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Careers - Learning and Participation

'People for You' befriending serviceThe team responsible for: delivering informal learning activities through family events and community group visits; interpretation of the arboretum and its collection; managing Westonbirt's volunteer team; and formal learning activities with schools, colleges, universities, and teachers CPD.

Learning and Participation Manager

Job role: To manage the strategic development and effective delivery of public engagement activities, including formal education, interpretation, community participation and volunteering.

Learning and Participation Manager - Job Role



Volunteer Co-ordinator

Job role: To enable and manage the sustainable development of a broad range of passionate and engaged volunteers to support all areas of the arboretum’s work whilst enjoying a rewarding and fulfilling experience themselves.

Volunteer Co-ordinator - Job Role

Interpretation Support Officer

Job role: To support the development, delivery and evaluation of effective visitor-centred interpretive media at Westonbirt National Arboretum, with particular emphasis on the projects set out in funding applications.

Interpretation Support Officer - Job Role

Community Officer

Job role: To develop and deliver projects with young people that empower and inspire them to participate in shaping the future of the arboretum and its community; encouraging them to think and feel differently about Westonbirt and themselves

Community Officer - Job Role



Learning Supervisor

Job role: To supervise the learning team to ensure the continued development and effective day-to-day delivery of learning services I support of FC/Westonbirt values, policies and business plans. Includes:

  • Formal education
  • Family events
  • Informal learning / visitor engagement opportunities

Learning Supervisor - Job Role

Learning Officer

Job role: To assist in the development and delivery of learning services at Westonbirt National Arboretum.. Includes:

  • Informal recreational learning programmes
  • Community engagement
  • Formal education

Learning Officer - Job Role

Last updated: 29th February 2016

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