To learn to read

Chris Hunn

07737 801 356

Organisation/Agency referrals

Kat Illsley

To volunteer

Cheryl Pelteret

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Current volunteering opportunities:

There are lots of interesting ways to get involved in a Read Easy group and we often have vacancies, both on our local Management Team and for Reading Coaches. At the moment we are particularly looking to fill the following roles:

  • Deputy Team Leader: to share the responsibilities of and support the Team Leader e.g. ensuring effective running of the project: strategy, managing team, leading meetings/speaking at events
  • Coordinator: We're looking for a compassionate and understanding volunteer to help with the day-to-day running of the group, available during the working week, ensuring our Reading Pairs have the day-to-day support they need on their reading journey. Time commitment: 3+ hrs p/w (working hours)
  • Reading Coach: Coaching an adult to read (full training provided). Time commitment: 2 x 30 minute sessions p/w

Please get in touch with Cheryl at if these vacancies would suit you.

If there are no suitable vacancies listed at the moment, you can still get in touch if you would like to, and we can keep a note of your interest, if you are happy for us to keep your details.

If you would like to find out more about each of our volunteer roles click here.

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About our group:

We have been in operation in the London Borough of Hackney since March 2018.

Read Easy groups are financially independent from Read Easy UK, and we are responsible for raising all the money needed to keep our group going. If you would like to support our work directly, please donate using the donate button below.

You can also follow us on Instagram.

Group Supporters:

We would like to thank the following organisations for supporting us:

  • The Foyle Foundation
  • ESG Robinson Charitable Trust
  • The Yapp Charitable Trust
  • Charles S French Charitable Trust
  • Hackney Libraries (Hackney Council)
  • Hackney Picturehouse

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