Schools on Reserves Volunteer

Do you remember finding your first ladybird? Share the excitement as a volunteer and you will have the opportunity to deliver our programme to visiting schools where typical activities range from hands on exploration of meadows, woods and ponds to playing environmental games. To help deliver environmental education at our reserves we need volunteers to deliver fun and exciting activities as part of out of classroom learning. Our Schools on Reserves programme aims to give schoolchildren the chance to experience nature first-hand and you can be part of that exciting journey of discovery. We are looking for people to assist our Learning Officer with making sure the children get the most out of their visit.

Skills needed:

  • A keen interest in wildlife, conservation and the environment
  • An enthusiasm for outdoor education and a willingness to learn new skills
  • A resourceful and flexible approach to be able to cope with a wide variety of ages and abilities of children
  • Good communication skills
  • Experience of working with children and the ability to lead small groups is essential.

Knowledge that the role you will be carrying out will be playing a vital part in inspiring young people about the natural world. Relevant training will be given and DBS check is required.

How to Apply

If you’re interested, please contact

For more information call: 0121 397 7395

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Key Information


RSPB Sandwell Valley


Fixed Term, Permanent, Temporary


Part Time


Entry Level, Graduate, Mid Level, Postgraduate, Senior


Biology, Conservation, Education, Environment, Nature & Wildlife


Great Barr, United Kingdom

Application Deadline:

Not specified, apply soon.

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