Learning Volunteer (STEM)
The Access and Learning team deliver a variety of workshops to young people of all ages. With a focus on STEM subjects we deliver an extensive event programme and workshops. You will work with:
- Primary Schools
- Secondary Schools
- Stake holders and partners
The Museum currently attracts around 25000 school children per year, who visit us to take part in high quality workshops. As a STEM ambassador you will take part in events and run workshops under the guidance and advice of the Access and Learning team.
- Work with fellow Volunteers, Staff and Apprentices
- Be part of a Volunteering team following the guidance of the Access and Learning Manager
- Interact with young people
- Set up workshops and resources
- Ensure evaluations are completed
- Interact with teachers and support their visits
- Research topics as required
- Assist in updating and writing resources
- Deliver workshops unsupervised
- Assist in running STEM events
- Support the Access and Learning Officers
You will be:
- Ideally from STEM background or be enthusiastic about STEM
- An effective team player
- Willing to learn new skills
- Comfortable communicating with young people
- Have good written and oral skills
- Adhere to legislation and safeguarding surrounding young people
We will be hosting a training/recruitment selection event on Saturday 24 March at 10am. You must register your attendance using the instructions at the bottom of the page.
- Site induction
- Access and Learning induction
- Training for delivery of workshops
- Health and Safety
- Fire and emergency procedure
- First aid procedure
- Working safely around young people and adults on visits
Commitment: 1 day per Month minimum
One day a week for 40 weeks of the year. This is negotiable depending on personal circumstances.
The typical working day starts at 09:30 and finishes at 15:00. This is flexible to suit individual needs.
There is a one hour break at lunchtime.
Travel and food expenses will be reimbursed up to £13.50 per day, in line with Museum policy.
Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) will be provided including specialist to task PPE.
References and trial period:
- We run a DBS check for any criminal convictions you may have.
- We run a trial period system – this gives both you and us the chance to make sure that expectations are met. For this role, the trial period is one month or 5 shifts, whichever is longer.
How to get involved:
Click the yellow 'Fill in an Application' button on the top right hand side of the page.
Wednesday 28th February
We welcome applications from people of all interests, abilities, backgrounds and communities.
To book your place on the Recruitment/Selection day, please log into myvolunteerpage.com, with the login details you have created to apply and sign up and confirm your attendance on the 'Opportunities' tab.
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