Living Seas Volunteer Coordinator



 Job Opportunity - Living Seas Volunteer Coordinator

We are seeking to recruit a Living Seas Volunteer Coordinator to join our Living Seas Marine Team

Salary: £17k per annum

Location: Cardigan Bay Marine Wildlife Centre, New Quay, Ceredigion.

Hours: 35 hours per week with some evening / weekend work. Flexi/ TOIL offered. Start date ASAP July 2015

Deadline: 29th June Midday. Interviews will take place on 10th July.

The Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales is the region’s leading wildlife charity. We are one of 47 Wildlife Trusts across the whole of the UK. We are working for an environment rich in wildlife for everyone.

We have received support from the Volunteering in Wales Fund via Wales Council for Voluntary Action (WCVA) to employ a Living Seas Volunteer Coordinator and are looking for an energetic and outgoing person to work on our Discovering Living Seas project, to develop and implement the volunteering strategy for the Cardigan Bay Marine Wildlife Centre including recruitment, volunteer development and training and to provide on-going support to and coordination of CBMWC volunteers and act as the point of contact for volunteer enquiries. The post holder will also be responsible for researching and implementing a volunteer accreditation scheme linked to our work and volunteering opportunities.
The role will primarily based at the Cardigan Bay Marine Wildlife Centre, New Quay but also across the South and West Wales area.

The successful candidate will need to demonstrate their ability and experience of working with volunteers and understanding volunteer needs, preferably in a marine-related field, in particular relating to recruitment, coordination, training and communication.

This post is funded until the end of June 2016.

Please note that, as this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, a satisfactory enhanced level Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Disclosure check will be required for the successful candidate.

Application form can be downloaded here- CBMWC-LSVC-2015-application-form

Job description can be downloaded here JD Living Seas Volunteer Coordinator

Please note we do not accept CVs as applications for this post.

If you have any questions then please call 01545 560224 and ask to speak to Sarah Perry

Please send applications electronically to