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School Holidays Activities Programme Volunteer




Are you a fun and friendly person? Do you relish a challenge? Do you enjoy helping with family activities?

Get involved with West Euston Time Bank’s Summer Family Activities Programme, with events ranging from picnics in the park, cooking sessions, gardening, painting and craft workshops, to movie-making, there are lots of opportunities for a keen volunteer to help with and to get their teeth stuck into.

Afterschool & Homework Clubs Volunteer


We are looking for enthusiastic volunteer teaching assistants for two after school clubs run by a local Time Bank from 4.30 - 6.30 pm on Wednesdays and Fridays during school term-time at a nearby small community centre on the Regents Park Estate, NW1. To help and support children from 8- 11 years of age (key stage 2) with homework and a range of exciting cross community and intergenerational linked projects. If interested please ring us on 0207 383 4382.

Front-of-House Volunteer

Our front-of-house volunteers are the public face of Benjamin Franklin House - from running our Box Office and Shop to leading tours of the House for our visitors - and assist us for 1 day per week.

Our front-of-house volunteers also assist the House management team in a variety of areas including marketing, organisation of public events, and general maintenance.

Football Coach

Have fun volunteering for local kids!

Gain some real life experience!

Got some spare time to help out local young people in the Euston/Tottenham Court Road area?

Come join us at Fitzrovia Youth in Action!

We are looking for committed volunteers who can help us deliver sports and football sessions to local schools and community groups. Or be part of a dynamic team helping to shape this exciting new programme.

Association Visitor

Association Visitor

The role of Association Visitor is a highly rewarding one with many opportunities for developing your own skills and knowledge, whilst being part of a team. Professional qualifications or personal experience of Motor Neurone Disease (MND) are not necessary; however, empathy with people affected by MND is essential.

Main Purpose of the Role:

Volunteer Facilitator for local elderly Singalong sessions


Outgoing musical person wanted to inspire and enthuse a local elderly singalong group at a small older people’s charity near Euston.

Administration Assistant Volunteer


The Latin Programme is a small educational charity working to improve literacy levels, and thus the life chances of children attending under-achieving London primary schools. We are a young vibrant organisation working to make a difference in the lives of young people and we have been running for 10 years achieving great results

Children's Literacy Teacher


Volunteers needed to teach disadvantaged children how to read. Real Action is the literacy charity that has taught over two thousand children from London’s most deprived communities to read. At our model Butterfly Saturday Reading School we help children, aged five to twelve, to learn to read by the systematic Butterfly reading programme.

IT Tutor to Elderly People


This volunteering opportunity will enable elderly people to gain confidence,obtain enjoyment, and acquire new skills in using computers. We are also looking for somebody to perhaps be involved projects in digital video and photography. There is a very friendly and informal atmosphere and very energetic third agers although the average age is 76 years!

A couple of hours one afternoon a week will make all the difference. The Centre is very near the university.

Summer Holidays Volunteer Helper

Help with our residental holidays for people with learning disabilities run entirely by volunteers! Have the oppportunity to act as a carer to an allocated guest providing them with 1 to 1 support and engage them in activities. Our guest have varying levels of needs, but one thing in common, your commitment to their holiday– it is a very special thing. They look forward to the holidays all year and often volunteers have as good a time as they do!

Community & Learning Volunteers

Built in 1535 by prominent courtier of Henry VIII, Sir Ralph Sadleir, Sutton House retains much of the atmosphere of a Tudor home despite some alterations by later occupants, including a succession of merchants, Huguenot silk weavers, and squatters. Discover oak-panelled rooms, original carved fireplaces and a charming courtyard.

Engaging with children from local school groups by helping us to deliver our award winning educational workshops at KS1 & KS2 level, using multiple learning tools such as, period costumes and object handling.

IT Support for the Elderly

We would like to start a a computer drop-in session for local elderly residents on Friday mornings (or other times possible - open to discussion). Provisionally, it would be from 10-12 am and we are likely to have a regular attendance of 4 to 7 very friendly, interesting and active elderly people from 60 to 80+.

