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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.

Play and Chat Volunteer – Lorna Wing Centre Chigwell

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Sunday, 1 December 2019

The National Autistic Society is here to transform lives, change attitudes and create a society that works for autistic people.

We transform lives by providing support, information and practical advice for the 700,000 autistic adults and children in the UK, as well as their three million family members and carers. Since 1962, autistic people have turned to us at key moments or challenging times in their lives, be it getting a diagnosis, going to school or finding work.

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.

Inspire young minds

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Are you trained in Self-Defense? Can you teach someone else to use a sewing machine? Do you feel you could help someone else write a CV?

We need your skills, talents and passion!

You could be offering a practical workshop on how to fix a bike, you could deliver a talk about how to get your first job, it could be a show and tell session. Whatever you think you are able to offer - we are interested in hearing from you.

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!

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.

Play and Chat Volunteer – Bromley / Chigwell

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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.

Games Assistant

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Volunteer with a fun organisation which prides itself on compassion and empathy. There are no admin tasks involved, the environment is very ‘feel good’. This is the perfect way to take your mind off stressful exams, take a break from the library and be in the sun, giving disadvantaged children new memories which will last a lifetime. There is no time commitment involved - want to join as a one off and see how it goes’ No problem! Get in touch today!

Education Partnership Executive x 4

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We are looking for enthusiastic volunteers for the Education Partnership Executive role. The role will support developing partnerships with schools and universities here in UK.

Working closely with executive team, you will help us develop links to schools and universities encouraging students to get involved in our charity projects here in UK and Africa, ultimately contributing to ‘build a school project’.

Children's Pottery Volunteer

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Love getting your hands messy? Why not help at our children’s pottery sessions! We are currently looking for a volunteer to support our Monday or Wednesday afternoon pottery sessions with children aged 6-12 years old. Volunteers will work alongside our resident potter to support the children to explore the clay and create their own pieces of work, helping with set up and clearing up of the studio as needed!

No experience necessary, just an enthusiasm for creative activity and a desire to get stuck in!

Student Reading Helper

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

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 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).

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.

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.

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.

Lauriston Lights Mentor

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Lauriston Lights is a charity that targets high-ability 11 year-old children from socio-economically disadvantaged backgrounds. This demographic receives very little specific support from the government, so it’s up to voluntary organisations like us to help them hone their abilities. Over a two-week summer camp, we help these children find the confidence and skills to mean they thrive in secondary school and beyond. We are running three camps - two in London & one in Oxford.

After School Club Volunteer

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Saturday, 30 November 2019

Every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, we welcome around 10 local primary aged children for ‘After School Club’ where they can do arts and crafts activities, cooking, games, and play in a great indoor and outdoor space. The club encourages and develops children’s social and independent skills. Volunteers will make the children feel welcome and have a good time!

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.

Kith & Kids Club Volunteer

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Have a spare weekend or two?

We need volunteers to support children & adults with disabilities to get involved in sports, music, art, drama and more on our fun weekend clubs in North London

No experience needed just enthusiasm and energy!

Male volunteers especially welcome

You’ll receive training & loads of support.

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