Being a team leader
The key roles and responsibilities of a team leader are as follows:
- Be responsible for the coordination of the daily monitoring program, including rostering, transport, data collation and equipment organisation. (under supervision)
- Provide supervision and support to volunteers.
- Participate in turtle track monitoring, training and remote camping activities as required.
- Assist with training volunteers.
- Set up remote camps and organise equipment in conjunction with the NTP Coordinator.
- Organisation of meals and supplies for the remote camps.
- Preparation and maintenance of monitoring equipment on a daily basis. (including data collection tablets and radios), camping equipment and vehicles)
- Daily collection and filing of data sheets, volunteer hours and training progression
- Organisation of regular social events for volunteers.
- Assist in the preparation of end of season reports and updating standard operating procedures.
- Provide feedback and de-briefs to volunteers and NTP staff.
- Coordinate turtle rescues as required.
- Assist the Communications Intern in the development and delivery of turtle education presentations to school children.
Team leaders will spend 6 – 8 hours working, per day, (starting at sunrise).
You will gain experience in marine turtle monitoring techniques and make a hands-on contribution to turtle conservation in a World-Heritage listed marine park. It can be hard, hot work but with great rewards. You will meet like-minded people, get fit and have fun!