[MARMAM] HWDT Ardnamurchan Lighthouse Volunteer Placement

Morven Summers volunteercoordinator at hwdt.org
Mon Apr 1 09:42:46 PDT 2019


Hebridean Whale Trail: Ardnamurchan Lighthouse Volunteer Placement 


Are you looking to gain valuable work experience, and play an active role in
marine conservation? Are you interested in living and working at a
lighthouse in a remote but beautiful part of Scotland? If so, then this is a
fantastic opportunity for a once in a lifetime experience!

You will be responsible for running Hebridean Whale Trail: Ardnamurchan,
working with the Hebridean Whale & Dolphin Trust alongside Ardnamurchan
Lighthouse staff as part of an exciting new project to celebrate Scotland's
incredible marine wildlife and heritage. You will inspire and inform
visitors and the local community, champion participation in citizen science,
and carry out data collection for marine mammal monitoring programmes. 


ROLE DESCRIPTION:


.         Provide expert wildlife guiding and informal interpretation to
visitors about Hebridean marine wildlife, environment and heritage

.         Carry out dedicated land-based cetacean data collection and
encourage visitors to participate in whale watching and biological recording
activities

.         Positively represent HWDT and the Hebridean Whale Trail:
Ardnamurchan in person and through digital media

.         Provide excellent customer service in the Ardnamurchan Lighthouse
stables coffee shop (1 day a week).

 <https://hwdt.org/news?category=The%20Hebridean%20Whale%20Trail> Read about
last year's placement 

 


WHEN: 24TH JUNE TO 6 TH SEPTEMBER 2019


WHERE: ARDNAMURCHAN LIGHTHOUSE


COMMITMENT: FULL TIME, 5 DAYS PER WEEK, INCLUDING WEEKENDS


TO APPLY:


Please email a current C.V. and covering letter outlining why you are
applying for the position to siobhan.moran at hwdt.org 


APPLICATION DEADLINE:


12 NOON FRIDAY 12TH APRIL 2019.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited interview via Skype in the w/c 15th
April 2019.

 <https://hwdt.org/s/2019-Whale-Trail-Volunteer-Placement.pdf> Full Job
Description 

 

 

Morven Summers

Media and Communications Officer

Hebridean Whale and Dolphin Trust

 

+44 (0)1688 302620  |  <http://www.hwdt.org/> hwdt.org 

 

My standard working week is Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, 9am - 1pm

 



 

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