Explorers Education Volunteer - Tring

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Reference: OPP0007767

Activities: Education, Education volunteers

Starts: Anytime

Tring, Grand Union Canal, Hertfordshire, HP23 4LJ

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On hold.
If you enjoy working with children and want to inspire them to learn about our local heritage, wildlife and landscape, join our new team of Explorer Education Volunteers based at Tring Reservoir!

We are building a new team of volunteers to develop our curriculum enrichment program around Tring Reservoir - this will include hands-on workshops and assemblies in schools, as well as developing guided walks and site visits to the Reservoir and Grand Union Canal. As a new team, volunteers can help to shape the direction of this local scheme, building relaionships with local schools and developing our resources.

Please note, due to corona virus our recruitment is on hold, but please feel free to register your interest and we will get in contact when restrcitions are lifted. Thank you.

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).

Benefits

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 Learning & Skills Co-ordinator as well as the other volunteers in your team. We reimburse you for all travel costs.

Skills required

• 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.
• Happy and able to work outdoors in a towpath setting.

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