Our education speaker volunteers have the important and exciting role of raising awareness of Cats Protection.
They deliver pre-prepared talks, help spread messages around feline welfare and act as the voice of cats in their local communities.
They also deliver talks to both adults and children in a variety of settings. Interacting with children is especially important, as they are the cat owners of the future, and by building their understanding and knowledge we can make the world a better place for cats.
What can you expect to be doing?
- Being part of a passionate team of other volunteers and employees
- Delivering pre-prepared talks to schools and community groups
- Hosting information sessions
- Proving feedback on talks where necessary
- Taking part in promotional events such as careers days at schools and colleges
- Delivering education craft sessions at community talks and workshops
We’re looking for someone with:
- Good communication skills
- Confidence in public speaking
- The ability to use own initiative
- A passion for feline welfare
- Knowledge of local community networks
- Transport is essential for this role as you will be required to travel to talk venues such as schools and community centres within a reasonable distance of your home address. Therefore a full UK driving licence and access to your own vehicle or excellent public transport links are essential
- Diversity and equal opportunities policy
- Age restrictions
- Child Protection
- Complaints Policy
- Confidentially Policy
- Expenses reimbursed
- Health and Safety Policy
- Ongoing support
- Suitable for Duke of Edinburgh Award
- Suitable for Supported Volunteering
- Suitable for Under 16's
- Suitable for Under 18's
- Training provided
- Volunteer induction
- Volunteer Policy
- Volunteers covered by insurance
- Vulnerable Adults Policy
- Written role description
When can I volunteer?
The hours are flexible to fit around your other commitments. Each talk can last between 30 minutes and an hour, not including travel time. Availability of talks vary by location and season and some audiences may request more than one talk. Talks are given during the day and in the evening - during the week and on occasional weekends.
This opportunity has no specific location.