Activites Leader


Marchmont Community Centre needs volunteers to work with older people mainly in our centre.

As an Activities Leader you will set up arts and crafts, IT skills or other activities and facilitate involvement of elderly people in these activities on Monday afternoons, Wednesday, Thursday or Friday mornings. It is a perfect opportunity for volunteers to organize, manage and deliver their projects about arts and crafts, IT skills and other activities, help them to gain communication, teamwork, leadership and project management skills.

Lunch Club Socialising Assistant


Marchmont Community Centre needs volunteers to work with older people mainly in our centre. You will socialise with clients attending lunch club, encourage the formation of friendship networks and assist in lunchtime duties such as setting up, serving and clearing up. Occasional supervision and socialising on outings will also be required.

Science Explainer Volunteer


Are you a science student or enthusiast? Do you want to share a love of science? Volunteer at the Royal Institution’s Family Fun Days and Lates running activities and demonstrating experiments to young people and adults. This could be anything from demonstrating blood circulation to making indoor rockets! Just sign up to the events you want to do for a brilliant opportunity get experience in science communication, presenting, explaining and demonstrating science in an informal educational setting.

Phoenix Volunteer


Mind in Camden/HCCT Day Services Consortium

Foundation Support Time and Recovery Volunteer

This opportunity involves working with people with mental health issues at Mind in Camden/ Holy Cross Centre Trust.

Volunteering for this role, you can receive training and assessment in Level 2 Certificate in Mental Health Work.

This role involves providing practical help and support to people who are isolated, many of whom have mental health or drug and alcohol issues.

Volunteer Mentor


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.

Regional Outreach Group Volunteer

We are looking for volunteers to help organising our monthly AJR Regional Group Meetings all around London.

Individual Befriending

We are looking for volunteers to visit elderly AJR members who are refugees and survivors of the Holocaust in their own homes. Many members are frail and often isolated; some have few or no surviving family and are very lonely, so they would be grateful to have your companionship and much-needed assistance. You as a volunteer would make regular visits, be someone to talk to and - depending on the members’ physical state - possibly go on walks or shopping.

St John Ambulance Volunteer


St John Ambulance is the UKs leading First Aid and ambulance charity. We are the student wing of St John Ambulance. We aim to provide students in Higher and Further Education with the chance to become or remain involved in St John Ambulance. Once qualified, you will provide first aid to members of the public at events such as marathons, tennis, theatres, football matches, royal events and many more.

Advice Support Worker

Camden Citizens Advice Bureaux Service (Camden CAB) is a charity that provides free, independent, confidential and impartial advice to people on their rights and responsibilities. We also collect evidence, and lobby to improve, the policies and practices that adversely affect people’s lives. Camden Citizens Advice is looking for student volunteers to support advisers in the day to day running of the bureau!

ASWs support advisers in the day to day running of the bureau. For example, they:

* Manage the waiting area (posters, leaflets etc)

Photographer volunteer

Fitzrovia Youth in Action is Camden’s leading youth action charity. We empower Camden’s young people to create positive change in their community and in their lives.

As a Photographer Volunteer you will take photographs of our events and build a portfolio of our various activities. By doing this you will help young people to tell their stories using your media know-how!


Application deadline: 
Tuesday, 17 July 2018

The Refugee Therapy Centre is looking for enthusiastic, committed medical/psychology students from UCL to volunteer for its Mentoring Project. This is a great opportunity for medical/psychology students to gain experience working with refugees and asylum seekers in a mental health setting. Volunteers will get to meet regularly with a senior psychotherapist for bi-weekly supervision. Being a mentor involves spending 3 hours a week supporting isolated people with adapting to life in the UK and improving their English language skills.

Centre Support Volunteer


The Third Age Project is an energetic and successful small registered charity with the aim of providing a range of exciting opportunities and projects for those over 60+ who come from four corners of the world and to celebrate and enjoy our third age. Volunteers are very welcome to help us achieve our aims.