Volunteering for Kisharon

Volunteers are the lifeblood of Kisharon. Thanks to their vital support, hard work and dedication, we are able to offer a hugely varied programme to children and adults with learning disabilities. Therefore, at Kisharon we are committed to ensuring that our volunteers are well supported and have a positive volunteering experience with us.

We are currently looking for enthusiastic individuals to join the growing and dynamic volunteering team at Kisharon. There are a wide variety of volunteering opportunities available in each of our services, so whether you are looking for an administration role or an opportunity to work with the people we support, there is an exciting volunteering opportunity suited to you!

Volunteering Opportunities at Kisharon

If you or anyone you know may be able to help fill our latest volunteering vacancies, please phone 0203 393 0159 or email volunteers@kisharon.org.uk – and please forward it on to anyone who would be interested too! Please note this is just a taste of the opportunities that are available so please do call to find out more!


Role Cover / Lunch Time Helpers!
Help feed, play with, and support children
Skills Required Open minded
Experience with supporting individuals
Good communication and interpersonal skills
Commitment 12.00-1.30 (everyday).
This role can be shared between 2 people.
Committment for a term at least.
Location Temple Fortune


Role Minivan Drivers
Male and Females required. Females- urgently needed
Skills Required Open minded, flexible
Good interpersonal skills
Full Drivers license
A confident and good driver
Commitment Once a week for a minimum of one school term.
Location Temple Fortune & Service in Hendon


Role Travel Trainer and Job Coach
Support an individual to travel from home to their work place. Men and Women required
Skills Required Excellent communications skills.
Patience and determination.
Commitment to supporting an individual with learning difficulties.
Numeracy and Literacy.
Commitment One half day a week for a minimum of 3 months.
Location North West London


Role Snack Box Driver
Deliver snack boxes to different destinations and collect the old boxes.
Skills Required Commitment to supporting an individual with learning difficulties.
Driver of own car.
Commitment One half day a week for a minimum of 3 months.
Location North West London


Role Collection Boxes Coordinator
Exchange full collection boxes for empty boxes at allocated shops/ venues
Skills Required Ideally a car owner
Honest and reliable
Commitment Collection can be done anytime to suit the volunteer
Location North London


Role Money Counter
Count and accurately bag money returned from collection boxes.
Skills Required Honesty
Ability to count independently
Commitment Once every two weeks / month.
Location Hendon


Role Tennis Buddy
Play tennis with a man in his 30’s who lives independently.
Skills Required Friendly
Outgoing & understanding
Decent tennis player
Commitment Once a week: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday or Sunday during the day
Location Golders Green


Role Swimming Support (male & female)
Teach small groups swimming and water skills
Skills Required Qualified Lifeguard, or skilled swimmer with a strong personality to be able to manage a group
Commitment Once every 2 weeks Wednesday - women Thursday evening- men
Location Golders Green


Role Befrienders
Visit adults living in supporting living accommodation for games, learning and discussion.
Skills Required Good communication skills. Patient, supportive
Committed to supporting an individual with learning difficulties.
Commitment Once a week for a minimum of a month
Location Golders Green


Role Facilitate group sessions or 1-2-1 activities
Arts and Crafts, Play chess, exercise, walking,
Skills Required Friendly, patient, kind
Assertive when leading a session.
Commitment Once a week for a minimum of 2 months
Location Hendon & Golders Green


Role Volunteer Department Support
Administration and interview new volunteers
Skills Required Organisation
Computer skills
Experience interviewing people
Commitment Once a week – minimum 2 months
Location Hendon


Role Fundraising Department Internship
Fundraising Administration Event Support Good grounding in basics of all aspects of fundraising team
Skills Required Numeracy, literacy
Good communication skills, knowledge of Word, Excel and using a database
Trustworthy, conscientious, responsible
Commitment Three months full time
Location Hendon


Role Gardener
Oversee a gardening project
Working on project with Kisharon users.
Facilitate and plan gardening sessions
Skills Required Patient
Knowledge and experience of gardening
Commitment Once a week for a minimum of 2 months
Location Stamford Hill


Role Fun Run
Run in Fun Run or help look after the Kisharon stall on 26 May 2013
Skills Required Reliability
Commitment 2 hours on 26 May 2013
Location North London