Volunteer Schools Nature Activity Leader

RSPB

Merseyside and Cheshire

Volunteer • Part Time

www.rspb.org.uk/volunteering karen.brenchley@rspb.org.uk 07841 804793 Karen Brenchley

Sectors: environmental education, conservation & wildlife

Closing date: Wednesday, 31st October 2018  


The RSPB is the UKs largest nature conservation charity. If you love nature and would like to work with children then this could be the perfect role for you.

You will be working with primary school children in their school playgrounds. Giving children the chance to explore and learn about the nature around them. Helping them find mini-beasts. Encouraging them to use their senses to discover the sights, sounds, smells and textures of the plants and animals nearby. Supporting them to discover nature’s treasures and find the words to talk about them.

Your Schools Outreach Officer will train and support you throughout your time in this role. You will get all the resources you need and any expenses will be paid.

This is a great opportunity for anyone who is considering a career in environmental education or would like to work with children. The role is also suitable for volunteers who would like to apply or work together in pairs.

You will get the opportunity to develop the following skills:

Delivering learning activities to primary school children

Wildlife and nature identification

Developing ideas for learning about nature

Liaising with teaching staff

Organising and maintaining resources.

The RSPB will provide you with:

Safeguarding training

Training in delivering all of the activities

All resources for the activities

Support, help and advice from the Schools Outreach Officer in Merseyside

Uniform and ID

Travel and other expenses

Insurance cover

Requirements

An interest in wildlife and a love for nature

Experience or desire to work with children

Enthusiasm and willingness to communicate with adults and children

Well organised

Able to commit to 2 days a month.


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