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Mentor - Islington, Westminster and Lambeth


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


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.



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!



Element is a young social enterprise that runs arts projects exploring purpose, motivation and creativity with care leavers. Our projects consist of group sessions that use visual art, performance art and creative writing to provide a fun space for young people to express themselves, socialise and be creative. Through this we aim to improve soft skills, build confidence, and encourage care leavers to take ownership over their lives and daily routines.

Literacy Support Volunteer


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.

IntoUniversity Mentor


Share your university experience? become a Mentor!

IntoUniversity is an award-winning education charity supporting disadvantaged young people to raise their aspirations and achieve their potential. We are currently looking for university students to volunteer as Mentors, working with school students aged 10-17 on their academic work, social skills and future planning.

No previous experience is needed and full training and ongoing support is provided to all volunteers.



Award-winning education charity Yes Futures is looking for enthusiastic and committed Coaches to help run their personal development programmes from March to July 2018. We will be taking on a number of individuals to work with our students across schools in London and the South.

Workshop volunteer or Local Lead


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.

IT Drop-in Volunteer


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.

LGBT+ Mentor

Would you like to make a difference to the lives of LGBT+ young persons?

Are you able to be a role model and a mentor to a young LGBT+ person?

Would you like to volunteer in young, dynamic organisation which strives for always putting young persons first?

Are you passionate, kind and attentive to details?

Then being an LGBT+ mentor is a perfect role for you!

English or Maths Tutor

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

Home Reading Volunteer

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.

Academic Support Tutor


Volunteer tutors provide after-school academic support to young people from disadvantaged backgrounds. As a volunteer you will join a friendly, welcoming team at one of our 12 London learning centres, delivering classroom-based support to young people.

Volunteers at primary school sessions (ages 7 - 11) work with small groups of children, providing homework support or leading an interactive learning activity.




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.

Academic Mentor


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.

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.

Volunteer Career Mentor

We are looking for motivated and caring UCL students with an interest in supporting individuals. This position would be ideal for someone that is studying or is a recent graduate looking to get experience in the charity sector and/or in the field of mentoring, coaching or life skills.


If you are passionate about tackling education inequality and want to make a real difference to the lives of disadvantaged, inner city pupils, then we are looking for you! The Hikmah Youth Project needs enthusiastic volunteers to tutor students in Maths, English or Science at GCSE or A Level.

You will target key areas of weakness and gradually develop their confidence in those topics during your sessions. Your continued support will help them develop more effective study skills and inspire them to achieve to the best of their ability.

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.

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


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 Tutor


We are currently seeking enthusiastic volunteer tutors to assist our highly capable, yet disadvantaged sixth form students with their A-Level exams, for 1-2 hours a week. Volunteers will receive training and travel expense subsidies.

Home Work Club Tutor/ Home Work Club Assistant


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


- 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.