Nene Park Trust - Education volunteer

Organisation name

Nene Park Trust

Title of role

Education volunteer

Main objective

To assist the Nene Park Trust team in delivering educational activities in Nene Park

Tasks and activities:

  • Assist in preparing materials and equipment for use by visiting school groups.
  • Support the Education and Activities Manager, Senior Education and Activities Officer and Education and Activities Officer as they lead educational activities for visiting school groups

Reporting to:

Vicky Chambers

Location: Nene Park Trust, Ham Farm House, Ham Lane, Peterborough, PE2 5UU

Work hours: School visits usually take place between 10:00am-2:30pm on week days.  Volunteers would be expected to be available from 9:15am on the day of a school visit to assist with preparing materials and equipment for the group.  Days worked can be by negotiation with the Senior Education and Activities Officer.

Skills/attributes/experience desired

  • Excellent communication skills and enjoy engaging with people of all ages and backgrounds
  • Willingness to learn about the Park and visitor offer
  • Willingness to undergo DBS check
  • Willingness to undergo other training e.g. disability awareness
  • Willingness to work in all weathers
  • Willingness to be First Aid trained
  • Ability to work as part of a team and unaccompanied
  • Reliability
  • Lots of enthusiasm and a can-do attitude

Training provided?

We will provide

  • Uniform 
  • Safety information and equipment as required
  • Training
  • Support and mentoring from Park staff