About Friends of the National Parks Foundation

Founded in 1997, Friends of the National Parks Foundation (FNPF) is an Indonesian conservation non-profit organisation working to protect wildlife and its habitat, at the same time as supporting local communities.

Our working sites include Tanjung Puting National Park and Lamandau River reserve in Central Borneo, Nusa Penida Bird Sanctuary , Besikalung Wildlife Sanctuary, and Bali Wildlife Rescue Center in Bali.

Our projects have been recognized by global organisations such as the Humane Society International, Boeing Corporation and the Rainforest Action Network, Onetreeplanted, Rotary Club and more. FNPF receives no government funding and relies on the support of volunteers and donors.


  • Public relations skills
  • Hospitality skills

Intern Duties (Example)

  • Research assistance and data collection
  • Assisting in the design and editing of web material and other reporting obligations
  • Placement on teams for project design and/or project monitoring excercises
  • Media and communication strategy assistance
  • Hospitality service and management

Work Hours

40 hours/week


Jalan Ir. Soekarno Banjar Intaran Pejeng Tampaksiring,
Gianyar, Bali Indonesia 80552

Student Profiles

Hayley Budge was a participant in the 2019 Sustainable Tourism Professional Practicum from Murdoch University.

Hayley is studying a Bachelor of Science majoring in Environmental Management and Sustainability and Conservation and Wildlife Biology.

Hayley received a $3,000 New Colombo Plan Mobility Grant to support her participation in this program. Read more here.