Volunteer Bat Survey Assistant

British Trust for Ornithology

Thetford, Norfolk

Volunteer • Part Time

www.bto.org recruitment@bto.org 01842 750050 Stuart Newson

Sectors: ecology, conservation & wildlife

Closing date: Friday, 31st May 2019  

We are looking for a volunteer to join the Norfolk Bat Survey team to assist in several areas, including helping us administer bat recordings sent in on SD cards by volunteers, sending out survey results, answering questions from the public on the project and on bats, and help with troubleshooting / bat detector questions.

If you have an interest in bats or enthusiasm to learn about bats and acoustic monitoring, then we would love to hear from you. You will join a small friendly team and work closely with the project survey organiser, Hazel Evans, and Senior Research Ecologist, Stuart Newson in the Population and Modelling Team; enabling you to develop knowledge, skills and experience whilst contributing across a range of important areas and helping to engage more people and a wider audience in BTO’s work.

We are looking for someone to volunteer for a minimum of two half days a week, days and hours to suit the individual.

For an informal chat about the role please contact Stuart Newson on 01842 750050.

To apply, please send your CV and a cover letter FAO Sian Knott to recruitment@bto.org. Please state the role title in the subject line. 

The closing date is Friday 31 May at 1 pm.


  • Volunteer opportunities at BTO are a great way use your passion, knowledge and skills to benefit the impact of the charity, and to develop new knowledge, skills and your career
  • If you are interested in what we do, conservation, birds and other taxa then BTO is an organisation of passionate people happy to share their knowledge with you
  • We are able to reimburse reasonable travel expenses for volunteers
  • We are happy to provide references for people that have volunteered for us.

For further information about the BTO visit our website: www.bto.org/vacancies

Charity No. 216652 (E&W); SC039193 (Scotland)

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