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Opportunity: Literacy Support Volunteer

The Hackney Pirates are looking for enthusiastic and inspiring people to support young people’s learning at our after school sessions. Based on the premise that young people progress fastest when given personalised attention from an adult who cares, we give our young pirates the opportunity to benefit from one-to-one support from volunteers, as they work on creative writing projects that result in professionally published products such as storybooks, CDs and websites.

Opportunity: Publicity Volunteer

The purpose of the role is to research and develop a publicity strategy/plan. So far, our communications (i.e. social media) is shared between our Fundraising and Volunteering team. The aim is that we will have a more coherent, and structured way of communicating what we do as our programme of one-to-one literacy support expands across London and beyond.

Opportunity: Student Ambassador

The purpose of the role is to engage with students on campus telling them all about what we do at The Literacy Pirates.

We’re currently entering an exciting period of growth and we need to spread the word as much as possible so that we can continue our award-winning programme of one-to-one support to young people that are falling behind at school.