Education Volunteer

Clifton Suspension Bridge Trust
www.cliftonbridge.org.uk
Salary: 
n/a
Contract Type: 
Volunteer
Hours: 
flexible
Location: 
Bristol
Contract Details: 
na
Details of Role: 

Purpose of Role

  • To deliver a friendly welcome to all schools visitors
  • To support the CLV Officer to deliver education workshops
  • To support the CLV Officer to deliver education tours

 

Anticipated Time Contribution

Flexible – our busiest time is in Spring and Summer, however we do receive bookings from February to November.

 

Main Activities or Duties

Welcome schools groups to the bridge to begin their visit

Help prepare workshops and other materials in advance

Support and deliver education workshops in the Visitor Centre

Support and deliver guided tours of the bridge

Help teachers with any questions or listen to feedback if required

If possible aid with clearing away of workshop material after visit

 

What we are looking for

Good communication skills with children and young adults

Experience working with primary or secondary schools

Enthusiasm

Polite and friendly manner

Reliable

Honest

Punctual

Well presented

 

Training

All new volunteers are invited to shadow an existing volunteer and the CLV Officer to gain an overview of the role and how the organisation works.

A general induction will be given by the Manager or CLV Officer. The induction will include an introduction to the gallery displays, museum policy and procedures, general responsibilities and terms and conditions as outlined in the induction checklist.

Full tour guide and workshop delivery training will be given.

We welcome new ideas, if you have ideas for workshops that link to the curriculum we would love to develop them with you.

All Volunteers will be DBS checked.

Benefits

Meeting new people – both visitors and fellow volunteers

Teach students about meaningful subjects

Learn new skills

Mileage allowance within agreed guidelines paid

Opportunity to work as part of the team & feedback to how the centre and education programme can be improved

Team events and trips

Closing Date: 
Sunday, 10 February, 2019 - 13:30
How to Apply: 

Please contact Kat Tudor on getinvolved@cliftonbridge.org.uk or 0117 974 4664 for more information or to submit a completed application form. 

Contact Person: 
Kathryn Tudor
Contact Email: 
getinvolved@cliftonbridge.org.uk
Contact Phone: 
0117 974 4664
Postal Address: 
Clifton Suspension Bridge Trust, Bridge Road, Leigh Woods, BS8 3PA