Conservation Outreach Graduate Intern Jobs in Dubai at Emirates Nature-WWF

Title: Conservation Outreach Graduate Intern

Company: Emirates Nature-WWF

Location: Dubai

As a Conservation Outreach Graduate Intern, the successful candidate will support the Conservation, Citizen Science and Outreach team in developing and implementing volunteer programmes and citizen science projects that contribute to the conservation portfolio and are immersed and aligned to our conservation goals. They will help to keep these programmes tightly monitored and adapted to ensure maximum impact.
The Conservation Outreach Graduate Intern will take ownership of the tasks assigned including logistics, event planning, community management, marketing and communications support. He/She will be expected to be able to lead our community to achieve measurable transformative impact at scale.
The successful candidate will work closely with other units (Memberships, communications, special projects etc.) to ensure smooth operations and successful integration with the broader organizational goals.

The Conservation Outreach Graduate Intern will drive our communities towards action, in particular the youth community. He/She will support with the management a team of volunteers and ensure full compliance with the policies and procedures of the organization.

Key Responsibilities

Conservation Membership Products, PPSR & CWN (70%)

Support with the execution of the vision for transformative community engagement for conservation impact.
Support capacity building internally and externally around citizen science. Ensure accurate data collection and adherence to protocol, compile citizen science data.
Participate in conservation portfolio activities to ensure immersion on projects and better understanding of project goals.
Support in the development of volunteer concepts and workplans (field and virtual volunteer activations) for the ENWWF community (including youth).
Support with the logistics preparations & needs for the successful delivery of activities in collaboration with vendors and partners.
Support with admin tasks, formal correspondence, field-work planning and permit applications.
Follow strict Health and Safety standards for our activities.
Develop content & accompanying materials to support volunteers in their journey.
Support the team towards achieving a seamless volunteer experience.
Support with volunteer engagement, rewards & communities of action
Collaborate with the communications and marketing team to develop content specific for different audiences.
Support with the execution of an activities calendar to maintain engagement.

Support organizational priorities and communications (30%)

Support with enquiry handling and communications with the community.
Generate content from onsite events and activities.
Curate user generated content and assist with influencer marketing.
Report on volunteer satisfaction and community insights as well as brand sentiment for adaptive management & contribute to impact reporting and M&E for membership products.

Required Qualifications

Experience and background in environmental sustainability, ecology, nature conservation or similar.
Interest and knowledge of local biodiversity and it’s conservation
Some experience with organising events, citizen science, field volunteering, admin support and customer service.
Data literate and reliable with accuracy of data


Postgraduate/ Graduate degree in Environmental Science, Ecology or relevant field
Excellent oral and written communication skills in English and Arabic is highly desirable


EWS-WWF Focus: Acts as a member of EN-WWF, placing higher priority on EN-WWF goals than own goals and anticipating the effects of own area’s actions on others to ensure holistic EN-WWF outcomes.
External Orientation: Looks outwards ensuring WWF stays relevant, continues to anticipate and adapt to external environmental and global trends.
Delivering Quality Outcomes: Establishes stretch goals, plans, using best judgment and takes responsibility for planning to and delivering on outcomes.
Building Working Relationships: Builds collaborative relationships through the understanding and development of other’s and own ideas.
Communicating Effectively: Uses appropriate means of communication to convey messages, seeks input from others and ensures understanding.
Leading Change: Encourages and seeks out innovative solutions and brings people on a journey constructively and empathetically.

Managing Resources: Makes the right judgments based on financial and resource availability.



Impact Driven

Results oriented and focused
We passionately seek impactful solutions to overcome the planets greatest challenges
Uses a science-based approach and applies facts, logic and professional knowledge to create impact, displaying a strong understanding of the issues
Demonstrates focus, determination, efficiency and accountability
Consistently delivers high-quality work


Acts and communicates openly, constructively and ethically, and is sensitive to other people and cultures
Treats others fairly and respects others points of view, creating an environment of trust
Is consistent, honest and transparent in what one does and says
Demonstrates self-awareness, manages own emotional response, and is aware of the impact of own behavior on others
Demonstrates professionalism and upholds a high regard for the reputation of the organization
We live the principles and standards we call on others to meet, and hold each other accountable

Together We’re Stronger

Shows empathy, listens, asks questions and shows consideration and understanding for others
Is approachable, empowers others, provides trust and mutual respect
We remain optimistic, light-hearted and participates in celebrating success together
Recognizes the value that each individual brings to the collective impact of the organization
Embraces diversity and inclusion
Speaking with one voice, unified by one mission, shared values and common priorities
Seeks to build powerful and aligned networks with government, organizations and communities


Demonstrates perseverance and commitment to the Mission and Vision of the organization
Acts with confidence and from a position of strength
Takes measured risks and encourages action
Inspires hope and optimism


Stays informed of external developments and trends and adapts accordingly
Pursues avenues for continuous learning and development
Stays open-minded, seeks innovative and creative solutions
Flexible and open to change and others view-points, remains calm and confident during change
Embraces feedback

Skills required

Ability to explain complex concepts in simple terms
Ability to think strategically and creatively, generating innovative ways to drive nature conservation.
Highly organised with excellent time management skills and ability to perform under pressure.
Ability to influence and persuade others.
Energetic, creative, and confident public speaker.
Proven stakeholder management and relationship-building skills.
Demonstrable ability to work effectively in multi-disciplinary and multicultural teams.
Adaptable and resourceful
Produce high quality products/services with attention to detail.
Supportive, constructive, and open to influence when dealing with others
Friendly, open, and sensitive to the satisfaction of others.
Experience using social media for brand awareness and impressions. Excellent knowledge of Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, Google+ and other social media best practices

Working relationships

Internal: Liaising in close collaboration with Marketing & Engagement and Conservation

External: Liaise with stakeholders, consultants, suppliers, volunteers, corporates, schools, etc.

Additional information

Emirates Nature-WWF is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome diversity in the workplace and offer a flexible and diverse place of employment. Emirates Nature-WWF staff participate wholeheartedly in general activities and events which promotes the overall mission of Emirates Nature-WWF, whether or not the particular event or activity has any bearing on the job description and assigned project objectives and activities.

How to apply

Please send your application consisting of a cover letter explaining why you are the right candidate to work with EN-WWF and your CV with the subject ‘Application for Conservation Outreach Graduate Intern’ to the attention of Ms Magdalena Tayoun on [email protected] before 30th October 2022.

Emirates Nature reserves the right to appoint a candidate prior this date.

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