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The Somerville is a Registered Charity Relying on the time, support and energy of local individuals, families and businesses. Find out what you can do to give something back to this amazing community resource supporting the communities of some of the poorest boroughs in London!  


The Somerville’s services for children and young people are fast developing and very busy, supporting more than 1,800 families across Lewisham and Southwark. The Somerville relies on volunteers to give up their time and energy to support staff in manning the adventure playground and putting on fun, engaging activities – from cooking to bike maintenance, arts and crafts to theatre excursions – for the children and young people who use the centre. Why volunteer? Volunteering at the Somerville will help Read More …


Individuals Become a friend of the Somerville centre! The Somerville is a registered charity and from the end of 2018 will not receive any council or government funding. Become a friend of the Somerville by donating just £3 a month to directly benefit the community members who use the centre. All contributions will be gratefully acknowledged and are tax deductible. If you would like to donate towards the running of our Summer scheme please GO FUND ME South London Kids Need Read More …

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Job Lounge

Join us! Any current opportunities to work at the Somerville will be listed here. YOUTH SUPPORT WORKER (18.5 hour per week) Do you have the ability to engage and inspire young people? Do you have experience of working with young people with challenging behaviours? Are you able to deliver a variety of sports and other activity programmes? Do you want to part of our journey? Somerville Youth & Play Provision is looking for an enthusiastic team member to supervise, support and Read More …