Voluntary Work Placement Opportunity for Students

The Northern Ireland Bat Group are offering a volunteer work placement to university and further education students aged 18+ living in the North West region.  The student will be based at Creggan Country Park, Derry and will be tasked with:

  • Answering bat roost enquiries and bat rescue calls on our helpline at Creggan Country Park 10am-4pm, emails and Facebook page
  • Help to organise member events
  • Recruiting and co-ordinating volunteers and liaising with Bat Conservation Trust
  • Attend external meetings on behalf of the Northern Ireland Bat Group
  • Attend events and exhibitions with our promotional stall

In return, we will provide:

  • Free training and support for the role
  • Free training to obtain a volunteer bat roost visitor license
  • Mileage/transport costs to and from work and to meetings/ events on behalf of the group
  • Lunch

To request an application form, please email chair@bats-ni.org.uk