Category: Children (11+)

Action Tutoring

Volunteer Tutor ( English or Maths )

Opportunity: Volunteer Tutor (English or Maths):
We recruit, train and deploy volunteer English and Math’s tutors who work with small groups of largely Pupil Premium children for an hour a week during term time in our partner schools, face-to -face or online.
The online option means that volunteers can make a positive difference from their own home, whilst meeting people from all over the country and walks of life.
We have volunteers from a wide range of backgrounds, retired professionals, unemployed people, stay at home parents and undergraduates.
We run tutor socials and encourage interaction, teamwork and friendship.
Each program in every school has a dedicated Program Coordinator who supports our volunteers. Tutoring resources and training are provided.
Requirements: Enthusiastic about working with Children or young people, want to make a difference and are fluent in English. Good communication skills would be an advantage. We prefer those who have or are studying for a degree (in any subject) or have a B grade (or above) at A Level (or equivalent) in these requirements, we still encourage you to apply. We take all previous experience into consideration and your motivations for volunteering with us, please include anything you think might be relevant. There Initial Tutor Training (2 hours by zoom) followed by programme specific training when you sign up to a tutor in a school, plus optional on demand subject specific training too .
Location: In person at partner school or homebased online
Hours: One hour a week before, during or after the school day in term time. Programme typically run for 10,15 or 20 weeks and tutoring takers place on the same day at the same time
Expenses: Yes, up to £5 towards travel to in person sessions
DBS: Yes
Action Tutoring unlocks the potential of children and young people who are facing disadvantages.

The Access Project

Online Volunteer Tutor (GCSE) Autumn 2024-Summer 2025

Opportunity : Online Volunteer Tutor (GCSE) Autumn2024-Summer 2025
The Access Project supports pupils from under-resourced back grounds to access top universities. We are looking for undergraduates, postgraduates, staff and alumni who would be able to tutor a young person aged 14-16, online.
• Support a young person in a subject of your choice to achieve the GCSE grade they deserve and to fulfil their potential.
• Build transferable skills, experience and knowledge through ongoing training and development as part of the role.
• Students supported by The Access project typically achieve a grade higher at GCSE and are twice more likely than their peers to progress to a top-third ranked university.
We will match you with a student who is looking for support in your subject.
Requirements: No prior teaching or tutoring experience. Either be currently studying for an undergraduate degree or have an undergraduate degree/equivalent professional qualification. Either have A Level subject or an undergraduate degree in a subject you wish to tutor at GCSE level. Sign up any of our 2.5-hour training session.
Be able to spare one hour a week in school term over the next academic year to tutor (starting Sept/Oct2024) plus 30mins a week preparation time.
Location: Homebased
Hours: Be able to spare one hour a week in school term over the next academic year to tutor (starting Sept/Oct2024) plus 30mins a week preparation time.
Expenses: TBC
DBS: Yes Enhanced DBS and provide two references (personal or professional) complete an online safeguarding course.
We are seeing high demand from our students with science and maths. Volunteers who are able to support would be particularly welcome. There are also many opportunities for volunteer tutors in other subjects including humanities and languages.

Curiosity Club

Curiosity Club Workshop Assistant (August & December 2024)

Opportunity: Curiosity Club Workshop assistant (August & December holiday 2024)
Curiosity Club inclusive and accessible activity days for Children aged 5-13 that takes place at St Patricks Church Hall in Heath Town during school holidays.
Are you looking for experience in childcare or community arts?
Could you assist in running activity days for children.
Assist in delivering inclusive activities and games.
Encourage creativity and imaginative play and support children with additional needs.
(Your children can attend the sessions with you when volunteering)
Dates for Summer holidays: Mon 12th , Tue 13th, Wed 14th, Thur 15th ,Mon 19th, Tue 20th, Wed 21st, Thur 22nd, Fri 23rd ,Tues27th, Wed 28th, Thu 29th Fri 30th August .
Dates for December holidays: Mon 30th, Tue 31st Dec, Thur 2nd &Fri 3rd Jan.
Requirements: Have an interest in helping children to play creatively, nurture their imagination and discover their potential. Are committed to equity, access and inclusion. Can remain calm in challenging situations. Can work well in a team and support others. Are willing and keen to learn. Can be reliable and get to the sessions on time.
Summer Holidays Planning and training session: Friday 19th August 10am-4pm
Christmas Holiday Planning and training session: Thursday 19th Dec 10am-4pm
Location: St Patricks Church Hall, Wolverhampton Road WV10 0QQ (near New Cross Hospital)
Hours: Flexible hours during project. Minimum of 1 hour per day plus participation in the training and planning day before that set sessions.
Expenses: Yes Travel expenses paid, lunch provided if needed.
DBS: Yes , Volunteers must be DBS check we can arrange this for you
We are looking for volunteers to help at our Curiosity Club inclusive Holiday activity days throughout 2024 .The activities are currently funded through City of Wolverhampton Council and Department of Education.

Together In Penn Fields at Lea Road Community Church

Community drop in ,Youth club volunteer , Girls Youth group volunteer .

