Literacy Pirates

a fleet of learning centres in Hackney, Haringey and soon beyond

Job vacancies and voluntary positions

Volunteer Manager

We're now recruiting for a Volunteer Manager to join our crew! 

This exciting role will lead the growth of our volunteering programme in Hackney, Haringey and neighbouring boroughs. Please read through the job description.

If you would like to apply please complete this application form  and send it to with your CV attached.

We are holding two recruitment open evenings, which are an informal, commitment-free opportunity to see the Hackney Ship and to find out more about us and the role. 

Thursday 27th June at 5.30pm

Wednesday 3rd July at 5.30pm

The open evening will last around 35–45 mins and will include a tour and chance to see the Learning Programme in operation at our Hackney learning centre in Dalston. Email us to let us know which evening you would like to attend.

Volunteer Crewmate to our Young Pirates

You can volunteer with us, supporting young people aged 9-13 to develop literacy, confidence and perseverance. We are looking for motivated Crewmates to be available once a  month (or more) from 3:45 pm -6:45 pm on any week day afternoon. You can find out more information here.

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