Press Release

Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth Affairs and Sports
Department of Culture
Topics: 
Culture
Release Date:
Thursday, 20 January 2022 - 12:17pm

Director of Youth Affairs and Sports, Mrs. Brenda Lettsome-Tye is encouraging early-career conservationists between the ages of 18 to 29 years to participate in a two-week workshop

Mrs. Lettsome-Tye said the workshop is being hosted through the Conservation Leadership Programme (CLP) to increase the capacity of early-career conservationists from the Caribbean Islands to obtain funding from small grants donors.

During the two-week workshop, 16 participants will be guided through the entire project development and proposal writing process and will acquire in-depth information on a range of proposal-related topics.

Eligibility:

• The workshop is designed for early-career conservationists with limited fundraising experience. Accepting applications from nationals of all Caribbean islands.

• The workshop will be taught in English. Applicants must have a good understanding of written and spoken English.

• Applicants must have no more than 5 years of professional paid conservation experience.

• Applicants should be planning to submit an application to the Conservation Leadership Programme or other donors as soon as workshop is completed.

• Accepted applicants must commit to the training days of March 7 to11 if in-person, or March 7 to18 if online.

• If the training is delivered in person you must have a valid, in-date passport and be able to travel to Jamaica during the training period.

• If the training is delivered online you must have a reliable internet connection to participate. CLP can support with internet costs if required.

Applications must be submitted online at https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/9RPCZ7G no later than Friday  January21. Interested persons can also contact henry.rees@fauna-flora.org.Qfor further information.

Author

Nekita Turnbull

Information Officer II
Department of Information & Public Relations 
Telephone: 468-2730
Email:  Neturnbull@gov.vg