Children & Young People Volunteer
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SummaryAre you passionate about engaging children & young people in nature & cultural heritage? Volunteer to help inspire the Trust’s supporters of the future.
By getting involved, you could…
- Make a real difference to the lives of children & young people aged 0-25 from all backgrounds as part of dynamic National Trust team.
- Share your knowledge, skills and enthusiasm with children & young people, inspiring our supporters of the future.
- Use and develop your strong people skills to foster an inclusive and welcoming environment.
- Contribute to making Sheringham more accessible and relevant to a variety of people.
You’d also be joining Europe’s largest conservation charity and the wider National Trust team proudly looking after 780 miles of coastline, over 250,000 hectares of land, over 500 historic houses, castles, ancient monuments, gardens, parks and nature reserves (including lighthouses, villages, pubs and a gold mine!). We are a unique charity welcoming millions of people each year and with a vision to open up places for the benefit of everyone, for ever.
- Supporting or leading a variety of activities and projects with or for children & young people such as family events, family and youth volunteering, school engagement and careers engagement.
- As part of recruitment process for this role undertake a Disclosure & Baring Service (DBS) Check before starting with us.
- Volunteering with partners and community groups who engage children & young people, such as Duke of Edinburgh, Scouts/Guides and youth clubs.
- Championing the National Trust’s core aims of conserving nature, beauty and history for everyone, for ever.
- Being a friendly face and ambassador for the National Trust.
- Being part of a team that may need to adapt and change in response to local needs, National Trust priorities or changes to government guidelines e.g .Covid
We want all our volunteers to feel welcome and to have an equally positive experience when volunteering with us. So, volunteers will:
- Be provided with the necessary induction, training, equipment and reasonable adjustments to do this role well and safely
- Be offered expenses to cover agreed travel costs between home and place of volunteering.
- Have remote access to support, news and rotas via our volunteer website
This role will suit you if you are…
- A good communicator and confident to volunteer with a variety of people
- Passionate about enabling children & young people’s engagement in nature and heritage
- Looking to use the skills you already have around volunteering with children & young people, or keen to develop these skills
- Ready to listen to and learn from children & young people
- Able to volunteer alone or part of a team with a positive, ‘give it a go’ attitude
- Able to travel to different locations
All National Trust volunteers will be asked to
- Respect and uphold the National Trust values whilst volunteering with us
- Complete training required of all NT volunteers and any role specific training
- Adhere to relevant policies and processes including safeguarding, health and safety, and equality and diversity