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African Community School
ACS is a non-profit organisation. Our organisation provides inclusive services to local adults, children and families living on low incomes, supporting young people from disadvantaged backgrounds' to achieve and develop new skills in the community. We run services from Monday to Saturday weekly e.g. supplementary education classes, accredited adult classes ICT,Functional English and Maths, Early…

We're looking for UCL students to apply to support and mentor children with their English and Maths homework, to develop their reading skills, help them gain self-confidence and improve their future prospects.

Our Saturday School programme aims to raise the aspirations of young people and adult learning in the community by providing them with the opportunity to learn and broaden their knowledge by providing one-to-one support for a child, adult and families here in London.

This is a great opportunity to raise aspirations, support others and make a difference through volunteering.

  • Support students with homework, English and Maths on Saturdays
  • Provide one-to-one support for a child
  • Read with children
  • Assist children in a classroom-based setting with the support of a teacher; offering group support
  • Ability to communicate with young people of all ages
  • Helping to clear away at the end of the day
  • Helping with day outing during summer holiday
  • Play activities, sports and games during summer holiday
  • Support adults with ICT, English and Maths weekly
  • Assist adults in a classroom-based setting with the support of a practitioner; offering group support in the computer suite or in a one to one setting
Who will the volunteers be working with?
Children between 6 to 16 years old, adults and families.
Full training and support will be offered to volunteers.

Time commitment

Our sessions take place every Saturday - we're flexible about regularity and can discuss a level of commitment that works for both of us.

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.