Environmental Education Officer

The Conservation Volunteers

Walthamstow, London

Volunteer • Part Time

www.tcv.org.uk gg-waltham-forest@tcv.org.uk 07731450839 Gareth Chalmers

Reference: EDVO01

Sectors: environmental education, conservation & wildlife

Closing date: Saturday, 30 December 2017


Environmental Education Officer:

Lloyd Park E17 Schools and Community Education project serves as an outdoor education centre for schools, colleges community groups and families in the borough of Waltham Forest. Through the year the education team deliver environmental education and family fun sessions, with hands on activities such as mini-beast hunting, pond dipping, tree walks and natural arts.

Your Role:

You will assist the Education Project Officer delivering these sessions. You will help students and the local community discover the wildlife around them as you gain confidence and understanding you will lead your own small groups and activities. You will gain valuable experience working with children in the field of outdoor education.

You will be given support, regular informal training and feedback from the Project Officer. You will also have access to training such First Aid, Safeguarding and Wildlife ID skills.

Necessary Commitment:

We ask that you volunteer for a minimum of 2 half day sessions per week. TCV will fund your CRB Enhanced Disclosure. You will be required to have this check before you start working with school groups.

This position will suit anyone looking to work in the education sector as a teacher or teaching assistant, it gives you valuable experience in working with children, constructing lesson plans, dealing with parents and first hand teaching pupils.


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