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Volunteer Literacy Tutor

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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?

Youth Work Volunteer

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Help us build stronger communities in East London by volunteering with our Youth Team at Jack Cornwell youth group or the Harold Road project.

We’re looking for volunteers to support and help young people develop through informal education and learning through an array of positive activities, one to one and group work sessions.

First Aid Volunteer

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StreetDoctors is a charity registered in the UK. We change the lives of high risk young people by giving them the skills they need to deliver life-saving first aid. But as well as saving lives we use first aid as a tool to educate and empower these young people, giving them confidence and a sense of responsibility for their actions, helping to change their attitude towards violence.

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.

Community Development Volunteer

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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

Helpline Volunteer

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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 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?

Young Adult Carers Volunteer

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Become a champion for Young Adult Carers – these are 18 - 25 years old who are unpaid carers for friends, family members or neighbours. Help deliver support to Young Adult Carers by providing mentoring calls e.g. to those looking to get into employment or training, to check how they are and help to follow-up on their support plan; update case records. Help us to maintain an up to date directory of partner voluntary organisations: call them to check their contact details and the services that they provide.

Great Men Workshop Facilitator

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We are looking for volunteers to help facilitate our workshops with boys in secondary schools for the Great Men project !

We are looking for men aged 18+ who care about gender equality and are passionate about promoting it. We’re looking for an interest in working with young people, and a willingness to learn, listen and be open. As facilitators it’s not your job to give talks or address school assemblies; we’d want you to lead small group discussions, enable

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

Summer Mentor

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Thursday, 1 August 2019

IntoUniversity is an education charity that supports young people from disadvantaged backgrounds to aspire and achieve. This summer we are looking for university students or recent graduates to volunteer on our Summer Mentoring Scheme and make a difference this summer.

Fundraising Development Manager

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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!

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.

Learning Team Volunteers

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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.

Co-Coach

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Looking for an opportunity to make a real difference to young people? We need you to help run the Yes Futures Programmes!

We are looking for enthusiastic and committed Coaches to help run the Yes Futures Programmes from September 2017 to February 2018.

The Yes Futures Programme is a challenging out-of-the-classroom experience that develops young people’s confidence, resilience and life skills. It includes one-to-one coaching sessions as well as three immersive trips to dynamic workplaces, local community projects and a 3-day residential adventure!

Youth Work Volunteer

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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.

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.

Homework Club Helper

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Salusbury World is a charity that supports refugee and migrant children and families in North West London. Our successful Homework Club meets on Mondays after school and helps children from refugee and migrant families aged 6 to 10. We’re looking for friendly and patient volunteers who can build a rapport with children and support them with their homework. A few hours of your time will make a big difference to the lives of these young people!

IT Learning and Development Coach

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The Centre works with homeless young people, badly housed families, refugees, asylum seekers and migrants; helping them to obtain employment and break out of the cycle of homelessness and exclusion.

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.

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.

English or Maths Tutor

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Thursday, 10 October 2019

1 in 3 children from low income backgrounds will leave school with no qualifications. Fancy a challenge? Team Up are looking for exceptional UCL students to join its leadership programme. The programme will run alongside your degree and you will:

-Learn: leadership and teaching skills

-Apply: tutoring children from low income backgrounds

Volunteer Mentor

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Rewarding volunteer opportunities at Kith and Kids

Are you enthusiastic, patient, caring and want to make a difference to someone’s life?

If you answered yes than you should consider mentoring!

The ELSEP scheme (Employment and Life Skills Programme) supports young adults with autism and/or learning disabilities to develop skills for work and independent living.

The project runs every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 10am-3pm at our headquarters in Tottenham.

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.

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