Birthday Party Leader - Rye Meads

Tuesday 26 May 2015
Vacancy type:
Inspiring young people, Community groups
Rye Meads

What we're looking for

Rye Meads is a great family reserve for exploring nature, getting outdoors and learning something new. We would like someone to take initiative in planning innovative and fun birthday parties for children of all ages that allow them to get outside and connect with nature, as well as make something arty to take home. You would also be responsible for running the party with support from the staff.

The skills you need

You will be bright, lively, enthusiastic and good with children. You need to be patient but firm and be able to inspire youngsters. Good communication skills are essential as are an interest and enthusiasm for nature, and reliability.

Your time

One day per month
Mainly April - October

What's in it for you?

Opportunity to provide hundreds of children with an introduction to the natural world through fun activities. A chance to get outside and learn about teaching environmental topics as well as get creative and have fun! 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


Emma Hudgell, Rye Meads
Tel: 01992 708 383


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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