Youth Service

1x Football Club Support Volunteer

Time Commitment: One session per week, Thursdays, 4.45pm – 6.45pm during term time for 6 weeks or more (in person)

Baytree Youth Service is delighted to be partnering with Fulham Football Club to run this popular after school club again!  We are looking for a volunteer who has a passion for sports and in particular, promoting sports activities for girls to provide support in delivering this outdoor activity alongside coaches from Fulham FC.

Sports has so many benefits for girls, confidence building, body-positive esteem, team building and developing healthy relationships are but a few!  Knowledge of the game is not essential as the role will involve accompanying the girls to the facility and supporting the Coach but an interest in PE, team building sports activities is a bonus!  We hope this club will resume as soon as the restrictions are lifted and it is safe to do so, and welcome applications of interests from now.

x 1 Science Club Volunteer

Time Commitment: One class per week, Tuesdays 4pm – 5pm, during term time only for up to one academic year or a minimum of 2 terms (in person)

Your role as a science club volunteer will be to help create fun and interactive experiments, help the girls develop a sense of curiosity and gain knowledge about how and why things happen the way they do. Experience in teaching is not essential, we provide full support and training. Having good communication skills and transferable qualifications in other STEM subjects is more than enough. We are seeking one volunteer to support girls aged under 11 on Tuesday afternoons.

x1 Art Club Volunteer

Time Commitment: One class per week, Mondays, 3.45 – 4.45pm, during term time only for up to one academic year or a minimum of 2 terms (in person)

These fun and popular classes are designed to encourage creative imagination and boost self-confidence.  The role will involve creating arts and crafts projects, using various materials and exploring different topics through art.  Knowledge and skills in drawing, painting are desirable, and an ability to support girls with a range of different skill levels and needs. Good communication skills and the ability to motivate and inspire are welcomed.

x2 Gardening Club Volunteers

Time Commitment: Wednesdays 4.15 – 5.45pm for 12 weeks, from April 28 – 21 July 2021 (in person)

In collaboration with our community partners Slade Gardens Adventure Playground this popular club is all about inspiring a love of green spaces and appreciation for the environment and exploring plants and the eco-systems that support them.  As volunteers you will have the opportunity to shape how this club is delivered working closely as a team.  The role will also involve accompanying the girls to and from the Playground, a very short distance away.  If you have love of all things green and want to inspire a new generation of little green fingers, please do apply!

x 1 Fashion & Design Club Volunteer

Time Commitment: One class per week, Thursdays 4.30pm – 6.00pm, during term time only, for up to one academic year or a minimum of 2 terms (in person)

We are looking for a volunteer who has a passion and flair for fashion or crafts and would be happy to support our existing volunteer pass on the love of needlecraft; this club is all about making lovely things and inspiring the sense of accomplishment and confidence that comes from creating something handmade. You will be supporting girls aged 6 -11 in learning how to use sewing machines, cut patterns and use their imagination to make their very own pieces. For this role you will need to be competent in hand stitching, knowledge of how to use a sewing machine and pattern cutting is also essential.  The ability to communicate well and give clear instructions is required.  Experience in youth work, teaching, or a talent for all things creative is welcome!

Women’s Service

Volunteer Workshop Facilitators

Time Commitment: Sessional, one day a week for a minimum of 2 hours (online)

We are seeking skilled and experienced volunteers, who can assist in the development of information sessions within our Women’s Service social mobility programme of activities that are designed to provide enrichment and knowledge in key areas in women’s lives: education, finances, wellbeing, family and employability.

This term, the focus is on education, we are seeking professionals, retired teachers or those who are knowledgeable in the UK education system to provide online workshops exploring this complex and daunting process. It can be hard for families establishing a life in the UK to understand and know how to go about finding the right school for their children. The aims of these workshops will be to equip families with a general overview of the Primary and Secondary education systems, different types of schools available to them, and important transitional stages and exams. Knowledge of using virtual platforms to deliver sessions or willing to give it a go is welcomed! An ability to speak Spanish or an additional language is also desired but not essential. We are also happy to hear from you if you would like to deliver a workshop in any of the other social mobility themes mentioned above – all ideas will be considered!

x1 Volunteer Computer Literacy & IT Course Facilitator

Time Commitment: Wednesdays 11am – 1pm, term time only, duration to be agreed

The pandemic has made us acutely aware of digital exclusion and the impact this has had on the women who access our services.  This computer literacy course is geared to equip women with the skills to use IT confidently and learn more about the basics of how to use laptops, as well as how to do everyday tasks like browsing the internet to find the information they need. As a volunteer, you will have the ability to effectively communicate and engage with women of different abilities and excellent knowledge of computer applications and using the Internet as a tool.  If you are passionate about IT and would love the opportunity to build confidence and independence in some of our women, please do apply! The ability to speak Spanish or Arabic is desirable but not essential.

Due to the nature of the centre’s provision, all roles are open to female applicants only (Equalities Act 2010 Schedule 9: Occupational Requirements). All our volunteering opportunities are subject to an enhanced DBS check and suitable references.

Team members

Angela Parkes

Angela Parkes

Volunteer Service Manager