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There are hundreds of ways to give your time, covering all interests and activities – one hour once a day or one day a week – whatever works for you.
Over 1,800 people a year sign up to support Hackney charities. Meet great volunteers with skills and experience to help your organisation grow and thrive.
Supported employment, group volunteering, social action projects and mentoring. We can work in partnership to make inspiring ideas happen.
Coming to the Volunteer Centre helped me find opportunities I’ve always wanted. Sparing just a few minutes to pop into the centre will give you what you’re looking for
– VOLUNTEER & HACKNEY RESIDENT
Latest News and Events
It’s that time again! VCH will be running another Volunteer Fair in June at Hackney Museum, this time to celebrate Volunteers’ Week from 1-7 June 2018. Taking place on Wednesday 6 June from 5:00 – 7:00pm, all are welcome to come along and meet with charities and community groups from around Hackney. You’ll get a chance to […]
Do you have a morning or afternoon spare each week? Want to gain more experience in care or support work? Homeshare Daycare are searching for local people to open their homes and welcome a local resident for a few hours each week. Volunteer Carer volunteers engage with their client through various activities decided together – from a trip to […]
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Over 70 people attended the VCH’s Spring Volunteer Fair on Thursday 26th April at the Hackney Museum, and met with organisations including Abney Park, Young Hackney, Hackney Pirates, Into University, Outward, City Year, Hands Inc, Volunteering Matters, Beecholme Community Garden and many more – all offering a wide range of opportunities from befriending to tutoring. ‘The event […]
Hi Marta, so tell us how you volunteer. I’m a volunteer befriender for a lovely lady called Ruth, and I visit her every week, which I’ve been doing for 2 years now. Why do you visit Ruth? She has long term physical health conditions and this has made her feel very nervous and lacking in […]