Who can volunteer?
You love everything about the ocean – the waves, the
reefs, the lifestyle. Your perfect day is a day spent in the
water. You are passionate about conserving the marine environment
for future generations and willing to make sacrifices in order
to do so. You are not above hard work for a good cause. You
are excited to continue your education in marine science.
You realize that reading from textbooks is a good place to
start, but that nothing can replace hands-on field experience.
You do not want to sit and watch as life passes you by. You
want to change the world, but don’t know where to begin.
Begin with the Aitutaki Lagoon Monitoring Project.
A day in the life of an
Watch the sun rise over the open Pacific ocean while enjoying
a fresh fruit breakfast.
Join in on a team meeting to discuss the day’s goals.
Break into buddy teams and organize your research gear for
Spend the day SCUBA diving, reef walking or snorkeling in
one of the world’s most beautiful lagoons.
Return to camp and clean gear as the catch of the day is prepared
Relax and enjoy your unparalleled view as the sun slips below
Partake in an evening bonfire; read a good book; or stargaze
the evening away.
Go the sleep with the knowledge that today you made a difference.
In this moment, you are changing the world.
The process for joining the Aitutaki
Lagoon Monitoring Project
Register your interest here.
Receive the ALMP application package.
Submit your application to us.
WIthin a few days you will be accepted
onto the programme and invoiced for the expedition.
Upon receipt of payment we confirm you
on the expedition.
You will also receive your survey study
guide so you can start to learn the fish, corals and other
organisms you will be identifying on the surveys.
You will be required to book your international
and domestic air travel before the expedition starts.
Then it is a matter of preparing yourself
for several weeks in the tropical South Pacific diving, snorkelling
and swimming in one of the most beautiful places on earth.