Volunteer or Work for Us

Please note that we do not have the jurisdiction to arrange volunteering or work placements at Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre. We recommend you contact Sabah Wildlife Department directly regarding such placements.

Communications & Marketing Officer

Brockenhurst, United Kingdom
Full time, permanent

We're looking for someone with a successful track record of designing and delivering marketing communications campaigns, with experience in digital design, social media and website administration.

You will be responsible for delivering comprehensive, targeted and engaging content across various marketing and communications platforms. You will also assume dedicated tasks including administering the orangutan adoption scheme, processing donations, assisting with fundraising activities and campaigns, and liaising with supporters.

For a full job description click here

Application deadline: 19 August 2022

Office Volunteer

Brockenhurst, United Kingdom
Part time, voluntary

We're looking for an enthusiastic individual to help us out in our office.

The work involves folding card display folders, printing, and adding inserts such as a newsletter and photographs. We'd also like you to help us with filing and shredding and keeping the office tidy.

You should ideally have an interest in conservation and a good eye for detail.

Can you offer us around 3 hours per week on either a Wednesday afternoon or anytime between 9am and 5pm on a Friday? If so, please apply to manager@orangutan-appeal.org.uk and tell us a bit about yourself.

We are looking to fill this position by mid-August 2022.

Positions in Sabah


Based at Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre

Key Responsibilities
- Managing OAUK Bhd's staff at Sepilok
- Liaison between UK and Sabah operations
- Adoption and merchandise sales
- Visitor education
- Local educational outreach programme

Essential Skills and Qualifications

- Malaysian (preferably from Sabah)
- Proficient in English (verbal and written)
- Scientific knowledge
- Conservation experience
- Leadership skills
- Honours Degree
- Excellent interpersonal skills
- Adaptable, flexible and resourceful
- Proven ability to motivate a team
- Sales and customer services experience
- High level of accuracy and attention to detail
- Sound IT knowledge

Please submit your CV and portfolio to appeal.orang@gmail.com before 17th August 2022.

Orangutan Assistant & Carer

Based at Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre

Key Responsibilities
- Recce suitable site for orangutan releases
- Post release monitoring of orangutans
- Assist in orangutan rescue and translocation (if required)
- Collect behavioural data of orangutans
- Assist in veterinary procedures (if required)
- Make enrichment and assist with maintenance of orangutan enclosure and training sites
- Assist in daily routine in outdoor/indoor nursery (if required)

Essential skills and qualifications

- Open to Malaysian residents only
- Minimum qualification of SPM
- Experienced in the forest
- Able to work in a team
- Loving and responsible towards animals
- Willing to learn new things
- Able to listen instructions

Please submit your CV and portfolio to lineker8866@gmail.com before 15th August 2022.

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