Youth Group Assistant Leader (Inverness)

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The RSPB Youth Groups need you! Vibrant and important RSPB Youth Groups across the UK are looking for assistant leaders to help enthuse the local youth population about wildlife, adventure and exploration of nature. Its bags of fun and gives you the chance to contribute to RSPB Youth Groups. The RSPB has over 40 across the UK, so please come help and join in!

As a Youth Group Assistant Volunteer you will be:

  • Designing, planning and co-facilitating monthly outdoor activities and meetings that connect young people to nature.  
  • Developing opportunities for the group to experience and take action for nature through site visits, practical conservation tasks and outdoor learning.
  • Inspiring children about wildlife, facilitating their learning during activities.

In terms of the skills and experience that you will need, we are looking for people with:

  • The ability to communicate with young people and to attend at least 70% of the meetings.
  • Ideas, commitment and passion to help create and run engaging sessions for children on the topics of wildlife and nature exploration.

Typically RSPB youth groups meet fortnightly or monthly with a programme of indoor and outdoor events. With preparation time, you will need 4-6 hours a month. You will also provide ad hoc support with admin tasks as required by the group's Main Leader.

This is a really fun and rewarding role. You'll get to meet new people and make new friends! You can utilise your skills to further develop the group and help ensure the RSPB and the group work together effectively to save nature.

You get the opportunity to enthuse and inspire young people about, birds, the environment and conservation. Be part of a fun challenging and rewarding environment.

As leader you could use the opportunity to take on a new challenge for the group and flex your leadership and/or creative muscles.

 Why not get in touch and see how you would fit in the role?