Outdoor Learning Higher Education Placement Student

Youth Options

£7,311 allowance

Paid • Full Time • Fixed Term Contract

www.youthoptions.co.uk admin@youthoptions.co.uk 01794525510 Mel Kneller

Sectors: environmental education, conservation & wildlife

Closing date: Friday, 18th January 2019  

This is an exciting new opportunity for a current university student to join a youth charity on a 12-month placement and have a real impact on our services and gain valuable work experience.

The role will take the lead role in managing, planning, organising, promoting and delivering Outdoor Education Holiday Clubs delivered by Youth Options at Itchen Valley Country Park. Assist and Lead delivery of Forest Schools and Bushcraft programmes throughout the year.

Please note this job is only open to current university students looking to complete a year in industry as part of a 4 year undergraduate course.

During your placement you will gain:

  • Work experience that reflects an outdoor learning and youth charity
  • An opportunity to develop work place skills and a respected referee for future job applications
  • Working knowledge of systems and processes relevant to outdoor learning
  • Experience of working with people of all ages in the outdoors
  • Opportunity to attend relevant training courses including Health and Safety, risk assessment and first aid
  • An overview of the customer service sector
  • The opportunity to conduct research that would benefit both you and the organisation.
  • Forest School Leader Level 3
  • Advanced Bushcraft Level 2
  • Outdoor First Aid
  • Over 24 education related Level 2 Qualifications

Start date - September 2019

All placements are subject to an Enhanced DBS Check.

Closing Date: 18 January 2019

Assessment date: March, date TBC

For more information or an application pack contact: 01794 525510

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