ablution facilities with other volunteers and/or students. The accommodation is free and is situated within Park and in close proximity to other staff/student housing. The accommodation makes use of solar energy for lighting and gas for heating/cooking.

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