[MARMAM] Marine Wildlife & Conservation Volunteer opportunities in New Quay, Wales
info at cbmwc.org
Thu Feb 26 06:32:32 PST 2009
Please post the following advert for volunteers:
Cardigan Bay Marine Wildlife Centre, New Quay, Wales
Marine Wildlife & Conservation Volunteer opportunities
Are you planning a career in the marine environment or conservation?
Internships and volunteer positions are available at the Cardigan Bay Marine
Volunteering is a great way to develop skills and gain essential experience!
Reliable & enthusiastic people are needed to help with our ongoing research,
education and interpretation programmes concerning the marine wildlife of
Cardigan Bay. We primarily study the bottlenose dolphins through
photo-identification, and also monitor harbour porpoise and Atlantic grey
Volunteers play a vital role in the Cardigan Bay Marine Wildlife Centres
work. The centre relies on the generous help of volunteers & interns to
undertake its work and greatly appreciates your time. Please note enthusiasm
for our work and the marine environment is as valued as experience, since
training is provided.
This is a fantastic opportunity for you to make a positive contribution to
marine wildlife conservation and to gain knowledge and experience of the
species and habitats in Cardigan Bay. It can be a great chance to gain
experience of field work, research methods and public awareness and
education programmes. Gain essential skills for a career in the environment
or conservation such as developing your fundraising, interpersonal and data
processing skills as well as meeting and socialising with people who share
If you have any specific skills or experience such as in website creation,
fundraising, the media, DIY skills, exhibition, interior or graphic design
and would like to help with project development, please contact us.
We also welcome undergraduate and postgraduate students who need boat
support and office space to conduct their research projects. Please contact
us to discuss whether your project ideas are feasible.
For further information
To find out more about the Cardigan Bay Marine Wildlife Centre and what
activities you would be involved in visit
www.cbmwc.org/volunteer/become_vol.asp. If you have any questions please
email volunteer at cbmwc.org with an appropriate subject line or call Sarah on
Volunteering at CBMWC
An interest in wildlife and conservation is most important, along with
reliability, enthusiasm and willingness to work in a conscientious and
responsible manner. As you will be dealing with the public on a daily basis
it is also important that you are fluent in speaking English. We welcome
people with experience working with children, the public or in environmental
interpretation or education, however this is not essential. Indeed this is a
great opportunity to gain skills in these areas. Good verbal and written
communication skills, IT, design and fundraising skills are likewise useful
but not essential.
Volunteers are needed from April until November 2009. We ask for a minimum
commitment of 2 weeks (due to training), ideally volunteers would be able to
commit longer. Volunteers living locally who are available on a part-time
basis are also welcome year round and are greatly appreciated.
Accommodation and expense arrangements
Basic accommodation can be arranged for committed volunteers (approx £50 per
week). Volunteers are responsible for their own food, travel and
How to get involved
Its easy to get involved simply download a simple application form from our
website www.cbmwc.org/volunteer/become_vol.asp, complete it and email it to
volunteer at cbmwc.org with Volunteer application 2009 in your subject line
or alternatively post your application form. Please make sure you fill in
your availability. We look forward to hearing from you.
FAO: Sarah Perry
Cardigan Bay Marine Wildlife Centre
Patent Slip Building, Glanmor Terrace
New Quay, Ceredigion
Wales, SA45 9PS
As seen on:
Iolos Welsh Safari, Autumn 2007
& BBC Natures Calendar Summer 2007
Cardigan Bay Marine Wildlife Centre
Patent Slip Building
E-bost/E-mail: <mailto:info at cbmwc.org> info at cbmwc.org
Ffôn/Tel. 01545 560032
Cardigan Bay Marine Wildlife Centre is supported by the Cardigan Bay Marine
Wildlife Group, a Marine interest group of the Wildlife Trust of South and
Helping to conserve Cardigan Bay's Marine Wildlife through education and
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