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Coin Street Community Builders

The Coin Street Community Programmes Team deliver a range of programmes to support participants towards a good life through promoting health and wellbeing, creativity and self expression, employment and enterprise and skills and learning for life. We have a range of opportunities including one-off activities, regular sessions and project based programmes.

Application deadline: 
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.

Role Aim: 

Make a difference to the lives of young people by providing opportunities for them to ‘make it’ happen this summer with workshops in cooking, branding, fashion, drama and music production.


• Help set up and ensure the space is safe and welcoming • Welcome young people and parents/carers and complete the register • Engage young people in activities and workshops • Be a positive role model and listen to young people • Help tidy up and debrief after the session • Plan for future sessions • Be vigilant to any safeguarding or health and safety concerns and flag them up with the appropriate staff member as soon as possible.

Skills needed: 

Friendly, enthusiastic, good listener


Safeguarding online training Other project specific training may be available

Coin Street neighbourhood centre, 108 Stamford St London SE23 2AF
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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