Wildlife Watch Leader

  • VO78155


Description

Wildlife Watch is the junior branch of The Wildlife Trusts and the UK’s leading environmental action club for kids. There are hundreds of local Watch groups where young people get stuck into environmental activities. Here at Scottish Wildlife Trust's Jupiter Urban Wildlife Centre in Grangemouth we have two Wildlife Watch groups - our junior group for ages 8-12 and our youth group for secondary school-age children.

We are looking for new leaders to assist with the running of our Wildlife Watch groups, from supporting the delivery of activities to helping plan themes for future sessions.

Organisation aims and objectives

Manage wildlife reserves throughout Scotland. Help others to enjoy wildlife. Campaigns on behalf of wildlife.

Availability

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Tues 630-830 pm once a month Sat 1030am-1230pm once a month

Restrictions

Application to PVG scheme is essential for this role.
Experience required: Ideal candidates will be creative, with an interest in wildlife, and enthusiastic about helping children and young people to have fun discovering the natural world. Enjoying the outdoors is a must as much of this role will involve spending time outside. Useful but not essential skills include experience of working with children/young people and experience or knowledge of conservation and wildlife. Holding a first aid qualification would also be a bonus but is not essential.
Travel details: Takes place at Jupiter Urban Wildlife Centre in Grangemouth, accessible by car, or local bus stops nearby, nearest train stations would be Falkirk or Polmont.
Minimum age: 18

Support

Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: Reasonable expenses can be paid, 35p a mile, monthly by BACS
Taster available: Yes
Taster details: Can be arranged with the organisation if desired.

Last updated 2 months ago