Education Leader

Are you great with children? Do you love the outdoors?

We are seeking Education Leaders to help deliver the Trust's educational programmes. Our leaders have as much fun as the children!

Role Purpose: To support the Education Officer in the efficient running of independent education events, ensuring a high quality and engaging education experience.


• Ideally volunteering for one day a week.

• Supervising education events.

• Please note this role may be subject to a full DBS check.

Responsibility Areas and Key Activities:

• Ensure visiting groups receive a high quality welcome.

• Preparing for groups including setting up rooms and preparing materials.

• Assist in planning the education activities as required.

• Running events independently and supervising children.

Absolutely no wildlife knowledge is required but enthusiasm is essential, all the work you do in the centres will help contribute to our on the ground conservation work.

In return you will receive training; which may include food hygiene, wildlife courses and first aid depending on the role. Logo uniform, travel expenses and the chance to work with a friendly and professional team of volunteers and staff.

Please note that this role is not currently available in the Southend area.


All training will be provided but the volunteer should be great with children!


  • Accessibility
  • DBS check required
    Starting will be delayed pending a clear DBS
  • Equal opportunities policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
    Travel expenses may be reimbursed, but this must be discussed prior to claiming
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Suitable for under 18s
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description

When can I volunteer?

Start Date: 07/10/2016

End Date: 07/10/2019

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Availability Details

Flexible - weekly/fortnightly. Ideally looking for someone to volunteer for a half day to a day on a weekday.


This opportunity is available Countywide.

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