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Holborn Community Association

Holborn Community Association (HCA) is a community anchor organisation based in central London which aims to encourage community integration, increase opportunities for local people and reduce social and economic inequalities in our community. At our three centres we provide activities and services to the residents of Holborn and the surrounding areas. Older Peoples services are based at Millman Street Resource Centre. Sport/fitness and under 5’s play activities are run out of Bedford House. Arts and Crafts take place at 1A-Arts Centre.

Application deadline: 
Friday, 1 November 2019

We are looking for enthusiastic volunteers to join our new children’s art group. Volunteers will take part in activities, helping children to learn a wide range of creative skills from printing to drama. The group takes place on Tybalds Estate in the heart of Holborn, and is a great way to get to know the local community whilst having fun!

Role Aim: 

We are currently looking for a volunteers to support our new Thursday afternoon art group from 16:00 – 17:00. The group will be working with local children aged 8-12 years old, introducing them to a range of different creative activities over the term.


Volunteers will work alongside our staff and guest artists to encourage children to get involved in the group.

No experience necessary, just an enthusiasm for creative activity and a desire to get stuck in!

Skills needed: 

An interest in art, but no formal skills needed.


No specific training needed.

Blemundsbury Hall, Tybalds Estate, Dombey Street, WC1N 3PF
Time commitment: 
1-3 hours per week
Opening times: 
This opportunity is available every Thursday from 16:00-17:00

Once you’ve registered interest in this volunteering role, we’ll send your name and UCL email address to the organisation for their records. You’ll also receive information about the next steps to take if you do wish to take things forward. The organisation has signed up to our code of standards, which includes a commitment to protecting your data. We won’t share your information with anyone unless you’ve given explicit consent to. We’ll also retain your details so we can follow up to see how you’re getting on with your volunteering and offer support if necessary. We take good care of your data – you can see full details here