Face-to-face Learning Support Volunteer

Face-to-Face Learning Support Volunteer
Red Balloon of the Air

Location: Milton, Cambridgeshire

Hours: Flexible hours

Summary of role

As a Face-to-Face Learning Support Volunteer you will help ensure students have a positive experience in all areas of their provision at Red Balloon of the Air, including education, wellbeing, community engagement and transition support. You will work closely with Red Balloon of the Air Staff to establish and maintain a positive working relationship with students, their families and the professionals supporting them.


Key tasks

  • Attend social reengagement groups and participate in activities such as art, cooking or playing games and general conversation with the students to aid in their engagement with their peer group.
  • Provide supervised 1-1 subject support to boost the confidence and provide an alternative view for a young person under the guidance of a teacher.
  • Assist teachers during group activities by interacting with the young people and carrying out ‘housekeeping’ tasks.
  • Attend and support during trips, work experience or higher education visits.
  • Support individual students during their online sessions.

You will not be expected to:

  • Engage formally with the family of the young person in the way the teaching staff do
  • To be unsupervised with a young person or group
  • To carry out the same role as a paid staff member
  • Provide/fund the session resources

The full job description and person specifications are available via the link below.

Full role description


How to Apply

If you’re interested in this volunteer role get in touch with Christina Smith

Closing date:

There is no closing date for this application, we are actively looking for volunteers while this advert is live on our website.


Red Balloon of the Air is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and requires the successful candidate to commit to this. The person appointed will be subjected to an enhanced DBS check.

Red Balloon of the Air is an equal opportunities employer. Applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender, sexual orientation, race, religion, marital status.