CARDIGAN BAY MARINE WILDLIFE CENTRE
Focus: Conservation, Education and marine biology.
Research, education & awareness project focusing on cetaceans and other marine life. Assist with CBMWC’s ongoing research and education programmes concerning the marine wildlife of Cardigan Bay, including photo-identification of bottlenose dolphins. An opportunity to gain valuable skills used in environmental and conservation fields.
Cardigan Bay Marine Wildlife Centre, based in New Quay, west Wales is dedicated to raising awareness of the local marine environment in Cardigan Bay and the Irish Sea. The CBMWC was originally established in 1996 by members of the local community, run by a marine interest group of the local Wildlife Trust. From the 1st April 2015 the CBMWC became fully integrated into the Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales (WTSWW) and delivers much of the Trusts Living Seas program of work as well as hosting the Living Seas Marine Team of staff and volunteers.
Costs & Benefits
Unlimited Volunteering opportunities from 4 weeks to 6 months or more. Boat based and land based cetacean surveys, day to day operation of visitor centre, environmental educational work, bottlenose dolphin photo-identification, sightings updates, data input.
One off £45 administration fee for successful applicants. £55GBP per week (accommodation) plus food, living and travel expenses. Local accommodation in a shared house can be arranged for successful volunteers, £55 per week.
Volunteers aged 18 years old and over, there is no maximum age. We are able to offer something for everyone, we just ask for a willingness to work in a conscientious, responsible and reliable manner, Enthusiastic and hard working, interest in marine wildlife and conservation.
Cardigan Bay Marine Wildlife Centre,
Patent Slip Building, Glanmor Terrace, New Quay,
Ceredigion, SA45 9PS
Tel: +44 (0)1545 560 224
Location:New Quay, west Wales
Average cost per day:£5
Focus: Conservation, Education and marine biology
Skills needed: Volunteers must be at least 18 years old and English speaking