Opportunity Code: VH104-10056
Closing Date to Apply: -
Purpose: Fancy spending 6 months Volunteering in a fantastic place, with fantastic people – seeing things you’d never normally see?
Looking to get some quality experience with Europe’s largest conservation charity, engaging with young people and delivering environmental education?
Looking for volunteers to deliver clearly defined sessions to groups of up to 30 young people of all ages and abilities throughout our summer season. You would mainly be delivering to school groups but will also have opportunities to gain experience working with families and adults.
Getting people of all ages interested in wildlife and the environment around them is also a vitally important part of our role.
You will be part of a busy team who inspire others about wildlife and help them to learn about the world around them.
Time needed from Volunteer:
Volunteer internship from March - September 2018
Skills Experience & Qualifications:
You’ll get training in delivery, local species ID, the safe use of all equipment and first aid, mentoring, lots of first-hand experience, a uniform as required and expenses.
You could be a recent graduate or just changing careers and need to gain practical experience in this competitive arena.
You will need:
• 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
be 18 years old or over
be available for 3 months or more
have achieved A-levels or equivalent
be IT literate
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