Schools Nature Activity Volunteer, Liverpool

Posted:
Tuesday 13 March 2018
Vacancy type:
Inspiring young people, Volunteering at home
Location:
Various locations

What we're looking for

Do you remember the thrill of finding your first ladybird? As part of the RSPB's aim to connect as many children as possible to nature we are visiting primary schools and Early Years organisations to deliver our inspiring nature activities. You will be working with children in their school playgrounds. Giving children the chance to explore and learn about the nature around them. Helping them find mini-beasts. Encouraging them to use their senses to discover the sights, sounds, smells and textures of the plants and animals nearby. Supporting them to discover nature's treasures and find the words to talk about them. Your Schools Outreach Officer will support and train you at all stages. You will get all the resources you need and any expenses will be paid

The skills you need

An interest in wildlife and a love for nature Experience or desire to work with children Enthusiasm and willingness to communicate with adults and children Good organisational skills Able to commit to 2 days a month.

Your time

Minimum:
2 days a month
Duration:
July 2019
Period:
During school term time, flexible hours

What's in it for you?

You will get the opportunity to develop the following skills: Delivering learning activities to primary school children Wildlife and nature identification Developing ideas for learning about nature Liaising with teaching staff Organising and maintaining resources. The RSPB will provide you with: Safeguarding training Training in delivering all of the activities All resources for the activities Support, help and advice from the Schools Outreach Officer in Merseyside Uniform and ID Travel and other expenses

How to apply

Contact

Karen Brenchley, Various locations
Tel:
Email: Karen.Brenchley@RSPB.ORG.UK

Notes

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.

Reference number 8037