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Selly Oak PlayScheme

The Selly Oak Play Scheme runs play sessions for children aged between 3-11 years every Sunday during term time between 11-1pm. We normally host the play sessions at the Underground at University’s Guild of Students. The play sessions vary for week to week but they can often include a wide range of crafts and arts, cupcake decorating and games! We are thinking about possibly organising some trips for the children during the year, which could include places like Birmingham Sea Life Centre and/or Birmingham Wildlife Conservation Park. As a volunteer, you’d really be able to put something back into the community by helping parents and careers whilst also helping to benefit children’s development and learning!


For more information, please contact us on either;




To download the Selly Oak Play Scheme volunteer role description, click here:


To apply to become a Selly Oak Play Scheme volunteer, click here:



Application process:

·      Apply using the application form link above;

·      Invited to informal interview with the Selly Oak Play Scheme committee;

·      If accepted, you will be expected to do the following:

o   Complete the Canvas Safeguarding session (children) training:

o   Book onto and complete a DBS application:

·      Start volunteering!








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 Ellie Keiller - Guild President 2016-17
Natalie Cox - Activities & Development Officer 2016-17
Chris Wilkinson - Education Officer 2016-17
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Georgie Freeman - Sports Officer 2016-17
Ross Strong - Welfare Officer 2016-17

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