Seabird conservation assistant position - BirdLife Malta

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  • 31 Oct '19

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


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.