Mbunya Francis Nkemnyi January 15, 2021


The resource Centre for Environment and Sustainable Development (RCESD) seeks motivated, well organised and reliable individuals willing to fill a volunteer position associated to the following research themes:

  1. Biodiversity Conservation and local development
  2. Politics and Biodiversity conservation


Responsibilities may include:

Working closely with the team leader to develop and execute field research and related assignments.

Capable of independently designing, executing and reporting field research project

Ready to engage in long field stay in remote areas

Organise, plan and run effective outreach programs

Building relationships in and out of the organisation

Participate in developing fundraising proposals


Exclusively design for graduate students with at least a professional or Master’s degree in Developmental Studies, Natural Resource Management, Anthropology, Environmental Science, Political Science or any related field of study. Strong written and oral communication skills required; demonstrated ability to plan and manage projects and/or events; facility with social media (Facebook, Twitter, Linked In); proven ability to work collaboratively with multi-stakeholders;  interest, knowledge and experience in the fields of conservation and/or  environmental sustainability preferred.

Submission Info:

Interested candidates should email or deposit a cover letter, a resume and other related documents at RCESD head office. Candidates who fail to submit the required documents will be ineligible for the position. Submissions should be address to the Executive Director, RCESD.

Office location: Faith Bilingual academy junction, Chief Street, Bomaka, Buea

Tel: (+237) 33 82 29 52, 77 28 08 18, 90 81 57 85Emailinfo@rcesdcam.org

Stipend Range: Negotiable base on qualifications

Volunteer status: Full-time, Term (minimum duration: 6 months)

Application deadline: Friday, October 31, 2014 at 4 PM GMT

The projected starting date for the various positions is the 10th of November 2014. Interviews will be conducted between the 3rd and 7th of November. For more information about RCESD, visit www.rcesdcam.org

About RCESD:

RCESD carries out interdisciplinary research projects and policy engagement activities, bringing social and natural scientists together. We work in and across the areas of capacity building, environment and development, governance and development, socio-economic development, food and agriculture, education and development, integrated water resource management, environmental health and environment and climate change. We aim at generating new thinking and practical solutions. Our work looks at how environmental integrity and social justice can be achieved in a dynamic and complex globe that we find ourselves in.



Human Resource Team, RCESD