RSPB Youth Group Assistant Leader

Monday 11 February 2013
Vacancy type:
Inspiring young people, Community groups
Eastern England Regional Office

What we're looking for

A challenge, lots of fun, the chance to contribute to RSPB Wildlife Explorers (the junior membership of the RSPB). Young people are tomorrow's conservationists. The RSPB has over 90 RSPB Wildlife Explorers groups across the UK and wishes to increase this number.

The skills you need

Join this fun and thriving Wildlife Explorers group as we open our doors to younger children and families. You'll need lots of energy and enthusiasm as well as the ability to communicate with young people. Typically RSPB Wildlife Explorers groups meet fortnightly or monthly with a programme of indoor and outdoor events. With preparation time, you will need 4-5 hours a month.

Your time

Up to 12 meetings a year, 5-6 hours per month
All year round

What's in it for you?

The opportunity to enthuse and inspire young people about wildlife, the environment and conservation. The RSPB is an active and exciting conservation charity, the largest in Europe! We can help you gain skills and give you a valuable insight into our work.

How to apply


Sharon Sanderson, Minsmere Visitor Centre
Tel: 01728 648281


In line with our Safeguarding policy, all applicants are subject to an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (England and Wales), Access NI in Northern Ireland, or a PVG Scheme registration check from Volunteer Scotland in Scotland. Contact the Disclosure and Barring Service on 0870 9090811 for more information. Contact Volunteer Scotland on 01786 849777 for more information. Contact Access NI on 0300 200 7888 for more information. References will also be taken up. All training necessary and background information will be provided and since you are giving up your time, it is only fair we offer to re-imburse your travel expenses (up to 25 miles max). The RSPB is the country's largest nature conservation charity, inspiring everyone to give nature a home. By volunteering your time and talents you can help us increase our impact and help us save more nature.

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