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Get Started

To apply, you must be:
  • Between the ages of 16 - 25
  • A citizen or a resident of Malaysia
  • Able to converse in basic English as some programmes will be conducted in English
  • Keen to become a Compassionate Leader
  • Be committed to fulfilling your volunteering hours
  • Dedicated and passionate about saving our environment


Award Level
The Award is comprised of three (3) levels, each with an increasing minimum of hours to meet:

45 hours
55 hours
75 hours


Award Process
StepProcessDetails
1Online Registration and Upload Documents Applicants will have to register before the stipulated closing date
2Get Shortlisted for Interview Our Award Committee will contact all shortlisted applicants for an interview (face to face OR through online video call)

The Award Committee may ask you about your answers to the application questions
3Get Selected Applicants will be notified through email
4Introduction to the Organisation(s) All selected participants will be introduced to their respective organisations
5Briefing Applicants will be briefed before heading out to volunteer
6Volunteer All participants will undergo their voluntary service period. Participants are required to log their completed hours in their reports online on the Award self-reporting platform.
7Award Ceremony Upon completing the requirements, all participants will receive a certificate at the award giving ceremony


Online Application Closing Date
  • 1st July 2020


Volunteering Period
  • August - October 2020


Documents To Prepare
In the application form, you are required to upload documents below:
  • NRIC
  • Passport size photo
  • Latest academic result / academic transcript


List of Organisations
In the application form, participants will be asked to rank their top 5 preferred organisations to work with based on the list of organisations given. The Award Committee will the take these preferences into account when assigning participants to each Organisation.

Borneo Sun Bear Conservation Centre (BSBCC)
Description:
Founded by Wong Siew Te in 2008. BSBCC's main goal is to protect sun bears through rehabilitation, education and research. To date, BSBCC has housed 46 rescued sun bears.
Volunteering Location:
  • Sepilok, Sandakan, Sabah
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EcoKnights
Description:
EcoKnights is a non-profit environmental organization that champions sustainable living and supports a community of filmmakers, and environmentalist who embody diversity, innovation and uniqueness of vision. EcoKnights serves the community through development-led interventions from education and awareness programmes to research; and public participation programmes to consultation.
Volunteering Location:
  • Around Klang Valley Region
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ERE Consulting Group Sdn Bhd
Description:
ERE Consulting Group is a multi –disciplinary consultancy that provides sustainable development solutions to governments, industries and organisations across Asia. Together, we address society’s growing demand for food, shelter, energy and transportation. The ultimate purpose of our business is to ensure that nature is protected while the lives of people are enriched.
Volunteering Location:
  • ERE Consulting Group, Subang Jaya, Selangor
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Free Tree Society Kuala Lumpur
Description:
We produce a range of community projects and events centred around our precious environment. From our stunning flagship nursery in Bangsar, to hosting corporate workshops and talks, to creating the world’s first environmental awareness truck and mobile nursery, to curating volunteering programmes that educate and engage, plus so much more, our goal is to engage and educate the public on sustainability, uphold the importance of conserving our environment, plant more trees and save our planet. All this while having a lot of fun getting dirty and hands-on!
Volunteering Location:
  • Bangsar Nursery
  • Taman Tugu Nursery
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Gunung Mulu National Park
Description:
Gunung Mulu National Park is a park management company that manages a World Heritage Park for Malaysia on behalf of the Sarawak Government. This also entails all tourism related services from tours, accommodation and F&B.
Volunteering Location:
  • Mulu National Park and the surrounding community - (Batu Bungan, Long Iman, Mulu Villages )
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Khazanah Research Institute
Description:
The Khazanah Research Institute carries out research on the pressing issues of the nation. We then recommend policies to improve the well-being of Malaysians based on that research.

