Jacari is an innovative, award-winning student charity that matches up Bristol-student volunteers with disadvantaged children aged 7-16 who don’t speak English as their first language (EAL) and are struggling at school. Our Bristol-student volunteers spend an hour a week helping a child with their language skills and general confidence. This one-to-one support has been proven to improve academic performance at school and raise the child’s confidence outside the classroom. We also hold fun events and outings for children involved in the Jacari scheme, and within the university sphere we seek to raise awareness of the issues facing EAL families through events for students and the public.
VOLUNTEER WITH US at https://www.jacari.org
COVID-19 UPDATE: Here at Jacari nothing is more important to us than the safety and wellbeing of our tutees and volunteers. It is for this reason that with a heavy heart all tuition will be online for the duration of the term and will be reassessed when possible. This is in order to adhere to the government suggested guidelines and not only protect the safety of all our tutors and tutees but their families and housemates too. In spite of this, we are still as keen as ever to continue helping AEL students, especially in these academically uncertain and demanding times. Therefore, Jacari will continue to work closely with families and kids all over Bristol, utilising digital learning in order to continue to help those who need it.
Our website- https://www.jacari.org/
Our Facebook page- https://www.facebook.com/jacaribristol/?ref=br_rs
Our Facebook profile- https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100010865312975
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If you have any questions or want to know more about the charity or getting involved, please contact us by email firstname.lastname@example.org or call us at 01173257913.
For volunteer support, please email Ria at email@example.com
For general committee enquiries, please email Vera at firstname.lastname@example.org
Our committee President- Vera Toh (email@example.com)
Treasurer & VP- Manshika Arjun (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Fundraising Officer- Florence Thompson (email@example.com)
Teaching Officers- Polly Rumley and Antonia Fane (firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com)
Publicity Officer- Ella Blacksell (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Social Media Manager- Ed Pryor (email@example.com)
Volunteer Support & Equalities Officer- Ria McMillan (firstname.lastname@example.org)
A major part of Jacari is planning and running trips for volunteers and their children. We have previously held trips to Bristol Zoo, We The Curious and SS Great Britain (2018).
Bristol Zoo 2018
SS Great Britain 2018
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