CBMWC Living Seas Volunteers

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Living Seas Volunteer conducting a land based survey


Each year we recruit dedicated and enthusiastic individuals to volunteer with us and gain valuable experience whilst helping us to collect vital research data on the marine wildlife of Cardigan Bay, run our visitor centre and inspire visitors and the public through community engagement activities.

What You Will Gain

Joining the Living Seas volunteer team is a fantastic opportunity for you to carry out marine mammal research and become involved in environmental education and our awareness raising work.  You’ll learn about the marine wildlife of Cardigan Bay and gain experience in field work, processing data, environmental education and community engagement.

The Volunteer Role

Living Seas Volunteers will conduct land based marine mammal surveys, enter data, help to run our visitor centre, assist with community engagement events and much more!

We’re looking for dedicated and enthusiastic volunteers with a passion for marine wildlife and an interest in community engagement. The volunteer dates for 2021 are –

  • Block 1 – 15th March – 12th July (17 weeks)
  • Block 2 – 12th July – 1st November (16 weeks)

Interested? You can download more information on the Living Seas Volunteer role and accommodation here. 

Volunteering and COVID

Due to the ongoing pandemic we are unable to guarantee that volunteer placements will go ahead in 2021. However, should placements go ahead all volunteer tasks will be fully risk assessed and safety measures will be in place. Volunteers must adhere to local coronavirus restrictions during their placement.

How To Apply

Download a CBMWC Living Seas Seasonal Volunteer App Form 2021 and email it along with a covering letter detailing your motivation for applying to volunteer@cbmwc.org with “Living Seas Seasonal Volunteer App 2021” in the subject line.

Deadline for applications is 23:59pm on Sunday 7th February 2021. 

For further information on the role please contact Laura Evans at volunteer@cbmwc.org

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