As a Family Activity Volunteer your role is to help manage a
variety of family activities across our North Coast sites such as Downhill,
Portstewart and Cushendun. Having some experience of working with children and
families would be great.
By getting involved, you could:
Help bring our sites alive for families with fun and
creative activities on offer for them to take part in.
Work with a variety of teams and lead a team of volunteer
Make new friends.
Assisting in the co-ordination and management of family
Helping to take part in a programme of fun, creative and
learning activities in an enthusiastic and encouraging way.
Assisting in all our activities for families e.g. 50 things events
Helping at the events e.g. handing out trail maps, helping
to lead the planned activities
Preparing for the activities, keeping the space tidy and
inviting, replenishing resources when needed and supporting the children and
encouraging parents to get involved.
Engaging with children and their families in the activities
which could include organised arts and crafts, outdoor play, singing,
Making every family feel welcome and be able to answer
This role will suit you if you are:
A fun and motivated person, have an outgoing personality and
can engage and communicate with people at all levels
Creative, willing to join in the fun and love working with
children and families
Able to use own initiative
Available at least twice a month
Able to ensure children play safe at all times and use your
judgement and common sense when meeting individual needs.
All equipment necessary will be provided
Uniform provided(subject to availability)
Reimbursement of out of pocket travel costs
between home and volunteering location in accordance with National Trust policy
and agreed with the National Trust manager