[MARMAM] Volunteer Wildlife Guides Required

Stones Brett stonesbrett at hotmail.com
Tue Jul 5 06:42:14 PDT 2016


Volunteer Position offered to a marine biology enthusiast with a passenger boat trip company to assist with wildlife guiding activities.

SeaMôr Wildlife and Dolphin Watching Boat Trips are looking for an enthusiastic and hardworking boat crew to fill the position offered during the months of July and August.  The position requires working on the wildlife watching boat as crew and a 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, general seamanship, enhancing your public speaking skills, and hopefully help inspire the next generation of marine biologists.

The trips  run  from the beautiful towns of New Quay and Aberaeron 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 among the many animals that can be viewed on the trips.

WHAT SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE YOU WILL GAIN:
Public speaking and guiding experience
Crewing on a commercial passenger boat
Boat handling and general seamanship
We will fund the successful applicant to attend a Cetacean Survey Training Course which will enable them to collect research data for Seawatch Foundation whilst on our trips.

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS:
Fluent spoken English
Interest in marine wildlife and boating
Flexibility and the ability to work outdoors
Good communication skills
Good 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


Other info:
This is an unpaid post, however, there is an element of paid work available, and free accommodation is provided.


How to apply:
If you are interested in this position,  email with which period you're interested in, along with your CV  to Brett Stones, info at seamor.org<mailto:info at seamor.org>, or call us on 07795242445. Website  www.seamor.org<http://www.seamor.org/>


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