Minsmere Wildlife Explorer Group, Assistant Leader

Posted:
Wednesday 30 May 2018
Vacancy type:
Inspiring young people, Community groups
Location:
Minsmere Nature Reserve

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 100 RSPB Wildlife Explorers groups across the UK and wishes to increase this number.

The skills you need

Boundless energy and enthusiasm. The ability to communicate with young people. RSPB Minsmere Wildlife Explorers groups meet monthly with a programme of indoor and outdoor events. With preparation time, you will need 4-5 hours a month.

Your time

Minimum:
10 - 12 meetings a year, 4-5 hours per month
Duration:
Ongoing
Period:
Meet on the first Saturday of every month

What's in it for you?

This is an opportunity to enthuse and inspire young people about, birds, the environment and conservation. We can help you gain skills and give you a valuable insight into our work. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0wc9uVrRtoY&list=PL6TyuYG9WmfUFXGuSbwTabh2aFQHTOOwC&index=4

How to apply

Contact

Drew Lyness, Minsmere Nature Reserve
Tel: 01728 648281/648780
Email: Drew.Lyness@rspb.org.uk

Notes

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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