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IT Drop-in Volunteer

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This is a brilliant opportunity to help people over 60 improve their confidence online and explore all that laptops, tablets and smartphones can offer them. No two weeks are the same at our weekly drop-in computer sessions at the Abbey Community Centre! You could be helping people set up email, talk to their family overseas on Skype, stream TV and films, book appointments, helping them their weekly shop online, use maps, find bus times and much, much more.

Online Mentor

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We want you to join our team of mentors and help young people thinking about university to develop their confidence, raise their aspirations and learn about university. You will help young people develop the knowledge and connections required to be able to make confident and informed decisions about their next steps. There is also loads of opportunity to develop your mentoring and communication skills and experience working directly with young people.

Classroom Assistant Volunteer

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Do you want to help empower marginalised women?

JAN Trust is a multi-award winning not-for-profit organisation. Our aim is to empower and provide leadership for disadvantaged women.

We are seeking an enthusiastic, pro-active, honest and committed individual to join our small team in London as a volunteer for our English classes. You must have a keen interest and experience in working with ethnic minority and Muslim women’s empowerment and be passionate about our ethos and work.

Mentor

Pay it forward! Your university has opened many doors for you, now help open the door for others and become a mentor for an applicant who is applying for university. As a mentor, you’ll provide your mentees with encouragement, application feedback and advice for an hour a month throughout the application process. It’s a minimal time commitment that can make a real impact on someone’s future – we think that’s worth doing!

Women’s mentor

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Could you help other women develop their confidence and gain more independence?

• Would you like to volunteer to work on a 1-1 basis and make a difference to someone’s life?

• Could you help someone take steps towards employment, volunteering or to improve their English?

• if you are ready to share your experiences and skills to help other women achieve their goals, maybe you could be a mentor for Laamiga.

Saturday School Volunteer

ACS is a non-profit organisation that provides inclusive services to local adults, children and families living on low incomes, supporting young people from disadvantaged backgrounds’ to achieve and develop new skills in the community. We run services from Monday to Saturday weekly. We are seeking volunteers to help, engaging and supporting children, 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.

Homework Club Helper

Salusbury World is a charity that supports refugee and migrant children and families in North West London. Our successful Homework Club meets on Mondays after school and helps children from refugee and migrant families aged 6 to 10. We’re looking for friendly and patient volunteers who can build a rapport with children and support them with their homework. A few hours of your time will make a big difference to the lives of these young people!

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.

DIY Renewable Workshop Assistant

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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 “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.

ReachOut Volunteer Mentor

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ReachOut is a mentoring charity working with children in disadvantaged communities to raise aspirations and help them grow in character and competence. We work with children between the ages of 9 and 11 throughout north and east London.

World Stories Contributor

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Stories from around the world in one website. Free for all that want to enjoy cultural stories from the 15 languages that are most spoken in the UK.

Help write creative stories, make sure our written stories are high quality, and help children that have English as a second language by translating into any languages you are proficient in.

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.

Befriender / Mentor

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BEFRIENDING AND MENTORING VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

Family Friends carefully recruits, trains and matches volunteers with parents, children or adolescents in West London.

Could you give two hours of your time a week and a minimum 6 months’ commitment to a family?

Are you a good listener with an empathetic nature?

Can you withhold judgement?

Are you reliable?

Are you over 23 years of age?

Have you lived in the UK for the last 2 years?

If yes then please apply!

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.

Academic Mentor

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Oaklands School is an 11-19 school with a small but well established sixth form in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets.

The majority of our students come from low socioeconomic backgrounds and are often in receipt of Free School Meals, as well as the 16-19 Bursary. Despite this, a large number of them aspire to continue onto higher education.

Teaching volunteer

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!

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.

Reading Volunteer

Could you use your passion for reading to inspire a child?

More than 1 in 4 children leave primary school each year unable to read to the expected standard.

If you are energised by helping young people succeed then join our team and spend 1 hour a week at a local school, working one-to-one with a child who needs support. On our volunteer app you can link to a school in your local area and pick sessions at times that work for you.

Find out how you can help to change a child’s story this term!

Co-Coach

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Looking for an opportunity to make a real difference to young people? We need you to help run the Yes Futures Programmes!

We are looking for enthusiastic and committed Coaches to help run the Yes Futures Programmes from September 2017 to February 2018.

The Yes Futures Programme is a challenging out-of-the-classroom experience that develops young people’s confidence, resilience and life skills. It includes one-to-one coaching sessions as well as three immersive trips to dynamic workplaces, local community projects and a 3-day residential adventure!

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.

Great Men Workshop Facilitator

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

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.

Workshop volunteer or Local Lead

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Eye Heroes is the UK’s first child-led campaign to fight avoidable blindness. Children are trained through volunteer-led interactive workshops to become eye health champions and inform adults in their communities about eye health and the benefits of regular eye tests. We are looking for volunteers to conduct one-hour workshops with children aged 8 – 12 years old in schools and after-school clubs.

Residential Camp - Volunteers

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Are you interested in helping at residential activity camps for children and teenagers living with serious health challenges’ We offer them and their families a week of experiences that are memorable, fun, empowering, physically safe and medically sound and we need a superb group of volunteers to make the magic happen. We have a variety of exciting camp roles available. These include: Activity Leader, Team Mate, Camp Recorder (Photographer), Safeguarding Officer & Clinical Volunteer.

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