WWT – Castle Espie Family Activities Assistant


We are looking for friendly, outgoing people who would like to be directly involved in shaping our visitors’ unforgettable experiences through a warm welcome, interacting with them through engaging activities and providing information. This role will include volunteering with the Learning department and other teams within the centre to provide engaging activities for visitors during holiday periods and weekends.

Who will be responsible for your role?

Learning Manager

Where will you be based?

Castle Espie Wetland Centre

How much time will it take?

Varies. We will mutually agree the hours that you can contribute and it would be helpful if you could try to give us as much notice as possible on the occasions when you are not able to contribute those hours.

To apply directly; https://www.wwt.org.uk/join-and-support/volunteering/volunteering-opportunities/?taxonomy=&centre=4#

Tasks and responsibilities

  • Family activities at the weekends or during the school holidays can involve pond dipping, bug hunts, crafts, storytelling, historical re-enactments and many other varieties of engagement as decided upon by the Learning Manager.
  • Seasonally busy periods include February half-term, summer holidays, October half-term and Christmas experiences and you will be expected to assist during these busy holiday periods.
  • Our craft activities allow you to gain valuable artistic skills as well as engaging with a wide variety of people and ages.

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