Opportunity: Community Drop in
To volunteer with members of the local community in various activities connected with healthy lifestyle, improving English language skills and confidence building. Also to help with art and crafts sessions and sports activities for children and young people (All ages)
Youth Club Volunteer
To work with a range of sports, games and craft activities, depending on the skills of the volunteer. Big emphasis on befriending services and mentoring young people to build aspirations and guide them through struggles of school and day to day life. (Ages 10-18 years)
Girls Youth Group (Female Leaders only)
To support young girls to feel included, safe and supported in society and within their community. To help run workshops on specific tasks and topics tackling barriers young girls face today (Ages 11-18)
Requirements : Friendly, approachable, happy to join in and enjoys meeting and talking with other adults and children. Reliable and trustworthy.
Flexible/Open Ended. A weekly commitment preferred however can be less often depending on availability of the volunteer. This will be discussed.
Location: Lea Road Community Church , Lea Road , Wolverhampton , WV3 0LW
Hours: Flexible/Open Ended. A weekly commitment preferred however can be less often depending on availability of the volunteer. This will be discussed.
Community Drop In: Tuesday 4pm- 7pm
Youth Club: Wednesday 6pm-8pm
Girls Youth Group: Thursday 5pm-7pm
Expenses: Travel expenses can be made available
DBS: Yes Provided
We are a welcoming, Inclusive and diverse building and respect all people entering the building on what beliefs, race, values they hold.
We are requiring volunteers who are welcoming of all the above.


Get Out There Group Volunteer

Opportunity: Get out there Group Volunteer
GOT groups are a growing division of Sense that cater for children between 6 and 16 with complex needs.
We provide a 4-hour social setting which caters for children and families who need respite. We offer activities such as games, puzzles, arts and crafts, experiments, cooking and sensory play. We aim to tailor sessions to the needs, interests and abilities of the children we support and put pupil voice at the centre of all we do.
As a volunteer you will make sure everyone has a great time and can make most of the activities on offer. You will need lots of energy, a warm and welcoming personality and to be happy getting stuck into a wide range of tasks and activities all of what everyone has the best day they can together
Requirements: Fun and friendly and confident to meet and spend time with disabled people. Willing to develop the knowledge and skills to communicate with young people who have mufti sensory impairments and may use a wide range of communication methods. Able to work well in a team and be flexible about the role you play during the day depending on what’s needed by individuals and activities. Reliable and punctual.
Location: Sense Centre, Smethwick, Midlands Day Service, Holly Lane, B66 1QN
Hours: At least 4 hours + (Monday- Sunday)
Expense : No
DBS: Yes
We welcome volunteers of all ages to this role who are able to create an inclusive and welcoming peer environment for everyone involved in the group.

S&K Creative Artz C.I.C

Volunteer Coordinator

Opportunity: S&K Creative Artz C.I.C is looking for a volunteer coordinator who would like to help support their volunteers and make a positive difference in the organisation. We are looking for a detail-oriented and focused volunteer coordinator to be responsible for our database of volunteers and volunteer opportunities. You should uphold the values of our organisation while ensuring the comfort of our volunteers in their positions
Brief role of tasks/duties: Recruiting, training and supervising new volunteers. Collecting volunteer information, availability, and skills and maintaining an up-to-date database. Using marketing tools such as outreach programs, e-mails and volunteer database. Keeping new and existing volunteers informed about the organisation and volunteer opportunities. Matching volunteers to opportunities that suits their skill sets and ensuring they understand their responsibilities and receive the proper training. Organising training and leading on the job training. Keeping schedules and records of volunteers works .Preparing codes of conduct and operating procedures to uphold the organisation values. Ensuring the organisation purpose is conveyed to the public.
Requirements: Experience in being a volunteer coordinator or similar position. An associate’s degree in business management, human resources, or a similar field. Experience in volunteering and recruitment. Working knowledge of databases .Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Excellent organisation and team-building skills .There will be an induction meeting
Location: Homeworking
Hours: Monday –Friday Maximum 3 days per week. Commitment 6 months -1 year Flexibility will be given for any holidays .Will work around the suitable person.
Expenses: Yes When attending any face to face sessions or travelling to a community meeting Travel expenses will be provided.
DBS: Yes plus References
To support children’s art talents by working with children aged 8-12 years old .Providing art talents through digital art, drawing and painting.

S&K Creative Artz Kidz CIC

Safeguarding Lead

Opportunity: Safeguarding Lead
• Provide support to volunteers/staff around any safeguarding issues or concerns
• Ensure safeguarding cases are referred to relevant professionals with support
• Ensure all staff and volunteers receive safeguarding training
• Ensure safeguarding policy is up to date and reviewed regularly linking to statutory policies and procedures guidance.
• Ensuring that all staff are fully trained in safeguarding and know how to spot and raise concerns.
• Help to maintain an effective staff supervision programme
• Has up to date regular safeguarding training to fulfil their role.
Requirements: Good communication skills .Ability to be proactive. Have good safeguarding training experience .Experience working with children and young people .Ability to work as a team player .There will be an induction meeting.
Location: Remote Home working
Hours: Monday-Friday (Maximum 3 days per week) Flexibility will be given for any holidays. Will work around the suitable person. Minimum commitment 6 months
Expenses: Yes when attending any face 2 face sessions or travelling to a community meeting. Travel expenses will be provided
DBS: Yes
To support children’s art talents by working with children aged 8-12 years old Providing art talents through digital art, drawing and painting.

37th Wolverhampton Sea Scout Group

Girlguiding Tettenhall

Girlguiding Tettenhall

RSPB Sandwell

RSPB Sandwell

Spurgeons – Young Carer

Spurgeons – Young Carers

The Way Youth Zone

The Way Youth Zone

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