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Here at BirdLife Malta we pride ourselves on being an international team working towards conserving Europe’s migratory birds in Malta. If you’re passionate about the environment and conservation, and would like to join our expanding team, then check out our current vacancies below.

Here are the available job vacancies and volunteering opportunities we have at the moment (for more detailed info on each, go to the relevant tab below):

Job vacancies (full-time & part-time)

  • Finance Manager (full-time)

Volunteering opportunities

  • European Solidarity Corps (ESC) Photography & Film Production Assistant
  • European Solidarity Corps (ESC) Education Assistant
  • European Solidarity Corps (ESC) Conservation Assistant
    Click on the respective tabs below for details. For other volunteering opportunities visit the volunteering page.

For more environmental jobs and volunteering see environmentjob.co.uk.

Finance Manager (full-time)

BirdLife Malta is seeking to recruit a Finance Manager. Reporting directly to the CEO and Treasurer, this full-time post will be a leading role in making sure the organisation runs smoothly, efficiency and with adequate accountability.

The ideal candidate should be in possession of, or in the process of obtaining, the ACCA qualification or a degree within the accounting and finance studies.

This is a full-time job opportunity with an indefinite contract. A detailed job description can be found here.

If interested simply email a covering letter and your CV to [email protected] at the earliest and not later than 28th February 2024.

European Solidarity Corps (ESC) Photography & Film Production Assistant


Application Details

Voluntary position covering accommodation, expenses and allowance

Dates: 15th April 2024 – 14th April 2025
Position: Photography & Film Production Assistant
Number of positions: 1

We are looking for a new full-time volunteer to join our international team protecting birds and their habitats and inspiring and educating people about birds and nature in the Maltese Islands. Volunteers will be based in our offices and at our nature reserves in Malta. Those who have previously participated in a long-term Erasmus+ European Voluntary Service (EVS) scheme or long-term Erasmus+ Volunteering scheme are not eligible to apply for this position.

Are you:

– Aged 18-30
– A citizen of one of the programme or partner countries
– Outgoing, friendly, keen to meet new people, socialise, and experience a different culture
– Interested in improving bird, flora and other taxa identification skills
– Interested in inspiring and educating people about birds and the natural world
– Willing to develop administration, time management, numeracy, and interpersonal skills
– Willing to learn and having an adaptable approach in line with the needs of a charitable organisation’s structure including working flexible and occasional long hours, which could include weekends and public holidays.

The European Solidarity Corps programme will provide you:

– Accommodation close to our offices in Ta’ Xbiex/in the northern part of the island close to our nature reserves, or with host families
– Utilities such as electricity, water, gas, and internet
– Reimbursement of the flight and other transport costs (bus, train, metro) to/from Malta, limited according to distance
– €380 monthly allowance
– Private HEALTH insurance provided by Henner

Description of duties:

PHOTOGRAPHY & FILM PRODUCTION ASSISTANT

The Photography & Film Production Assistant within the Communication Team will assist in raising the profile of the organisation and its work through a variety of activities. Applicants are expected to have an interest in nature and the environment. The chosen applicant should have a good command of English. Knowledge of InDesign, Adobe Premiere and Photoshop is a must. The volunteer will assist the Design & Digital Media Officer and will report directly to the Communication Manager, fulfilling the following duties: 

– Attend public and press events as a photographer/videographer
– Edit photographs using Photoshop to be used in internal and external communication
– Produce and edit high quality video content for local and international audiences using Adobe Premiere Pro
– Play a key role in BirdLife Malta’s migration camps (Spring Watch and Raptor Camp) by downloading and organising photos and footage from the conservation team and creating videos to distribute to the media
– Manage video uploads and channels
– Archive, organise and upload multimedia content to the digital media library
– Assist in the design of BirdLife Malta’s printed materials including promotional leaflets, banners, logos and educational materials
– Assist in the design of BirdLife Malta’s printed magazine using InDesign
– Assist in the design and production of graphics and visuals for website, social media and advertising

TO APPLY

Please download and fill in the application form, and return in PDF format to [email protected] with subject: Application for (European Solidarity Corps) Photography & Film Production Assistant. Please note that CVs without the application form filled in will not be considered.

