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The Penwith Landscape Partnership (PLP) are looking for someone with a passion for biodiversity and education. One of our community volunteer groups are developing their wildlife ID skills to contribute to essential environmental data collection in West Penwith and we are looking for a self-employed individual with the following skills and experience to start working with the group this September. Please see the personal specification below. If you need this in a different print or size we’d be happy to accommodate.  

  • A knowledgeable and experienced wildlife workshop facilitator/teacher
  • Ability to design and run a series of one day workshops to enable volunteers to develop wildlife and recording skills (as part of weekly programme running for approx. 6 months. Workshops approx. every three weeks, other weeks led by PLP staff members)
  • Workshop range to include topics such as introduction to Botany, introduction to invertebrate recording, flowering plants, grasses, birds, butterflies and moths, etc
  • Good Networking abilities to bring in specialists as needed for difficult taxa eg mosses, fungi, lichens
  • Ability to assist volunteer group with submitting records, accessing online support groups etc
  • Ability to teach a volunteer group with differing levels of knowledge and experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to create written educational materials for distribution to the volunteers
  • Friendly and approachable with strong interpersonal skills
  • Well organised
  • Experience of working collaboratively with partners
  • A knowledge of West Cornwall Wildlife (not essential)

If this sounds like something you’d be interested in having a chat about please drop the Programme Manager Victoria Hole an email initially with a description of your experience and enthusiasm by 5pm on Monday 22 August victoria.hole@cornwallwildlifetrust.org.uk

Any questions in the meantime call Nick Taylor, the PLP Ecologist on 07377990158 

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