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DOS Opportunities

Last update: 15 July 2021

Role Committee post? Description Deadline
County Recorder Yes Following the death of Rod Key we are looking for a new County Recorder. This is a key role within the DOS and you will become a General Committee member and Trustee of the Charity. You will have extensive knowlege of the birds of Derbyshire with acknowledged skills in identifying birds and the time to devote to the role. Key attributes include: good PC skills, good interpersonal skills, wide ranging contacts and the ability to lead the Rarities Committee and cope with the workload. ASAP
Rarities Committee Members No The Rarities Committee is looking for one or two new members. You will have a track record of correctly identifying rare birds and be recognised by your peers as an excellent birder. Good PC skills will be required. Ongoing
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Derbyshire Bird Report Compilers

No The DBR is normally published in December each year and the compilers begin work on their allocated species after Easter when they receive a download from the records database. We are looking for two or three competent compilers and training will be given. Contact the DBR Editor ("Syd" Garton) by email if you are interested Ongoing
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Derbyshire Bird Report Delivery Volunteers

No The DBR is normally published in December each year and by hand delivering it to members we save a significant amount of money. You will be allocated a number of reports to deliver in your allocated area (normally close to where you live), each in an evelope with an address label. We are especially looking for volunteers in the NW and N of the county. Contact John Parlby by email if you are interested Ongoing
Data Input Volunteers No We are always interested in volunteers to help us transfer data from record slips received each month into our Records Database. You will need a PC/laptop with Microsoft Access (part of some versions of Office) and around 2 hours free per month. Full training will be given. Ongoing

If you are interested or need more information please contact Dave Richardson (Chairman) tel: 01332 514979 or by