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Centre 404
Centre 404 is a local community charity in North London that offers friendly, reliable and person-centred support to people with learning disabilities, autism and their families. It was founded in 1951 by carers of children with learning disabilities and continues to work towards building a community and a society where people with learning disabilities are valued and involved members of our…

Swimming on Saturday is a fun and accessible activity for children with learning disabilities and autism, and provides respite for family carers. This role will help facilitate the swimming group and provide additional adult support.

  • Be aware of safeguarding policies and practices and strictly observe them
  • Support children in travel training while en route to the pool
  • Help prompt in getting ready for swimming and going home
  • Monitor and provide one to one while in the pool
• Induction to Centre 404 and Learning and Leisure Induction
• Child Safeguarding Training
• First Aid Training

Time commitment

Flexible, but usually weekly for one-two hours (Saturday). 6 months preferable, but there is flexibility (dependent on the needs of individuals and term/ school holiday lengths).

UCL Departments

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.