Area/County Youth Officers - Lincolnshire

Posted:
Friday 18 September 2015
Vacancy type:
Inspiring young people, Volunteering at home, Community groups
Location:
Various locations

What we're looking for

We are passionate about inspiring and connecting young people to nature and we currently have four Wildlife Explorer Groups working regularly with children across the county. All our clubs are run by dedicated volunteers and we need you to be their first point of contact locally. You would visit the groups, offer them help and advice and undertake monitoring when required.

The skills you need

To be a good communicator and well organised. Experience of working with young people and/or running events and activities for young people. Boundless energy and enthusiasm. Time commitment to suit you but primarily evenings and weekends. To be able to attend an induction and relevant training as required.

Your time

Minimum:
2 hours per week flexible
Duration:
Ongoing
Period:
All year round

What's in it for you?

You will have the opportunity to meet and work with a diverse group of people, using your skills to help them offer an inspirational experience to young people across the county. 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

Contact

Sharon Sanderson, Eastern England Regional Office
Tel: 01603 660066
Email: Sharon.Sanderson@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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