Volunteer With us!

We are very luck to have an amazing team of volunteers you make the Rock Pool Project happen, from our board of directors to event support.

To apply for any of these positions, please email us your CV and a short note (max 200 words) explaining your suitability for the role.


Roles available

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Student volunteering opportunities:

The Rock Pool Project is organised into four themes: Citizen Science, Community, Ecotourism and Education. We are always loloking for volunteers in each theme. We have positions that are suitable for both short and long term placements. Please choose which theme you are most interested in and drop us a line using the form at the bottom of this page.

Citizen Science

Our Citizen Science programme is based around monthly beach surveys for crustaceans. No previous experience is required to get involved.


  • Monthly Citizen Science surveys
    • Conduct your own surveys
    • Help organise meet ups
  • Communication
    • Science blogs
    • Website & social media


We have an number of ongoing and upcoming grant funded community projects.


  • Children’s beach activities
  • Public bioblitz events
  • Fund raising
  • Blog posts
  • Website & social media


Our ecotourism team runs private Rock Pool Safaris in Falmouth and Plymouth.


  • Train to become a rock pool safari guide
  • Support our tourism events
  • Help us to promote via social media and our website


We run beach trips, mobile rock pool school visits and online virtual rock pooling sessions, inspiring the next generation of marine biologists!


  • Support our events
  • Help to develop our educational activities.
  • Promotion and communication with schools

Student volunteer contact form