For up-to-date postings of available volunteer and internship positions, we recommend checking Primate Info Net. You can also follow us on Twitter and Facebook where we post primate jobs and volunteering posts under #primatepositions.
Please also view the International Directory of Primatology for further links.
**PLEASE NOTE** Many of these projects may not be currently accepting volunteers due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Please check with each organisation about volunteer uptake and check travel restrictions for each country at this time. Some projects may offer international/remote volunteer opportunities.
If you are aware of any opportunities which you would like us to disseminate to PSGB members, please contact the PSGB Media Officer ([email protected]).
Please also have a read of this article prior to volunteering to ensure you are equipped with the right information and mindset: Fournier, A. M. V. and Bond, A. 2015. Volunteer Field Technicians are Bad for Wildlife Ecology, Wildlife Society Bulletin, DOI: 10.1002/wsb.603.
Best Practice Guidelines for Field Primatology
PSGB promotes field primatology research that is conducted following the IPS Code of Best Practices in Field Primatology. Click here to view the guidelines.
Best Practice Guidelines for Responsible Images of Non-Human Primates
PSGB does not condone irresponsible images of non-human primates. Please view the guidelines from IUCN Primate Specialist Group Section for Human-Primate Interactions here.