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  • Sponsor a Teacher | Bukit Lawang Trust

    Sponsor a Teacher! Over the last 17 years, the Bukit Lawang Trust has made it its mission to ensure that financial poverty and other socio-economic factors are not a barrier to good education, and employment opportunities. That is why we strive to support the local community by hiring all of our teaching staff from within the community. ​ ​ We're now offering you the opportunity to do something really special, by sponsoring one of our local teachers you would be directly supporting one of our amazing team by contributing to their salary. In doing so you are ensuring they continue to have the money they need to provide for their families. ​ Please sponsor a teacher's monthly salary, so that we can continue to provide free education to the children of Bukit Lawang and 6 other rural communities along the border of the Leuser Ecosystem. Most of our educators come from disadvantaged backgrounds and have struggled against the odds to put themselves through school and tertiary education. Now with the Trust, they are working to support others to do the same. ​ Make a real and lasting positive change. Sponsor a teacher today! ​ Sponsor a Local Teacher Meet our amazing local educators! Dea Ananda ESL Teacher Dea is our newest teacher in the Bukit Lawang Trust Kindergarten, she works alongside Butet as part of the Lions class! Dea is hoping to gain valuable experience as a teacher at the Bukit Lawang Trust that will one day help her to go to University and get a degree! ​ ​ Dea is responsible for supporting the other kindergarten teachers in the delivery of the Indonesian 'Saya Suka Membaca' kindergarten curriculum. She is also responsible for preparing our 'Lions Class' students for starting the Indonesian curriculum alongside the 'Roses Class' through the delivery of a 'learning through play' pedagogy and running crafts and activity sessions. Nurul Utami Social Media Manager & ESL Teacher Nurul has been working with the Trust for many years, first as a Kindergarten Teacher, then ESL teacher and now Social Media Manager. Nurul overseas the creation of all content on our online platforms, she manages a global network of digital nomads & content creators and assists with administrative tasks all whilst supporting our education and Conservation programs as a teacher and facilitator. Rerimna Lea Program Coordinator for Conservation As Program Coordinator for Conservation at the Bukit Lawang Trust, Rerimna works alongside our Program Manager to facilitate the delivery of a range of conservation programs and initiatives including the YSE and Youth Ranger programs. Rermina is our local expert in the field of conservation and works closely with our project partners on the ground to deliver outstanding and sustainable conservation and development initiatives. Additionally, as Program Coordinator Rerimna line manages our Conservation volunteers and helps to train and guide them through their placements with us! Renita Pelawi Program Coordinator for Education As Program Manager for Education at the Bukit Lawang Trust, Reni works alongside our program manager to facilitate the delivery of a range of education programs and initiatives. Reni is responsible for assisting with needs assessments & community selection as well as beneficiary recruitment and Post Project Visits (PPVs). Additionally, as program coordinator Reni line manages our education volunteers and helps to train and guide them through their placements with us! Fitri Hub Cook & Teaching Assistant Fitri is our longest standing team member, having been with the Bukit Lawang Trust for over 14 years! She has held a wide range of responsibilities during her tenure including cook, assistant teacher and even interim manager! She now works as our Hub Cook for the Trust community centre in Bukit Lawang, and a Teaching Assistant in our afternoon ESL classes! ​ As our Hub Cook, Fitri prepares outstanding Indonesian cuisine for all of our staff and volunteers five days! On top of this she volunteers her time supporting the teachers in the afternoon English classes and conservation classes. Fitri has been an integral part of the Bukit Lawang Trust for many years and is loved by all who visit! ​ ​ "There are many reasons why I love working for the trust, but most importantly I love being here as its given me a chance to learn English myself and work with children!" Ida Kindergarten Teacher Ida has been working as a Kindergarten teacher for the Bukit Lawang Trust for the past 8 years. She works with our 'Roses Class' and also delivers craft and circus sessions for the Kindergarten students. ​ Ida is responsible for supporting the other kindergarten teachers in the delivery of the Indonesian 'Saya Suka Membaca' kindergarten curriculum. She is also responsible for preparing our 'Roses Class' students for starting the Indonesian curriculum alongside 'Lions Class' through the delivery of a 'learning through play' pedagogy and running crafts and activity sessions alongside our other 'Little Stars' teacher Rasimah. ​ "My love of kids is what motivated me to work at the Trust, I love working hard and gaining new experiences. There are lots of lessons for me at the Trust, even as a