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Wildlife Surveyor

Responsibilities

1. Carrying out ecological surveys (species/habitats dependent on skills and experience – training will be provided)

2. Collecting, recording and submitting data

3. Working in collaboration with different organisations to carry out ecological monitoring

4. Using best practice methodologies

Existing skills & Experience needed

Meticulous approach to recording data - Essential

Effective communication skills (keeping in touch and providing updates/reports) - Essential

Willing and able to volunteer outdoors and in all weathers - Essential

Proven identification skills (training and support provided) - Desirable

Risk assessment and health and safety (provided by Coast Care) - Essential

Record volunteering on "Better Impact" (volunteer database)- Essential

Skills Development offered

  • Training in risk assessment and health & safety
  • First aid training depending on commitment and availability
  • 'On task training' in use of tools, practical conservation techniques/practice, ID skills
  • Training in identification and survey techniques
  • Opportunity to attend volunteer networking days hosted by Coast Care / partner organisations
  • Opportunity to build experience for career development

Support Available

  • Personal protective equipment will be provided when needed
  • Support and advice will be provided by project and partner staff
  • ID badge will be provided

Time Commitment Needed

At least once per week during survey season (variable depending on species/habitat). Days/times can vary at volunteer's convenience.

Any other releveant information

  • All volunteers are expected to adhere to health & safety and other policy requirements (training will be provided)
  • Volunteers may work with support workers as appropriate
  • There may be limited access to facilities – please bring a packed lunch and drinks

For more information

Email: info@coast-care.co.uk
Tel: 07813563047

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