Activities: Education volunteers
Marple, Peak Forest Canal, Cheshire, SK6 6BA
Due to the current situation with Coronavirus, we are not recruiting for this role. We will endeavour to update you as soon as we can, please accept our apologies for any inconvenience this may cause.
Join our team of education volunteers based in Marple. This volunteer role includes leading workshops, guided walks and activities to introduce primary school children to the rich heritage and wildlife of the Peak Forest Canal and Marple Lime Kilns. All of our sessions are designed to inspire young people in heritage and geography of the local area as well as links to science and wildilfe.
We provide you with resources and full training on how to lead groups of children at this specific location as well as in a more traditional classroom environment. 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.
For roles working with children we are looking for volunteers who have
. Previous experience of working with children
. The desire to work outdoors
. The confidence to talk to, and deliver workshops with groups of children
. The ability to enthuse young people through practical activities
. The ability to volunteer flexibly
. The ability to drive to different locations
. The ability to work independently or within a team
This role involves regulated activity with children and adults at risk, as defined by the Protection of Freedoms Act 2012. Therefore, an Enhanced Criminal Record check will be undertaken and references will be sought. A criminal record is not always a bar to volunteering with us.