We highly recommend that you visit our website on www.birdlifemalta.org for further information before applying.

Applications close on Sunday 3rd March 2024 at 23:00 GMT. Zoom/Skype interviews will take place shortly afterwards. Please note that incomplete and/or late applications will not be taken into consideration.

APPLY HERE!

European Solidarity Corps (ESC) Education Assistant


Application Details

Voluntary position covering accommodation, expenses and allowance

Dates: 1st April 2024 – 31st March 2025
Position: Education Assistant
Number of positions: 1

We are looking for a new full-time volunteer to join our international team protecting birds and their habitats and inspiring and educating people about birds and nature in the Maltese Islands. Volunteers will be based in our offices and at our nature reserves in Malta. Those who have previously participated in a long-term Erasmus+ European Voluntary Service (EVS) scheme or long-term Erasmus+ Volunteering scheme are not eligible to apply for this position.

Are you:

– Aged 18-30
– A citizen of one of the programme or partner countries
– Outgoing, friendly, keen to meet new people, socialise, and experience a different culture
– Interested in improving bird, flora and other taxa identification skills
– Interested in inspiring and educating people about birds and the natural world
– Willing to develop administration, time management, numeracy, and interpersonal skills
– Willing to learn and having an adaptable approach in line with the needs of a charitable organisation’s structure including working flexible and occasional long hours, which could include weekends and public holidays.

The European Solidarity Corps programme will provide you:

– Accommodation close to our offices in Ta’ Xbiex/in the northern part of the island close to our nature reserves, or with host families
– Utilities such as electricity, water, gas, and internet
– Reimbursement of the flight and other transport costs (bus, train, metro) to/from Malta, limited according to distance
– €380 monthly allowance
– Private HEALTH insurance provided by Henner

Description of duties:

EDUCATION ASSISTANT

The education team is looking for engaging and enthusiastic people to inspire, involve and educate children, young people and adults about birds and the natural environment.

We are looking for motivated individuals with the following profile:

– Good command of English
– A passion for the natural environment
– Good communication and engaging skills
– Ability to enthuse, lead and inspire others to appreciate the natural environment
– A background in environmental education, biology, communication, equivalent studies or equivalent experience will be considered an asset
– Experience with delivering nature sessions for different age groups will also be considered an advantage
– Flexibility to work during weekends

The chosen candidate will fulfil a combination of the following tasks:

 School education:

– Delivering educational talks and activities in Primary and Secondary schools
– Delivering nature sessions for early years and Year 6 classes at Salina Nature Reserve
– Encouraging and training teachers to carry out nature-based learning
– Supporting with the delivery of teacher training workshops
– Supporting with the creation of wildlife gardens in schools
– Monitoring and evaluating the schools’ engagement with our Dinja Waħdaenvironmental education programme
– Booking school field visits at our nature reserves
– Compiling newsletters for schools

Outreach and engagement:

– Creating activities, resources and events for engaging children of different ages with nature
– Leading outreach and community events
– Participating at stands and fairs
– Developing Klabb Ħuttaf (children) membership events
– Assisting BirdLife Malta’s Nature Guardians seasonal courses
– Delivering summer course sessions
– Coordinating sessions with youths, scouts and guides, Systems of Knowledge students
– Engaging with the public at BirdLife Malta’s nature reserves
– Supporting our Erasmus+ international projects’ deliverables and events
– Creating content for Tik Tok and Dinja Waħda Facebook page

Administration and office communication:

– Attending regular meetings with the education team
– Compiling an end-of-year handover report
– Keeping up-to-date engagement data
– Supporting the education team with any additional administration tasks
– Writing of blogs, articles, social media posts and monthly newsletters

TO APPLY

Please download and fill in the application form and return in PDF format to [email protected] with subject: Application for (European Solidarity Corps) Education Assistant. Please note that CVs without the application form filled in will not be considered.

