Explorers Education Volunteer - Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire


Reference: OPP0001522

Activities: Education, Outdoors, Regularly

Starts: 5 March 2018 to 1 October 2018

Etruria, Trent & Mersey Canal, Staffordshire, ST4 7AF

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We are looking for people with experience of working with children and a love of canals & rivers.
We are presently recruiting education volunteers to be based at Etruria, Stoke-on-Trent. Interviews are taking place this summer. We presently have a small team of education volunteers who deliver school and group visits to Etruria, Congleton and Stone. We would like to expand this team of volunteers, enabling us to work with more schools and groups.

Canal & River Explorers volunteers deliver themed workshops, in schools and on the towpath, linked to the National Curriculum. We also provide workshops for uniformed groups linked to their badges.


We provide you with the resources to deliver inspiring visits with children about our waterways. You will have the support of an education officer as well as the other volunteers in your team. We reimburse you for all travel costs within 40 mile round trip of your base (Etruria).

Skills required

Previous experience of working with young people in primary and/or secondary schools or other education settings.
Experience of delivering hands-on learning resources for children.
The ability to enthuse young people through talks and activities.
The ability to volunteer flexibly particularly during school term times.

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