teacher!" Butet Kindergarten Teacher Butet has been working as a Kindergarten Teacher for the Bukit Lawang Trust for the past 8 years. She works with Siti-Nur in our Big Stars class and also delivers weekly fitness classes for all of the Kindergarten Students and Parents to take part! ​ Butet is responsible for delivering the Indonesian 'Saya Suka Membaca' kindergarten curriculum to our Lions Class alongside our three other Kindergarten Teachers. She is also responsible for assisting in the delivery of the Education Program alongside education volunteers. ​ "I like being a teacher here, I love the kids and I LOVE THE TRUST!" Rasimah Kindergarten Teacher The vast majority of Rasimah's work experience has been based around delivering education to children of all ages. Rasimah has also worked to adapt educational curriculum through the implementation of conservation attitudes and the ideals of equality and independence into pre primary education. ​ Rasimah is responsible for supporting the other kindergarten teachers in the delivery of the Indonesian 'Saya Suka Membaca' curriculum. She is also responsible for preparing our 'Roses Class' students for starting the Indonesian curriculum alongside 'Lions Class' through the delivery of a 'Learning through play' pedagogy and running crafts and activity sessions alongside our other 'Roses' teacher Ida. ​ "I try to help children realise their potential and be the intelligent good people that they are. At the Trust I can learn how to keep the environment clean and gain lots of experience. The Trust is the BEST!" Not sure you want to commit? Not sure you want to commit to becoming one of our amazing Sponsors? Become a contributor instead! and join other contributors around the world by supporting a part of a teachers salary. Every little helps and your support goes a long way for our staff in Indonesia! To find out more about supporting one of our current local teachers or to enquire about a monthly sponsorship contact us on the email below! info@bukitlawangtrust.org ​ From all of us here at the Bukit Lawang Trust Terima Kasih, Thank you!

  • Meet The Team | Bukit Lawang Trust

    Meet The Team Rebecca Coley Founder & Trustee In 2003 Rebecca founded the Bukit Lawang Trust as an emergency aid station. In response to a disastrous flood that destroyed much of the community. Now almost 18 years on, she overseas the Trusts global growth strategy, manages donor and grant acquisition & is responsible for the Trusts vision and ethos. ​ ​ ​ ​ Samuel Oakes Director of Operations As Director of Operations, Samuel is ultimately responsible for providing strategic leadership for the Bukit Lawang Trusts operations, in accordance with their overarching global strategy. He takes the lead on the design and development of new programs, partnerships and relationships as well as working to develop the Trusts Indonesia Country Strategy, whilst ensuring compliance with legal policy, processes and standards. Samuel has overall responsibility for the quality, impact and safe delivery of the Trusts portfolio in Indonesia as well as community selection and program design in identified communities. Program Manager: Conseration Cloé Dupont As Program Manager for the Bukit Lawang Trusts Conservation Programs, Cloé is directly responsible for the delivery of a range of comprehensive environmental conservation & sustainable Human development programs and initiatives in communities throughout rural North Sumatra. Cloé is also responsible for volunteer management for all of our Conservation volunteers and taking a leading role in organizing the Sumatran Conservation Festival! ​ ​ Program Manager: Education Harry Gunn As the Program Manager for the Bukit Lawang Trusts Education Programs, Harry is directly responsible for the delivery of a range of comprehensive education and sustainable development programs and initiatives in communities throughout rural North Sumatra. Harry is also responsible for volunteer management for all of our Education and ESL volunteers and taking a leading role in the management of our kindergarten, and the organization of our TK graduation! ​ ​ Renita Pelawi Program Coordinator: Education As Program Coordinator for Education at the Bukit Lawang Trust, Reni works alongside our program manager to facilitate the delivery of a range of education programs and initiatives. Reni is responsible for assisting with needs assessments & community selection as well as beneficiary recruitment and Post Project Visits (PPVs). Additionally, as program coordinator Reni line manages our education volunteers and helps to train and guide them through their placements with us! ​ ​ Rerimna Lea Program Coordinator: Conservation As Program Coordinator for Conservation at the Bukit Lawang Trust, Rerimna works alongside our Program Manager to facilitate the delivery of a range of conservation Programs and initiatives including the YSE and Youth Ranger programs. Rerimna is our local expert in conservation and works closely with our project partners on the ground to deliver outstanding and sustainable conservation and development initiatives. Additionally, as program coordinator Rerimna line manages our Conservation volunteers and helps to train and guide them through their placements with us! ​ Nicki Claydon Transport & Logistics Coordinator Nicki manages the transport and logistics for all of the Trusts operations on the ground here in North Sumatra, as TL Coordinator she ensures that everyone gets to where they need to be, when they need to be with the right equipment to do the job. Nicki literally makes it all happen! ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ Nurul Utami Social Media Manager As Social Media Manager Nurul directly line manages our global network of Digital Nomads and content creators. Additionally, Nurul manages all of the trusts marketing and social media platforms and is the first point of contact for enquiries. ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ Fitri Madewi Hub Cook Fitri is our longest serving team member, having been with the Bukit Lawang Trust for over 13 years! She has held a wide range of responsibilities during her tenure including cook, assistant teacher and even interim manager! She now works as our Hub Cook for the Trust community centre in Bukit Lawang. ​ As Hub Cook, Fitri is the heart and soul of our Hub in Bukit Lawang. She prepares outstanding Indonesian cuisine for all of our staff and volunteers every day! ​ "There are many reasons why I love working for the trust, but most importantly I love being here as its given me a chance to learn English myself and work with children!" ​ Butet Halimah Kindergarten Teacher Butet has been working as a Kindergarten Teacher for the Bukit Lawang Trust for the past 8 years. She works with Dea in our Lions Class and also delivers weekly fitness classes for all of the Kindergarten Students and Parents to take part! ​ Butet is responsible for delivering the Indonesian 'Saya Suka Membaca' kindergarten curriculum to our Lions class alongside our three other Kindergarten Teachers. She is also responsible for assisting in the delivery of the Education Program alongside education volunteers. ​ "I like being a teacher here, I love the kids and I LOVE THE TRUST!" ​ ​ ​ 'Ida' Apridayani Kindergarten Teacher Ida has been working as a Kindergarten teacher for the Bukit Lawang Trust for the past 8 years. She works with our Roses Class and also delivers craft and circus sessions for the Kindergarten students. ​ Ida is responsible for supporting the other kindergarten teachers in the delivery of the Indonesian 'Saya Suka Membaca' kindergarten curriculum. She is also responsible for preparing our 'Roses Class' students for starting the Indonesian curriculum through the delivery of a 'learning through play' pedagogy and running crafts and activity sessions alongside our other 'Roses Class' teacher Rasimah. ​ "My love of kids is what motivated me to work at the Trust, I love working hard and gaining new experiences. There are lots of lessons for me at the Trust, even as a teacher!" Dea Ananda Kindergarten Teacher Dea studied in medical school as well as learning German in her spare time before shifting over to working in the field of education. Dea is gaining valuable work experience as one of the Trusts Kindergarten Teachers in preparation for Higher education and University. ​ As a Kindergarten teacher in the Trusts 'Lions Class' Dea is responsible for supporting the other staff in the delivery of the Indonesian 'Saya Suka Membaca' kindergarten curriculum. She is also responsible for preparing our students for primary education. ​ "The Bukit Lawang Trust has so many positive activities and is good for the local community" ​ ​ Rasimah Kindergarten Teacher The vast majority of Rasimah's work experience has been based around delivering education to children of all ages. Rasimah has also worked to adapt educational curriculum through the implementation of conservation attitudes and the ideals of equality and independence into pre primary education. ​ Rasimah is responsible for supporting the other kindergarten teachers in the delivery of the Indonesian 'Saya Suka Membaca' curriculum. She is also responsible for preparing our 'Roses Class' students for starting the Indonesian curriculum with 'Roses Class' through the delivery of a 'Learning through play' pedagogy and running crafts and activity sessions alongside our other 'Roses Class' teacher Ida. ​ "I try to help children realise their potential and be the intelligent good people that they are. At the Trust I can learn how to keep the environment clean and gain lots of experience. The Trust is the BEST!" Wati Hub Caretaker Wati is one of our most senior staff members, having been part of our staff team for over 10 years. Wati looks after the school building and the grounds as well as looking after all of us! ​ Wati is responsible for cleaning and site maintenance, She also assists with cooking and preparing class materials and events for the Bukit Lawang Trust. ​ "I love the Trust, not only because it is close to my home, but also because it allows me to learn English and gain many new experiences. I also love being able to see the children!" ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ Apply Today We are looking for passionate, and hard working conservationists with a interest in conservation and a determination to make the world a better place! If that sounds like you then hit the button below to see our amazing opportunities! Join the Team!

