Kids Club Leader Wanted! – Hackney Woodcraft Folk

Want to learn more about working with kids and making education fun?

Want to gain a whole new set of skills?


We have fantastic new opportunities for volunteers to set up and lead a group for 6-9 year olds!


We have groups all over Hackney for children of all ages. We meet every week during term time and go away on weekend trips. Together children and volunteers have fun and learn about big ideas through a whole range of activities from singing to games to debates to…you name it!


What will you get out of it?


As a volunteer you’ll gain excellent skills in working with children. You’ll build up loads of experience of running fun activities. You’ll learn about leadership teamwork and even financial planning as well as meeting like-minded people.


We are committed to equal opportunities. We want to set up a group that reflects the diversity of Hackney and would particularly welcome volunteers from Black & Minority Ethnic (BME) backgrounds.


Who are we looking for?


Ability to see the funny side like children healthy disregard for authority patience and knowledge/experience/appreciation of any of the following – music crafts drama dressing up as fantastical characters plants animals making fires cooking outdoor activities sustainability camping games woodwork drawing writing health exercise sewing or knitting the environment social justice…and any other skills/interests you’d like to share!


If you are not very confident with leading groups or working with kids yet that’s fine – you’ll learn on the job! And we’ll support you all the way.


Who are we?


Hackney Woodcraft Folk is part of a national movement for children and young people organising games discussions projects crafts and lots more plus hostelling and camping activities throughout the year. We promote peace and cooperation and aim to empower children and young people through an educational programme based on awareness of issues both local and global.


How can I apply?


Interested? We’d love to hear from you! Please send an email to telling us 1) Your name number and email 2) A few sentences on why you think you’d make a good leader any previous experience and why you’re interested 3) Where and how you heard about this opportunity.