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For those who want to join an expedition or overseas project, rather than plan their own, the Society can offer support in a number of ways.

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Browse our links directory of over 200 organisations on Pinterest that recruit personnel for expeditions, conservation and volunteering projects in the UK or overseas.

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Register your skills for expeditions and receive updates on the latest vacancies.

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A directory of one off vacancies currently being advertised.

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Looking for team mates or expedition staff? Email your vacancy to go@rgs.org

Bullet Support for Gap Years
Find out more about how the Society can help gap students at www.rgs.org/gap

Bullet Joining an expedition as a medical professional
Browse our expedition medicine pages for more information.

Support with funding

 Use our directory of links to search for grants available to join an expedition either as a group or individual.

 Learn more about the RGS-IBG Grants Programme

 Read fundraising to join an expedition (PDF) and advice in the RGS-IBG Expedition Handbook

 Find tips on raising money for charity challenges in Blood, Sweat and Charity by Nick Stanhope

Expedition vacancy of the month

Doctor, dentist, nurse, biologist and engineers needed for expedition to Northern Colombia
In February 2016 a 3 week expedition is taking place to assist the Wiwa Indians in the remote Sierra Nevada of Northern Colombia. Self-funded doctors, dentists, nurses, engineers and biologists are needed to support this community. A contribution of £2900 excl. airfare to Bogota will be required. For further information please email: jbs@ses-explore.org


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