E12, London



About the organisation

Aston-Mansfield has been working in the heart of east London for over 130 years. We deliver a wide range of community development support and a... Read more

Job Description

We require volunteers as After-School Club Assistants, the role involves supporting a team to prepare and run the activities of our highly successful after school club called Little Manor.

The Little Manor Play Project is our core out-of-school programme, where children attending our breakfast, after school and holiday sessions participate in a wide range of fun and stimulating activities. These activities provide opportunities for social, physical & creative development and improve well-being. The programme offers parents affordable wrap around care for their children so that parents can enter or return to the work place or engage in studying or training. Our staff also signpost families to appropriate services for additional support. 200 children and their parents/carers participate in the programme each year.

We are looking for volunteers who are available between 2.00-6:00 PM on weekdays.

Volunteers are required for a minimum of 2 sessions per week and should be able to commit to at least one full term.

A basic knowledge of cooking is required for the role although volunteers will be trained in the kitchen and shown how to prepare the basic meals we provide for the children.

Volunteers should enjoy working with children and working in a team.

Some experience of doing creative work or games with children would be advantageous.