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Help Change a Little Londoners Life! (Volunteer Mentors - Hackney)

The Kids Network

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The Kids Network is looking for fun, committed and passionate volunteers to make a meaningful impact to the life of little Londoners in Hackney!

Our flexible year-long mentoring programme supports children aged 8-11 with their social and emotional development during the transitional period between primary and secondary.

As a mentor, you will:

- Facilitate weekly 1:1 sessions of 1-3 hours.
- Build confidence and resilience in  your matched child to manage feelings through a series of fun and positive experiences and activities.
- Connect with a community of mentors through peer to peer support. 
- Attend large scale community events with your mentee.
- Receive ongoing personal support from The Kids Network Team

The role will require a free enhanced DBS check and volunteers can claim up to £30 per month for expenses.


- Passionate about young people.
- Available to volunteer once a week (Saturday or Sunday) for 1 - 3 hours.
- Attend our training days.

Freya Brocchini

Further location details may be provided below.

Borough of Hackney

E9 5PP

Locations across the Borough of Hackney

One day


Looking for individuals that are: - Passionate about positively impacting a child local to you. - An active listener that is emphathetic to others. - Willing to explore new and fun experiences around London.

Mentors report to receive: - A strong and meaningful connection with the local community and area. - A reduction in community isolation and loneliness. - A positive and meaningful relationship with a child in need. - Higher levels of happiness and energy. - Exposure to a large community of fellow mentors providing peer-to-peer support.

18 and over

Entertainment,Youth Work,Befriending, Buddying & Mentoring,Community Work

 We welcome and/or have the resources to support:

We welcome all individuals from all walks of life. Anyone is eligible for this opportunity, providing, they are passionate about positively impacting the life of a local little Londoner.

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