Be part of the mental health revolution

Volunteer on fun camps for children eligible for free school meals, aged 5-11, helping them to build confidence and manage their emotions.

Key Details

  • Next dates: 19th - 23rd December. You do not need to be available for all of them.

  • Timings: 9:30am-3pm (approx.)

  • Locations: Surrey, Hillingdon, Kingston, Buckinghamshire and East Sussex. Please read on for exact locations.

Application Process

  • Anyone aged 16+ can apply

  • Hit 'Register your interest' below

  • You will be contacted by Alexandra to arrange a 10 minute informal interview

  • If successful, you will choose which course and dates you work on

Benefits to you

  • Professional reference from the teacher you work with

  • Transferable skills to add to your CV and personal statement such as communication, collaboration, empathy and creative problem solving

  • Build children's confidence in who they are

  • Have fun playing games, reading stories and creating art projects. Bring your friends along too!

  • Your lunch and travel expenses will be covered by us

  • Optional paediatric first aid training

  • Optional coaching training from experienced psychologists

Job Description

  • You will be supporting our teacher in delivering key life skills to children

  • You will learn how to manage groups of children of differing ages

  • You will support and listen to children, nurturing their individual needs where required

  • You will work 1-2-1 with children who need additional support due to behaviour/shyness

  • You will help set up for activities such as building houses out of cardboard, or getting a ping pong ball from one side of the room to another

  • You will be asked to help with writing certificates/taking children to the toilet/generally making the week run smoothly!

  • You must act as a Role Model at all times! Embody the types of life skills that we are developing in the children; positive communication, empathy, politeness, collaboration

Exact Locations

  • St. Joseph's Catholic Primary School, Dorking, RH4 3JA

  • St Mary's CofE Primary School, KT9 2DH

  • Colham Manor Primary School, Uxbridge, UB8 3PT

  • St Andrews CofE Primary School, Nursery Waye, Uxbridge UB8 2BX

  • Chiltern Hills Academy, Chesham, HP5 2RG

  • Alfriston School, Penn Road, Knotty Green, Beaconsfield, HP9 2TS

East Sussex
  • Heathfield Community College, Heathfield, TN21 8RJ