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.

If you would like to enquire about booking a school volunteer visit email schools@cafod.org.uk

Find out more about becoming a CAFOD schools volunteer

Training for the Autumn Term 2019

We will be going through all the resources in detail at our termly training and briefing days. Please try and attend one. If you can't go to the one nearest your home then feel free to attend any of the others. You can book on by following the links below or contact your local Community Participation Coordinator and they will book you a place.

All days start with refreshments at 10.30am and the day proper starts at 11am. The finish time is expected to be 3.30pm

Leeds 3rd September

Oakwood 4th September

Warrington 5th September

Salford 9th September

Preston 10th September NB 9am Start

Birmingham 12th September

Amigo 16th September

Honiton 17th September

Cardiff 19th September

Andover 20th September

Newcastle 24th September

 

Some of these resources are volunteer exclusives. You will need a password to access these. If you have forgotten your password please contact David Brinn on dbrinn@cafod.org.uk

Primary School visit resources

These are the main offers we have made to schools for Autumn Term visits. If there is a resource which you need which is not here please contact David and he will send it to you direct.

Harvest Fast Day/Brighten Up

Resources can be found at https://cafod.org.uk/Education/Primary-teaching-resources/Harvest If you want the PowerPoint with the films embedded ready to play please email David and we will send them.

If you want a version of the presentation with the film embedded, please bring a pendrive to the refresher day or contact David

The Harvest assembly is also available to teachers. Please check whether they have already used it before your visit. If they have use the one below as an alternative. 

If your visit is after fundraising you might like to use this Thank You assembly. Check with your local Volunteer Centre on how much the school have raised so you can add it in. 

Water

Children's Rights 

We have two versions of this popular workshop which link with the UN Convention of the Rights of the Child. 

The volunteer poster set 2015 can be ordered directly from resources@cafod.org.uk by Schools Volunteers only. You will need the following codes 

Aracely poster                CAF3199

Musa poster                     CAF3200

Samai poster                    CAF320

Tabita poster                    CAF3202

Zin Thu Thu poster         CAF3203

Climate Change

Follow these links for all PowerPoints and Scripts for the Zero Heroes Workshops and Assembly

Resources for the Zero Hero Primary Assembly

If you want a version of the presentation with the film embedded, please bring a pendrive to the refresher day or contact David

Resources for the Key Stage One and Key Stage Two Zero Heroes Workshops

We have prepared a letter for you to give when you make a booking which explains all requirements for the visit to the teacher

Secondary School Visit Resources

Harvest Fast Day/Brighten Up

Resources can be found at https://cafod.org.uk/Education/Secondary-and-youth-resources/Harvest-Fast-Day If you want the PowerPoint with the films embedded ready to play please email David and we will send them.

Water 

See Primary section above

Climate Change

The Secondary workshop to support our Climate Change campaign

Secondary Augmented Reality Workshop

Other resources which may be of use in Secondary schools during the Summer term are found on the link below

Secondary Climate Change Resources

Introduction to CAFOD

Assembly

Workshop

Mission/Discipleship/Vocation

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