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Workshop facilitator

Climate Ed

Climate Ed -Workshop Facilitator

Children in schools desperately want to know more about climate change and be given the chance to engage with it.   They need enthusiastic, positive, knowledgeable people to guide them. You will be helping children learn about climate science and the impacts of a warming planet, and also how they and their family can take practical action towards living a more sustainable lifestyle. 

Main tasks and responsibilities

You will go to a primary school in London to deliver a workshop programme about climate change/carbon footprints and inspire the children to start taking action on climate change! More specifically, this involves:

  • Undertaking a short training to gain familiarity with the workshop materials (this can be done remotely).
  •  Delivery of a programme of workshops (five in total, each lasting one hour) during school hours. (You won't manage the students alone - the teacher remains with you the whole time).
  •  Providing feedback to Climate Ed about the effectiveness of the programme.

Benefits to Volunteer

What difference will you make.

  • You will be playing a major part in inspiring and supporting the next generation to take action on climate change.

What skills do I need?

Skills, attributes, experience and qualifications.

  • People who have previous experience either as teachers or workshop facilitators, ideally but not essentially with young people.
  • People who are knowledgeable about climate change (and related environmental/sustainability issues), keen to share their knowledge with others, and are able to inspire children to inspire their families to reduce their carbon footprints.
  • People who enjoy interacting with children and answering their questions.
  • You will need your own computer and internet access.
  • We require volunteers to be aged 18 or over.
  • Climate Ed has a robust safeguarding policy and all volunteers are thoroughly vetted and require a DBS check.

When do I need to be available?

Morning Afternoon Evening
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