Do you have a passion for marine conservation abroad? Become a Volunteer!
Join us as a Ocean Conservation Volunteer in Ao Nang, Krabi, Thailand!
For ages 18+, wanting to join a small group of volunteers in Ao Nang, Krabi, Thailand. Provide vital support to the preservation and rehabilitation of fragile marine ecosystems and protection of threatened marine species. Learn more about marine conservation and how to protect endangered marine life and coral reefs. Hands on a restoration of a coral reef propagation Project.
What can our Marine Conservation volunteer abroad expect during their internship?
- Receive your International CMAS Open Water Scuba Diving License
- Collect Data for scientific research
- Work with sharks
- Do marine conservation work
- Work with marine biologists from the local community
Are you writing your Thesis about Marine Life Conservation?
You are a graduate, researcher, Bachelor, Master or a Ph.D. and want to write your thesis? We can assist you with all necessary materials and Scuba Diving Licenses you’ll need.
Frequently Asked Questions
Yes a complete internationally valid CMAS1*Star Course to 21m, certification card and logbook is included in the Price.
Yes Confédération Mondiale des Activités Subaquatiques (CMAS) is an international federation that represents underwater activities in underwater sport and underwater sciences, and oversees an international system of recreational snorkel and scuba diver training and recognition.
It is also known by its English name, the World Underwater Federation, and its Spanish name, Confederacion Mundial De Actividades Subacuaticas. Its foundation in Monaco during January 1959 makes it one of the world’s oldest underwater diving organizations.
Yes accommodation is included
Minimum age is 18 years old, but a we also have older retired or PHD Doctorate volunteers.
This programs are an excellent opportunity to combine travel & work. As well as gaining experience that look brilliant in your CV, you will improve your skills such as team-working, presentation and especially knowledge in Marine conservation.
In terms of traveling and volunteering, women do not experience any more problems than a curious stare. However, it’s always a good idea to be careful and follow common sense. The two most important pieces of advice for a female traveler are to be aware of cultural differences – in the way people act or dress – and always trust your gut instincts.
As weather permits we are trying to go 4 days worth of diving per week
Yes you can. You can buy a local sim card for your mobile phone. These are perfect for local calls to other volunteers and to keep in touch with our local staff in the destination. Calling overseas might be expensive but most sim cards also provide you with 4G internet.
We are Located in Ao Nang, Krabi Province, Thailand.
While a Diving insurance is provided. You’re required to obtain appropriate travel and medical insurance that will cover you for the entire duration of your project and travels abroad.
Your travel insurance policy must include emergency medical including repatriation, personal accident, personal liability and loss of baggage
Food is included only on the boat
Bring some old and some new clothes due to the work you'll be doing you might get a little dirty!
We offer projects ranging from 2 weeks to 8 weeks. The easiest way to check this is to view our Prices page.
However, if you would like to go for longer, then you can add on as many ‘Extra Weeks’ as you like.
You will not be paid for your work, but you will gain valuable work experience and discover skills – and have a great time! We do not have government funding or other outside funding. Our partner organizations can often barely afford to pay their own staff, so these positions have to be voluntary and self-funded.
We recommend booking an appointment with your local doctor, who will be happy to advise on what vaccinations you may need. Especially in the time of Covid-19 you need to make sure you are up to date with the restrictions and vaccinations.
- Visa costs (where applicable)
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Interested in joining us as a Marine Life Conservation Volunteer?
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Are you interested in Scuba Diving? Come join us at Poseidon Dive Center and do your Dive Course or Join us for a FunDive as a certified Diver.