Volunteer MSN Hotline Coordinator

Volunteer MSN Hotline Coordinator

Working from home

Bottlenose Dolphin jumping, Image by Adrian Langdon

Cornwall Wildlife Trust is looking for volunteer MSN Hotline Coordinators who will act as the liaison officer between the public reporting an incident of a marine animal washing up of the beach (via our 24 hour hotline) and the trained volunteers which will be sent out to record the carcass as part of the Defra funded UK Cetacean Strandings Investigation Programme.

Position details

Duration

-

Commitment

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Weekends

Frequency

Weekly

Contact details

Any individuals interested are welcome to discuss the posts by contacting Abby Crosby, Marine Conservation Officer via email or phone; abby.crosby@cornwallwildlifetrust.org.uk or 01872 302230

 

Multiple exciting new positions as part of the Marine Strandings Network (MSN) Project have arisen within Cornwall Wildlife Trust’s (CWT) Living Seas marine team.

The MSN has a small team of Hotline Coordinators that work on a duty rota to cover the Hotline each day. MSN Hotline Coordinators will act as the liaison officer between the public reporting an incident of a marine animal washing up of the beach (via our 24 hour hotline), and the trained volunteers which will be sent out to record the carcass as part of the Defra funded UK Cetacean Strandings Investigation Programme (CSIP).

These are long-term volunteer posts, working from home. Multiple positions are available to cover either Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays or alternate weekends. All phone and internet expenses can be paid for and full training on what the role entails will be given before you start and to support you if necessary.

Please find attached a role profile for further information about this opportunity. 

To Apply:

Please send a brief covering email to strandings@cornwallwildlifetrust.org.uk explaining why you are interested in this opportunity and your suitability for the role.

Closing Date for applications is the 28 October 2021.

Equal Opportunities:

We are committed to ensuring transparent and non-discriminatory recruitment and employment. As a progressive charitable organisation, we champion equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of any protected characteristic.