Events and Education Assistant - Marshside
Why we want you
We are looking for out-going and enthusiastic volunteers to help organise and run educational events and wildlife activities for visitors and schools to inspire children and their families about the Ribble estuary reserves and the birds and animals that live there.
Tasks would include:
Planning and running educational activities and events.
Maintaining and enhancing links with local schools.
Promoting and developing our educational visit programme.
What’s in it for you?
A unique opportunity to engage with local children and families and help us to inspire and excite the next generation of nature enthusiasts and conservationists.
We can help you gain skills and experience in organising and delivering events and activities and give you a valuable insight into our work, whilst gaining experience of working as an individual and being part of a team.
The RSPB is an exciting nature conservation charity, the largest in Europe, you will be the face of the reserve to local children, teachers and parents and thereby helping to raise funds and awareness for the vital conservation work carried out by the society.
The skills you need
We are looking for enthusiastic, personable individuals with the ability to communicate with people of all ages, and abilities. Some wildlife knowledge would be beneficial but is by no means essential. A passion for the work of the RSPB and our reserves is!
Key skills required include:
- excellent face-to-face and interpersonal skills
- Comfortable and confident around children.
- a friendly and approachable manner is a definite asset as well as the ability to enthuse about the work of the RSPB.
- good team working and networking skills.
- a genuine interest in wildlife and nature conservation.
Minimum commitment: One day per month, weekends required
Period: All year round
Who to contact
Tel: 01704 226190
Appropriate training will be provided and expenses will be re-imbursed where necessary.
The RSPB is the UK charity working to secure a healthy environment for birds and wildlife, helping to create a better world for all of us. We belong to BirdLife International, the global partnership of bird conservation organisations.
Your time and skills could make a real difference to the work of the RSPB and it would be great if you could join us.
Reference number: 6444