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Volunteer Roles 

Here is the list of the current volunteer positions we have available - Please see our Events page for more information. 

Pacific Oyster Volunteer


  • FMC run one of the Cornwall teams carrying out surveying and monitoring in our patch - the Fal Estuary 

  • Join regular team sessions to identify the invasive species - Pacific Oysters

  • Survey and monitor the Pacifics population, it's impact on marine biodiversity, safety, leisure and the natural oyster fisheries

  • To be (relatively) fit - Clambering round the inter-tidal shoreline

  • Enjoy being out on the shoreline making a difference as a citizen scientist!

Seaquest Volunteer

  •  Assist in running monthly Seaquest (first Sunday of every month at Pendennis Point 11:00-13:00).

  • Have a passion for the marine environment, especially marine mammals

  • Have the patience to observe for two hours at Pendennis and talk to volunteers and passers-by about the local marine life we have in Cornwall


Education and Outreach Volunteer

  • Role may change due to current circumstances.

  • Help attend school session 

  • Create new exciting content to engage children with the marine environment. 

  • Work with school children at school or cubs and Brownie groups. 

  • Be energetic and happy to talk in front of groups of school children under 15

  • Help out on outdoor educational activity days in the summer months

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