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National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC)
We’re the leading children’s charity in the UK, specialising in child protection and dedicated to protecting children today to prevent abuse tomorrow. We’re the only UK children’s charity with statutory powers, which means we can take action to safeguard children at risk of abuse.

What we’re looking for

An enthusiastic, organised individual who is passionate about spoken word and will coordinate an ongoing charity poetry night in their local community to raise much needs funds to support the NSPCC. Around 90% of our income comes from our supporters, and we could not continue without them

Your local knowledge and insight will identify opportunities for a poetry event in your area. You will help us raise funds and awareness of our vital work in supporting communities and protecting young people and children. 

  • Coordinate a monthly/bimonthly poetry night in your local community
  • Utilize your networks to involve poets and people interested in spoken word to present their work
  • Secure venues for the events
  • Advertise and sell tickets
  • Recruit volunteers to help organise and run the event smoothly
  • Represent NSPCC in a professional manner
  • Share photos of your events with the local community and help promote awareness of the NSPCC
Who will the volunteers be working with?
The volunteer will be independent with a point of contact within the NSPCC. Volunteers are welcome to recruit of a team to help organise their poetry event. This could be through a society, course subject or friendship group.

Time commitment

Looking for someone to coordinator a monthly/bimonthly Poetry Night. The time it takes to organise is up to the individuals discretion

This organisation is one of our community partner organisations.

Like all volunteer recruiters we work with, they have signed up to our service standards, agreeing to abide by our policy on partnership working to keep you safe and supported whilst you volunteer.

You’ll never be out of pocket for volunteering through us – with in-London travel expenses to and from your volunteering guaranteed.

In addition, the team here at Students’ Union UCL Volunteering Service is here to support you throughout your volunteering journey – you can get in touch with us at any time.