lundi 29 janvier 2018

Living Seas Volunteer Opportunities at Cardigan Bay Marine Wildlife Centre, New Quay, west Wales

The Cardigan Bay Marine Wildlife Centre (CBMWC) are looking for dedicated and enthusiastic volunteers to join our Living Seas Team for our 2018 field season. As 2018 is Year of the Sea in Wales this is a fantastic time to become involved in our research and awareness raising work.

CBMWC is a non-profit organisation based in New Quay, west Wales. Founded in 1996 the centre is dedicated to conserving the marine life of Cardigan Bay through research and education. A part of The Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales we deliver the trusts Living Seas programme.

Volunteering with CBMWC is a unique opportunity for you to carry out marine mammal research (focusing on bottlenose dolphins, Atlantic grey seals and harbour porpoise) and help to inspire the public through our visitor centre and community engagement events.

The volunteer programme at CBMWC has received national recognition after achieving the Investing in Volunteers Award (IiV), the UK’s quality standard for volunteer management, in January 2017. We provide a fantastic volunteer experience!
We have a number of volunteering roles available –

Living Seas Volunteers - will conduct land and boat based surveys, data entry, man our visitor centre and assist with community engagement events. 

ShoreFin Volunteers - will photograph bottlenose dolphins from land, conduct photo-ID, analyse data and write the annual ShoreFin report.

SeaSeal Volunteer - will conduct land based seal surveys, photograph seals, conduct photo-ID, analyse data and write the annual SeaSeal report.

Visit for further information on the roles and how to apply.

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

Contact – Laura Evans at or 01545 560224