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Volunteer Speakers Programme

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Inspire young people. Share your story in our interfaith workshops. We are looking for confident and enthusiastic volunteers from a variety of religious and non-religious backgrounds to speak with us in schools in and around London and Birmingham. Help us raise awareness of what it means to be part of a faith or belief tradition, and develop young people’s skills of empathy, by sharing your experiences and beliefs.

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.

Unit Leader

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Girlguiding is the leading charity for girls and young women in the UK. By volunteering with us you can help us create amazing opportunities for thousands of girls. Guiding happens thanks to more than 100,000 brilliant volunteers - men and women like you who give their time to ensure that we are active across the UK.

Saturday School Volunteer

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ACS is a non-profit organisation that provides inclusive services to local adults, children and families living on low incomes, supporting young people from disadvantaged backgrounds’ to achieve and develop new skills in the community. We run services from Monday to Saturday weekly. We are seeking volunteers to help, engaging and supporting children, adults and families in various activities. If you have a skill or talent to share, individually or in a group, we would love to hear from you.

Education Volunteer

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Surrey Docks Farm is a lively working farm on the river Thames. We are looking for volunteers to support the delivery of our weekend youth clubs. This is a great opportunity for those considering careers in teaching, youth work or environmental education. Join our team and find a bit of countryside right in the centre of the city!

Educational Mentoring

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Salusbury World is a small charity that supports refugee and migrant children and families in North West London. We are looking for educational mentors to support refugee pupils at two secondary schools in Brent. You will have the chance to help a vulnerable young person build their confidence, improve and strengthen their English and develop their academic abilities. Our mentoring project has a proven track record - a few hours of your time each week will make a big difference to the young person’s life!

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.

Learning Officer

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Are you passionate about learning and nature?

Our Learning Programmes enable children to explore the curriculum in the beautiful outdoor setting of Hampstead Heath.

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

Siblings Together Volunteer

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Supporting Siblings in care and adoption and kinship care who live apart, helping them to spend positive time together having fun and keeping safe within a group. Meeting on a monthly basis at a centre and going out on trips together and playing together to make sure they maintain a good quality relationship together, Supervised and supported by the coordinator for the days and debriefing at the end of each session. DBS and Safeguarding will be offered through the charity

Volunteer Mentor

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The Kids Network is looking for committed, fun and passionate volunteers to make a difference to the children of London. Our structured mentoring programme supports 8-11 year olds, based in Camden, at weekends with their social and emotional development before they transition into secondary school.

As a mentor, you will hold weekly one on one sessions of 1-3 hours. You will be building confidence, supporting resilience and helping your matched child to manage feelings through a series of fun and positive experiences and activities.

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.

Home Reading Volunteer

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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.

Learning Mentor

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CARIS Camden Families is a small charity that supports homeless families living in hostels in the Borough of Camden in central London. We offer a range of play and learning opportunities to children resident in Camden hostels, to try and mitigate some of the disadvantage that comes with living in overcrowded, under-resourced and insecure accommodation.

Education Assistants

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The Ragged School Museum is offering an exciting opportunity to join their successful Education Team. We are looking for enthusiastic volunteers with excellent communication skills to help deliver educational sessions to visiting primary schools. This is a great opportunity to gain hands-on experience working with children or if you want to work in the museum/heritage sector. Volunteers will need to commit to one day a week (10.15am to 1.15pm) for an ongoing period (Monday or Friday only).

Volunteer School Eco-Team Coordinator

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We are looking for enthusiastic volunteers to help deliver Green Schools Project and support the school Eco-Team in their mission to raise awareness and encourage action on environmental issues.

After School Club

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Recruiting Now! Autumn Term, starting 17th September!

On Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 3.30 - 5.30pm, we welcome a group of primary school children for ‘after school club’ to our Family Centre in Pimlico. Children are mostly from refugee and migrant families.

Volunteers encourage and join in on the activities, including; arts and crafts, cooking, indoor/outdoor games. The club encourages and develops children’s social and independent skills.

Teaching volunteer

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ACS is a non-profit organisation. Our organisation provides inclusive services to local adults, children and families living on low incomes, and support young people from disadvantaged backgrounds’ to achieve and develop new skills. We run services from Monday to Saturday every week. We are seeking volunteers to help, engage and support children with English, Maths and Science on Saturdays, as well as help adults and families in various activities. If you have a skill or talent to share, individually or in a group, we would love to hear from you!

Volunteer Outreach

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Do you want to help your local community but have limited time? The Literacy Pirates need committed volunteers to help us engage with the local community to expand our volunteer base.

If you know of local religious centres or spaces that are used by lots of professionals and creatives, you may have the natural skills necessary to help us with outreach in letting the most amount of people know about our organisation.

Weekend Club Autism Support Volunteer

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Sunday, 14 July 2019

Keep a note in your diary for our upcoming training opportunities for our weekend club, supporting children and young adults with learning disabilities and/or autism. You’ll be supporting them to take part in fun and challenging activities like sports & games, arts & crafts, drama and outings into London. Training starts on Sat 9th June.

After-School Club Assistant

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We need you to inspire young minds!

The Little Manor Play Project is our core out-of-school programme, where children attending our breakfast, after school and holiday sessions participate in a wide range of fun and stimulating activities. These activities provide opportunities for social, physical & creative development and improve well-being.

Volunteers are required to support and inspire the children to make the most of the activities.

Charity Podz Partnership Support

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Noah’s Ark are in the very early days of a partnership with Charity Podz, the charitable arm of a family business, Toy Podz. They have been incredibly successful with Toy Podz and have recently branched into supporting charities by supplying un-manned concessions that are branded with the charity logo and marketing message. The concessions sell licensed capsuled toys for £1 of which the charity receives 25p. They’re perfect for keeping children entertained!

We have a brilliant opportunity to raise much needed awareness and funds through this partnership.

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.

Literacy Support Volunteer

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Make learning an adventure for local young people - Volunteer once a month with The Hackney Pirates

The Hackney Pirates is an innovative education charity supporting young people aged 9-­12 to develop the literacy, confidence and perseverance that will help them achieve both in school and the world beyond. In our unconventional learning space, a pirate ship on Kingsland High Street, young people work on reading and creative writing projects that culminate in the publication of storybooks, CDs and websites.

Homework Club Volunteer

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Can you teach? Do you enjoy helping people learn? We have a busy service in Victoria supporting local primary aged children with their school work which they’re not getting at home. Join our friendly, welcoming volunteer team.

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