Volunteer Stories

Jess Grimbley, ShoreFin Volunteer 2016, England

After reading positive comments, I decided to apply for a volunteer position at CBMWC to gain more experience in the field of conservation. After initially …

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Hetty Upton 9th May- 4th July 2016, England

After completing my undergraduate degree in Conservation Biology, I was faced with the realisation of how competitive the conservation career industry really is. Understanding that …

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Susan Vester 14th March – 5th September 2016, Germany

Almost six months spent by the Welsh coastline have left a lasting impression on me. After graduating from university I decided to pursue my interest …

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Siobhan Edney 14th March – 8th May 2016, England

I had an amazing time volunteering at Cardigan Bay Marine Wildlife Centre for 8 weeks from March to May 2016. I was very nervous before …

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Rachel Buckley Education Volunteer 8th July-1st November 2015, England

I recently completed a master’s degree in Wild Animal Biology and having previously enjoyed working with children as a teaching assistant I was keen pursue …

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Rhi Nichol 23rd March – 28th August 2015, England

I had an amazing time at CBMWC over the summer.  I came to volunteer for one month but wound up staying almost six months! Honestly …

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Matt Allen 23rd March – 5th July 2015, Republic of Ireland

For my third year of college I was required to go on a work placement. Many of my class headed off to exotic places such …

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James Clarke 6th July – 1st November 2015, Northern Ireland

From my experience, volunteering with CBMWC is the best possible way to spend a summer (and the beginning of autumn). I arrived into the CBMWC …

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Milly Metcalfe ShoreFin Volunteer 7th April-3rd November 2014, UK

My time at Cardigan Bay Marine Wildlife Centre was an experience I couldn’t appreciate more. The work, the people and the place were all incredible …

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Alex Bolland 31st March-2nd November 2014, UK

Volunteering with the Cardigan Bay Marine Wildlife Centre is an excellent way to gain practical experience that you simply don’t get at University and to …

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Abbie Mabey 31st March–7th September 2014, UK

Volunteering at the Cardigan Bay Marine Wildlife Centre was a special experience that I will remember forever. The tasks were varied and interesting, allowing us …

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Kat Jones 2 June-6 July 2014, UK

As I am currently studying at University towards my degree in Marine Biology I really wanted to be involved in related volunteer work during my …

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