The Cardigan Bay Marine Wildlife Centre (CBMWC) is looking for dedicated and enthusiastic individuals to join our Living Seas Volunteer Team for the 2019 field season (25th March -4th November 2019). Volunteers will assist with our Living Seas research and community engagement work.

Volunteering for the Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales (WTSWW) at CBMWC is a fantastic opportunity for you to make a positive contribution to marine conservation, meet new people who share your interests and experience Wales’ amazing marine life. You will learn about the species and habitats in Cardigan Bay, gain vital experience in field work, research methods, community engagement and much more.

The volunteer programme at CBMWC has received national recognition after achieving the Investing in Volunteers Award (IiV), the UK’s quality standard for volunteer management, in January 2017. We provide a fantastic volunteer experience!

Past volunteers have gone on to further education, work as Marine Mammal Observers and to work for other conservation or Government organisations.

The positions available for 2019 include –

Living Seas Volunteers –tasks include land and boat based surveys, data entry, running our visitor centre, assisting with community engagement events and beach cleans.

ShoreFin Volunteers – tasks include photographing bottlenose dolphins from land, photo-ID, analysing data and writing the annual ShoreFin report.

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SeaSeal Volunteer – tasks include land based seal surveys, photographing seals, photo-ID, analysing data and writing the annual SeaSeal report.

Visit https://www.welshwildlife.org/visitor-centres/cardigan-bay-marine-wildlife-centre/volunteer/seasonal-volunteer-positions/ for further information on the roles and how to apply.

The closing date for applications is 23:59pm on Sunday 6th January 2019

If you have any questions please email [email protected] or call 01545 560224.

Laura Evans, Living Seas Wales Project Officer