CBMWC Living Seas Volunteers

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Living Seas Volunteers 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 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 species 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 and boat based surveys, data entry, man our visitor centre and assist with community engagement events. Discover a Day in the Life of a Living Seas Volunteer here. 

Volunteer positions are available from 12th March until 5th November 2018. You must be able to volunteer for an entire block and priority will be given to those who can volunteer for more than one block.

  • Block A – 12th March – 16th April (5 weeks)
  • Block B – 16th April – 14th May (4 weeks)
  • Block C 14th May – 9th July (8 weeks)
  • Block D 9th July – 3rd September (8 weeks)
  • Block E – 3rd September – 5th November (9 weeks)

We’re looking for dedicated volunteers with a passion for marine mammals, an interest in community engagement who are mature and proactive.



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


How To Apply

Download a CBMWC Living Seas Seasonal Volunteer App Form here and email it along with a CV and covering letter (no more than one side of A4) detailing your motivations for applying to volunteer@cbmwc.org with “Living Seas Seasonal Volunteer App 2018” in the subject line.

Please provide as much detail as possible, highlighting your experience and skills gained, in the application form rather than referring to your CV. Incomplete applications will not be assessed so please make sure you complete the form fully, including availability and be sure to attach your CV and covering letter.

Deadline for applications is 23:59pm on Sunday 11th February. Applications will be reviewed as received and volunteer opportunities are available until filled.  

Further Information

For further information on the role or application process please contact Laura Evans at volunteer@cbmwc.org or on 01545 560224

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