Forres Wildlife Watch Leader

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We’re looking for volunteer Wildlife Watch Leaders to help plan and deliver outdoor sessions for our kids nature club in Forres! You’ll be working with a team of local volunteers, with support from the Scottish Wildlife Trust. Please note – the completion of an application to the PVG scheme is essential for this role, due to the close work involved with young people. Successful applicants will be supported through this simple application and costs covered by Scottish Wildlife Trust.

Main tasks will involve:

Planning and preparing sessions
Collecting and storing data securely (such as parental consent forms)
Delivering quality environmental education to children aged 8-12 years old
Working as a team
Supporting promotion of the group

Don't worry about being a wildlife expert! We have plenty of resources to help you, plus its a great opportunity to learn alongside the kids.

Organisation aims and objectives

For over 50 years, the Scottish Wildlife Trust has worked with its members, partners and supporters in pursuit of its vision of healthy, resilient ecosystems across Scotland’s land and seas. The Trust successfully champions the cause of wildlife through policy and campaigning work, demonstrates best practice through practical conservation and innovative partnerships, and inspires people to take positive action through its education and engagement activities. It also manages over 100 wildlife reserves across Scotland.










Frequency and commitment details

3 hours, monthly


Experience required: An interest in wildlife Creativity Enjoys the outdoors Enthusiastic about helping children and/or young people to have fun discovering wildlife
Minimum age: 16


Training details: Volunteers will receive a one to one induction before starting the role. They will also be on a probation period for 3 months were they shadow someone more experienced and get extra support to build their confidence. Throughout their volunteering, they have access to resources and training opportunities with the Scottish Wildlife Trust.
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer