Volunteer with us

Volunteers are our lifeblood – without them we simply wouldn’t exist. We’re always looking for more volunteers to help out, give something back to the community, learn new skills, have fun and help us celebrate. You can volunteer for 90 minutes, 90 hours or 90 days.

Volunteers enjoy giving their time and expertise to support others in the local community of Battersea and Wandsworth. You’re never too old or too young to volunteer and everyone has got something to offer. We provide training and support and you can make friends, gain skills and improve your employability.

For more information about our volunteering opportunities then please download this: Volunteering Opportunities at Katherine Low Settlement – List – 2020.

Would you like to be a mentor?

One inspiring person coming into a refugee child’s life can have an immeasurable impact on their education. Through Katherine Low Settlement’s Love to Learn project based in Battersea, we offer 1-1 mentoring to ensure that children and young people lacking confidence have someone they can turn to, to tutor, encourage, and enable them to reach their full potential.

If you’re interested in becoming a volunteer learning mentor or would like more information, email [email protected] or call 020 7585 0339.

You can also read our blog post about mentoring for Love to Learn by clicking here. 

How to sign up as a volunteer

We rely on volunteers to run all of our services. If you’re interested in volunteering do come in for a chat or fill in the ‘Volunteer Application Form’ below.

  • mentoring for an hour a week to support a refugee young person
  • supporting one of our GCSE study groups that meet for 2 hours a week in Battersea
  • helping out at a Homework Club on a Wednesday or Thursday from 4.30pm-7.00pm
  • being an escort for older people on and off our minibus during the day Tuesday – Thursdays
  • supporting older people as a ‘Fone Friend’- a telephone befriender with local older people
  • teaching in our ESOL (English/Maths/IT) classes as a volunteer teaching assistant 
  • help with fundraising
  • strengthen our communication and marketing 

Wanted: In October 2020, our Love to Learn programme is starting a new youth club for Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Children aged 16 – 21. We are looking for committed volunteers to support this group with English and Maths whilst facilitating a positive and relaxed environment. There will be additional activities such as cooking, table tennis and snooker. If you are interested in this volunteering opportunity please complete the application form below.

Thanks to AS Watson volunteers for running the 5km tough Mudder challenge to raise money for KLS.
We love the Good Gym volunteers and who ran along to help with painting!
Patsi and Ricky
Helen and Lale

Volunteers are our life blood – without them we simply wouldn’t exist

Staff from Civicus cleared our garden – team building for them and a cleared garden for us!

Volunteer Application Form

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