Learning & Events Assistant (Long Term Volunteer)

Learning and Events Assistant (Long Term Volunteer)

For Learning & Events Department

Box Hill & Headley Heath


Location: Box Hill & Headley Heath Countryside Properties. Based at Warren Farm Barns, Headley Lane, Mickleham, Nr Dorking. Surrey RH5 6DG

Report to:  Learning and Events Officer

 Anticipated Working Hours: up to 30 hours per week. Mon – Fri

 Anticipated Length of Contract: 8 months

Role Summary:

To engage the hearts and minds of both children and adults through the experience of learning in the countryside, enhance visitor enjoyment and inspire a desire to protect the countryside for the future.

You will be keen to learn about designing stimulating and interactive workshops to promote a love of learning about nature and conservation.  You will be assisting in building processes to promote the smooth running of the department and learning about sales and marketing.

The main thrust of the job will be to help co-ordinate volunteers to deliver the courses and indeed deliver them yourself which will require good presentation skills and a degree of self confidence when imparting information or inspiring others from small children to the elderly and everything in between.  Shrinking violets need not apply!


 Benefits for you:

 This position is voluntary but accommodation can be provided as well as training (including Outdoor First Aid .)

You will experience working in a busy department, where you will have to think and respond to varied and stimulating situations.  The experience you will gain during you time here will be far reaching and will serve you well in future ventures.  The chosen candidate will have a tailored experience which develops areas specific to them in order that this experience truly helps their forward career progression.

All applications should be received by: 31st December 2017

Interviews will take place: early January 2018

Position Start date: ASAP!

How to Apply

Please email your interest to catherine.mccusker@nationaltrust.org.uk with a CV and a covering message about why you’d be good for this post; what you’ll bring and what you’re hoping to get out of your time here.


Please mention ConservationJobs.co.uk when applying for this job!

Key Information


National Trust


Fixed Term


Full Time




Administration, Biodiversity, Biology, Communication, Education, Marketing, Nature & Wildlife


Surrey, United Kingdom

Application Deadline:

31st December 2017 at 11:00pm