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Great Men Workshop Facilitator

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

Volunteer Playworkers

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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.

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.

Volunteer Tutor

Application deadline: 
Saturday, 30 June 2018

Maths or Science student?

Put your knowledge to good

Our grassroots youth club is based in one of London’s most deprived wards. We need Maths and Science tutors to change the lives of local young people.

We’re looking for volunteer tutors

Volunteer Career Mentor

Step Up: Supports ‘underemployed’ Latin Americans working in low-paid, low-skilled jobs to access training and employment opportunities. Through in-house training and one to one careers support, IRMO works to help individuals to achieve better contracts, move into a sector that is more suited to their interests and experience, and achieve London Living Wage.

IntoUniversity Buddy

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Are you interested in sharing your university experience and supporting young people from disadvantaged backgrounds’ If so, the IntoUniversity Buddy Programme could be for you! The Buddy programme aims to raise the aspirations of young people in Year 8 by providing them with the opportunity to meet current university students and broaden their knowledge of what it’s like to study at university.

English or Maths Tutor

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Application deadline: 
Friday, 31 August 2018

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

Coach

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Application deadline: 
Monday, 20 August 2018

Award-winning education charity Yes Futures is looking for enthusiastic and committed Coaches to help run their personal development programmes from September 2018 to February 2019. We will be taking on a number of individuals to work with our students across schools in London and the South. The programme involves a range of extra-curricular experiences: including visits to workplaces, employment skill workshops, community action challenges, an outdoor residential trip, and regular Coaching sessions.

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. Currently we are based in Newham, East London. In 2015 we ran two camps, one at Gallions Primary School and one at Kingsford Community Secondary School.

Volunteer Bilingual Homework Facilitator

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

You will provide language support and identify gaps in a child’s learning and equipping them with the tools and language skills to be able to complete their homework as independently.

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!

Young Carers’ Volunteer Mentor

Volunteer with Family Action; Islington and Camden Young Carers’ Service and help support Young Carers emotional health and wellbeing.

Young Carers are a particularly vulnerable population and some challenges they can face include increased isolation from peers, increased risk for depression and anxiety and lack of time to engage in fun and pro-social activities in the community.

Mentor - Islington, Westminster and Lambeth

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Chance UK supports children with behavioural difficulties. We are looking for dedicated volunteers to join our mentoring programme! As a mentor, you’ll commit to the programme for an entire year and will spend 2-4 hours every week with your matched child. You will plan and enjoy engaging activities that increase the child’s confidence, leading to the development of more positive behaviour.

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.

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.

Online Mentor

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We want you to join our team of mentors and help young people thinking about university to develop their confidence, raise their aspirations and learn about university. You will help young people develop the knowledge and connections required to be able to make confident and informed decisions about their next steps. There is also loads of opportunity to develop your mentoring and communication skills and experience working directly with young people.

Literacy Support Volunteer

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Make learning an adventure for local young people - Volunteer once a month with The Hackney Pirates

The Hackney Pirates is an innovative education charity supporting young people aged 9-­12 to develop the literacy, confidence and perseverance that will help them achieve both in school and the world beyond. In our unconventional learning space, a pirate ship on Kingsland High Street, young people work on reading and creative writing projects that culminate in the publication of storybooks, CDs and websites.

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.

Home Work Club Tutor/ Home Work Club Assistant

STUDY SUPPORT AND HOME WORK CLUB VOLUNTEER! What does the role involve?

- Assisting in running a Study Support Group for GCSE and A-Level students.

OR:

- Assisting in running a Home Work for 7- 14 year olds.

- Working with a marginalized and under performing group of young people.

- On a one to one basis, assisting in improving their study skills.

- Supporting them with Home Work queries as well as helping them to develop better study techniques.

IT Drop-in Volunteer

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This is a brilliant opportunity to help people over 60 improve their confidence online and explore all that laptops, tablets and smartphones can offer them. No two weeks are the same at our weekly drop-in computer sessions at the Abbey Community Centre! You could be helping people set up email, talk to their family overseas on Skype, stream TV and films, book appointments, helping them their weekly shop online, use maps, find bus times and much, much more.

Volunteer ESOL Teacher (13-20 years)

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

As an ESOL teacher you will be responsible for planning and delivering creative and interactive ESOL classes for up to 10 children aged 13-20 years old. Most of the young people that attend our ESOL classes are Spanish/ Portuguese speakers who have recently arrived in the UK from Spain or Latin America and as a result, do yet have a place in school or work employment and have little to no English language skills.

Mentor

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WANT TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE?

Betknowmore UK have implemented the first and only outreach programme in the country with betting shops in Islington and offers you the opportunity to grow together with this innovative field of work.

From working with addicts, to event management and social media, we want interns, mentors and trainee counsellors and anyone who wants to learn and develop within the voluntary sector. Our doors are open.

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.

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