Events & Engagement Volunteers - North West

Details

Reference: OPP0007512

Activities: Administration and support, Education, Environment, Marketing and promotion, Outdoors, Practical, Working with visitors

Starts: Anytime

North West Region, WN3 4BN

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We are currently looking to recruit a team of Events & Engagement Volunteer to help us deliver our Events Program in The North West Region. You will help to deliver a variety of different events and activities around the North West from planning and preparation to setting up and running activities on the day. It’s about offering something fun and memorable for visitors and encouraging them to return to our waterways and tell their friends about us. Responsibilities will include...
Providing a warm, friendly welcome to all visitors as the public face of Canal & River Trust, answering any questions and encouraging people to get involved in the events/activities
Overseeing family activities – this might involve leading on activities, supervising hands-on art, craft or wildlife activities and assisting with general family activities
Promoting other events at the Canal & River Trust both locally in the North West and nationally

Benefits

What’s in it for you?
Becoming part of a friendly and dedicated team, volunteering in a beautiful environment, meeting people and making new friends, improving your communication skills, and enjoying new experiences to name a few, along with a real personal satisfaction that you will have the opportunity to make a real difference to our visitors’ experience

Skills required

This role will suit people who…
have a friendly and enthusiastic manner and enjoy working with visitors, including families. This role can sometimes be physically demanding, and you may be on your feet all day. No skills are required, but we are looking for positive out-going people to be the face of The Trust.
You will be required to attend an interview as part of the selection process, and full training will be provided before commencement of the role. Out of pocket travel expenses can be claimed.

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