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Register today to join our volunteer community

Unfortunately, due to Covid 19 restrictions we are currently only recruiting shop volunteers.

To be added to a waiting list as a Writing Mentor or any other role, please email Dorothy at


Help children and young people to write a brighter future for themselves by becoming a volunteer for the Ministry of Stories or Hoxton Street Monster Supplies. We rely on around 250 volunteers a year.

Our writing centre, school programmes and shop proudly serve a wonderful diverse community in east London. We therefore would particularly welcome volunteers who define themselves as:

  • Black, Black British Caribbean and Black British African
  • Asian and Asian British
  • Turkish
  • Mixed Ethnicity
  • Young volunteers (under 25s) and elders (over 60)
  • Volunteers from our local area (Hackney, Tower Hamlets and Islington)
  • Family of current or former young writers (parent, siblings 18+, carer)
  • Disabled

Please complete the sign up form below. We’ll be in touch as soon as we can!