Officer Cricle
Faizan Sajid

Activities Officer

"Volunteering as a Student can create a massive impact in your local community and provides an opportunity for you to make changes to the issues you care about."

Grimm & co. Volunteering 


Writing Mentor Volunteer


Grimm & Co is a children's literacy charity in Rotherham who's writing mentors help to champion the writer in every child. Mentors offer one to one support to children in a variety of child-led workshops including; Story Making School sessions, after school clubs and Saturday clubs. Writing mentors must have a good standard of written and oral English as this role requires writing down children and young peoples' work and reading it aloud. We can be flexible to support a student timetable. An average workshop week usually contains 3 school workshops Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 9.30am-12.30pm, 2 after school clubs and 2 Saturday clubs (morning and afternoon). Mentors could offer their time for one workshop a week or a month, whatever time they can give is appreciated.


Shop Elf Volunteer


Shop assistant elves help provide an excellent front of house experience for all of our customers, magical and mortal. Grimm & Co's Apothecary to the magical fronts our children's literacy charity and it is important that each visitor gets an exceptional welcome. Shop assistants duties may include but are not limited to, welcoming guests into the apothecary and telling them the story of our magical shop, making products to be sold in the store, serving customers at the till point and apothecary housekeeping. 


To find out more information about this role and similar opportunities, book an informal chat appointment with a member of the Volunteering team.