Seabird conservation assistant position - BirdLife Malta

paulo-lagoPaulo Lago
  • 31 Oct

BirdLife Malta is looking for new full-time volunteers to join their international team protecting birds and their habitats and inspiring and educating people about birds and nature in the Maltese Islands.
Dates: 1st January 2020 – 30th September 2020
Costs: Voluntary positions, but all living costs will be covered and accommodation provided

Duties:

To assist our seabird conservation team in research, conservation, and public awareness work at various seabird colony sites and work based at the BirdLife Malta office:

  • Seabird colony monitoring: ringing, taking morphological measurements, nest monitoring, mist netting, call registrations at night, GPS mapping, and colony and nest searching
  • Sea surveys of seabird colonies by boat and kayak, including at night
  • Public awareness activities about seabird conservation: events, talks, public outreach in colony sites to increase awareness among site users, boat users and fishermen
  • Predator management (rat control)
  • Inputting, processing and analysing collected data (Excel, ArcGIS, R)
  • Assist in the preparation of reports
  • Liaise with the communications team in updating content for the website, blog, and Facebook etc.

Applications close on Friday 8th November 2019 at 12pm.

https://birdlifemalta.org/us/jobs/?fbclid=IwAR3TmZqliuzhdjpGUan6X_v5LuDkgCKAcEha9RGXXkCNWvdLP0YxtWwYlmY