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Iver Environment Centre/Groundwork South - Education Assistant

Details of the Charity:

Iver Environment Centre is an education centre with garden zones including a rainforest, an orchard, woodlands and allotments. The organisation offers children and their families a range of education programmes and activities, such as include pond dipping, mini-beast hunts, woodland survival, den building and crafts, to explore and understand the natural world and apply their scientific enquiry skills.

Details of the Volunteering Opportunity:

In this role, you will assist with educational activities at Iver Environment Centre (school visits, children’s activities, family learning, adult learning, and birthday parties). As an Education Volunteer, you will learn a set of skills such as subject matter expertise, communication, patience, adaptability, empathy, active listening, problem-solving, and creativity.

Typical duties include:

  • Providing one-on-one or small group tutoring sessions introducing the wonders of the natural world 
  • Assisting educators during activities, helping supervise students, and providing individual attention to those who need it
  • Representing the organisation at events such as festivals – manning a stall with fun activities to raise awareness
  • Preparing and setting up equipment, tidying, cleaning, and washing up

Please note, the Brunel Volunteers team would like you to commit to a minimum of 2-3 months.

Additional Benefits:

  • Volunteering Hours to go towards the Brunel Volunteers Award
  • Volunteering achievement recognised on your HEAR Transcript

  • Interested? Apply below:
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