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Part 1 — Profile

Personal Details *


Full Name (as per IC)

Gender
MaleFemale

Contact Number

Email Address

Mailing Address

Which State Are You Currently Living In?

Current Age

Date of Birth

Passport Size Photo



Secondary School Education

Note: Not mandatory. Only applicable for applicants currently in secondary school.

Name of School

Expected Graduation Date

Location of School

Major (Biology, Physics, Chemistry, Economics, etc)


Current Education *

Please add your current education qualifications

Institute / University

Graduation Date

Qualification (Eg: Bachelor of, Diploma in, O-Levels, A-Levels, IBDP, PMR, SPM etc)

Institute / University Location (Country)

Major

Grade (Current / Final Semester)


Languages *
Proficiency level: 1 - Poor, 10 - Excellent

Language Spoken Written
English
Bahasa Malaysia
Part 2 — Volunteer Experience
Please take note of the following:

  • There is no fee to join the RASMA program although some partner organisations do operate in remote areas where food and accommodation are provided at the volunteer's expense. Please read to see which partner organisations require you to cover your own expenses.

  • You are allowed to volunteer at a maximum of three (3) organisations. We will endeavour to do our best and match you to your preferred organisations. However, the final decision will be based on availability and confirmation from our partners.

  • As you select your organisation, please do consider your availability with regards to your school/university schedule, family commitments and the schedule of the organization of your choice


Please indicate your preferred commitment type (or Award Level) for Roots & Shoots Malaysia Award *:
1-Star (45 Hours)2-Star (55 Hours)3-Star (75 Hours)


How many organisations would you like to volunteer in?


Please select up to three (3) of your preferred organisations to volunteer for the Roots & Shoots Malaysia Award *:

1st Choice:  

2nd Choice:  

3rd Choice:  

Borneo Sun Bear Conservation Centre (BSBCC)
17 - 25 years old
Min 2 weeks, Mon - Sun (Flexible)
Any education level
Sandakan, Sabah
On-site volunteering only
RM20/pax/day
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Cat Beach Sanctuary
16 - 25 years old
Min 1 week, Weekly schedule: Flexible
Any education level
Teluk Bahang, Penang
On-site & online volunteering
Free
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Centre for Orang Asli Concerns (COAC)
16 - 25 years old
Min 2 weeks, Mon - Sun (Flexible)
Any education level
Subang Jaya, Selangor
On-site & online volunteering
Free
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Danau Girang Field Centre
18 - 25 years old
Min 1 month, Mon - Sun (Flexible)
Completed Secondary School (SPM)
Kinabatangan, Sandakan, Sabah
On-site volunteering only
RM80/pax per night + RM160 one time conservation fee + RM25 return boat fee from Batu Putih
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Eats, Shoots & Roots
16 - 25 years old
Min 1 month, Mon - Fri
Any education level
Bukit Damansara, Kuala Lumpur
On-site & online volunteering
Free
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EcoKnights
16 - 25 years old
Min 1 month, Mon - Sun (Flexible)
Any education level
TTDI, Kuala Lumpur
On-site & online volunteering
Free
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ERE Consulting Group Sdn Bhd
18 - 25 years old
Min 2 months, Mon - Fri
Completed Bachelor’s Degree
Subang Jaya, Selangor
On-site volunteering only
Free
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Free Tree Society Kuala Lumpur
18 - 25 years old
Min 2 months, Wed & Sat
Any education level
Bangsar, Kuala Lumpur
On-site & online volunteering
Free
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Global Peace Foundation Malaysia
18 – 25 years old
Min 3 months, Wed - Sun
Completed Pre-University
(Main Office) Petaling Jaya, Selangor
(Field Office) Muadzam Shah, Pahang
Primarily on-site, some online volunteering
Free
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GreenSmiths
16 - 25 years old
Min 1 month, Mon -Sun (Flexible)
Any education level
Tanjong Tokong, Penang; Ulu Muda, Kedah
On-site & online volunteering
Free
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Khazanah Research Institute
20 - 25 years old
Min 3 months, Mon - Fri
Completed Bachelor’s Degree
KL Sentral, Kuala Lumpur
On-site & online volunteering
Free
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Kota Damansara Community Forest Society
16 - 25 years old
Min 1 week, Sat & Sun
Completed Secondary School
Kota Damansara, Petaling Jaya, Selangor
Primarily on-site, some online volunteering
Free
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Langur Project Penang
18 - 25 years old
Min 2 months, Mon - Sun (Flexible)
Any education level
Bukit Mertajam & Teluk Bahang, Penang
On-site & online volunteering
RM 350/pax per month
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Malayan Rainforest Station
18 - 25 years old
Min 1 week (Flexible)
Any education level
Merapoh, Pahang
On-site & online volunteering
RM550/pax per week
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Malaysian Primatological Society
18 - 25 years old
Min 2 months, Mon - Sun (Flexible)
Completed Bachelor’s Degree
Langkawi, Kedah; Segari, Perak; Kenyir, Terengganu
On-site volunteering only
Free
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Perbadanan Taman Negeri Perak
16 - 25 years old
Min 2 weeks (Mon - Fri)
Completed secondary school
Royal Belum, Gerik, Perak
On-site volunteering only
RM500/pax per month
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Perlis Nature & Wildlife
18 - 25 years old
Min 1 week, Mon, Tue, Sat & Sun
Any education level
Wang Kelian, Perlis
On-site volunteering only
Paid
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PetFinder.my
18 - 25 years old
Min 1 month, Flexible
Any education level
Selangor
Online volunteering only
Free
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Reef Check Malaysia
16 - 25 years old
Min 3 months, Mon - Sun (Flexible)
Any education level
Kuala Lumpur
Online volunteering only
Free
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Persatuan Pelindung Harimau Malaysia (Rimau)
16 - 25 years old
Min 2 weeks, Mon - Fri
Any education level
Bukit Tunku, Kuala Lumpur
On-site & online volunteering
Free
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Roots & Shoots Malaysia
16 - 25 years old
Min 1 month, Mon -Fri (Flexible)
Any education level
Petaling Jaya, Selangor
On-site & online volunteering
Free
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Sea Turtle Research Unit (SEATRU)
18 - 25 years old
Min 1 week (Every day for 1 week)
Any education level
Pulau Redang, Terengganu
On-site volunteering only
RM500
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Tanoti Sdn. Bhd.
16 - 25 years old
Min 2 months, Mon - Sun (Flexible)
Completed pre-university education
Kuching, Sarawak
On-site & online volunteering
Free
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The Datai Pledge (under The Datai Langkawi)
20 - 25 years old
Min 1 month, Mon - Fri
Completed Bachelor’s Degree
Langkawi, Kedah
On-site & online volunteering
Free
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The Habitat Foundation
20 - 25 years old
Min 1 month, Mon - Fri
Bachelor's Degree Completed
Penang Hill, Penang
On-site & online volunteering
Free
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Tropical Rainforest Conservation and Research Centre (TRCRC)
20 - 25 years old
KL (HQ) - Min 1 month, Mon - Fri
Merisuli - Min 2 weeks, Mon - Fri
Completed Pre-University
TTDI, Kuala Lumpur (HQ); Gerik, Perak; Merisuli, Lahad Datu, Sabah
Mainly online until further notice
Volunteer at KL (HQ) – Free
Volunteer at Merisuli – RM70/pax/day
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Treks Events
21 - 25 years old
Min 1 week, Mon - Fri
Any education level
Genting Highlands, Pahang
On-site volunteering only
RM150
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TTDI Edible Community Garden
20 - 25 years old
Min 2 months, Tue, Thu & Sat
Any education level
TTDI, Kuala Lumpur
On-site volunteering only
Free
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Turtle Conservation Society
18 - 25 years old
Min 1 month, Sun - Thu
Any education level
Kemaman, Terrenganu
On-site volunteering only (Females only unless from Chukai)
RM10/pax/day + RM105 one-time membership
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Water Watch Penang
18 - 25 years old
Min 1 month, Mon - Sat (Flexible)
Any education level
Multiple locations, Penang; Bukit Kiara, Kuala Lumpur
On-site & online Volunteering
Free
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The volunteering period begins July and we hope that the situation regarding the pandemic would have improved by then. Nevertheless, we take the health and safety of our volunteers seriously and are trying our best to coordinate with our partners to provide online volunteering opportunities. Some examples of online volunteering include graphic design, merchandise design, social media management, research work, data entry, web development, outreach, online fundraising, organising webinar or virtual tours, grant application writing, organising online workshops, tech support, etc.

