Easter Holiday Project Volunteer

Easter Holiday Project Volunteer

We are a charity that harnesses the transformative power of play and exercise to help vulnerable children recover from complex trauma.

What You'll Do: 

You will be working with vulnerable children in West London (aged 5-11) with a history of various difficulties, including mental health, special education needs, history of abuse, etc. More than 90% of our children are referred to by social services and live in very difficult environments.

Your role will include

  • Supporting children at Solidarity Sports projects during school holidays. This may include running through playgrounds with our children, supporting them as they try bouldering for the first time, ice-skating, and many more fun activities.
  • Building a positive, trusting relationship with our children, and making them feel special and valued at all times during our projects.  

 

Why You'll Love It: 

Our children are wonderfully affectionate and fun, you will not only get to have hands-on experience working with our children, you will also have lots of fun doing all sorts of activities with them! 

What You'll Learn: 
  • All training is provided by the Solidarity Sports team before the project, other training opportunities may also come up along the way to build CV and experience.
  • We have projects during term holidays (e.g. half-term, Christmas), if you continue volunteering with us you will have opportunities to undertake further training such as in child safeguarding.
What We're Looking For: 

We need enthusiastic volunteers who are ready to dedicate their energy and affection!

All volunteers will be DBS checked before volunteering.

Summary
Volunteering
Volunteer
Mental Health
Social Care
Sports
Young People
London
United Kingdom
Location of opportunity: 
St Charles Catholic Sixth Form College, 74 St Charles Square, London W10 6EY
0 Weeks Minimum
0 Hours / Week
Skills you will develop: 
Cultural Awareness
Empathy
Interpersonal / Confidence
Relevant interests: 
Charity / Nonprofit