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Written by Sandra Owusu-Gyamfi Sandra Owusu-Gyamfi
Parent Category: Countries Countries
Category: Ghana Ghana
Created: 11 May 2016 11 May 2016

SAVE THE FROGS! Ghana

Job: Community Conservation Coordinator In Ghana
Closing Date for Application: 25th May 2016
Job Location: Kumasi and Sefwi-Wiawso


Organization Overview
SAVE THE FROGS! Ghana is West Africa's premier and leading non-profit organization dedicated exclusively to amphibian conservation, and is the first international branch of USA-based non-profit SAVE THE FROGS! We conduct research and conservation activities in places where amphibians are most vulnerable to threats from climate change, habitat destruction, invasive species, diseases, over-harvesting and pesticide use.

 


Job Description
As part of our Whitley Fund for Nature Award (whitleyaward.org/winners/saving-ghanas-frogs), we seek a self-motivated and dedicated individual to take up the position of Community Conservation Coordinator. The successful applicant will lead in the development and implementation of alternative livelihoods in beekeeping for local communities dependent on endangered species habitats. S/he will also assist in promoting amphibian conservation education among relevant stakeholders. Thus, we seek out someone who can also assist with the translation of amphibian conservation education resources and beekeeping manuals from English to Twi (local language).


Position Responsibilities
The Community Conservation Coordinator will:


Specific Requirements of Candidates


Annual Salary Range: 18,000-20,000 Ghana Cedi (including remuneration and social security and health insurance coverage)


Application Process
Applicants should submit a recent resume (not more than 3 pages), and cover letter (no more than 200 words) relating to this position. All applications should be sent to ghana@savethefrogs.com. Shortlisted applicants will be invited for interview in Kumasi, and the successful applicant should be available for work starting June 2016.

Important Notice
For your cover letter, find below some relevant links about our Whitley Award project:

bbc.co.uk/programmes/p03shv15
whitleyaward.org/winners/saving-ghanas-frogs/
discoverwildlife.com/news/discover-who-has-won-years-green-oscars

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