Our Gateshead

Volunteer Data Assistant

Description of what will be involved: 

Are you passionate about wildlife and conservation, with good attention to detail, and an interest/experience in I.T. skills? If so you could contribute to the vital work we do, by helping to process the data we receive at ERIC. We currently have 3.6 million species records in our database, can you help us reach 4 million?

-Office based volunteering.
-Data input and validation using MS Excel (please note, even if you have not used Excel before, we are happy to support and train you, whatever your experience).
-Applying attention to detail and Excel formulas to error check data.
-Working on Geographic Information Systems (G.I.S.) projects.
-Helping out at public events run by ERIC during school holidays.
-Actively contributing to wildlife conservation - by increasing our holdings of wildlife data.
-Applying and improving your wildlife ID skills.
-Meeting new people.

Just follow the link below and fill in an application form!

https://app.betterimpact.com/PublicOrganization/f796af78-f09f-4b34-aad2-...

 

Opportunity Location: 
Does opportunity require DBS check?: 
No
Additional Information: 

ERIC North East is the Environmental Records Centre for the North East of England. By collecting wildlife records from across the North East of England we can build up a detailed picture of species and habitats within our region. Importantly these data are then made available to a wide range of people including biodiversity professionals, local authorities and voluntary wildlife recorders who can use the information to ensure effective decision making regarding the region’s biodiversity. This is only possible due to the data we receive from wildlife recorders, including members of the public. To find out more about wildlife recording and ERIC North East visit our website: www.ericnortheast.org.uk

Contact Person: 
Anne Donnelly, Irene Zaina
Contact details: 
eric.ne@twmuseums.org.uk

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