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There is now a need to recruit an army of volunteers to support the learning and development of young people, made vulnerable through the national school closure and learning loss, a result of the COVID 19 pandemic. In response, the role of the Parch Hill Volunteer has been set up to provide teaching and mentoring support to young people whose academic progress in Maths and English has been disrupted by the coronavirus impact. If you are confident in preparing and implementing educational presentations, have done any teaching or training, we'd like to hear from you. Please help us if you are committed to our cause by signing up for one or more of the tasks listed below. Once registered and DBS checks are completed, you will be able to commence our training programme. This programme enables volunteers to provide teaching and learning in a number of new roles.

Available Roles

Programme Development volunteer

In this role, you will support our management team in developing teaching and learning programmes.

Teaching volunteer

Supporting our online education programmes, the role will suit anyone with teaching or training experience or indeed those wanting to enter the profession.

Outreach volunteer
Supporting families of individuals requesting specific support about our learning and programmes

Frequently asked questions

  • What’s the commitment?

We ask you to commit to attending to your role on agreed time, attend the training session. Consistency and continuity are really important in any role mentioned above for the delivery of the tutoring to enable our pupils to achieve. You must be able to commit to attending to your agreed role before signing up to a programme.

  • Is there an eligibility criterion become a Volunteer?

All of our volunteers must be 18 or over, be fit and well with no symptoms. Those in higher-risk groups (including those over 70, those who are pregnant or with underlying medical conditions) will be able to offer support by telephone.

  • What will I be tutoring?

If you are a maths tutor you will be covering the basic skills of maths including percentages, fractions, algebra and probability, among others. We have a range of learning booklets delivered to our parents at home which are tailored to the ability level of your pupil(s) and include all the answers and workings to support you.

  • What’s the timeline for getting involved?

You can apply to become a volunteer Now! The first step is to complete our form which we will send you once you contact us. make sure you include all relevant experience and qualifications. We might then contact you to arrange a telephone interview with you, to chat through your answers and ask a question relating to the role you've offered to do. Parch Hill will process and ask you to attend an online training session. You may be asked to complete a DBS check depending on the role you applied for.

  • What are the benefits for me?

In addition to helping a young person during this tough time of COVID-19, we believe there are many benefits for our volunteers. These include gaining valuable experience in a professional setting (particularly useful for aspiring teachers), a boost to your CV, giving back to your community, a chance to improve your communications and problem-solving skills and the opportunity to meet like-minded people.

  • Will I be able to get a reference?

Within certain guidelines, we are happy to provide a reference once you have completed a programme.

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