Ecological Survey Volunteer
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SummaryA Ecological Survey Volunteer assists in monitoring and recording of various species including butterflies, moths and dragonflies.
A Ecological Survey Volunteer assists in monitoring and recording of various species including butterflies, moths and dragonflies as part of our conservation management plans.
By getting involved, you could…
- Becoming part of a friendly and dedicated teem
- Learn new species identification, surveying and monitoring skills
- Have the opportunity to survey and monitor identified species and habitats at Felbrigg
- Share skills and experiences with others and survey as part of a wider team with multiple disciplines
- Improve and develop your monitoring skills
You’d also be joining Europe’s largest conservation charity and the wider National Trust team proudly looking after 780 miles of coastline, over 250,000 hectares of land, over 500 historic houses, castles, ancient monuments, gardens, parks and nature reserves (including lighthouses, villages, pubs and a gold mine!). We are a unique charity welcoming millions of people each year and with a vision to open up places for the benefit of everyone, for ever.
- Help with the delivery of ecological surveys and monitor as agreed with the countryside team through meetings and close communication.
- Completing records and returning them in a timely manner
- Attend training sessions where necessary to learn required skills and procedures – this includes refreshers and top ups if systems change.
- Share information with fellow surveyors and countryside team on a range of elements including sightings outside of your area.
- Provide data in an agreed format to the countryside tea
- Being part of a team that may need to adapt and change in response to local needs and National Trust priorities.
We want all our volunteers to feel welcome and to have an equally positive experience when volunteering with us. So, volunteers will:
- Be provided with the necessary induction, training, equipment and reasonable adjustments to do this role well and safely
- Be offered expenses to cover agreed travel costs between home and place of volunteering.
- Have remote access to support, news and rotas via our volunteer website
This role will suit you if you are …
- Are available on a Thursday
- Has a strong interest in natural history and nature conservation
- Would like to learn or share skills
- Would like to meet new people but also don’t mind working alone
- Wants to help National Trust care for our places for the future
All National Trust volunteers will be asked to:
- Respect and uphold the National Trust values whilst volunteering with us
- Complete training required of all NT volunteers and any role specific training
- Adhere to relevant policies and processes including safeguarding, health and safety, and equality and diversity