Explorers Education volunteer - Skipton


Reference: OPP0007549

Activities: Education, Environment, Heritage, Outdoors, Working with visitors

Starts: Anytime

Closing Date: 29 February 2020

Skipton, Leeds & Liverpool Canal, West Yorkshire

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We lead school, Cub scout and Brownie groups on waterway visits as well as running sessions in the classroom. All of our sessions are designed to inspire young people in heritage and geography of their 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.

Skills required

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

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