Engagement and Learning Officer

Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust

Arundel, Sussex
£10,581 pa (FTE £17,635)

Paid • Part Time • Permanent

www.wwt.org.uk

Reference: ELO/AR

Sectors: environmental education, conservation & wildlife

Closing date: Thursday, 23rd August 2018   2 days left


The Learning team at WWT Arundel has an excellent reputation for its outdoor, enquiry based, interactive learning sessions. Coupled with the Centre's diverse collection of birds, and spectacular reserve, visits are even more memorable, enjoyable and engaging. As part of the team you will assist with the development, delivery and evaluation of our learning sessions as well as the centres informal activities including but not limited to, wetland discover boat safari, holiday activities and pond dipping.

Other duties include taking and managing bookings, assisting with preliminary visits, helping to create seasonal interpretation and carrying out simple maintenance tasks within learning areas across the Centre.

The successful candidate will have excellent customer service skills and the ability to communicate with people at all levels. Experience of delivering formal learning sessions in an outdoor setting and knowledge of natural history and conservation issues is desirable. Please note that regular weekend working and bank holidays are a requirement of this role.

The Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (WWT) is a conservation charity that protects wetlands for wildlife and people. We conserve, restore and create wetlands. We are pioneers in saving wetland wildlife, both in the UK and around the world. At our 10 UK sites around a million visitors a year engage with wetland nature. We work internationally in key global wetland areas, balancing conservation with sustainable livelihoods and influencing national and international conservation policies.

In return for your hard work and dedication you’ll enjoy a wide range of benefits including:

  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays increasing to 30 days after 5 years’ service (pro-rata)
  • Contributory pension scheme (conditions apply)
  • Life assurance
  • Free parking
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Free entry to all our centres

Appointment to this position is subject to the successful candidate receiving an enhanced disclosure and barred list check (child).

Interview Date: 5th September 2018


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