Butterfly and Moth Recording Assistant

At WWT we believe the best way for people to understand and connect to wetlands is to experience them, so we bring awe-inspiring nature up close and let it do the talking. People feel part of something amazing and are motivated to make a difference.

We are looking experienced moth recording volunteers to support our staff in collecting data on a number of key moth species from around our exciting reserve.

What will you be doing?

  • Activities: Carrying out Lepidoptera and possibly dragonfly and damselfly recording across different habitats of the reserve. This will include; butterfly transects, moth trapping, observational surveys with data recording and input onto excel spreadsheets.
  • Assist with the upkeep of equipment, ensuring equipment is used properly and reporting any faults.
  • Assisting wardens with the daily running of the reserve.
  • Contributing to wildlife monitoring and recording.
  • Promoting the work of WWT to all visitors.

How to Apply

Please go to https://www.wwt.org.uk/join-and-support/volunteering/volunteering-opportunities/butterfly-and-moth-recording-assistant to see details of this role and then complete and submit the online application form.  Please email amy.hannan@wwt.org.uk if you have any questions or issues filling in the application form.

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Key Information






Part Time


Entry Level, Mid Level, Postgraduate, Senior


Biodiversity, Biology, Conservation, Countryside & Land Management, Ecology, Environment, Nature & Wildlife, Research


Castle Espie, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

Application Deadline:

Not specified, apply soon.

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