[MARMAM] Summer Environmental Education Volunteer with the Whale and Dolphin Conservation Society (ref: EDU09)

laurasmith at blueyonder.co.uk laurasmith at blueyonder.co.uk
Tue Jan 13 03:31:11 PST 2009


Summer Environmental Education Volunteer with the Whale and Dolphin
Conservation Society (ref: EDU09)

WDCS Wildlife Centre in Scotland is looking for an Environmental Education
Residential volunteer for the summer.  WDCS, the Whale and Dolphin
Conservation Society,is the leading international charity dedicated solely
to the worldwide conservation and welfare of all whales, dolphins, and
porpoises.

Volunteering at the wildlife centre will provide you with a wide range of
experience in environmental education including delivering outreach work
to schools and leading group visits to the centre, organising local
events, managing other volunteers and carrying out general administration
duties including updating contact database and photo catalogue, writing
press releases and articles, and promoting the work of WDCS.

This diversity of work will provide the volunteer with a breadth of
experience of working for an international conservation organisation and
may also open doors to other opportunities within WDCS as it continues its
development and growth.

The Education Volunteer will be provided with shared accommodation and a
budget of £30 per week for food.  WDCS does not discriminate on the basis
of race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national or ethnic
origin.

Candidate Requirements
• Fluency in English.
• Must be 18 years or over
• Experience of working with a range of community groups and
organisations,including schools
• Experience of working with volunteers
• Good problem solver with flexible,‘can-do’ approach
• Ability to work effectively with people of all ages and abilities
• Excellent organisational and proven administrative skills, including the
ability to
prioritise a challenging workload
• Experience of supervising groups and individuals
• Excellent communications skills at all levels and to all sectors of the
community
• IT literate (Word, Excel, Access, email etc)
• Full clean driving license and access to a vehicle.

How to Apply
To get a full job description and application pack, go to
http://www2.wdcs.org/hych/volunteer/morayfirth.php

or contact Laura Smith on laura.smith at wdcs.org
or 01343 820 339

Please send completed application forms to Laura Smith at:
laura.smith at wdcs.org
Or
WDCS Wildlife Centre
Spey Bay
Fochabers
Moray
IV32 7PJ

CLOSING DATE
5pm 30th January






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