Activities: Education, Education volunteers
Starts: 16 October 2017 to 31 December 2020
Stoke Bruerne, Grand Union Canal, Northampton, NN12 7SE
If you enjoy working with children and want to inspire them to learn about our local heritage, wildlife and landscape, join our team of Explorer Education Volunteers at Stoke Bruerne!
We host school and group visits to the museum and canalside, broadening learning through hands-on activities, workshops and events.
You will need to be able to volunteer flexibly to respond to group requests, committing to at least 3 or 4 days a month (usually between 9am – 3.30pm with at least two weeks' notice).
The opportunity to learn more about waterway heritage and wildlife; use your skills and learn new ones; be in an attractive environment; meet new people and of course, inspire children!
We give you full training and provide resources for leading groups of children, with a number of training days and team meetings. You will have the support of an Education Co-ordinator as well as the other volunteers in your team. We reimburse you for all travel costs.
• Previous experience of hands-on learning with children, or a strong desire to gain experience in this area.
• The ability to enthuse young people through talks and activities.
• The ability to volunteer flexibly, particularly during school term times, and to work within a team.