Wildlife Watch Event Volunteers

Wildlife Watch is the junior branch of the Wildlife Trusts and the UK's leading environmental action club for kids. It encourages 5-12 year olds to have an interest in wildlife, and the world around them, through activities on environmental and natural history topics in a fun and educational setting. Leicestershire and Rutland Wildlife Watch run four Family Member events a year, Wild Play school holiday activities and run children's activities at other organisations events and on the LRWT stand at the British Birdwatching Fair in August. 

Wildlife Watch Event Volunteers

Do you enjoy working with children and being outdoors?

Have you an interest in the environment and conservation?

Want to gain some hands-on experience with a leading UK conservation organisation?

Then becoming a Wildlife Watch Event Volunteer is for you. 

Event Volunteer role:

  • Help prepare resources and materials for an event
  • Set up and pack away event activities including gazebos and displays.
  • Run a stall at event and engage and lead children and their families in the activities
  • Provide general information about the work of Leicestershire & Rutland Wildlife Trust
  • Ensure the activities are carried out in a fun and safe manner following Wildlife Watch risk assessments and health and safety policies. 

Experience of working with children is desirable. Must enjoy working with the general public and be a good communicator.

Volunteers will be fully trained and will receive support and guidance from local Wildlife Trust staff.  

Volunteers must supply two referees and take part in an informal interview and have a DBS check. Leaders must be 18 years or over. Helpers must be 16 years or over. 

More information: To discuss these roles and to apply please contact the Trust's Education Officer on 0116 248 7355 or email ww@lrwt.org.uk