“We are kind of like one big family.”
-elvina - Mentee

      Watch the video, read the info and apply now!

Why mentor?

Find more on what we do: here

Training & experience

You will receive training both internally and from respected independent providers. We do not expect any prior experience.

1. NSPCC Safeguarding trainingwww.workingwithothers.org

2. SAPERE Philosophy for Children training
3. Behaviour Management training.

"When looking to hire smart graduates, I look for additional interesting things on their CV. Lauriston Lights provides a unique leadership opportunity for university students to talk about at interview. The level of responsibility students are given is unprecedented", Mark Walford, CEO Global Asset Management

Dates & times

Programme dates & locations

1. Bow Secondary School

Twelvetrees Crescent, London, E33QW
Date: 3rd - 14th August 2020 (Mon - Fri)

2. The Oxford Academy
Sandy Lane, West Littlemore, Oxford, OX4 6JZ
Date: 3rd - 14th August 2020 (Mon - Fri)

Training dates
29th - 31st July 2020 (Wed - Fri)

8.45am- 4pm (Mon-Fri)

The final application deadline is 30th June 2020

It's quite a long form, but that's because we want to ensure that each and every one of our mentors is capable and committed.

Please save it first in a Word doc as it will not save if you refresh the page!

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to email Denise at lauristonlights@gmail.com

Fill in the form:
Can you confirm availability to volunteer as a mentor for the following dates in London/Oxford:
If you have received financial support at university and will need help with travel costs to and from the camp please email us when applying.
Please provide the details for two character references below.
n.b not a personal contact (e.g. Friend or family)


We have received your application. 

We’re absolutely thrilled that you’re interested in volunteering with Lauriston Lights this summer. 

What’s next?

We are doing two batches of applications:

  • Apply in February and you will hear by March 3rd
  • Apply from March 3rd and you will hear by March 24th (our final deadline for applications)

We will try our very best to ensure that this works; if it’s been longer than this please don’t hesitate to get in touch at applications.lauristonlights@gmail.com 

You will always hear back from us, whether your application has been successful or not.

If your application has been successful someone will be in touch to arrange an interview. This will either be in person or over Skype. We aim to get back to you within two weeks of your interview, if not sooner. If you are successful at the interview stage then congratulations and welcome to Lauriston Lights!

Thank you and we look forward to reading your application!

Best wishes,

Lauriston Lights 

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