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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
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Volunteer Centre Hackney supports around 400 local charities and organisations to recruit local residents as volunteers. Based on Kingsland Road, Hackney Pirates one of these charities. An educational charity, the team support young people aged 9-13 to develop the literacy, confidence and perseverance that will help them achieve both in school and the world beyond. The Pirates welcome […]
Join Our Place’s LEAD POSITIVE CHANGE 8 week course to take your project idea to project launch. Designed for anyone who wants to lead a community project to create positive change, Lead Positive Change is a practical, outcomes focused course – and no project is too big or small! The course will give you the tools and […]
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A big thank you to everyone who came along to last Wednesday’s Volunteer Fair. Despite the snowy weather, we had a fantastic turnout. Over 50 local people from all ages and backgrounds expressed their interest in giving back to their community and offering various skills and experiences. Sarfuddin, a student currently on work experience at VCH said […]
There’s still time to help local charities this Christmas and New Year. Local hospice, St Josephs’ Hospice, have kindly been donated some space to set up a Festive Pop Up Shop and are now looking for additional volunteers to help out. Shop Assistant Volunteers are urgently needed to help sort stock, display goods and sell […]