Wildlife Centres

Weymouth & Portland Voluntary Placement

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Project Summary

We are seeking enthusiastic individuals to assist at our two popular visitor centres in Weymouth and Portland. This unpaid opportunity would suit a student of marine or environmental biology, ecology, conservation, tourism or similar. Own transport is essential.

Need to know

  • Start Date: 01/06/2019
  • End Date: 31/08/2019
  • County: Dorset
  • Organisation Name: Dorset Wildlife Trust
  • Project Category: Other


Project Description

Opportunities are available to gain experience working within a professional conservation organisation, up to four days a week based between the Fine Foundation Chesil Beach Centre on Portland and Lorton Meadows Conservation Centre in Weymouth for 12 weeks.

Applicants must be able to confidently communicate with the public, willing to turn their hand to a range of tasks and have a passion for UK wildlife.

The placement is for a minimum of 12 weeks, but longer placements may be considered. In-house training will be provided. Frequent weekend work and some evening work may be required.