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Founded in 1973, the Endangered Wildlife Trust (EWT) is one of the largest and most respected biodiversity conservation NGOs in southern Africa. If you’d like to work for the EWT, visit this page regularly for the latest career opportunities.

Each CV received will be reviewed by the EWT Human Resources department. However please note that it is not possible for us to communicate individually with each and every applicant. We acknowledge that the task of seeking employment can be exhuasting and demotivationg at times and we would like to thank you for considering the EWT.

You cannot expect victory and plan for defeat.” – Joel Osteen

The Endangered Wildlife Trust (EWT) is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants are requested to submit a CV and a motivation as to why and how they would be well suited to the advertised position. Applicants who have not been contacted within 14 days of the closing date must please assume that their applications were not successful. The EWT reserves the right not to make an appointment.

To apply, please read through the appropriate job specification PDF below. If you are confident that you meet the requirements, please fill in the application form on the PDF and send required documents via email to Human Resources. Please include a detailed motivation as to why you are the best candidate for this position as well as a photo of yourself.


African Crane Conservation Senior Project Manager

We seek a dynamic, confident, and detailed Senior Project Manager to work with our teams across the African Crane Conservation Programme. This new position will support efforts to expand our work and grow the Programme, compile key reports for our work, and assist with effectively implementing our strategies that cut across regions.

Drylands Conservation Researcher

The main purpose of this position will be to provide specialist genetic skills to the Drylands Conservation Programme (DCP) of the Endangered Wildlife Trust (EWT). The DCP has an exciting project underway within the Klein Karoo where genetic research and the application of terrestrial eDNA are required. The focus of the work will be on Riverine Rabbit, however, work on other cryptic species will also be required. The successful candidate also will also be tasked with fieldwork and analysis of DNA and eDNA samples for another project within the DCP.