We do all this through:
  • Rigorous impartial analysis founded on data;
  • Convening discussions, amongst those who are relevant, to illuminate understanding of the issues;
  • Being advocates of the knowledge we acquire.
Volunteering Location:
  • Kuala Lumpur region
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Malaysian Primatological Society (MPS)
Description:
MPS was established in 2015 by a group of budding primatologist to advocate for greater efforts in conservation research as well as education and community outreach on Malaysian primates. MPS is also affiliated with the International Primatological Society (IPS).
Volunteering Location:
  • Langkawi
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Malayan Rainforest Station (MRS)
Description:
Malayan Rainforest Station (MRS) is a research-based NGO working on conservation and community empowerment in Merapoh, Pahang. The primary focus of MRS is to promote conservation and research efforts through evidence-based data and active participation of local communities as a holistic and sustainable approach. MRS also acts as a research hub where we collaborate with various local and international research institutions across wildlife to plant research disciplines while transferring the knowledge to our local Malay and indigenous Bateq people in Merapoh area.
Volunteering Location:
  • Gua Layang, Merapoh, Pahang
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Perak State Park Corporation (Belum)
Description:
Perak State Park Corporation (PSCP) is an initiative by the state government to protect our natural heritage. There are five state parks under PSPC which are Royal Belum State Park, Pulau Sembilan State Park, Kinta Nature Park, Kinta Valley Geopark and Lenggong Valley Archaeological World Heritage Site.
Volunteering Locations:
  • Royal Belum State Park
  • Gerik Town
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Persatuan Pelindung Harimau Malaysia (Rimau)
Description:
Rimau is an NGO established by a group of citizens dedicated to saving the Malayan tiger and its habitat.
Volunteering Location:
  • Kuala Lumpur
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Persatuan Rimba Komuniti Kota Damansara Selangor (KDCF Society)
Description:
KDCF Society was established to provide a focal community-based organization to partner the Forestry Department in managing the newly gazetted Kota Damansara Forest Reserve (2010). The community played a key role in advocating for its protection by developing sustainable forest trails. These have been important in garnering public support. Since safeguarding the forest, the Society has continued to be active in environmental education, recreation, voluntarism, community service, and Roots & Shoots Malaysia Award (RASMA).
Volunteering Location:
  • Kota Damansara Community Forest Reserve, Petaling Jaya
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Project GreenSmiths
Description:
GreenSmiths envisions a future where young people build a sustainable planet for all life on earth. Our mission is to facilitate project based expeditions and provide expertise and empower young people to collaborate, address real-life environmental situations and continuously rethink how we engage with the natural world.
Volunteering Location:
  • Earth Lodge, Ulu Muda Forest Reserve, Kedah. Ulu Muda is a remote, lush rainforest known as an important site for Malaysia’s mega fauna such as the Asian elephant, Malaysian tapir, sambar deer, barking deer and wild board. Birdlife is especially abundant here with over three hundred species recorded.
  • The Ulu Muda Field Research Centre is also based at Earth Lodge. This hosts research teams from Oxford University, WWF Malaysia and the Malaysian Nature Society.
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Roots And Shoots Malaysia
Description:
Roots and Shoots Malaysia is a youth organization founded by Jane Goodall. Our main primary goal is to instil hope and encourage the Malaysian youth to go beyond awareness and bring positive change to their environment and communities. This service-based Award encourages youths to commit their time towards serving causes that are much bigger than themselves.
Volunteering Location:
  • Merchant Square, Kuala Lumpur
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The Habitat Foundation (THF)
Description:
The Habitat Foundation is a charitable trust that is closely linked with The Habitat Penang Hill which is a rainforest discovery park on Penang Hill. The Foundation’s programmes cover education, conservation, research and training, and sustainability and initiatives.
Volunteering Location:
  • The Habitat Penang Hill
  • The Habitat Foundation Office
  • Schools in Georgetown that are involved in our urban biodiversity initiatives, Penang
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Treks Event Sdn Bhd
Description:
TREKS is a consultancy that crafts nature and team building activities in Genting Highlands. We are also a social enterprise involved in the Conservation and Preservation of Biodiversity in Genting Highlands as well as in the provision of Educational awareness via TREKS Nature Academia.
Volunteering Location:
  • Genting Highland
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Tropical Rainforest Conservation And Research Centre
Description:
Tropical Rainforest Conservation and Research Centre (TRCRC) is a non-governmental Organization (NGO) that focuses on the establishment of ex-situ Tropical Rainforest Living Collections (TRLCs) and plant nurseries throughout Malaysia to support the conservation of rare, threatened and endangered (RTE) plant species. A majority of tropical seeds are recalcitrant and cannot be stored in seed banks. TRCRC aims to improve the conservation status of Malaysian RTE plants and prevent further loss of tropical plant species. TRCRC believes in progress through collaboration. With this in mind, TRLCs are designed to complement government agencies, NGOs and stakeholders involved in the preservation and conservation of Malaysian plants and forests.
Volunteering Location:
  • TRLC Merisuli, Lahad Datu, Sabah
  • TRCRC Headquarters and Nursery, Pinggiran Taman Tun Dr.Ismail, Kuala Lumpur
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Turtle Conservation Study Of Malaysia (TCS)
Description:
TCS is the first non-governmental and non-profit organisation dedicated to the conservation of freshwater turtles in Malaysia. The aim of the Society is to bring about the recovery of depleted wild populations of turtles particularly freshwater turtles through partnerships with like-minded organisations, individuals and local communities.
Volunteering Location:
  • Taman Desa Solehah, Terrenganu
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Water Watch Penang
Description:
Water Watch Penang (WWP) is a non-profit organisation that was founded in November 1997 as part of the Sustainable Penang Initiative under the auspices of the Socio-economic & Environmental Research Institute (SERI) of Penang.
Volunteering Location:
  • Penang (Penang Botanic Gardens, Cherok Tokun Nature Park
  • Kuala Lumpur (Bukit Kiara Federal Park, at Jalan Abang Haji Openg, Taman Tun Dr Ismail)
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