Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer In Cameroon

Volunteer Opportunities
At this time, we are offering the following volunteer opportunities:

Fundraising Responsable

We have always worked based on human resources, efforts and energy, but if we want to secure our actions in the future and ensure an existance on the long term, we need a small some financial income.

We are searching for a volunteer that will setup a fundraising strategy for Green Cameroon. On the short term, for specific projects and campaigns, but also and mainly on the long term. You will be completely in charge as you will be starting from scratch. Of course, you will be helped, supported and adviced if needed by Masango, the director and the other team members. You will also be expected to participate to any other projects and campaigns of the NGO. We are a team and we would be very pleased to welcome you!

Interested? Send your application to volunteer [at] greencameroon.org!
Don’t forget to mention your contact details, experiences, availabilities and the job title.
An attached CV would be appreciated.

Human Rights Out-Reach Program

Green Cameroon is seeking a volunteer to take charge of developing and implementing practical human rights programs and the production of related documents. The volunteer will work with prisons, schools, law enforcement institutions and other relevant government offices.

Interested? Send your application to volunteer [at] greencameroon.org!
Don’t forget to mention your contact details, experiences, availabilities and the job title.
An attached CV would be appreciated.

Schools Environmental Clubs Coordinator

Volunteers will identify, develop and carry out practical hands-on projects in our various school environmental clubs. The projects are aimed at achieving transformative education for sustainable development in Cameroon. The position is very challenging and needs someone creative, open minded and ready to take initiative.

These volunteers also have the task of coordinating our various School Environmental Clubs. They will work with youths aged 5 to 18, develop both in-door and out-door programs aimed at developing love for nature in the students and getting them actively involved in conservation activities.

Interested? Send your application to volunteer [at] greencameroon.org!
Don’t forget to mention your contact details, experiences, availabilities and the job title.
An attached CV would be appreciated.

Web Blogger/ News letter Producer

This volunteer will have the general role of producing publications (both in prints and on the internet) for the organisation aimed at giving the organisation an effective presence both on the domestic and national scene.

Interested? Send your application to volunteer [at] greencameroon.org!
Don’t forget to mention your contact details, experiences, availabilities and the job title.
An attached CV would be appreciated.

Projects Writer/ Coordinator

This volunteer will have the general role of identifying, contacting and working with potential donors/funders for our projects, drafting and writing project proposals and following up the organisation’s financial credibility.

Interested? Send your application to volunteer [at] greencameroon.org!
Don’t forget to mention your contact details, experiences, availabilities and the job title.
An attached CV would be appreciated.

EcoTourism Programs Developer

To ensure its sustainability, Green Cameroon intends to get involved in ecotourism activities. It is hoped that income raised from its ecotourism activities will assist in the financing of current and future community projects.

This volunteer position has to do with, working with local community members to develop relevant information material for touristic destinations, identification of new sites, development of a commercialization mechanism and development of all necessary informational documentation.

This position is suitable for some one who can take initiatives, has the interest of touring all over Cameroon and has experience or is interested in ecotourism initiatives. Good writing and negotiation skill will be added advantages.

Interested? Send your application to volunteer [at] greencameroon.org!
Don’t forget to mention your contact details, experiences, availabilities and the job title.
An attached CV would be appreciated.

Green Orphanage Volunteer/Intern

The purpose of this position is to work on the Green Orphanage project in Buea municipality. There are already Environmental Clubs in several participating schools in the town but this position will be working towards broadening and adapting the concept of the environmental club in local orphanages. Because of the differences in age and in level of education of the children at the orphanages, the environmental club will contain less theory and more practical activities compared to the school environmental clubs. You will be focusing on not only creating/modifying lesson plans but also putting more emphasis put on spearheading time consuming, long term projects can be held such as: gardening, tree nursery, composting, small farming and agricultural activities and even nature walks. The frequency of the environmental clubs would depend of the orphanage’s organization and schedule, but you can be expecting to hold an activity every 2 weeks or monthly at each of the 4 orphanages that have been selected thus far.

Interested? Send your application to volunteer [at] greencameroon.org!
Don’t forget to mention your contact details, experiences, availabilities and the job title.
An attached CV would be appreciated.

Green Media Campaign Coordinator Volunteer/Intern

The Green Media Campaign works on using media to teach and sensitize on environmental issues both at local and global levels. If you are a good writer, photographer or film maker, you have a chance to volunteer on this project. With Volunteers coming from Canada, Belgium, France and Indonesia, you will have the chance to work with skilled and creative individuals from all over the Globe.

Interested? Send your application to volunteer [at] greencameroon.org!
Don’t forget to mention your contact details, experiences, availabilities and the job title.
An attached CV would be appreciated.

International Relations Officer and Fundraiser Volunteer/Intern

This position has to do with brandishing and selling Green Cameroon’s image to the outside world and sourcing for partners who can support and sponsor the various projects that Green Cameroon is running. This person/s should be a good negotiator with an open mind and have good team spirit. He will be in charge of producing media aimed at giving a better and clear picture of what Green Cameroon is all about, what it is currently doing and any prospective projects. The most important aspect we need here is the determination to be of help to a community based organization that is struggling to work for the conservation of biodiversity.

Interested? Send your application to volunteer [at] greencameroon.org!
Don’t forget to mention your contact details, experiences, availabilities and the job title.
An attached CV would be appreciated.

Community Projects Development Volunteer/Intern

This position has to do with Green Cameroon’s desire to only implement projects that are relevant and of great priority in our communities. The volunteer is therefore expected to work with community members to come up with contextual and top priority project ideas in some communities of the Mount Cameroon Forest Region. After Identifying these problems and project ideas with communities, he/she is also expected to develop/design projects that would solve the identified problems and if possible work on implementing such projects. Volunteer is therefore expected to hold a series of meetings and talks with community members on their developmental problems, brainstorm with them on solutions and project ideas and work on implementing such developed projects.

GIS and Remote Sensing Analyst Volunteer/Intern

The duty of the volunteer is to carry on the analysis and processing of Remote Sensing data already initiated in the Project “GeoInformation for Environmental Management” whose purpose is to address environmental issues of the Mount Cameroon region by mean of GIS, such as mapping the changes in land cover and the extent of deforestation, or mapping environmental risk zones (flood and landslides mostly).

After analysis of the data in a GIS, the volunteer should be able to make statements about these issues.

The multitemporal datasets already available at Green Cameroon include four Landsat scenes (from the years 1986, 2000, 2008, 2010) and are:

– the original scenes downloaded from the USGS

– the scenes corrected to surface reflectance

– the supervised classifications of the scenes

Additionally, a SRTM data of the area is ready for use.

The tasks will be performed with free softwares such as LeoWorks and QGIS but the volunteer can use licensed softwares if he/she possesses some.

The volunteer is expected to have basic knowledge of Remote Sensing and to be able to deal with GIS softwares.

Interested? Send your application to volunteer [at] greencameroon.org!
Don’t forget to mention your contact details, experiences, availabilities and the job title.
An attached CV would be appreciated.

WebMaster Volunteer/Intern

This volunteer should have a mastery of wordpress and be able to update Green Cameroon’s website to the latest version of wordpress, improve on its inter-activeness and make it mobile friendly. The website is already very good but some aspects of it need to be improved and here is where the volunteer comes in. Volunteer should also understand how to work with key words and other tools such as analytics and google webmaster too.

Interested? Send your application to volunteer [at] greencameroon.org!
Don’t forget to mention your contact details, experiences, availabilities and the job title.
An attached CV would be appreciated.