As a future volunteer, would you be interested in volunteering online?


Have you read and understood the information listed regarding the organisation of your choice? Please take note of the location, schedule, programme and any fee/cost incurred from volunteering at the organisation of your choice.


What are the main skills that you believe you are good at and that you are able to contribute to the organisation of your choice (max. 3 choices) *:
Physically healthy/fitFluent in written and spoken Bahasa MalaysiaFluent in written and spoke EnglishPhotography, Videography and Editing experienceGraphic Design and Visual Communication experienceResearch experienceGood verbal Communication & Public SpeakingIT and/or programming experienceEnvironmental education experienceCompetent with MS Office (Microsoft Word, Excel & Power Point)Social Media savvySales and Marketing experienceCompetent with Adobe Photoshop & IllustratorExperience working with Kids/StudentsAble to teach


Do you have any medical or health conditions which may impact your ability to volunteer? Eg. Asthma, Heart Conditions, etc. (Kindly mention any conditions that you may have)


Emergency Contact Person — Name & Phone Number *

Part 3 — Getting To Know You


Share with us a moment when you demonstrated leadership. * (max. 50 word count)


Please tell us about your proudest achievement. * (max. 50 word count)


Do you have any skills, talents or interests (coding, design, drawing, writing, speaking, etc) that you would like to share with us? * (max. 50 word count)


Describe your most challenging time in school/university and how did you overcome it * (max. 50 word count)


If you could invent a time machine & go back in time or to the future, what would you do? * (max. 50 word count)


PDPA Consent Clause

By submitting this form, I agree and give my consent to any personal data being collected, stored, retained, retrieved, used, transmitted and processed by Roots & Shoots Malaysia and its member organisations in accordance with its Data Protection Policy, including the disclosure of any personal data to relevant governmental authorities or approved third parties where required by law or for legal purposes.