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Music Volunteer

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We run a Music group for adults with disabilities. If you have a musical background or an interest in music, and would like to support our students for a few hours a week, we’d love to hear from you!

Horticulture Volunteer

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Are you an avid gardener, or do you want the opportunity to contribute your gardening skills to the maintenance of our beautiful gardens’ We have a site based at Springfield Hospital in Tooting which our students, along with our Horticulture Trainers, have developed and are continuing to maintain. You don’t need to have advanced gardening skills, we’d just like someone who is passionate about greenery and would like to volunteer to support our students with their development in the garden.

My Community Volunteer

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Are you looking for an opportunity to gain valuable experience in supporting people with disabilities’ Would you like to do something really rewarding with your time? We are looking for volunteers to work with our staff to help adults with learning disabilities and autism to increase their confidence to live and travel independently. My Community and Me is an exciting new project that’s launching in April, and we’d love for you to be involved.

Digital Skills Volunteer

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Are you confident with using the latest mobile, PC and tablet technology? Would you like to gain some experience of teaching adults with disabilities’ Some of our students have a learning disability; some may have physical disabilities, ill mental health or autism. We focus on what people can do, rather than what they cannot. You’ll be working in a friendly and relaxed environment with the support from the Digital Skills trainer and other volunteers. Our ICT suite has 12 PC’s, and 5 iPads. We are equipped with Office and Adobe CS4 packages.

Independent Living Volunteer

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Are you looking for an opportunity to gain valuable experience in supporting people with disabilities’ Would you like to help our students increase their confidence to live independently? Independent Living is one of most popular classes. We cover topics such as learning about the local area, how to travel safely around London, health, money, and managing personal relationships. Our students in life skills welcome volunteers into their lessons with open arms, and we can guarantee you’ll get a real buzz from doing such a rewarding role.

Social Buddy

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Do you want to do something great for your community, whilst having an amazing time? We are looking for volunteers to support adults with learning disabilities and autism to Go Anywhere, and Do Anything during the evenings and at weekends!

Having a learning disability or autism means that people find it harder to learn new things, communicate, manage money, read, or write. People with learning disabilities want to have the same life experience as everyone else, including being able to do things that makes life more enjoyable and meaningful.

Arts and Crafts Volunteer

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Every Monday we run an Arts and Crafts session for adults with disabilities. Within this role you will be working closely with our students on a range of different activities such as sewing, painting, designing t-shirts, making greeting cards, jewellery and much much more. The work focuses on developing student’s skills and attention to detail, as well as acting a therapeutic space. This session is run by our Arts and Crafts tutor, Diana. Your main responsibilities as a volunteer will be to develop relationships with students to support and tap in to their artistic abilities.