Education Facilitator

Description

We are seeking enthusiastic and committed individuals, who are interested in helping out with education and education related events at the Caboolture Region
Environmental Education Centre (CREEC). In this role you will assist the Education
Coordinator deliver fun and engaging presentations to a range of school students
and be involved with promoting CREEC at local events and in the broader
community.

 

The Caboolture Region Environmental Education Centre (CREEC) has been
delivering education for just over 10 years. Education is one of the four main areas
CREEC facilitates along with the nursery, site development and events.


The CREEC environmental programs promote effective teaching and learning to
enable/empower people of all ages/families to become active, informed citizens, to
equip them to participate in the creation/building of an ecologically sustainable future.


The programs utilise the resources of CREEC and its affiliated organisations to
provide a range of educational activities and experiences that develop skills for
improved natural resource management, an appreciation of the importance of
environmental values and opportunities to engagae in practical projects emphasizing sustainability

 

Throughout the year we receive a number of school bookings from a variety of
schools both primary and secondary in the Moreton Bay Region. Depending on the
school booking, some environmental education programs are tailored to the specific
needs of the school group. Our environmental education programs can be found on

the Moreton Bay Regional Council's website for teachers and schools to see

 

Our environmental programs utilise CREEC's superb facilities. We have a large
auditorium where we conduct presentations to school groups and community
members. Within the auditorium the centre has up-to-date technology with an
interactive smart board which can be used for workshops, school presentations,
meetings and other functions. Also at the centre is a large outdoor area for use with
outdoor activities for children, playground equipment and BBQ facilities 

Skills needed

• If you are an ex-teacher, studying education, have worked in the education
field, like educating children or would like to volunteer please consider this
position.
• Any qualifications would be advantageous, but not necessary.
• Education qualifications are desirable
• Sound communication skills to deliver lessons to children an advantage

Requirements

• Be available to volunteer on some days when we have school bookings. You
may be required for up to 5 hours if a school group is visiting CREEC. This
can be negotiated depending on other commitments. We are flexible in
arrangements with volunteers.
• Friendly and enthusiastic.
• Enjoy working with children.
• Creative and innovative.
• Passionate or interested in educating about the environment.
• Willingness to learn and be involved with the local community.
• Be available for some initial training.
• Dress appropriately when working with children.
• Have a blue card (working with children card). If you do not have a card then
we can send away for one.

Start date 

immediate

Expires

ongoing 

Hours

as many as can be provided

Contact

Wayne Marsh
Current volunteers
superior