What we're looking for
We are looking for the right individual to facilitate the RSPB Local Group in Chesterfield, Derbyshire. The importance of our local groups is crucial for promoting the values and mission of the RSPB in the local communities. More information on the RSPB Chesterfield Local Group here: https://ww2.RSPB.org.uk/groups/chesterfield . This role is perfectly suitable for: - People experienced in facilitating groups. - For people who want to gain exceptional experience in facilitating groups, as part of their career path and development. - People who understand the crucial environmental challenges of our times and want to make the change on a local level. The role is expected to commence as soon as possible! Main responsibilities - Be creative and out-of-the-box thinker. Encourage a range of activities, aiming to nurture links with the local community, raise awareness about environmental conservation and attract new group members. The activities can be educational, informative, inspiring, aiming at encouraging community building, active participation, and of course, having fun! The possibilities are endless and you will encourage great things happen. - Ensure the smooth running of indoor talks evenings and other activities. - Lead a group committee of 6-10 people; ensuring clearly defined roles and responsibilities; provide support as required, maintaining the positive attitude and high levels of motivation of people involved; facilitate and navigate successfully the group, through moments of challenge or uncertainty. - Attend a two-day training at the RSPB HQ, Bedfordshire within the first year. - Support the group to deliver at least three meetings each year. Ensure that necessary activity and financial reports will be complete annually. - Be a reliable main point of contact for your Regional/Country Office and HQ. - Ensure that the group's activity meets RSPB volunteering standards and guidelines.