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chances of volunteer work with schools? watch

    • Thread Starter

    I'm quite interested in doing some volunteer work with schools, especially working with people with special needs (I intend to study psychology at uni, so its quite helpful)

    what I need to know is - what are my chances
    I'm 16, 17 by the start of the next school year
    fairly good GCSE's (2A*'s, 5A's, B, 2 C's, taking another one this summer, predicted A*)
    fairly good AS levels (current modules completed are ABB)
    experience working with children (other volunteering work)
    experience with dealing with special needs (being dyslexic, dyspraxic, dysgraphic, and midly dysphraxic as well as having had a close friend with aspergers for over 6 years)
    and, OFC, will get a CRB check, but there are no problems there
    I'm also thinking of applying to a school in a fairly impoverished area, so there's a fair chance that any help will be welcome

    so - all things summed up -do I stand a chance?
    • PS Reviewer

    PS Reviewer
    Of course you do. Some schools may not want volunteers, but the ones that do often don't care about your grades etc, as long as you have the people-skills.
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