VCH Brings Communities Together to Build a Better Hackney
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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
Good volunteer recruitment and management not only increases your organisations capacity and impact, but also ensures that the time you give to supporting volunteers makes a real difference to their skills and confidence. On 1 March, Volunteer Centre Hackney is leading a Best Practice in Volunteer Management session introducing you to the key areas of […]
Last week saw VCH welcome keen Hackney residents to our first Get Involved in Your Community session of 2018. Here’s what some of them had to say about their experience: ‘Informative… a relaxed and friendly atmosphere.’ ‘The session itself was exhilarating and meeting new people from different backgrounds was useful. The individual tasks opened up […]
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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 […]
Over 70 people attended the VCH ‘Be the Difference’ volunteer fair on Tuesday 23rd January at the Hackney Museum. They got to meet Hackney organisations including Rainbow Grow, Abney Park, Alzheimer’s UK, Beecholme Community Garden, ELATT, Hackney Playbus, Shoreditch Trust, The Passage, Xenia, The Conservation Volunteers, JAMI, Hoxton Trust, The Centre for Better Health and Crisis. […]