Work with our Young Pirates, and support them in producing published projects in a fun, and dynamic learning environment.
3 steps to becoming a Volunteer Crewmate:
Sign up - fill out our form and tell us why you want to become a Volunteer Crewmate.
Book onto a training session - after signing up you will receive an email with dates of future training sessions.
Complete a DBS - at the training session we will complete a DBS for you. Once your certificate has been received, you’ll be ready to volunteer!
Reading with individual children or in small groups.
Supporting children to complete writing projects that contribute to books, studio recordings and films
Encouraging young people to feel confident and persevere with their work.
Joining in with games and group activities.
Supporting new volunteers in their first session.
We ask Volunteer Crewmates to commit to completing at least 12 sessions in total at a rate of at least one session per month.
Our sessions run from 3.45pm - 6.45pm every weekday during the school term.
We also have holiday workshops (usually 1.45-4.45pm during certain weeks of the school holidays).
Able to independently support Young Pirates in their learning
A patient and respectful approach to children and adults
Functional English skills
Good communication skills. The ability to follow, retain and then relay instructions
Reliable and punctual
Self-reflective, seeking ways to improve individual practise
Able to implement our learning strategies and behaviour management techniques.