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Zest delivers health, employment, social and physical activities for the community at the Zest centre

Homework Club Volunteer 2018/19

This opportunity takes place between 18 Sep 2018 and 31 Aug 2019.

Supporting primary school children with homework in small groups or 1-2-1. Ideal for students planning on a career in education or requiring experience working with children. Improve communication, numeracy, literacy, creativity, behaviour management skills. DBS check needed, which Zest pay for.

What skills do I need?

Literacy Numeracy Communication Patience

What will I gain?

Experience working with young children Develop communication skills Behavioural management experience

Training and support

Volunteer induction, minimal training is required. Volunteers will be supported by experienced staff at all times.

Time commitment

1.5 hours on Friday Afternoons. 3:30-5pm







DBS (criminal records) check



Zest Centre, 18 Upperthorpe, Sheffield S6 3NA

Travel information

Zest is a 20-min walk from the Students Union, or a 15-min tram ride. The nearest tram stop is on Infirmary road.
  • CausesChildren and families, Education, Libraries
  • FrequencyEvery week
  • WhenFriday afternoon
  • Skills and InterestsCommunication skills, Creativity, Listening, Mentoring, Teaching
  • Careers and AspirationsTeaching, Third sector and charity work

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