Lilongwe Wildlife Trust is recruiting! Please also see below for current job positions and those that will become vacant in the future, including the dates that job applications will be accepted again. Unfortunately, due to the high volume of prospective applications received, we may not be able to respond to every email and whilst we will keep your details on file you will still need to actively re-apply during the application period.
In the meantime you can find out more about our volunteer programme here.
VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR, WILDLIFE CENTRE
The Lilongwe Wildlife Trust is seeking an outgoing, detail-oriented individual to join the Wildlife Centre as our new Volunteer Coordinator. If you are great with people, love wildlife and want to make a difference, come and join our team! This position is a minimum 6-month commitment with food and accommodation provided. Entry visa, work permit and plane travel is not provided. If you are looking to gain new skills in leadership, management and to work with amazing and dedicated wildlife volunteers and professionals - this could be the job for you!
Please email your CV and interest to firstname.lastname@example.org.
REHABILITATION MANAGEMENT ASSISTANT, WILDLIFE CENTRE
Lilongwe Wildlife Centre is looking for a Rehabilitation Management Assistant (RMA). This is a mid-level managers’ position reporting to the Centre’s Rehabilitation Manager (RM). The RMA provides direction and guidance to a team of animal caretakers and supports where necessary the RM in all aspects of the daily management of the rehabilitation process of the Wildlife Centre animals. To do so the RMA must be independent and self-motivated and have the ability and confidence to develop themselves to deliver exceptional animal welfare standards and ensure that LWC’s animals are afforded the highest possible levels of care and rehabilitation at all times.
Please note that only candidates of Malawian nationality will be considered for this position (no International applicants).
PRIMATE RELEASE RESEARCH ASSISTANT, WILDLIFE CENTRE
The Primate Reintroduction Project aims to assess how reintroductions increase welfare for rescued and rehabilitated primates. We are looking for a motivated Primate Release Research Assistant who will conduct the pre-release data collection and monitoring phase of this project on a troop of vervet monkeys in preparation for their release into the wild in early 2019. This position is voluntary and will be based at the Lilongwe Wildlife Centre. This position is perfect for someone who wants to gain research experience, especially with primates.
PRIMATE FIELD RESEARCH ASSISTANT, WILDLIFE TRUST
We are looking for a Field Research Assistant to conduct the field research for LWT’s Samango Monkey Research Project. This project aims to clarify the genetic status and population distribution of Cercopithecus mitis in Malawi and make recommendations for conservation management. It has been successfully running since March and we are looking for someone to finish out the field season. This is a short-term 2-month position but there is a possibility of the job extending, depending on funding.