  • Building Page | Bukit Lawang Trust

    VIDEOGRAPHY & PHOTOGRAPHY INTERNSHIP: NEW! Use your Videography and Photography skills to bring the Bukit Lawang Trust to life, capturing education, conservation and endangered wildlife! All whilst living on the edge of the Leuser Ecosystem, the last place on Earth where Tigers, Rhinos, Elephants & Orangutans live together in the wild!! Duration: Price: Type: 8 - 16 weeks FREE! Internship QUICK! Only one place left on this Internship! VIEW Social Media Manager Oversee the Bukit Lawang Trusts online presence by managing its social media platforms including Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Linked-In TikTok & more. All whilst living on the edge of the jungle! This is one of our longer placements, and whilst working as our SM Manager you will be a fully fledged member of the staff team! ​ Oversee the management of our global network of digital nomads & take the lead on marketing campaigns and fundraising events! ​ Benefits include; Expenses stipend, ​ ​ - Applicants must have social media / marketing experience - Applicants will need conversational English (spoken & written). - This internship is a minimum of 6 Months. Location: Bukit Lawang, North Sumatra, Indonesia. ​ Salary: Competitive local salary. ​ Closing Date: 01/10/2021 11.59PM ​ Interviewing From: 01/10/2021 ​ Application Status: Open! Download the Job Description Here: Ready to apply? To apply, send your CV & Cover letter to us at info@bukitlawangtrust.org before the closing date. Program Coordinator - Conservation: Location: Bukit Lawang, North Sumatra, Indonesia. ​ Salary: Competitive local salary. ​ Closing Date: 01/10/2021 ​ Interviewing From: 02/10/2021 ​ Application Status: Open! The Program Coordinator for Conservation at the Bukit Lawang Trust is an exciting new part time role at our hub in Bukit Lawang, North Sumatra. ​ The Program coordinator for Conservation is responsible for the delivery of conservation education sessions as part of the Trusts Conservation Programs. They are responsible for beneficiary recruitment on all conservation programs & assisting with community selection, & liaison. ​ The PC for Conservation will work alongside the Program Manager to deliver the Bukit Lawang Trusts Programmatic Objectives, and assist in the management and Training of Conservation Volunteers. ​ Benefits include; competitive local salary, Accommodation, Food, Transport, Visa Sponsorship, Airport pick up and to top it all off, you get to live on the edge of the Leuser Ecosystem, a tropical paradise and the last place on Earth where you can find Tigers, Orangutans, Elephants, Leopards & Bears living together in the wild! ​ - This position is for Indonesian Nationals only. ​ - Local Applicants must have conversation level of spoken English, and have experience working in conservation, ideally with an NGO. Download the Job Description Here: Ready to apply? To apply, send your CV & Cover letter to us at info@bukitlawangtrust.org before the closing date. Program Coordinator - Education: The Program Coordinator (PC) for education is responsible for AOR identification & providing the Director of Operations with expert support in Community Selection. Additionally the PC for education is responsible for the recruitment of local volunteers under the guidance of the SM Manager, beneficiary recruitment & training and volunteer training and support. The PC for education is actively involved in the planning and delivery of sessions for all of the Trusts education programs. He/she is further responsible for the monitoring and evaluation of all education programs under the guidance of the Program Manager. The PC will also provide translation and communication support to volunteers and staff as required. The Program Coordinator is expected to work a minimum of 25 hours a week. ​ Benefits include; competitive local salary, Accommodation, Food, Transport, and to top it all off, you get to live on the edge of the Leuser Ecosystem, a tropical paradise and the last place on Earth where you can find Tigers, Orangutans, Elephants, Leopards & Bears living together in the wild! ​ - This position is for Indonesian Nationals Only. ​ - Local Applicants must have conversation level of spoken and writen English, and have experience in Education. Location: Bukit Lawang, North Sumatra, Indonesia. ​ Salary: Competitive local salary. ​ Closing Date: 01/10/2021 ​ Interviewing From: 02/10/2021 ​ Application Status: Open! Download the Job Description Here: Ready to apply? To apply, send your CV & Cover letter to us at info@bukitlawangtrust.org before the closing date. Tell me more! Oversee the Bukit Lawang Trusts online presence by managing its social media and recruitment platforms including Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, TikTok & more. All whilst living on the edge of the jungle! Duration: Price: Type: 26 weeks FREE! Internship QUICK! Only one place left on this Internship! VIEW Samuel Oakes Director of Operations Having gained over 9 years experience in Operations Management, Samuel has undertaken a wide range of roles including Platoon Sergeant with the British Army Reserve, Team leader and then Deputy Operations Manager with Raleigh International in Tanzania & Nepal as well as Head of Conservation & Manager, Programme Manager and now Director of Operations for the Bukit Lawang Trust. ​ As Director of Operations, Samuel is ultimately responsible for providing strategic leadership for the Bukit Lawang Trusts operations, in accordance with their overarching global strategy. He takes the lead on