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Conservation Volunteers (SUCV)

Conservation Volunteers (SUCV) logo

SUCV are a student run conservation working committee at the University of Sheffield that have been around for 42 years. This year we are running conservation workshops with children across Sheffield.

Conservation Outreach Workshop Volunteer

This opportunity takes place between 09 Mar 2020 and 20 Mar 2020.

Volunteers are required for a series of conservation themed workshops in after school clubs around Sheffield during March.

Help run sessions to get kids excited about conservation! You will be volunteering alongside SUCV (Conservation Volunteers) to run activities including plant and insect identification, crafts and games. No experience necessary, just plenty of enthusiasm! 

What skills do I need?

Enthusiasm and good communication skills. Subject knowledge isn't necessary as training and resources will be provded.

What will I gain?

You will gain experience in working with children, working as part of a team, teaching about conservation and travelling to different parts of Sheffield.

Training and support

You will attend a briefing session run by the Conservation Volunteers' Project Leader which will provide you with all you need to know about getting involved in and running the activities. Travel expenses provided.

Time commitment

A minimum of one session in an afterschool club (approximately 3 hrs for the session including travel) and a 1 hour briefing session.

Food

No

Travel

Yes

Childcare

Yes

DBS (criminal records) check

No

Location

Venues around Sheffield

Travel information

You will travel in a group to the venue. Some are within 5 minutes' walking distance from the University and others are up to 45 minutes by car /bus.
  • CausesChildren and families, Education, Environment and conservation, Teenagers and young adults
  • Frequencyone-off
  • WhenMonday afternoon, Monday evening, Tuesday afternoon, Tuesday evening, Thursday afternoon, Thursday evening, Friday afternoon, Friday evening
  • Skills and InterestsArt and craft, Communication skills, Listening, Sheffield Volunteering internal project, Teaching, Teamwork
  • Careers and AspirationsScience, Teaching, Third sector and charity work

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