Management training for the Anlung Pring ecotourism team

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Management training for the Anlung Pring ecotourism team

Support the Anlung Pring Ecotourism team in building its management skills in order to better manage the operations, improve the team’s efficiency.


WWT Cambodia has three areas of focus:

1) reserve management support of two key protected wetlands in Cambodia; Boeung Prek Lapouv & Anlung Pring Protected Landscape;

2) wetland education and awareness raising on a local and national scale;

3) supporting the “wetland wise use” concept by helping the local communities to diversify their livelihoods from the wetlands.

Anlung Pring Community Based Ecotourism (AP-CBET) site is one of these wise use interventions. WWT is working on an exciting project with 55 local community members living around Anlung Pring Protected Landscape who formed a tourism group, to protect their beautiful wetland by operating a local tourism service (

It helps them improve their livelihoods while providing financial support to the conservation activities in Anlung Pring.
Up until now, the community succeeded to attract hundreds of tourists who were interested in seeing Sarus Cranes, experiencing rural lifestyle, and enjoying a peaceful time in nature. Recently WWT helped them to revise their business model to help increase revenue from their service. This upscaling requires an enthusiastic international volunteer who is willing to dedicate their time and expertise to help the community.

This opportunity is most suitable for those who are looking for some hands-on rural experience, or for those professionals who are thinking of temporarily contributing to rural-conservation work in a developing country.

Intervention attendue du volontaire

The volunteer is expected to provide management capacity building for the ecotourism project team. The content of the training must cover
• Structuring the operations to gain time and increase efficiency
• Strategically dividing and delegating tasks and responsibilities among the team
• Supervising and managing the team and operations
• Managing the conflicts within the team
• Understanding and managing the expectations of international and domestic tourists
• Increasing the tourist experience quality.
The intervention must be very interactive, the participants must be able to understand the different tools and steps and to adapt it to their specific situation. The volunteer must use examples and scenarios to help with the understanding.


The volunteer will be active for at least 6 hours/day.

The volunteer will be training the participants for 4 hours per day in average.

The remaining time must be used as observation and learning time for the volunteer to understand the project better as well as to prepare the training content for the next day.

Type de bénéficiaires


Profil des bénéficiaires

Local communities who are involved the Ecotourism business. The CBET includes a chief, a vice chief, a head of operation and service, an accountant (female), and a tour guide.
They have primary education of Khmer language. 2 CBET members are able to communicate with basic English skills.
The age range of the ecotourism team is 30 to 50.

Dispositif(s) possible(s)

Congé Solidaire;Mission Solidaire

Motivation attendue

Strong experience in managing a team, the volunteer must have solid leadership skills and be comfortable with facilitating group trainings with a very practical approach.
The volunteer must be able to quickly understand the situation and atmosphere within the team and identify the areas of improvement. Besides, the volunteer must be able to adapt to the Cambodian work culture and relationship with hierarchy. The volunteer must be patient and able to clearly expose key concepts through scenarios and role plays. The volunteer must be able to build a good relationship with the team members and be a good listener in order to get a detailed picture of the situation and needs. The volunteer must be ok with living in a rural environment and share the accommodation (except the room) with a local family.

Notre partenaire local

WWT (Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust)


The Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (WWT) is one of the world's leading conservation organisations dedicated to saving wetlands. Their mission is to conserve, restore and create wetlands for the wildlife and people that rely on them. They have over 70 years’ experience of doing so around the globe, through combining policy, practice and scientific research.
WWT was recently endorsed as one of only six International Organisation Partners by the 170 countries that are signatories to the Ramsar Convention, demonstrating the expertise needed for integrated wetland conservation and development projects.

WWT has led integrated community-based conservation projects in Cambodia since 2010, in partnership with governmental and non-governmental stakeholders. They have a local team based in Cambodia, with technical support and oversight provided by a team in the UK.

WWT’s involvement in the wetland conservation in Cambodia covers an spectrum of approaches such as advocating the “wetland wise use” concept, conducting research, alternative livelihood schemes, improved environmental friendly farming practices, climate change adaptation, law enforcement, conservation planning, and communication, education and public awareness

Their activities provide direct and indirect benefits to over 6,800 wetland community members in Cambodia.
They support these communities including (but not limited to) rice farmers, fishermen, ecotourism sector, schoolchildren, handicraft producers, etc. to improve their livelihoods through implementing the “wetland wise use” concept.

Accueil et transfert

A member of WWT’s staff will welcome the Planète Urgence volunteer at the airport and accompany him/her to his accommodation in Phnom Penh in taxi (approx 20 minutes), the volunteer will then be driven to the AP Community the next day (approx. 5 hours) by car or minivan.

Aéroport d'arrivée

Phnom Penh


The volunteer will be staying in a local homestay in the village. Private rooms with comfortable beds, mosquito nets and fans. The bathroom will be shared with the family. In Cambodian rural households a simple bucket bath is common.
Being a rural community, Anlung Pring is generally considered safe. However the volunteers will receive a precautionary induction from WWT about protecting themselves (e.g. from dogs if outside during the night).

Matériel disponible sur place

Stationary, White board (no computer)

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Partenaire : WWT (Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust)

Cambodge, Kampot

GPS : lat 10.48164
lon 104.524355

Langues :


Thématique : Entreprenariat Social

Type d'intervention : Formation pour adultes

Compétences : Commerce, Tourisme

Nombre attendu de volontaire(s) sur la mission : 1

Durée : 2 semaines

Dates :

📅 01-06-2020 au 01-06-2021