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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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Want to give something back this Christmas? There are many ways to volunteer in the run up to Christmas and on the day itself, from helping out at Santa Dashes, making Xmas cards for isolated people, helping out at Xmas Dinners and lunches or if you are time-short you can donate hamper items and presents to […]
This autumn, Volunteer Centre Hackney welcomed a new Employment Advisor, Ian Jordan. Hitting the ground running, Ian will be running two free employment workshops in November to support your journey into the world of work. Whether you are starting work after a break, entering employment for first time or are thinking about starting something new, these welcoming workshops […]
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“We were really looking for people to be local. It’s why Volunteer Centre Hackney has actually proved to be the best source of volunteers.” Read Easy Hackney is a recently-affiliated group to the national charity, Read Easy UK, which was set up in 2010 by Ginny Williams Ellis to support adults who had never learnt […]
The Step Up project supports people who have experienced mental ill-health to access volunteering as part of their mental health recovery and personal journey towards employment. Mark came to Step Up because he wanted to build his confidence and develop new skills. Naturally shy, he wanted to put his mathematical skills to good use in […]