Research Assistant (Voluntary)

Living Seas Volunteers conducting a land watch survey IMG_1283 mel
Living Seas Volunteers conducting a land based survey


Using land and boat based surveys, photo-ID and acoustic studies we monitor bottlenose dolphins, Atlantic grey seals and harbour porpoise populations in Cardigan Bay.

We’re looking for a Research Assistant (Voluntary) to assist with our research work during the 2018 field season from 12th March -5th November. You must be able to commit to the full season.

What You Will Gain

This is a fantastic opportunity for you to carry out marine mammal research and contribute to conservation. You’ll learn about the marine life of Cardigan Bay and gain experience in field work, handling data, wildlife photography, photo-ID, volunteer management and much more! This role can be a stepping stone to a career in marine research or conservation.

The Volunteer Role  

The Research Assistant will assist with our research projects, manage our databases, conduct marine mammal surveys and assist with volunteer coordination and training.

We’re looking for a dedicated volunteer with a passion for marine mammals, experience of research and surveying, who is mature and proactive.

Interested? You can download more information on the Research Assistant (Voluntary) Role and accommodation here. 


Further Information

For further information on the role or application process please contact Laura Evans at or on 01545 560224

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