Learning Support Volunteer

What we’re looking for

At Bempton Cliffs, school and youth groups book onto sessions in which they learn all about and are inspired by the beautiful and amazing wildlife on the reserve; enabling them to make their own connection to nature. As a Learning Support Volunteer you will support our Volunteer Learning Assistants as they lead the sessions.

The skills you need

Essential

  • Approachable, with a friendly demeanour •
  • Enjoy being part of a team
  • •Ability to communicate well and listen
  • •Enthusiasm for wildlife and conservation
  • •Passionate about inspiring children •
  • Basic ecological knowledge
  • •Ability to be on the go all day
  • •Willingness to undertake appropriate training and personal development

Desirable

  • Be confident in dealing with tricky situations
  • •Familiarity with Bempton Cliffs •
  • Aware of aims of environmental education
  • •First Aid certificate
  • •Knowledge of some RSPB work
  • •Ability to work with large groups
  • •Experience of working with children
  • •Own transport •C
  • RB checked, or willing to be checked

Your time

Minimum:Minimum two days per month

Duration:On-going

Period:March to October

What’s in it for you?

  • •The chance to pass on your passion for nature to enthuse children and young people
  • •The opportunity to have fun in an outdoor learning environment with young people
  • •An opportunity to be part of the country’s largest nature conservation charity
  • •The opportunity to become part of a friendly, supportive team
  • •Opportunities to use and develop skills and personal initiative
  • •Training in the safe use of all relevant equipment •
  • References if appropriate

How to Apply

Please visit our website or contact Kerry Fieldhouse by e-mail at kerry.fieldhouse@rspb.org.uk.

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

Key Information

Organisation:

RSPB

Duration:

Fixed Term, Permanent, Temporary

Hours:

Part Time

Level:

Entry Level, Graduate

Sectors:

Education, Nature & Wildlife, Research

Location:

Bempton Cliffs, Yorkshire, United Kingdom

Application Deadline:

25th July 2018 at 3:00pm

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