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Online Tutor for Children with Long-term Illness
Bright Futures UK
Bright Futures UK works with young people who are suffering long-term, serious illness of both mental or physical in nature…
Online Mentor; Befriender for Children with Long-term Illness
Bright Futures UK
Bright Futures UK was set up with the mission to support young people who are forced to take time out from education due to…
Woodcraft Folk Leader - Inspire and Empower Children!
Highgate & Holloway Woodcraft Folk
Are you passionate about working with children and promoting social justice? Join us as a Woodcraft Folk Leader and help…
Drinks Trolley Host
St Joseph's Hospice
The Drinks’ Trolley visits our wards twice a day to offer our patients free alcoholic & soft refreshments. It is a much…
Autism Summer Project Volunteer 2024
Kith & Kids
About Kith & KidsWe provide activities, opportunities, information, and support for people with a learning disability…
Weekend Club Autism Support Volunteer
Kith & Kids
Join us on our Weekend Clubs and get to know our friendly service users as you all take part in fun and challenging…
Volunteer Mentor on Autism Employability Project
Kith & Kids
Kith & Kids provides activities, opportunities, information, and support for people with a learning disability or autism…
Volunteer Buddy
Richmond AID
Richmond and Kingston Volunteer Buddy:Become a buddy to a young person with a disability in the Richmond or Kingston…
LGBTQ+ Trans and Non-Binary Youth Mentors
East London Out Project (elop)
You will be an integral part in supporting trans and non-binary young LGBTQ+ with issues related to their lived experience.…
LGBTQ+ Person of Colour Youth Mentors
East London Out Project (elop)
You will be an integral part in supporting young LGBTQ+ people of colour with issues related to their lived experience. elop…
Dementia Service Group Support Volunteer
Age UK Westminster
Age UK Westminster runs a group based on the Maintenance Cognitive Stimulation Therapy (MCST) model, where group members who…
Role Model and Mentor
Action for Race Equality - Routes2Success
Routes2Success is a role model and mentoring programme aimed at supporting young people aged 10-24 from ethnic minority…
IT Learning and Development Coach
Cardinal Hume Centre
Summary of RoleThis role involves providing IT support to those who are beginners and also ‘floating support’ to those more…
Mental Health Volunteer
East London Out Project (elop)
Developed to be delivered over six structured sessions on a one-to-one basis, a mental health plan helps clients recognise…
ReClaim: support for LBT+ women who have experienced domestic, sexual or violence of any kind – Volunteer Co-Facilitator
East London Out Project (elop)
This group is currently consulting around best days and times for scheduling. Created for all lesbian, bisexual and trans…
Imago: Trans, Non-Binary Support Group – Volunteer Co-Facilitator
East London Out Project (elop)
Imago is a peer support group for trans, non-binary and non-cisgender people offering a safe, identity affirming space for…
ReCharge Mental Health Support Group – Volunteer Co-Facilitator
East London Out Project (elop)
This group runs every Friday from 11:00-12:30. It offers a weekly facilitated session for people from the LGBTQ+ community…
ReFit GBT+ Men’s Mental Health Activity Programme – Activity Volunteer
East London Out Project (elop)
Our identity is important, as is connecting with others like us. Our ReFit programme is centred around gay, bisexual, and…
Yucan Thrive/Yucan Shine
Yucan
Yucan Thrive: Yucan Thrive is an 8-week program to support the well-being of young carers from schools across East…
Maternity Mate
Sister Circle
Maternity Mates service recognises and supports the rights of all women to have a positive experience throughout pregnancy…
Volunteer Mentor
The Kids Network
The Kids Network are a London based organisation working in boroughs across the city to help support children aged 8-11…
Community Befriender
Enable
Offer a warm welcome to community members, encouraging them to use the space. Offer teas and coffees, entertain children and…
Children's Residential Group Leader
Free to Be Kids
As a residential Group Leader, you’ll stay on-site for 1 week, and gain invaluable experience working with a dynamic range…
Residential Project Kitchen Crew
Free to Be Kids
Free To Be supports particularly vulnerable children to  begin to change their stories about who they are, and who they…