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Teaching Assistant

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The Latin Programme - Via Facilis has been running for 10 years achieving great results

in Literacy and language learning in low achieving Primary Schools. We are a young vibrant organisation working to make a difference in the lives of London’s young people.

Science Outreach for International Students/Scientists

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Calling international students and researchers to help tackle educational disadvantage! Immigrant pupils are more likely to underachieve and to be unemployed when leave school. We organise innovative, cross-curricular workshops in schools to help immigrant pupils reach their full potential by meeting role-models.

Learning Team Volunteers

Our learning team volunteers bring history to life for visitors to Kenwood House. We need your help to support and lead activity sessions for children, young families and school groups.

Are you interested in gaining some new skills and meeting new people in one of London’s hidden gems’ Kenwood House is set on the edge of Hampstead Heath and surrounded by tranquil landscaped gardens. The House enjoys breath-taking interiors, a stunning art collection and period gardens which are free to the public to enjoy.

Drama School Assistant

Great opportunity to work with young people (ages 4 - 18) from across the capital who are exploring the performing arts for both career and life skills. You will work as part of a small team of people who are passionate about the arts. Support our teachers, admin staff and students, while developing valuable transferable skills such as leadership and coaching. We are looking for help at our four branches across London, where we run classes on Wednesday evenings and Saturdays.

Voluntary Assistant Coach

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Could you inspire a young person?

Greenhouse Sports is a charity that develops young people through sport. Our vision is that Every child has a fair chance to succeed. Our mission is to deliver intensive sports coaching and mentoring to help develop the Social, Thinking, Emotional and Physical (STEP) abilities of young people from disadvantaged communities.

As a voluntary assistant your role will be to support of lead coach with the delivery of our sports programme.

Children's & Young People's Buddy, Tower Hamlets

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With your ability to support people with complex needs, including autism, you will discover that supporting a child or young person on the Tower Hamlets Buddy Scheme a deeply rewarding and life enriching experience.

As a Tower Hamlets Buddy, you will make a real difference to children and young people’s lives, whether it’s nurturing small achievements, creating new connections or triggering life changing moments.

Fun Maths Activity Helper

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Application deadline: 
Thursday, 1 August 2019

Maths on Toast at Pancras Square Library

Help us make maths family fun!

Maths on Toast host free creative maths sessions at Pancras Square Library once a month. Every session is different, inviting children (5-12 years) and their grown-ups to colour, create and enjoy a challenge!

We need people to welcome and support families with the activities! You might be chatting, making, playing games or helping construct a geometrical shape. Either way, our volunteers tell us they enjoy themselves and our visitors find it inspiring to meet them.

Children's Play-worker Volunteer

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Body & Soul is a charity dedicated to transforming the life-threatening effects of adverse childhood experiences. We have developed a ‘whole person’ model of care which brings cohesion back to lives that have been fragmented by the traumas of abuse, neglect, illness, or family breakdown. Our community provides people of all ages with a wide range of innovative and creative programmes that support physical, mental and emotional health and well-being.

IntoUniversity Student Mentor

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The IntoUniversity Mentoring Scheme pairs university student mentors with young people aged 10-17 from some of London’s most disadvantaged areas, providing them with tailored one-to-one support to boost their aspirations and achieve their full potential.

What does it involve?

➢ Receive initial training and ongoing support.

➢ Work one-to-one with an IntoUniversity student for one hour at least twice a month.

Volunteer Literacy Tutor

Springboard Volunteer Literacy Tutors work with children who have literacy difficultiesas a main area of concern. Their difficulties with learning may stem from difficulties such as dyslexia, a disjointed education, lack of learning, support at home or emotional traumas making it difficult to concentrate in the classroom. Springboard provides a safe earning environment for these children, where the sessions are planned to support the individual child’s needs.

What do Volunteer Literacy Tutors actually do?

Camp Volunteer

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Change the lives of children affected by serious illness and their families.

Over The Wall is a national charity that runs camps for seriously ill children. We provide a bit of respite for children whose lives are filled with hospital visits and medication. We rely on our volunteers to help our campers relax and discover they can achieve things they didn’t think they were capable of.

