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Living Seas Local Volunteer

Cardigan Bay Marine Wildlife Centre

New Quay

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]Admin and Office Work, Children and Families, Education and Literacy, Fundraising, Green/Sustainable Development, Animals, Charity Shops and Retail

Do you live locally to New Quay? Would you like to get involved in our research, education and awareness-raising programmes? Volunteers living locally who are available on a part-time basis are welcome year round and are greatly appreciated. Volunteer tasks include land and boat based surveys, running the visitor centre, data entry, helping with community engagement events, conducting beach cleans. There may also be the opportunity to assist with various projects e.g. acoustic analysis and writing articles. Please let us know if you have any specialist skills you would like to put to use e.g web design, DIY, retail experience etc Volunteers contribute towards marine conservation, meet new people, gain new skills, experience Wales' amazing marine life and HAVE FUN!


/ May have opportunity to use Welsh language whilst volunteering

/ Group activity

Premises type: Office/Visitor Centre/Outdoors/Boat

Public transport: Located on the X50 bus route Synod Inn - Aberystwyth

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Is this role flexible? Yes

Min hours expected per week: 2 hours

Min period of commitment: 8 weeks

Requirements: Interest and a passion for marine life and conservation

Support offered:

/ Induction/ One to one supervision/ Peer support/ Mentoring/buddying/ Social events/meetings

Volunteers will be carrying out the activities:

/ Alone/ In a group/ With paid staff/ With other volunteers

Additional support needs:

Training provided: Training in marine species ID, wildlife surveys, visitor centre operation and data entry

Age requirements: 14+

Selection procedures:

/ Application form/ Informal discussion/ References

"Out of pocket" expenses refunded for the following:

/ Transport/ Clothing/equipment


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