the design and development of new programs, partnerships and relationships as well as working to develop the Trusts Indonesia Country Strategy, whilst ensuring compliance with legal policy, processes and standards. Samuel has overall responsibility for the quality, impact and safe delivery of the Trusts portfolio in Indonesia as well as community selection and program design in identified communities. ​ Clo é Dupont Program Manager - Conservation Since childhood, Cloé has been passionate about the natural world & the animals within it, particularly tthose living in Tropical Ecosystems. As a biologist, wanting to help others, she worked in Human health in France for 7 years. After some soul searching about her professional future, she decided to travel, Backpacking for 9 months around Sri Lanka, Indonesia & Chile. And now she is finally following her dream of protecting the environment and animals! ​ Cloé brings a lot of energy to the Jungle and the community of Bukit Lawang and is driven by a belief that helping to protect the jungle is linked to the local community, as we are all part of the same ecosystem! ​ As Program Manager for the Bukit Lawang Trusts Conservation Programs, Cloé is directly responsible for the delivery of a range of comprehensive environmental conservation & sustainable Human development programs and initiatives in communities throughout rural North Sumatra. Cloé is also responsible for volunteer management for all of our Conservation volunteers and taking a leading role in organizing the Sumatran Conservation Festival! ​ Butet Kindergarten Teacher Butet has been working as a Kindergarten Teacher for the Bukit Lawang Trust for the past 8 years. She works with Siti-Nur in our Big Stars class and also delivers weekly fitness classes for all of the Kindergarten Students and Parents to take part! ​ Butet is responsible for delivering the Indonesian 'Saya Suka Membaca' kindergarten curriculum to our Big Stars class alongside our three other Kindergarten Teachers. She is also responsible for assisting in the delivery of the Education Program alongside education volunteers. ​ "I like being a teacher here, I love the kids and I LOVE THE TRUST!" SPONSOR BUTET Wati Cleaner & Site Maintenance Wati is one of our most senior staff members, having been part of our staff team for over 10 years. Wati looks after the school building and the grounds as well as looking after all of us! ​ Wati is responsible for cleaning and site maintenance, She also assists with cooking and preparing class materials and events for the Bukit Lawang Trust. ​ "I love the Trust, not only because it is close to my home, but also because it allows me to learn English and gain many new experiences. I also love being able to see the children!" ​ ​ ​ SPONSOR WATI Fitri Hub Cook & TA Fitri is our longest standing team member, having been with the Bukit Lawang Trust for over 11 years! She has held a wide range of responsibilities during her tenure including cook, assistant teacher and even interim manager! She now works as our Transport & Logisics coordinator for the Trust community centre in Bukit Lawang. ​ As Transport & Logistics Coordinator Fitri is responsible for organising all transport and equipment our staff need to carry out their jobs. Fitri also looks after transport and logistics during emergency situations. An additional role Fitri has taken over in recent years is resident cook, so you can look forward to her amazing cooking during your stay with us! ​ "There are many reasons why i love working for the trust, but most importantly i love being here as its given me a chance to learn English myself and work with children!" ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ SPONSOR FITRI Ida Kindergarten Teacher Ida has been working as a Kindergarten teacher for the Bukit Lawang Trust for the past 8 years. She works with our Little Stars class and also delivers craft and circus sessions for the Kindergarten students. ​ Ida is responsible for supporting the other kindergarten teachers in the delivery of the Indonesian 'Saya Suka Membaca' kindergarten curriculum. She is also responsible for preparing our 'Little Stars' students for starting the Indonesian curriculum with 'Big Stars' through the delivery of a 'learning through play' pedagogy and running crafts and activity sessions alongside our other 'Little Stars' teacher Rasimah. ​ "My love of kids is what motivated me to work at the Trust, I love working hard and gaining new experiences. There are lots of lessons for me at the Trust, even as a teacher!" SPONSOR IDA Rasimah Kindergarten Teacher The vast majority of Rasimah's work experience has been based around delivering education to children of all ages. Rasimah has also worked to adapt educational curriculum through the implementation of conservation attitudes and the ideals of equality and independence into pre primary education. ​ Rasimah is responsible for supporting the other kindergarten teachers in the delivery of the Indonesian 'Saya Suka Membaca' curriculum. She is also responsible for preparing our 'Little Stars' students for starting the Indonesian curriculum with 'Big Stars' through the delivery of a 'Learning through play' pedagogy and running crafts and activity sessions alongside our other 'Little Stars' teacher Ida. ​ "I try to help children realise their potential and be the intelligent good people that they are. At the Trust I can learn how to keep the environment clean and gain lots of experience. The Trust is the BEST!" Sponsor Rasimah

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