Literacy Pirates

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

Volunteer Taster Events

Volunteer Taster Videos

To become a Literacy Pirates' volunteer, the first stage is to watch our Volunteer Taster videos. The 3 short videos will give you a flavour of what we do here aboard ship, so you can see if volunteering with us is the right thing for you.

Once you have watched all 3 videos you can sign up for a training session using the link below:

Thank you for watching our Taster Videos. You now have two options for your next steps:

  1. If you are sure you are ready to commit to us and you are certain you can complete the minimum requirement of 12 session, please signup for a Training Session now by following the link below. Training lasts 3 hours (same length as a volunteering session) and is designed to give you the strategies and guidance for making an impact on the learning of our Young Pirates:

  2. If you would like to visit and observe part session to find out a bit more before you commit, please email to arrange a Taster Session. Our sessions run Monday to Friday from 3.45pm to 6.45pm, please let us know 2 or more options of dates you are available to attend.