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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.

Saturday School Volunteer

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.

Community Development Volunteer

Do you want to work in a creative and innovative way to help support refugees and vulnerable people?

We are looking for a community development volunteer to:

Work on outreach

Produce publicity and promotion for the Saturday Supplementary school

Provide administrative support

Cooperate with different schools and organisations and establishing long lasting partnerships

Massage Therapy Volunteer

Perhaps you’re studying a health and beauty, or alternative therapies course; maybe you’re looking for a placement as part of your course; Centra is a non-profit charity, supporting the needs of vulnerable adults in our community, to provide them with life and skills enhancing support. Our service users live independently in purpose built blocks of flats.

Centra has a partnership with the Amy Winehouse Foundation called Amy’s Place, which provides supported living accommodation for young women in recovery and receiving support with drug and alcohol issues.

Volunteer Tour Guide


At Oaklands School, we passionately believe that students should be exposed to a wide range of cultural opportunities. Living in Tower Hamlets, one of the most deprived boroughs in the country, many of our students lack the cultural capital of other young people. Many of our students have not been to many museums and therefore part of our enrichment program involves taking them to museums and showing them how to engage with the exhibits.

Youth Activities Volunteer


The Baytree Centre is a social inclusion project for women and girls in the heart of Brixton. The Baytree Youth Service runs after school clubs in a number of different activities and is looking for enthusiastic female volunteers to support and lead these clubs. After school clubs include art, cookery, dance, maths and literacy as well as many more. This is open to those with or without experience and is a fantastic opportunity to give back to the local community while gaining transferable skills to use in both your personal and professional life.

Children's Play-worker Volunteer


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.

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?

Teaching Assistant


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.

Home Support Volunteer

Home Support volunteers aim to provide emotional, social and practical support to family members during the child’s life and during the period following the child’s death if appropriate. Becoming a Home 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.

Unit Helper


GirlGuiding UK, as part of a worldwide movement, enables girls and young women to fulfill their potential to take an active and responsible role in society through its distinctive, stimulating and enjoyable programme of activities delivered by trained volunteers.

As a Unit Helper you will assist the Guider in the running of the unit. You will work with small groups of young people, helping to provide a safe environment for the girls and others working in the unit. You will also help in the preparation of unit records and financial records.

ReachOut Volunteer Mentor


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.

Youth Work Volunteer


Are you passionate about working with young people and helping provide opportunities for their development? Are you passionate about creative or digital media (e.g. filmmaking, photography, music production, art & design, web design, video game design)?

We need fun, dynamic and enthusiastic people to commit to volunteering at least one evening a month to work with our group of young people aged 7-21.

Helpline Volunteer


Make a difference and help someone in need.

As an on-site Helpline Volunteer at The Mix you’ll support vulnerable young people and be the missing link between their issues and the vital help that they need.

You can help young people by connecting them with an advice service, support group or sometimes even a bed for the night

Our volunteers are always there for young people when they feel they have nowhere else to turn.

Volunteer Assistant Sports Worker


Do you love sports, enjoy being active and want to have fun while supporting young people to develop their skills and reach their potential through a number of sports’ Come and volunteer with Young Hackney!

We aim to encourage young people to lead active and healthy lifestyles by giving them the chance to participate in a wide range of fun activities. As a volunteer, you’ll be helping to set up and deliver sports and physical activities to children and young people around Hackney.

Volunteer Play Support Worker


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.

Residential Camp - Volunteers


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.

Fundraising Development Manager


Inspire a thousand young Londoners to think about inclusive school design!

AbleChildAfrica works for and with disabled children in sub Saharan Africa, where only 2% of disabled children are in school. We have secured a 3x3 YFYA stand at the Emirates Stadium on 3rd March. The event introduces students aged 7-18 to exciting career paths in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths. AbleChildAfrica aims to use the space to encourage youth to think about opportunities for, and the importance of, inclusivity? and subsequently within potential careers!

Youth Services Sports Volunteer

Youth Services Volunteers required to assist in the running of a very lively and growing youth organisation. You will assist in the set-up, management and implementation of a variety of youth led projects including sports activities, cookery classes and art. The only requirement is a fun personality and a willingness to get involved and motivate the young people we work with.

Volunteer Tutor - English or Maths


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.

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.

Volunteer Befriender


Would you like to have the pleasure of knowing that you have helped someone move on in their life and that are more able to take part in society?

As a Volunteer Befriender not only will you make someone feel confident and happy in life, you will find that you yourself have renewed confidence.

myVoice Online Facilitator


Are you 16-25? Do you have Autism? Do you want to help other young people with autism navigate the world?

Primary School Activities Volunteer

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.