School volunteers

School volunteers inspire children and young people. If you're a school volunteer and are planning an assembly or a workshop we have everything you need.

At the present time we are not able to visit schools because of the Cornavirus pandemic. If you would like to enquire about booking a school volunteer online visit email 

We look forward to being able to visit again soon with some exciting new sessions for all age groups. 

Find out more about becoming a CAFOD schools volunteer There are training courses for new volunteers coming up in February which will be delivered online. 

Spring Refresher Training Sessions for Schools Volunteers

Owing to the continuing pandemic, we are keeping our termly training sessions online. Each day will follow the same format and you can choose to do different parts of it on different days. Please do try and attend a session so that you are fully aware of the current situation and what we are doing to support schools while we cannot physically visit. These Zoom sessions are also a great way to meet other volunteers from around the country. 

10am - 12pm - a core session for all volunteers covering various topics of current interest and looking ahead. We will look together at Lent especially and the resources we will be offering for Virtual Visits to both Primary and Secondary schoo

The afternoon session will be broken up into 30 minute sections looking at older resources which you may not have been trained in or for which you would welcome a recap. You can do them over several days if you wish as we know being online for an extended period of time can be difficult. 

2-2.30pm Fratelli Tutti - an introduction to the new encyclical from Pope Francis and how we will be supporting schools with resources and sessions

2.30pm- 3pm Using a CAFOD email address - why it is important and how your can set it up

3pm -3.30pm New Stations of the Cross with Pope Francis resource for Secondary Schools 

The meetings will be held via Zoom room technology. It is very easy to use. All you will need is a link for the appropriate day(s) These have been emailed to all Schools Volunteers but if you require them, please contact your CPC or email David


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