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Work With FCD

Are you passionate about conservation and environmental protection? Do you want to make a real difference in preserving the natural beauty and biodiversity of Belize? Consider joining the Friends for Conservation and Development (FCD), a dynamic and dedicated team of professionals working to protect critical areas in the Chiquibul-Maya Mountains.


Making a Real Difference

Working for FCD gives you the opportunity to make a tangible impact on the environment and local communities in Belize. You will be part of a team that is actively engaged in protecting the region's natural and cultural resources and ensuring the long-term sustainability of the area.


Exciting and Meaningful Work

FCD provides a variety of challenging and rewarding job opportunities in conservation and environmental management. Whether you are a researcher, field technician, or community outreach coordinator, you will have the chance to work on exciting projects and initiatives that directly contribute to the protection of the Chiquibul-Maya Mountains.


Professional Development

FCD is committed to helping its employees grow and develop professionally. You will have access to training and development opportunities that can help you build your skills and advance your career in conservation and environmental management. Additionally, FCD offers a supportive and collaborative work environment where you can learn from experienced professionals and contribute your own ideas and insights.

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Open Positions

Friends for Conservation and Development (FCD) is a non-profit conservation organization created in 1999 and is managed by a 7-member Board of Directors. As the organization grows with a landscape approach, various job opportunities are opening.

Chiquibul National Park Ranger

Where We Work

Facts About Where We Work!

From the Chiquibul National Park to the Vaca Forest Reserve, FCD is dedicated to protecting these unique and valuable ecosystems. In this section, we will share some interesting and informative facts about the areas where we work.


The Chiquibul Forest is comprised of three protected areas, namely the Chiquibul National Park, the Chiquibul Forest Reserve and the Caracol Archaeological Reserve.


The Chiquibul National Park is the largest terrestrial protected area in Belize with 285,937 acres.


The Chiquibul National Park harbors the largest cave system in Central America known as the Chiquibul Cave System.


The Chiquibul National Park and the Mountain Pine Ridge Forest Reserve contains the headwaters for the Belize River Watershed which provides water resources to over 40% of Belize’s population.