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Education Volunteer

Sussex Wildlife Trust
Rye, East Sussex
Closing date
31 Jul 2024

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Education, Public Sector, Charity
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Education Volunteer

Location: Rye Harbour Nature Reserve

Overview of the role:

To lend a hand with school visits, wildlife events, a mums and toddler's group, holiday clubs and forest school activities Type of tasks you will be involved with: Setting up of equipment prior to the school's arrival. Assisting with group activities. Helping with the cleaning and putting away of equipment. Attending training days where appropriate.

Experience/Skills Required:

Enjoy working with children. Ability to communicate with all ages, but mainly the primary age group. Enthusiasm and sense of humour. Enjoy working as part of a team. Have a good general level of fitness. Have some knowledge of, or interest in wildlife. (You do not have to be an expert!) Enjoy working out of doors. Be reliable and dependable. Subject to reference and DBS clearance. Days/Times we would like you to be available: School visits take place during the spring, summer and autumn terms and can cater for up to 70 pupils. Schools usually arrive by 10.00am and leave before 3.00pm. Events in school holidays and at weekends. Benefits to volunteer & possible training opportunities: Travel expenses and cups of tea!

For further information, contact with 'Education Volunteers at Rye Harbour' in the subject or call 01273 497500


The Sussex Wildlife Trust is a conservation charity for everyone who cares about nature in Sussex. We focus on protecting the wonderfully rich natural life that is found across our towns, countryside and coast. By working alongside local people we create opportunities for us all to connect with nature and for nature to thrive in even the most unlikely places. Together we can make sure that future generations living in Sussex will be able to enjoy the sense of wonder and well-being that nature offers.

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01273 497551
Woods Mill
Shoreham Road
West Sussex
Bn5 9SD
United Kingdom

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