Other ways to volunteer at CCF and our sister organizations
Some volunteers come to CCF via other volunteer programs. The list below gives a brief outline for such programs and a link to their relevant websites.
CCF OFFICES OR CHAPTERS
We have many "virtual" volunteers who help us with marketing, administrative, and other tasks from their homes. You can volunteer from home via one of CCF's office or chapters. Click on this link for information on CCF USA and its chapters, or use this form to contact us. For our locations outside the USA, click here.
EarthWatch engages people worldwide in scientific field research to promote understanding and action for a sustainable environment. EarthWatch volunteers come to CCF Namibia every month and stay for 2 weeks, following a specific program and working in groups of six. If you would like information on how to volunteer via Earthwatch, visit http://www.earthwatch.org/expeditions/marker.html.
Travelocity grants for Earthwatch Volunteers! Travelocity, through the Sabre Holdings Foundation, will award two $5000 grants per quarter for transportation to, as well as the cost of, any trip organized by Earthwatch or their other volunteer travel provider partners for individuals or groups deemed worthy based on the merit of their applications (including financial circumstances) and their ability to meet the grant requirements. Click here to learn more about Travelocity's Voluntourism Grant.
Would you like to see what it is like to join an Earthwatch Expedition Team? Click here to watch a video (opens separately on YouTube.com).
IE3 Global Internships
CCF Namibia runs a program with students from certain U.S. universities, who can apply via the IE3 Global Internship Program run by Oregon University to intern at CCF. The following universities participate in this program:
|Oregon University System||Partner Institutions|
|Eastern Oregon University||University of Alaska - Fairbanks|
|Oregon State University||University of Alaska - Southeast|
|Oregon State University - Cascades Campus||University of Alaska - Anchorage|
|Portland State University||Central Washington University|
|Southern Oregon University||University of Utah|
|University of Oregon||University of Washington|
|Western Oregon University||Western Washington University|
Cincinnati Zoo/Miami University (Ohio): Earth Expeditions
Travel to CCF with Cincinnati Zoo and Miami University instructors to join the Zoo's long-term partnership with CCF. Earth Expeditions is a global conservation and education program supporting university courses, degree programs, and collaborative projects in Africa, Asia, and the Americas. Through Field and Zoo Expedition courses, their mission is to build an alliance of individuals with firsthand knowledge of inquiry-driven, community-based learning for the benefit of ecological communities, student achievement, and global understanding. For eligibility and information, click here or visit www.earthexpeditions.org.
Prior to and following the field experience in Namibia, students will complete coursework via Dragonfly Workshops' Web-based learning community as they apply experiences to their home institutions.
CCF has several sister organizations which have their own volunteer programs. Details are provided below on these organizations:
Located in South Africa, Cheetah Outreach aims to increase awareness of the plight of the cheetah by allowing visitors to have a cheetah experience. The organization assists CCF through fundraising, and also promotes cooperation among captive cheetah breeding in South Africa. To volunteer at Cheetah Outreach, visit http://www.cheetah.co.za/.
Cheetah Conservation Botswana
CCB was set up with the assistance of the Mokolodi Wildlife Foundation to conduct research on cheetahs in Botswana and set up a long-term conservation project. To volunteer at CCB, please visit http://www.cheetahbotswana.com/.