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Volunteering with VWT

Thank you for showing an interest in sharing your time, skills and knowledge to contribute towards mammal research and conservation in Ireland.

Unfortunately, we are not currently recruiting for volunteers. For future volunteering opportunities please check the website for updates or follow us on social media where we share opportunities to get involved.

Can’t find the right volunteer role for you?

Please check the website for updates or follow us on social media where we share opportunities.

Alternatively, you can complete the expression of interest form below. If there are no current volunteering opportunities in your area, the details you provide will be stored for up to a year and we would contact you if an opportunity arises. If you are interested in sharing any specialist skills you have with the work of VWT then please complete the form below and we will be in touch.

Expression of Interest Form

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    Your Name*

    Your Email*

    Which age bracket applies to you?*Under 1818-2930-3940-4950-5960-6970+

    Which county are you based in?*
    We'll use this information to work out if there are any opportunities, current or future, close to where you are based.

    In which region(s) and/or counties are you looking to volunteer?
    You can see our Bat Reserves Map for more information.

    What are you interested in?*
    Bat programmeCarnivore programmeFieldwork rolesHome-based rolesEngagement and education rolesOutdoor maintenance workALL of the above

    Some volunteering roles involve strenuous physical activity such as walking on uneven terrain for extended periods of time. Are there any health-related conditions that you wish to disclose at this stage?
    This helps us find the best volunteering role for you.

    How did you hear about volunteering with Vincent Wildlife Trust?*Through a Friend/RelativeBrowsing the VWT websiteReading a VWT newsletterIn a magazine articleUsing an internet search engineOther

    What are your reasons and/or motivations for volunteering with VWT? *Make a positive impact to mammal conservationLearn new skillsFor fun and enjoymentShare existing skills and knowledge with othersExplore a new careerMeet new people and/or make friendsOther

    What is your availability?*

    Monday AMPMNone
    Tuesday AMPMNone
    Wednesday AMPMNone
    Thursday AMPMNone
    Friday AMPMNone
    Saturday AMPMNone
    Sunday AMPMNone

    Do you have experience in any of the following areas, or have any other relevant skills?* RadiotrackingRemote camera trap settingEmergence counts (bats)Experience using power toolsEngineering or building experienceExperience using a range of garden toolsExperience working safely at heightExperience creating educational materialsHabitat surveysWildlife/mammal surveysHabitat restoration and/or enhancementOther

    Do you currently, or have you previously held any wildlife licences?

    If you would like to be added to our mailing list to receive our e-newsletters, please tick ‘Yes’ here:Yes

    To find the best volunteering opportunity for you we would like to keep your details securely on our database for up to one year. Please tick whether this is acceptable to you?*YesNo

    *required field.

    We will not pass your data on to third parties

    Thank you for your time.