Volunteering

Make a difference by volunteering. You will be providing weekly individual support to students and help to foster a positive attitude to learning.
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Literacy, Numeracy, ICT and Language Support

Get to know the local community

Increase your understanding of the neighborhoods and the different and diverse communities of Lambeth and Lewisham.

What sessions could I support and what age group are the students?

The sessions would be English or Maths or ICT either functional skills or English for Speakers of other Languages (ESOL) for students who are trying to achieve an appropriate level in these areas. The students would be aged 19 years and above and studying English or Maths or ICT or ESOL as part of another course at the Centre e.g. Health and Social Care or Administration or standalone.
We also provide drop in support and intervention sessions so you may be helping a small group of students to develop their skills or on a 1:1 basis.

What do I need to do to get involved?

In order to become a volunteer, you should be able to support for at least an 1 day per week, for the full provider year (September to July).

Be skilled in English and or Maths, IT, preferably qualified in either or both subjects to at least a Level 2. A teaching qualification is not essential.

We don’t ask for specific experience but do value the following attributes in our volunteers;

  • Patience
  • Enthusiasm
  • Good listeners
  • Good communicators
  • Encouraging and a passion for English and or Math and ICT!

Our volunteers come from all walks of life and volunteer for their own reasons but share a love of English, Maths and ICT and a desire to help others with their English, Maths and ICT skills, to access the education they deserve and better their future life chances and choices.
If you’d like to get involved with the important and rewarding task of supporting the students, then please complete an online application and submission of Personal Statement.

MI Skills Development Centre PROMOTES EQUALITY OF OPPORTUNITY AND WELCOMES APPLICATIONS FROM ALL SECTORS OF SOCIETY

MI Skills Development Centre is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of Young Person and Vulnerable Adults and expect all staff to share this commitment.
This post is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.
Reference checks will also be carried out on the successful applicants.
It is an offence for anyone who is barred from working with children and or vulnerable adults to apply for this position.

If you have any queries please contact Bola Sobowale, English and Maths Support and Cover Officer on training@micomputsolutions.co.uk

Your Time and Support is welcome. To apply, register your interest.