We highly recommend that you visit our website on www.birdlifemalta.org for further information before applying.

Applications close on Monday 4th March 2024 at 23:00 GMT. Zoom/Skype interviews will take place shortly afterwards. Please note that incomplete and/or late applications will not be taken into consideration.

APPLY HERE!

European Solidarity Corps (ESC) Conservation Assistant


Application Details

Voluntary position covering accommodation, expenses and allowance

Dates: 1st April 2024 – 31st March 2025
Position: Conservation Assistant
Number of positions: 1

We are looking for a new full-time volunteer to join our international team protecting birds and their habitats and inspiring and educating people about birds and nature in the Maltese Islands. Volunteers will be based in our offices and at our nature reserves in Malta. Those who have previously participated in a long-term Erasmus+ European Voluntary Service (EVS) scheme or long-term Erasmus+ Volunteering scheme are not eligible to apply for this position.

Are you:

– Aged 18-30
– A citizen of one of the programme or partner countries
– Outgoing, friendly, keen to meet new people, socialise, and experience a different culture
– Interested in improving bird, flora and other taxa identification skills
– Interested in inspiring and educating people about birds and the natural world
– Willing to develop administration, time management, numeracy, and interpersonal skills
– Willing to learn and having an adaptable approach in line with the needs of a charitable organisation’s structure including working flexible and occasional long hours, which could include weekends and public holidays.

The European Solidarity Corps programme will provide you:

– Accommodation close to our offices in Ta’ Xbiex/in the northern part of the island close to our nature reserves, or with host families
– Utilities such as electricity, water, gas, and internet
– Reimbursement of the flight and other transport costs (bus, train, metro) to/from Malta, limited according to distance
– €380 monthly allowance
– Private HEALTH insurance provided by Henner

Description of duties:

CONSERVATION ASSISTANT

The Conservation department is looking for a candidate to assist the department in fulfilling a number of duties related to our core conservation work.

We are looking for motivated individuals:

– Having experience or knowledge in any of the following disciplines: biology, zoology, ecology, geography, environmental sciences
– Having experience or a background in wildlife crime work and/or rehabilitation of wildlife
– Having a hands-on approach to current conservation challenges in Malta, and are willing to work round the clock and occasionally during weekends from office to field
– Ideally having a valid driving licence.

The chosen candidate will fulfil the following role:

Bird rescue and care

BirdLife Malta runs a 24/7 voluntary injured bird recovery scheme, answering calls made by the public who encounter shot or injured birds in their property or in the countryside.

Accordingly, assistance is required in picking up and ensuring injured birds brought to BirdLife Malta receive urgent veterinary attention, and are rehabilitated with the aim of releasing them back into the wild. Duties will include:

– Answering calls by the public, picking up and ensuring injured birds brought to BirdLife receive urgent veterinary attention and first aid
– Feeding and caring for injured birds requiring short or long-term rehabilitation through various stages in their recovery so they can be released in to the wild
– Ensuring excellent hygiene to minimise health risks to birds and humans
– Providing feedback to people calling BirdLife Malta regarding injured bird cases
– Keeping records and case files of all cases of injured birds, reporting to Conservation Manager, Conservation Officer and veterinary surgeons on all cases of wild birds under our care
– Establishing and innovating feeding protocols, care and maintenance of injured birds ensuring they can be released at their outmost physical form.

TO APPLY

Please download and fill in the application form and return in PDF format to [email protected] with subject: Application for (European Solidarity Corps) Conservation Assistant. Please note that CVs without the application form filled in will not be considered.

We highly recommend that you visit our website on www.birdlifemalta.org for further information before applying.

Applications close on Friday 15th March 2024 at 23:00 GMT. Zoom/Skype interviews will take place shortly afterwards. Please note that incomplete and/or late applications will not be taken into consideration.

APPLY HERE!