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Pearl is a student-led project that brings together UCL student volunteers with children who have varying degrees of Autism to enable them to make a positive, life-enhancing impact on children's lives by developing their skills, confidence and self-belief, thereby empowering them to lead the life they choose. Through collaboration with Phoenix School in Tower Hamlets volunteers are provided with the powerful opportunity to run fun, creative and stimulating activities in weekly after-school clubs to make a real difference in children's lives, and to be a vital link between the children and the wider community. Volunteers will have the chance to work with different children and help create and run exciting activities on a weekly basis (i.e. baking cakes, making erupting volcanoes, dance, hydrotherapy, sports) using the school's excellent facilities (i.e. sensory, soft-play, food technology rooms, hydrotherapy pool, cycle track). The school encourages volunteers to make their own idea contributions or offer any personal skills that they may be able to share with the children. Volunteers will undergo an invaluable specialised training course for working with young people with Autism run by Phoenix school and will be required to complete child protection training run by UCL's Volunteering Service. Therefore, this volunteering role is not only an opportunity for you to positively contribute to the lives of young people but it is also extremely rewarding, self-enhancing and will look great on your CV.