Volunteer Story Mentor
Little Green Pig
SkillsThe ability to listen and be patient with children who may be struggling to express themselves. An interest in creativity. Currently, we are specifically looking for volunteers who are free to volunteer in The Laurels Primary, Worthing on Wednesday afternoons and Langney Primary School, Eastbourne on Tuesday afternoons 2.45 - 5pm.
- A sense of belonging, and pride in your local community.
- A creative outlet and opportunity to try new things and hear about new techniques.
- The opportunity to make a real difference to the lives of local children and young people.
We are in need of volunteers for our Worthing based After School Club, which takes place at The Laurels Primary, Wednesdays from 2:45pm-5pm.
We also have After School Clubs across Brighton and Eastbourne, on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday afternoons from 2:45pm-5pm. Most of these are accessible via public transport.
We ask that you commit to volunteering at least 6 times over a period of 6 months. Most volunteers attend the same club fairly regularly, others attend as and when their schedule allows, it's entirely up to you.
Travel expenses are reimbursed.
When do I need to be available?
|Currently we are looking for volunteers who are available to support our After School Clubs which take place between 2:45pm/3pm and 4:45pm/5pm Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday during term time. You don't need to be able to attend every week, we ask for a minimum commitment of 6 volunteer shifts over a period of 6 months.
Where does this role take place?
The Laurels Primary School
Langney Primary School
- Arts, Heritage and Entertainment
- Employment, Education and Training
- Families and Parenting
- Young People
- Supporting People and Befriending
The majority of our workshops take place in buildings which have step free access on entry, accessible and gender neutral toilets, and are wheelchair accessible. If you require any access needs please speak to the Volunteer Manager who will do their best to accommodate your needs.
Equal Opportunities Policy or Statement
We have an Equal Opportunity policy in place
Travel expenses are reimbursed, we will pay for your DBS certificate.
Health and Safety
We have a Health & Safety policy in place.
All volunteers must attend a training session either in person or online which covers our safeguarding policy. They are then welcome to shadow a current mentor to get some hands on experience in a workshop.
Insurance Cover for Volunteers
Our insurance policy covers our volunteers.
Support on Offer
Volunteers have regular contact with the volunteer manager who is always willing to meet for a coffee and chat.
All volunteers must attend a training session with us before volunteering.