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Hazard Alley is part of a charity called The Safety Centre. They show children and adults how they can stay safe, understand risks and avoid accidents through powerful experiential learning. 

They are looking for enthusiastic, reliable and flexible volunteers who are available Term Time and enjoy working with primary school children.  As one of the volunteers, you’re part of a close-knit community, all with a common goal – to use education to save lives.

You’ll help deliver dynamic safety sessions with the Safety Centre team to young people and all they ask for is your time, a positive attitude and an interest in developing your own skills.

You can do this in one of two ways – either by becoming a tour guide in Hazard Alley or by being a guide answering the children’s emergency calls. You will be provided with the training you need, and complete the relevant disclosure checks.

As a tour guide you will have a group of 1 – 6 children to teach them about Health and safety by guiding them around the interactive village. You will teach them how to keep safe in a range of different scenarios which they will take with them into everyday life

The different scenarios will teach them about fire safety, home safety, making choices, road safety, railway safety, safe places to cross the road, water safety, bullying, internet safety and personal safety.  For example, in the road safety scenario you will teach the children how to cross the road safely and how they should always wear their helmet when out on a bike.

No qualifications needed and training is provided.

Travel expenses offered.

One session per week of 2.5 hours or more if you like!

They have a great team of volunteers who love to come in early and have a chat over a cup of tea.

Skills

  • Listening 
  • Talking to others 
  • Communication
  • Engaging 
  • Eagerness to teach children!

Details

  • Accessibility
  • Age restrictions
  • DBS check required
  • Equal Opportunities Policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer Policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description

When do I need to be available?

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No No
Afternoon Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No No
Evening Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No No

Availability Details

The centre run 2 hour tours in the morning and afternoon.
Start times for the morning tour are from 9.45am - 10.30am
Start times for the afternoon tour are 12.45pm
There is also evening tours which start at 6.00pm.

Location

18 Carters Lane
Kiln Farm
Milton Keynes
Buckinghamshire
MK11 3ES

Register your Interest

Interests

  • Children
  • Environment
  • Young People

Activities

  • Teaching and Training

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