Volunteer Counsellor

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Camp Counsellors play a pivotal and crucial role in supporting volunteers by offering one-to-one coaching sessions. You will use an empowering and participative approach to help take the Volunteer Team Leaders to the next level in their professional and personal development.

You need to have, or be working towards a qualification in mentoring or counselling and have experience in mentoring. You need to be available to provide at least 3 evening mentoring sessions between Mondays and Thursdays and give effective assistance to people in a short time period.

Retail Area Health and Safety

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Running a successful Barnardo’s store requires a great team of enthusiastic volunteers and you could be part of it! Our volunteers come from a diverse range of backgrounds and bring a wide variety of skills to the organisation. They come together to generate vital funds for Barnardo’s work with children, young people and their families.

Media Arts Support Volunteer (young people)

Creative volunteers will be required to assist with the delivery of hands-on digital media sessions.

Workshop volunteer or Local Lead

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Eye Heroes is the UK’s first child-led campaign to fight avoidable blindness. Children are trained through volunteer-led interactive workshops to become eye health champions and inform adults in their communities about eye health and the benefits of regular eye tests. We are looking for volunteers to conduct one-hour workshops with children aged 8 – 12 years old in schools and after-school clubs.

Volunteer Assistant Play Worker

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Do you love having fun with children while being active? Do you want to support children to develop their self-esteem and confidence through play?

Volunteer Learning Party Facilitator

We are looking for UCL volunteers to support staff and volunteers activities. As a Volunteer Learning Party Facilitator you will deliver creative activities that support children’s development and foster learning through art and play. You will be working with Latin American children (mainly Spanish-speakers) aged 5-12 years old, who have recently migrated to the UK and are not yet in school or have only just started. As a result they speak little to no English.

Children's Literacy Teacher

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Volunteers needed to teach disadvantaged children how to read. Real Action is the literacy charity that has taught over two thousand children from London’s most deprived communities to read. At our model Butterfly Saturday Reading School we help children, aged five to twelve, to learn to read by the systematic Butterfly reading programme.

Play and Chat Volunteer – Bromley / Chigwell

During afternoons of diagnostic assessments, parents/carers are given feedback and a possible diagnosis of child/young person. Whilst our clinicians spend time with the parents/carers the child/young person (CYP) is left alone to play – we need to make sure that the child/young person is happy and safe.

This is an important role, as well as spending time talking and/ or playing with a CYP, parents will be relaxed knowing that their CYP is being looked after during this time.

Explorer Volunteer

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Do you enjoy inspiring young children? The National Trust at Morden Hall Park is looking for a volunteer to assist with the Little Explorers programme.

Morden Hall Park is a 125 acre former deer park and snuff mills with a recently renovated stable yard and living green centre. The Park is dedicated to working with the local community through active discovery, consultation and inspiring green living.

Community Involvement Research Volunteer

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We are looking for Self-Starter graduates with high level of research skills.

CIU staff will are looking for volunteers with skills in storytelling, updating existing pieces of work and scientific based research methods.

We’re looking for someone who will be able to work in a team and with other people. Experience working with Mailchimp is desirable.

Home Reading Volunteer

Do you remember a character from a childhood book as fondly as an old friend?

If you do, you’ll know the magic of being able to slip into another world as and when you need to, or how books can make your world a bigger, brighter place.

For bookworms especially, it’s hard to believe that anyone could see reading as anything other than empowering, or even just a pleasure. For the third of children from disadvantaged areas who leave primary school without being able to read well, often it’s nothing but a chore.

Wild East Schools Project Volunteer

Could you inspire young people to learn through nature?

Our Wild Schools project enables children to explore the curriculum in the beautiful outdoor setting of West Ham Park which maximises their learning experience.

Our volunteers guide and support groups of children with learning activities.

Sessions take place all-year’round during term-time on weekdays and last approximately 3 hours.

ReachOut Volunteer Mentor

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ReachOut is a mentoring charity working with children in disadvantaged communities to raise aspirations and help them grow in character and competence. We work with children between the ages of 9 and 11 throughout north and east London.

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