Youth and Junior Ranger Leader, Eastern Moors

Posted:
Tuesday 22 November 2016
Vacancy type:
Inspiring young people, Community groups
Location:
Eastern Moors

What we're looking for

We are seeking enthusiastic volunteers to help lead our Under 18s volunteers, Junior and Youth Rangers in the spectacular Peak District. Assisting with a variety of outdoor conservation tasks throughout the year you will help connect young people to nature. No previous experience or knowledge of countryside or wildlife work is required, but enthusiasm is essential!

The skills you need

You will be an enthusiastic and approachable person. You will have a passion for the outdoors and a desire to help others to enjoy it. You will be required to attend informal training giving you an overview of the Eastern Moors Partnership. You may be required to attend child protection and welfare training. You may be offered training opportunities to further expand your role and experience.

Your time

Minimum:
One Sunday a month
Duration:
Ongoing
Period:
All year round

What's in it for you?

You will become part of an active team, committed to enthusing people about the Eastern Moors and nature. You will be assisting with the rewarding task of connecting people to nature. You will develop your skills in countryside tasks and working with young people. You will receive appropriate training and equipment. This is the perfect opportunity for someone hoping to develop a conservation or teaching/youth work career and enhance their skills. In the heart of the stunning Peak District National Park, you will have an opportunity to develop your knowledge of the Eastern Moors as a site managed by two leading national charities, the National Trust and RSPB.

How to apply

Contact

Louise Baddeley, Eastern Moors
Tel: 07713392036
Email: Louise.Baddeley@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 https://www.mygov.scot/pvg-scheme/ 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). Due to the nature of the site own transport is necessary Travel expenses reimbursed

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