Schools Outreach Volunteer

This role involves volunteering in primary schools and nurseries across Cardiff. Mae'r disgrifiad rôl hwn ar gael yn Gymraeg ar gais. Mae angen gwirfoddolwyr sy'n siarad Cymraeg arnom hefyd.

Posted:
Tuesday 28 August 2018
Vacancy type:
Inspiring young people
Location:
Wales HQ

What we're looking for

We're looking for volunteers who are passionate about engaging children with nature. We're looking for people who are keen to be part of an exciting project helping thousands of children discover and learn more about wildlife in Cardiff. As a Schools Outreach Volunteer you'll be responsible for delivering outreach sessions in primary schools and nurseries across the city helping children to discover and learn about the nature in their school grounds. You'll be an essential part of the Giving Nature a Home in Cardiff project. Delivered in partnership with Cardiff Council and Buglife, the project aims to inspire and enable children and their families to spend more time, more regularly with nature.

The skills you need

You'll need to be enthusiastic about learning outdoors with a keen interest in wildlife. You'll be happy spending lots of time outside in all weathers. You'll be a natural working with primary and nursery aged children, have excellent communication skills and an ability to connect with and engage both children and their teachers. You'll be part of a busy team, so you'll be a great team player with a positive, can do attitude, resourceful, flexible and keen to learn. With lots of school sessions to deliver you'll be organised and motivated with lots of initiative to ensure you're able to seize all possible opportunities to excel in your role.

Your time

Minimum:
Ideally one day a fortnight, subject to school bookings.
Duration:
Ongoing
Period:
During school hours and school term time.

What's in it for you?

If you’re looking to gain experience and have fun saving nature through community engagement, this is the role for you. This is a chance to volunteer with Europe’s largest conservation charity. You’ll be working with children from 3 to 10 years old and in so doing be helping to save nature by inspiring and enabling children and their teachers to spend more time outdoors discovering and enjoying the natural world. You’ll be able to increase your knowledge of Cardiff’s urban wildlife and enjoy working alongside other like-minded volunteers.

How to apply

Contact

Sarah Mitchell, Wales HQ
Tel: 029 2035 3000
Email: Sarah.Mitchell@rspb.org.uk

Notes

Full training and uniform will be provided and any travel expenses incurred whilst volunteering will be reimbursed.

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