Family Activity Volunteers (National Trust)

Causeway Coast & Glens

Role Description:

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 helpers.
  • Make new friends.

What's involved?

  • Assisting in the co-ordination and management of family activities.
  • 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, storytelling, trails.
  • Making every family feel welcome and be able to answer visitors questions

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.

Additional  information:

  • 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

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