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Activities Support

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Noah’s Ark provides regular Family Activities including Family Days, Parent Groups and Sibling Groups; designed to provide fun and free days out, allowing families the opportunity to meet others in similar situations and to take part in new activities in an accessible environment. Becoming an Activities Support volunteer is a serious commitment but it provides a rewarding opportunity to directly support children with life-limiting / life threatening conditions and their families.

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.

Learning Party Facilitator

As a Volunteer Learning Party Facilitator you will plan and deliver a diverse programme of 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.

Volunteer Coach

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Do you want to have fun and get active?

KEEN London needs volunteer one-to-one coaches to support children with disabilities (our athletes) at free sports and games sessions in North, South and East London.

Volunteers are required to support our athletes in accessing all of the fun and games at sessions, providing motivation and giving lots of praise and encouragement.

You do not need any specialist skills or experience, but will need lots of enthusiasm and energy, as well as good communication and team-working abilities.

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.

Open Access volunteer

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Come and play!

Every Saturday the adventure playground at our community centre for disabled people hosts children and young people and their families to in a range of inclusive play opportunities, from zipping down the zip wire, making dens, trying out our cycle rickshaw (hard work) or toasting marshmallows on the bonfire. We need volunteers to help make sessions friendly, fun safe (eg we can only build a bonfire when we have enough adults to ensure its safety).

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.

Classroom Assistant Volunteer

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Do you want to help empower marginalised women?

JAN Trust is a multi-award winning not-for-profit organisation. Our aim is to empower and provide leadership for disadvantaged women.

We are seeking an enthusiastic, pro-active, honest and committed individual to join our small team in London as a volunteer for our English classes. You must have a keen interest and experience in working with ethnic minority and Muslim women’s empowerment and be passionate about our ethos and work.

BaSe Mentor Volunteer (Young People)

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Body & Soul is a charity dedicated to transforming the life-threatening effects of adverse childhood experiences. We provide a wide range of innovative and creative programmes that the support physical, mental and emotional health and well-being of people of all ages whose lives have been devastated by abuse, neglect, illness, and family breakdown.

Volunteer Speakers Programme

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.

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.

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.

Media Arts Support Volunteer (young people)

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

Playscheme Volunteer

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Time to play! We are looking for some great volunteers who can dedicate a minimum of one week to help at Markfield’s summer playscheme for children with disabilities.

We have a fantastic, wild adventure playground and indoor play facilities on site. Typically a playscheme can include: soft play, ball games (we have a goal and a basketball hoop); adventure play; zip wire; junk modelling; cooking; art & craft; building bonfires; den-making; water fights and lots more.

Peggy Jay - Drop-in centre supervisor

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We are looking for a group of 10 volunteers to run our Peggy Jay Drop In centre and booked parties at the weekends. People with a current DBS is beneficial (otherwise we will do the checks for you) and experience with young children. We are currently expanding our activity slots so experience leading workshops/activities will also help. You will be the face of the centre, taking cash and card payments on arrival, making refreshments and tidying up when the centre closes.

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 ESOL Teacher (5-12 years)

We are looking for motivated and caring UCL students with an interest in supporting children from the Latin American community.

• A strong interest in working with and engaging children

• A genuine desire to support vulnerable migrants

• Some basic awareness of the issues facing migrants in UK

• Experience of working with vulnerable people in a similar capacity, either paid or unpaid (desirable)

• Experience working with children in school or educational setting, i.e. Teaching Assist

Young Explorers Mentor Volunteer

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You will be supporting on our Young Explorers programme which is a therapeutic service providing focused support to children aged 8-12 adopted from the care system. Young Explorers is a safe, consistent place for children to explore their own identity and new experiences that can help them navigate their everyday world.

Camden Gymnastics Club

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Camden Gymnastics Club is looking for volunteers for a variety of gymnastic sessions all held at Talacre Community Sports Centre

Volunteers can assist with the parent and toddler sessions (9.30-10.15am and 10.30-11.30am), Pre School Sessions (1-3:15pm), and After School sessions (4pm onwards) - no experience is necessary as full training can be given.

Student Reading Helper

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Help more children in London read, grow and succeed with Beanstalk

Summer Holidays Volunteer Helper

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!

Frontline Children's Support Volunteer

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Body & Soul are a charity dedicated to transforming the impact of childhood adversity, supporting people of all ages affected by family disruption, suicidal behaviour and HIV. We deliver a proven transformational programme for people of all ages who have experienced significant childhood adversity We believe that people should be able to live their lives free from shame, and no one should have their life chances reduced because of traumatic experiences in their past. We also believe that transformational change does not have an age limit.

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