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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.

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.

Volunteer Befriender

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Would you like to have the pleasure of knowing that you have helped someone move on in their life and that are more able to take part in society?

As a Volunteer Befriender not only will you make someone feel confident and happy in life, you will find that you yourself have renewed confidence.

Personal Fitness Volunteer

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Perhaps you’re looking for a placement as part of your course? Centra is a non-profit charity, supporting the needs of vulnerable adults in our community, to provide them with life and skills enhancing support. Our service users live independently in purpose built blocks of flats.

Centra has a partnership with the Amy Winehouse Foundation called Amy’s Place, which provides supported living accommodation for young women in recovery and receiving support with drug and alcohol issues.

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.

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.

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.

Neighbourhood Investment Manager for North London

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Student researcher needed to support a national housing association in gathering knowledge and greater understanding, through extensive data research, of the correlation of school exclusion rates with the level of overall poverty within local neighbourhoods where CHG has stock.

The outcome of research will influence funding allocation aimed at supporting families whose children are at risk of exclusion in school, through a yet to be agreed mechanism such as family therapy or supporting schools to offer increased level of pastoral care.

IT Learning Assistant

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Want to help people improve their IT skills’ Training Link is looking for enthusiastic volunteers for its Drop-in sessions and IT classes. Spend a couple of hours a week with learners helping them improve their skills. Great experience and good for your CV and your soul! We are a small local charity and based in Somers Town just 15 minutes from UCL. Time for volunteering Tuesday afternon & Thursday afternoon. Must be patient and supportive. Want to know more? Email Peter Lush.

Camp Volunteer

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Change the lives of children affected by serious illness and their families.

Over The Wall is a national charity that runs camps for seriously ill children. We provide a bit of respite for children whose lives are filled with hospital visits and medication. We rely on our volunteers to help our campers relax and discover they can achieve things they didn’t think they were capable of.

Summer Holidays Volunteer Helper

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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!

Media Arts Support Volunteer (young people)

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Creative volunteers will be required to assist with the delivery of hands-on digital media sessions.

Hopetown Hostel Volunteer

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Hopetown hostel is a large women only hostel, providing accommodation and support to women who are homeless or rough sleeping. Support is provided by a team of keyworkers who work with the women to address their support needs, so that they may return to independent living in the community. The women we house range from 18 years upwards. An integral part of supporting our residents to develop the skills they need to rebuild their lives, gain confidence, and live independent lives again is supporting them around nutrition and healthy eating.

Family Activities Volunteer

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Noah’s Ark provides regular Family Activities including Family Days, Parent Groups, Siblings Groups and Noah’s Ark Children’s Groups. These activities are designed to provide fun and free days out, allowing children and families the opportunity to meet others in similar situations and to take part in new activities in an accessible environment.

Becoming a Family Activities Volunteer is a serious commitment but it provides a rewarding opportunity to directly support children with life-limiting or life threatening conditions and their families.

Volunteer Assistant Play Worker

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Do you love having fun with children while being active? Do you want to support children to develop their self-esteem and confidence through play?

Young Adult Carers Volunteer

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Become a champion for Young Adult Carers – these are 18 - 25 years old who are unpaid carers for friends, family members or neighbours. Help deliver support to Young Adult Carers by providing mentoring calls e.g. to those looking to get into employment or training, to check how they are and help to follow-up on their support plan; update case records. Help us to maintain an up to date directory of partner voluntary organisations: call them to check their contact details and the services that they provide.

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

Games Assistant

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Volunteer with a fun organisation which prides itself on compassion and empathy. There are no admin tasks involved, the environment is very ‘feel good’. This is the perfect way to take your mind off stressful exams, take a break from the library and be in the sun, giving disadvantaged children new memories which will last a lifetime. There is no time commitment involved - want to join as a one off and see how it goes’ No problem! Get in touch today!

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’.

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