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Number Heroes

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Sheffield Volunteering run projects to help primary school children with counting and number games.

Number Heroes

This opportunity takes place between 26 Feb 2018 and 23 Mar 2018. Applications closed on 02 Feb.

We need students to volunteer as 'Number Heroes' making 4 visits to a local primary school, supporting children with their counting and number games. No special maths knowledge is required, just a friendly and positive attitude. Training is provided.

What skills do I need?

Experience of working with children is not required. Project training will cover an introduction to working with primary school children.

What will I gain?

Experience of teaching and working with children in a school.

Training and support

You will be required to attend two training courses - one on Child Safeguarding (various dates) and one about Schools Volunteering on either Weds 7 Feb 2-4pm or Mon 12 Feb 4-6pm.

Time commitment

One morning a week for 4 weeks from Week 4-7 (Semester 2), i.e. w/c 26 Feb - w/c 19 March.







DBS (criminal records) check



Various primary schools across Sheffield. You will be matched with a school.

Travel information

Your team will organise a taxi and you will travel together to the school. Taxi costs will be reimbursed by Sheffield Volunteering.
  • CausesChildren and families, Education
  • FrequencyEvery week
  • WhenTuesday morning, Wednesday morning, Thursday morning
  • Skills and InterestsCommunication skills, Sheffield Volunteering internal project, Teaching
  • Careers and AspirationsTeaching

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