Reading Helper
1 Thorpe Close, Ladbroke Grove

Are you interested in child development?

Volunteers go into school twice a week for around an hour each time- so need to be able to give two to three hours a week and a commitment to stay with us for one year - School Term Time only. We supply books and games and ongoing support and training. DBS check required.
Volunteers are required to:
> Read
>Talk and play games with children
> Aim to build up each child's confidence.

The work of BEANSTALK benefits our team of volunteer helpers too. Some of our reading helpers have been out of work for long periods of time and lack the confidence to seek paid employment. Many find their experience of volunteering helps them to develop their skills and confidence. Many go on to find employment, for example, as classroom assistants. Some are looking to put something back into society following retirement. Our reading helpers are all ages and come from a variety of backgrounds but what links them all together is a profound sense of enjoyment in what they do.

About Beanstalk

Beanstalk reading helpers work with children on a one-to-one basis, giving them their full attention and support to improve reading levels, increase overall confidence and inspire a lifelong love of reading.Each Beanstalk reading helper works with three children and sees each child for two 30 minute sessions a week, during term-time, for a whole year. Together, they read, play and talk. With Beanstalk's support the child's approach to learning and enjoying reading is often transformed

Times you can volunteer

Monday: Mornings, Afternoons

Tuesday: Mornings, Afternoons

Wednesday: Mornings, Afternoons

Thursday: Mornings, Afternoons

Friday: Mornings, Afternoons