Volunteer Learning Support Assistant

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Volunteering in this role may include the following tasks:

·         Supporting learners one a 1-2-1 basis or in a small group with learning difficulties or learning disabilities to help them achieve

·         Supporting learners whose first language may not be English

·         Supporting learners


** We would like to hear from anyone looking to gain experience in helping young adults with Special Educational Needs in MINT classes.

What skills do I need?

We are looking for volunteers who are:

·         Reliable and patient

·         Have good listening skills

·         Have clear speaking and handwriting

·         Can provide peer support to our learners



·         Free access to SEN/LSA related courses at TACC after e.g ADHD, Dyslexia

·         To complete mandatory Safeguarding training, GDPR Governance training (online)

·         Attend Learner Support Meetings when they arise (usually once a term)



  • Accessibility
  • Data Protection policy
  • DBS check required
  • Equal opportunities policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Suitable for under 18s
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description

When can I volunteer?

Start Date: 25/01/2019

End Date: 18/04/2019

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Availability Details

Days of the week: Weekdays, term time only Sessions: Mornings, afternoons or evenings Times vary depending on course, chosen and agreed by volunteer after responding to a volunteer request via email

Posted for
TACC Thurrock Adult Community College

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