Our Bright Future Learning Team Volunteer

Avon Wildlife Trust
Volunteer position
Contract Type: 
Part Time
Taster session Tuesday 1st June Tuesday mornings for six weeks through Summer Holidays Alternate Saturdays September onwards
Details of Role: 


To support a group of young people to engage with conservation, wellbeing and learning opportunities at Grow Wilder. Assisting a young leader as they develop the skills to lead and plan some of the sessions after 6-week summer pilot.

Tasks may include any or all of the following:

  • Attend family taster day to engage families of fostered children who will be invited to join a new youth led project. (Project name TBC)
  • Attend six weekly sessions through the Summer to support the establishment of the group alongside a member of the AWT learning team.
  • Contribute to content and planning of sessions during pilot and September onwards.
  • Support, alongside AWT staff, the young people to develop skills to lead the group after initial six weeks.
  • Continue to support the cohort as they meet from September onwards with support from the AWT learning team
  • Attend training, eg First Aid, as required.

Desirable attributes and skills:

  • Enthusiasm to support and inspire young people.
  • An enthusiasm for conservation and wildlife.
  • An enjoyment of working outdoors in variable weather conditions.
  • Have some experience facilitating activities.
  • Excellent communication and time management skills
  • Able to work as part of a team and follow instructions.
  • An interest in Avon Wildlife Trust and its values
Closing Date: 
Friday, 30 April, 2021 - 23:00
How to Apply: 

Please send your C.V. and a covering letter outlining why you would be a suitable candidate for the placement to:  ourbrightfuture@avonwildlifetrust.org.uk or post to Our Bright Future. Avon wildlife Trust, 32 Jacobs Wells Road, Bristol. BS8 1DR.

Shortlisted placements will be invited to an informal interview via Zoom or Teams  

Contact Person: 
Catherine Ware
Contact Email: 
Postal Address: 
Our Bright Future. Avon wildlife Trust, 32 Jacobs Wells Road, Bristol. BS8 1DR.