Ecological Data Entry Volunteer- RSPB Dungeness nature reserve

Do you have an interest in the natural world, a head for figures and a keen eye for detail? If so, we'd love to hear from you

Monday 5 November 2018
Vacancy type:
Office and administration

What we're looking for

We are looking for a someone with a head for figures and a keen eye for detail to play an integral part in helping to digitise the wealth of biological information that is recorded at RSPB Dungeness nature reserve, one of the most biodiverse places in the country. Tasks will include: • Digitising monthly bird/wildlife logs into Excel and then onto Merlin, the RSPB's species recording/mapping system •Digitising monthly Wetland Bird Survey (WeBS) data and inputting onto Merlin •Digitising incidental species records onto Merlin •Digitising moth data and inputting on Merlin •Digitising and mapping survey information as required

The skills you need

We're looking for someone who: •Is well organised •Is numerate and has a head for figures •Is able to use spreadsheets and has experience of working with databases •Has drive, focus and energy and is able to persevere to achieve results

Your time

As a minimum, we would be looking for 1 day per month with a maximum of 1 day per week.
All year round

What's in it for you?

A great opportunity to do your bit for nature and the environment, plus making new friends and being part of a great team here at Dungeness.

How to apply


Craig Edwards, Dungeness
Tel: 01797 320588


We would reimburse you for any out- of- pocket travel expenses, invite you to volunteer thank you events, send you copies of our bi-annual volunteer newsletter, and of course give you ongoing support in your role. The RSPB works for a healthy environment rich in birds and wildlife. It relies on the support and generosity of volunteers to make a difference. The RSPB is the UK Partner of the global federation of conservation organisations, Bird Life International.

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