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Wildlife Watch Volunteer Leaders

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 has three local groups where children meet and have fun exploring their local environments and taking practical action for wildlife. Wildlife Watch Leaders  This is your chance to help inspire the next generation of environmentalists! Being a Wildlife Watch Leader won’t take up too much time and you don’t need to be an expert – just enthusiastic, concerned about the environment and enjoy working with children and young people! Leader role: 1.5 days a month · Plan meeting activities and resources · Support the Watch organiser in publicising the group meetings · Ensure the safe running of the meeting including risk assessments · Lead the meetings activities · Help lead activities at Wildlife Watch Family Events Experience of working with children is desirable. 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. More information: To discuss these roles and to apply please contact the Trust’s Education Officer on 0116 262 9968 or...


We are looking for volunteers with knowledge of gardening and/or native flora, an enthusiasm to work outdoors and a love of wildlife to join our regular Wednesday morning gardening team.

Wild Horizons

Wild Horizons is a society for young people aged 18-30 embarking on a career in wildlife conservation or with a general love of the natural world. Members have the opportunity to meet, learn from and have fun with like-minded peers, incredibly talented naturalists and inspiring role-models!

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