[MARMAM] Volunteer Wildlife Guides Required

Stones Brett stonesbrett at hotmail.com
Tue Feb 25 14:34:24 PST 2014

Two Volunteer Positions offered to a marine biology enthusiast with a passenger boat trip company to assist with wildlife guiding activities. SeaMôr Wildlife Tours is looking for enthusiastic and hardworking boat crew to fill a position offered during the period of May to September 2014. The position requires working on the wildlife watching boat as crew and wildlife guide and also assisting with sales and marketing of the trips. This is a fantastic opportunity to learn some great skills such as boat handling and general seamanship, and also boost your public speaking skills. The trips  run  from the beautiful towns of New Quay and Abaereron in Cardigan Bay, which is home to the largest population of bottlenose dolphins in the UK. Harbour porpoises, grey seals and a variety of sea birds are also amongst the many animals that can be viewed on the trips. WHAT SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE YOU WILL GAIN:Public speaking and guiding experienceCrewing on a commercial passenger boatBoat handlingCustomer service and team workScientific data collection using JNCC approved methods for boat surveys ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS:Fluent spoken English, Welsh a definite bonus,Interest in marine wildlife and boating,Flexibility and the ability to work outdoors,Good communication skillsGood customer service skills,Experience of working in a small team. DESIRABLE:Marine biology (or similar) qualification,RYA powerboat license,Interest in marketing,Website editing and design,EU driving licence. Other info:This is an unpaid post, however, there will be an element of paid work available, and free accommodation is provided.  How to apply:If you are interested in this position, email your CV by 15th March, 2014 to Brett Stones, info at seamor.org, or call us on 07795242445. Website  www.seamor.org 		 	   		  
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