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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 Career Coach

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Do you think it is unfair that pupils from disadvantaged backgrounds are less likely to be driven to achieve success’

Children from low income households face lots of barriers that stop them from achieving their potential in school. They aren’t less able, and they aren’t less intelligent but last year in the UK, only 33% of pupils eligible for free school meals achieve 5 A*-C grades at GCSE.

We don’t think that’s fair.

World Stories Contributor

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Stories from around the world in one website. Free for all that want to enjoy cultural stories from the 15 languages that are most spoken in the UK.

Help write creative stories, make sure our written stories are high quality, and help children that have English as a second language by translating into any languages you are proficient in.

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

Bookmark Reading Volunteer

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Could you inspire a child? By reading with a child, you can change their narrative.

We’re on a mission to help every child to read and want you to join us in providing dedicated one-to-one reading support to children who need it most.

Our Bookmark mobile app and flexible 6 week programmes provide an easy way to organise reading sessions at nearby schools, at times that work for you. A stroll from your accommodation or a short walk after a lecture – you decide.

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.

Academic Mentor

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Oaklands School is an 11-19 school with a small but well established sixth form in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets.

The majority of our students come from low socioeconomic backgrounds and are often in receipt of Free School Meals, as well as the 16-19 Bursary. Despite this, a large number of them aspire to continue onto higher education.

Teaching volunteer

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ACS is a non-profit organisation. Our organisation provides inclusive services to local adults, children and families living on low incomes, and support young people from disadvantaged backgrounds’ to achieve and develop new skills. We run services from Monday to Saturday every week. We are seeking volunteers to help, engage and support children with English, Maths and Science on Saturdays, as well as help 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!

Volunteer Tutor - English or Maths

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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.

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.

Volunteer Play Support Worker

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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.

Life Skills Volunteer - Maths 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.

Young Person’s Hostel and Life Skills

Our 32 room hostel is home for 16-25 year olds. It gives homeless young people a place to call home and the support needed to turn their lives around.

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.

Home Reading Volunteer

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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.

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.

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.

Computer Drop-In Support

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Do you like the idea of sharing your knowledge in using computers, including accessing the internet and email? Our Computer Drop-in aimed at offering a space to older people and needs two people on Tuesday and Wednesday respectively to help facilitate the sessions. Timing is 10-1pm. The opportunity is based at our offices in Tavistock Square.

Volunteers ensure the space is set up for the session and are available to respond to queries and requests for help as they arise.

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.

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.

Mentor - Islington 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.

DIY Renewable Workshop Making Volunteer

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Are you passionate about inspiring the next generation to create sustainable solutions to the problems our planet is facing? We are at PPL PWR. We are a collective who aim to encourage new ideas and technologies to power sustainable change. Our “DIY Renewables” project is a series of workshops in secondary state schools funded by the Royal Academy of Engineering which allow students to develop engineering skills and create their own product in the theme of sustainable technology.

Volunteer tutor

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Volunteer with Action Tutoring to support disadvantaged young people to achieve. We partner our brilliant volunteer tutors with school pupils to increase their subject knowledge, whilst building on their confidence and study skills. Education in this country isn’t fair and we believe tutoring should be available to everyone, not just those who can afford it.

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.

Study Support Volunteer

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Share your knowledge and study skills with local young people and help them improve their future chances. West Euston Partnership has set up after-school study support sessions with secondary schools in Camden to provide support and guidance ahead of this year’s GCSE exams. In this role you will develop your tutoring ability and communication skills, and provide vital encouragement to local school children ahead of their exams.

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