Supporting prisoners in the Education Department

Supporting prisoners in the Education Department

Organisation role · 4–16 hrs/Week
PE3 7PD, Peterborough, City of Peterborough, England, United Kingdom
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Detailed description

Volunteering with the Educational Department at Peterborough Prison will not only be interesting but also rewarding, working one to one with the prisoners male or female to help encourage the learners and to assist the tutors, set in a classroom environment helping with a variety of subjects, including basic skills, I.T. and crafts.


  Basic Literacy - daily


  ESOL - daily.

  ICT daily



There are also opportunities to support the teaching other subjects at various times throughout the week.


Session times are as follows Monday- Thursday am and PM and Friday am only

Male 8.00-12.00am & 1.00-16:45pm

Female 8.00-12.00am & 1.00-16.45pm

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About Friends of Peterborough Prison

Although run as a Not-for-Profit organisation, Friends Of Peterborough Prison (FOPP) is not a charity but is a company limited by guarantee. It is run by a board of directors, one of whom is designated as chair. The directors are all unpaid volunteers and are, or have been, FOPP volunteers in the prison or Tea-Bar.