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Kith & Kids

We need volunteers that can support help our members (children and young adults with autism and/or learning disabilities) to have lots of fun and challenge themselves in a host of activities throughout the year! Kith & Kids’ aim is to empower our members and their families to develop new skills, gain greater confidence and overcome social exclusion.

We have an activity to suit the interest and availability of anyone as you can join us on weekends, evenings, weekdays or school holidays. We run a Youth Group, Weekend Club, Social Development Project, Summer Camp, Employment & Life Skills Project for adults with autism and much more!

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.

Role Aim: 

To be linked, together with another volunteer, with one of our members for the duration of the activity. To go together to workshops such as art, drama, music, etc. To support with personal care (if people find this difficult, alternatives can be made). To support children and adults with learning disabilities to develop social skills and have fun! To attend feedback sessions at the end of the day.

Duties: 

Work with our members to help them engage and get involved in the various activities that we have throughout the day

Skills needed: 

No previous experience is needed, just enthusiasm and a willingness to get involved.

Training: 

We offer 3 training mornings for new volunteers, and new volunteers are required to attend a minimum of 2 out of 3 training days. The dates for the training are as follows;

26th September 10am-12pm

11th October 10am-12pm

24th October 101am-12pm

The training takes place at Ermine Road Day Centre, in the Seven Sisters in North London, N15 6DB.

If volunteers are unavailable to attend this set of training, then they are welcome to attend our Xmas Project attending, which starts on either Saturday 1st November or Sunday 16th November at Ermine Road Day Centre at 10am.

Location: 
North London, Tottenham
Time commitment: 
1-3 hours per week
Opening times: 
12.30-17.00
Once you’ve registered interest in this volunteering role, we’ll send your name and UCL email address to the organisation for their records. You’ll also receive information about the next steps to take if you do wish to take things forward. The organisation has signed up to our code of standards, which includes a commitment to protecting your data. We won’t share your information with anyone unless you’ve given explicit consent to. We’ll also retain your details so we can follow up to see how you’re getting on with your volunteering and offer support if necessary. We take good care of your data – you can see full details here