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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.

Saturday Family Fun & Learning Volunteer

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Do you enjoy engaging young children in play and Learning activities’ Do you have 3 hours on some Saturdays free? We need helpers!

On Saturday afternoons we provide fun and learning sessions to local families and children under 12. We are seeking volunteers to help us provide a positive, supportive environment and help with games and craft activities. The role will involve welcoming, interacting with parents, encouraging and supporting children in the activities, helping with refreshments and clearing away.

Drama School Assistant

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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.

After School Club volunteer

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Salusbury World is a charity that supports refugee and migrant children and families in North West London.

We need play volunteers for our after-school club for children aged 4-11. Volunteers assist with organising materials, supervising the children, and participating in creative/sporting activities. We are looking for volunteers who can commit for at least one school term, for one session a week.

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.

Teaching Assistant

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The Latin Programme 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.

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.

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)

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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.

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!

Residential Camp - Volunteers

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Are you interested in helping at residential activity camps for children and teenagers living with serious health challenges’ We offer them and their families a week of experiences that are memorable, fun, empowering, physically safe and medically sound and we need a superb group of volunteers to make the magic happen. We have a variety of exciting camp roles available. These include: Activity Leader, Team Mate, Camp Recorder (Photographer), Safeguarding Officer & Clinical Volunteer.

Volunteer Tutor - English or Maths

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Volunteering with Action Tutoring is an easy and rewarding way to make a difference to the lives of young people living in your community. By volunteering and tutoring for just one hour a week, you will be able to directly support pupils facing socio-economic disadvantages to build their confidence and help ensure they leave school with the grades needed to build a bright future.

Volunteer Playworker - Under 5’s

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You will be helping to provide one to one play opportunities to under 5’s and personalised support to parents and carers.

You will be creating opportunities for:

- children from disadvantaged backgrounds to have access to toys and play they may not otherwise have.

- connect parents and carers and encourage them to make friends and create support networks they may not otherwise have

- build parents and carers confidence and signpost them to services suitable for them

Women Business Support Executive x 4

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We are looking for enthusiastic volunteers for Women Business Support executive roles, to support our ‘Women Economic Empowerment Projects’.

You will be working to support a group of women in Uganda by raising funds to invest in their small businesses to help generate income and break poverty cycle.

You will gain an insight of how you can empower a person from a point of hopelessness to successful entrepreneur at as little as £50!

Cycle Training Volunter

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Help us build stronger communities at Aston-Mansfield by volunteering with our Little Manor Cycle Project!

We’re looking for volunteers to assist our qualified cycling instructors in the improvement of the cycling abilities of children attending Aston-Mansfield’s Little Manor Play Project.

The volunteer will assist staff in providing cycling activities for 60 children within an academic year. They will need good knowledge of cycle mechanics, mainteance and safety.

Summer Holidays Volunteer Helper

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Help with our residental holidays for people with learning disabilities run entirely by volunteers! Have the oppportunity to act as a carer to an allocated guest providing them with 1 to 1 support and engage them in activities. Our guest have varying levels of needs, but one thing in common, your commitment to their holiday– it is a very special thing. They look forward to the holidays all year and often volunteers have as good a time as they do!

Wild East Schools Project Volunteer

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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.

Primary School Activities Volunteer

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Help disadvantaged children in London reach their potential! Unlocking Potential offers comprehensive support to children who are affected by Social, Emotional and Mental Health difficulties. Our Volunteers will be assisting and running dynamic and creative activity groups (or one-to-one sessions), such as: Sports sessions/Arts and crafts activities/Cooking/Music sessions/Academic support/Reading/Social & emotional skills groups/Gardening/Drama/Dance.

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