Training for volunteers

We know what an incredibly valuable role volunteers can play in our local communities. We also know what a hugely rewarding experience volunteering can be, and how volunteering can contribute significantly to building people’s confidence, knowledge and skills, as well as helping to improve their employability.

We have developed and run a wide range of very successful volunteer programmes in London, as part of EU-funded projects and even in Bangladesh! This has included training volunteers as befrienders and trainers to support migrant women, parents supporting other parents and local residents engaging and supporting their neighbours. We also support volunteers and partner organisations to develop and use effective strategies to help maximise the success and impact of volunteering.

You can see examples of some of our work with volunteers on these projects below, as well as some of the materials we have developed and contributed to such as the Welcome to the UK  befriender toolkit, and videos filmed with befrienders and also in Bangladesh as part of the ACE project.

Active Citizenship and English

About the project Active Citizenship and English (ACE) was a 2 year European Integration Fund ...
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Welcome to the UK

What was the project? Welcome to the UK (WttUK) was an exciting three-year project, led ...
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Teaching and Learning English

Teaching and Learning English (TaLE) was a 22 month European Integration Fund (EIF) project undertaking pre-departure ...
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Parents’ Integration through Partnership

The Parents’ Integration through Partnership (PIP) project was an innovative multi-strand project which was carefully ...
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Tulse Hill Estate (THE) Volunteer Project

Tulse Hill Estate (THE) Volunteer Project was an exciting project, funded by the Evening Standard ...
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Funded by the Directorate General Migration and Home Affairs of the European Commission, under the ...
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Tulse Hill Literacy Project (TULIP)

Literacy is a vital life skill. The Tulse Hill Literacy Project (TULIP) is an exciting ...
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Connecting Families

Connecting Families was an exciting new 2-year project designed to combat the loneliness experienced by ...
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New Support for ESOL Practitioners

New to ESOL: resources for learners working below, or at the very beginning of, Entry ...
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Communities, Language and Integration Project

FREE ESOL classes for migrant*and refugee adults  Looking for free online ESOL classes? Click here: ...
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Please feel welcome to get in touch with us to discuss training and supporting volunteers.