Wildlife Survey Trainer
Role description: Working alongside our expert project officer and fellow volunteers you will have the opportunity to specialise in one or more of our wildlife monitoring surveys; then lead training sessions in the future.
You will develop your knowledge and experience in conducting the surveys (from selecting your own route, collecting robust scientific data to entering your records); assist with training sessions and data presentation before training others to take part in the surveys.
Community Science targeted wildlife monitoring (repeat surveys along set routes) currently includes Bumblebees, Sphagnum mosses and upland plants including Bilberry and Rowan.
• Full training provided.
• Driving license and own transport would be advantageous but not a requirement.
This role is ideal for someone with a passion for wildlife, commitment to moorland conservation and willingness to learn who is keen to share their knowledge and experience with others. We will do our best to accommodate any access requirements you may have, if you have any questions please contact us.
Skills gained: Transferable communication skills including; ability to work as part of team and awareness of health and safety. There will be opportunity to develop knowledge about the areas in which Moors for the Future Partnership works including the wildlife and heritage of the Peak District and South Pennine Moors. Good knowledge and understanding of moorland conservation and Community Science surveys.