Volunteer for Generation Place Summer School

Inspire the next generation of creative and diverse placemakers

Be a mentor for primary school children as part of an innovative week-long summer school to inspire the next generation of  creative and diverse placemakers.

Date: Monday 9 – Friday 13 July
Venue: Hannah More Primary School

The Architecture Centre is looking volunteers who are:

passionate about architecture, placemaking and sustainability

friendly, enthusiastic and good communicators

studying / graduates of: architecture, engineering, planning, landscape architecture, urban design, sustainability

The Architecture Centre is looking for volunteers who can:

  • be a friendly mentor to a small group of Year 6 (aged 11) children
  • encourage the children to work as a team, share ideas, draw, make models, document their work and give a presentation
  • demonstrate an interest in (and preferably some experience of) working with children/young people/communities
  • commit to supporting the Generation Place Summer School week (9-13 July, 9-1pm Mon-Thurs, 9-3pm Friday)

What you will get out of volunteering on this project:

  • a fun, hands-on and creative experience
  • a community project to add to your portfolio / c.v.
  • building links valuable connections with the Architecture Centre and the local community
  • a volunteer briefing before the project starts
  • acknowledgment through the Architecture Centre gallery exhibition, website, email newsletter and social media
  • positively contributing to Widening Participation of the architecture and built environment sectors
  • travel and refreshment expenses covered plus honorarium fee for attending the whole week.

Interested? 

Contact Amy Harrison, Head of Learning & Participation, amy.harrison@architecturecentre.org.uk

“Share your design skills with the next generation.”