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Help more children in London read, grow and succeed with Beanstalk

Volunteer Counsellor

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Camp Counsellors play a pivotal and crucial role in supporting volunteers by offering one-to-one coaching sessions. You will use an empowering and participative approach to help take the Volunteer Team Leaders to the next level in their professional and personal development.

You need to have, or be working towards a qualification in mentoring or counselling and have experience in mentoring. You need to be available to provide at least 3 evening mentoring sessions between Mondays and Thursdays and give effective assistance to people in a short time period.

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.

Education Assistants

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The Ragged School Museum is offering an exciting opportunity to join their successful Education Team. We are looking for enthusiastic volunteers with excellent communication skills to help deliver educational sessions to visiting primary schools. This is a great opportunity to gain hands-on experience working with children or if you want to work in the museum/heritage sector. Volunteers will need to commit to one day a week (10.15am to 1.15pm) for an ongoing period (Monday or Friday only).

Volunteer School Eco-Team Coordinator

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We are looking for enthusiastic volunteers to help deliver Green Schools Project and support the school Eco-Team in their mission to raise awareness and encourage action on environmental issues.

After School Club

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Recruiting Now! Autumn Term, starting 17th September!

On Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 3.30 - 5.30pm, we welcome a group of primary school children for ‘after school club’ to our Family Centre in Pimlico. Children are mostly from refugee and migrant families.

Volunteers encourage and join in on the activities, including; arts and crafts, cooking, indoor/outdoor games. The club encourages and develops children’s social and independent skills.

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 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.

Volunteer Playworker - Under 5’s

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You will be helping to provide one to one play opportunities to under 5’s and personalised support to parents and carers.

You will be creating opportunities for:

- children from disadvantaged backgrounds to have access to toys and play they may not otherwise have.

- connect parents and carers and encourage them to make friends and create support networks they may not otherwise have

- build parents and carers confidence and signpost them to services suitable for them

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 during school term times 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.

Activities Support

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Noah’s Ark provides regular Family Activities including Family Days, Parent Groups and Sibling Groups; designed to provide fun and free days out, allowing families the opportunity to meet others in similar situations and to take part in new activities in an accessible environment. Becoming an Activities Support volunteer is a serious commitment but it provides a rewarding opportunity to directly support children with life-limiting / life threatening conditions and their families.

Kith & Kids Club Volunteer

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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.

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.

Homework Club Volunteer

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Can you teach? Do you enjoy helping people learn? We have a busy service in Victoria supporting local primary aged children with their school work which they’re not getting at home. Join our friendly, welcoming volunteer team.

Sports & Outdoor Games Playworker

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Do you enjoy playing sports and/or being outdoors’ Islington Play Association is a local children’s charity that runs six adventure playgrounds, a children’s centre and a number of play focussed projects across the London Borough of Islington. We’re on the lookout for an enthusiastic Sports & Outdoor Games Playworker volunteer to take a lead in running sports and outdoor games sessions for children aged 6+ on our adventure playgrounds.

Volunteer Assistant Sports Worker

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Do you love sports, enjoy being active and want to have fun while supporting young people to develop their skills and reach their potential through a number of sports’ Come and volunteer with Young Hackney!

We aim to encourage young people to lead active and healthy lifestyles by giving them the chance to participate in a wide range of fun activities. As a volunteer, you’ll be helping to set up and deliver sports and physical activities to children and young people around Hackney.

After School Club volunteer

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Salusbury World is a charity that supports refugee and migrant children and families in North West London.

We need play volunteers for our after-school club for children aged 4-11. Volunteers assist with organising materials, supervising the children, and participating in creative/sporting activities. We are looking for volunteers who can commit for at least one school term, for one session a week.

IntoUniversity Student Mentor

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The IntoUniversity Mentoring Scheme pairs university student mentors with young people aged 10-17 from some of London’s most disadvantaged areas, providing them with tailored one-to-one support to boost their aspirations and achieve their full potential.

What does it involve?

➢ Receive initial training and ongoing support.

➢ Work one-to-one with an IntoUniversity student for one hour at least twice a month.

Teaching Assistant

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The Latin Programme has been running for 10 years achieving great results in Literacy and language learning in low achieving Primary Schools. We are a young vibrant organisation working to make a difference in the lives of London’s young people.

Education Partnership Executive x 4

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We are looking for enthusiastic volunteers for the Education Partnership Executive role. The role will support developing partnerships with schools and universities here in UK.

Working closely with executive team, you will help us develop links to schools and universities encouraging students to get involved in our charity projects here in UK and Africa, ultimately contributing to ‘build a school project’.

Volunteer Speakers Programme

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Inspire young people. Share your story in our interfaith workshops. We are looking for confident and enthusiastic volunteers from a variety of religious and non-religious backgrounds to speak with us in schools in and around London and Birmingham. Help us raise awareness of what it means to be part of a faith or belief tradition, and develop young people’s skills of empathy, by sharing your experiences and beliefs.

Science Outreach for International Students/Scientists

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Calling international students and researchers to help tackle educational disadvantage! Immigrant pupils are more likely to underachieve and to be unemployed when leave school. We organise innovative, cross-curricular workshops in schools to help immigrant pupils reach their full potential by meeting role-models.

Unit Helper

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GirlGuiding UK, as part of a worldwide movement, enables girls and young women to fulfill their potential to take an active and responsible role in society through its distinctive, stimulating and enjoyable programme of activities delivered by trained volunteers.

As a Unit Helper you will assist the Guider in the running of the unit. You will work with small groups of young people, helping to provide a safe environment for the girls and others working in the unit. You will also help in the preparation of unit records and financial records.

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