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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…

In this role you will:

  • Help plan activities and events
  • Help set up the room and run the events/activities such as Coffee Morning/ day outs and help tidy up the room afterwards
  • Help to facilitate the event and engage with parent and carers
  • Help to identify and refer if the parent carer needs further more in-depth support from Supporting Families Team.
  • Help to encourage parent/carers to participate and enjoy themselves
  • Help set up the activity and the room
  • To help making tea and coffees during the event
  • Engage with parents and carers and encourage them to participate
  • Assess those with mobility needs to safely access the venue or activity
  • Attending supervision meetings for guidance and support. 
  • Adhere to Centre 404’s policies and procedures / code of conduct. 
  • Take part in training to help inform your role.
  • Ensure parents complete evaluations forms. 
  • To ensure parents attendance is recorded.
  • Develop relationships with parent carers that are respectful, based on mutual trust, and that maintains professional boundaries.
  • To prepare the session with fellow volunteer/ Peer to Peer Coordinator
  • Ensure the group adheres to the Ground Rules.
• Training specifically for the role.
• An induction into the work of Centre 404

Time commitment

Flexible hours, supporting 1-3 events a month for 3-6 months

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.