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Volunteer tutor

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Volunteer with Action Tutoring to support disadvantaged young people to achieve. We partner our brilliant volunteer tutors with school pupils to increase their subject knowledge, whilst building on their confidence and study skills. Education in this country isn’t fair and we believe tutoring should be available to everyone, not just those who can afford it.

Befriending

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Befriending Volunteers at Look Ahead will be passionate about helping others. Mainly the role is about befriending someone who may be lonely or vulnerable. A befriender will provide the customer with companionship and support, both practical and emotional.

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.

Summer Camp Volunteer

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Friday, 12 July 2019

We are looking for friendly, pro-active and engaging volunteers to support our annual summer camp. Make a difference to the often challenging lives of inner-city children and young people by providing opportunities to have fun, learn new skills and get active through sports and games.

The programme runs Monday 5 August – Friday 23 August – 9am – 3pm week days

Front of House Volunteer

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Fulham Palace’s restoration project ‘Discovering the Bishop of London’s Palace at Fulham’ is due for completion in May 2019. Our museum is transforming and will comprise more exhibition spaces and visitor engagement activities across all of our accessible historic rooms. Come and join our brand new Front of House team!

Volunteer Fundraising Assistant

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The Silver Line Helpline for older people has a fundraising team that is currently in one of its busiest ever periods. We need additional help across a variety of administration functions to maximise our impact in 2019 and ensure we provide an excellent level of care to our supporters at all times. You will be a dynamic and enthusiastic volunteer, willing to complete a variety of tasks as requested.

Volunteer Mentor

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The Kids Network is looking for committed, fun and passionate volunteers to make a difference to the children of London. Our structured mentoring programme supports 8-11 year olds, based in Camden, at weekends with their social and emotional development before they transition into secondary school.

As a mentor, you will hold weekly one on one sessions of 1-3 hours. You will be building confidence, supporting resilience and helping your matched child to manage feelings through a series of fun and positive experiences and activities.

In-Schools DIY Renewables Workshop Co-ordinator

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Are you passionate about inspiring the next generation to create sustainable solutions to the problems our planet is facing? We are at PPL PWR. We are a collective who aim to encourage new ideas and technologies to power sustainable change. Our new “DIY Renewables” project is a series of workshops in secondary state schools funded by the Royal Academy of Engineering which allow students to develop engineering skills and create their own product in the theme of sustainable technology.

Children and Family Summer Programme Volunteer

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Friday, 12 July 2019

Come and join in the fun - and help with games and activities in August! We will be running a free three week summer programme of activities for low income families and children aged 5 – 12 years old, starting on the 6 August. We are looking for energetic and enthusiastic volunteers to engage and support children in the activities.

Fundraising and Communications Volunteer

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Are you looking for voluntary experience to help launch your career in the charity sector? Then this is the role for you.

We are looking for an enthusiastic student or graduate who is passionate about our work and wants hands-on experience working in a fundraising team.

As a volunteer we offer you the chance to get involved in all elements of our fundraising and in return we can help you get your dream job in sector by giving advice on writing CVs and cover letters and help you prepare for job interviews through coaching and trial questions.

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 Mentor on Autism Employability Project

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Tuesday, 9 July 2019

We are looking for some new volunteers to join in our Employment & Life Skills Project (ELSP) and help adults with learning disabilities and/or autism to access further education, work experience and visits to mainstream community opportunities. ELSP takes place on a Monday and a Friday from 10am to 3pm, term-time.

Reception Volunteer

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Do you want to be part of a team who aim to improve the quality of life of locals in the Kings Cross and Brunswick areas by encouraging local people to engage in Community activities and benefit from the choices and opportunities that are available?

Then join the KCB Neighbourhood Association as a Reception Volunteer! Gain office experience whilst making a difference to the local community.

Watercolour Researcher

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The Watercolour World is looking for volunteers with an interest in visual history and digital projects. TWW aims to visually recreate the world before photography by working with public and private collections to aggregate pre-1900 watercolours of record onto a single geographically-indexed website – www.watercolourworld.org We need volunteers to assist in the processing and collating of information from the collections, categorising, tagging and geolocating the images.

Summer Trips volunteer

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We are looking for an enthusiastic team of volunteers to run a summer programme with young people! Working alongside the CARAS youth team, you will be helping us to deliver a youth planned summer trips programme. Summers can be very isolating for young people who are coming alone to this country. With summer programme, we are aiming to run daily programme for young people, helping them to engage with educational and practical activities. In addition to our regular programme, we are also running fun and youth-chosen trips in and around London.

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!

Media Officer

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Media Officers will join the Media Team and contribute to the drafting of the posts on different Social Media Platforms, the photographing, recording and editing of videos during the DIY workshops (funded by the Royal Academy of Engineering) as well as different festivals.

No strong experience required in this field, motivation and willingness to learn are key.

Make it Happen- Summer Volunteer

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Saturday, 6 July 2019

We are looking for friendly, pro-active and engaging volunteers to support our new creative programme for young people this summer. Make a difference to the often challenging lives of inner-city children and young people by providing opportunities for them to ‘make it’ happen this summer with workshops in cooking, branding, fashion, drama and music production. The programme runs Monday 23 July – Friday 16 August – 5-7pm weekday evenings All volunteers working with children and young people must provide 2 references, be wiling to complete a DBS check and safeguarding training.

Helpline Volunteer

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Become a helpline hero!

Our volunteers are always there for young people when they feel they have nowhere else to turn.

Our on-site volunteering community helps young people in need via phone, email and web chat. Young people contact our helpline every day so why not become helpline hero and make a difference to young people’s life; it will certainly change yours.

Volunteer Room Guide

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Do you have a passion for history?

Virtually unchanged for 400 years, Ham House is internationally recognised for its collection of textiles, furniture and art which have remained in the house since the 17th century.

Our Room guides share their passion by engaging with visitors about family stories, art and love making people feel at home.

Keep Active Volunteer

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As a Keep Active Volunteer we ask you to visit an older person (the average age is 84) once a week for nine weeks to help them with improving mobility indoors with exercises, or outdoors with walks in their community. You benefit from training provided by the NHS Community Independence Team as well as Bishop Creighton House.

Your visits can make a big difference to someone’s life and volunteering can be a very rewarding experience. It is also really good experience if you are looking to work in a healthcare role.

We are looking for people who:

Summer Camp Volunteer

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Monday, 1 July 2019

International Summer Camp Staff needed!

CISV is an international charity based in 70 countries worldwide. CISV educates and inspires action for a more just and peaceful world. CISV organises international peace education summer camps for youth.

This summer CISV London are hosting an international camp for 36 15 year olds from 9 countries. We are looking for motivated individuals to volunteer at our camp. This includes roles such as a camp set up, Kitchen Staff and camp set down. Accommodation and food are provided on site for all volunteers at no cost.

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