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How To Get Involved
WANT TO VOLUNTEER?
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
Volunteering for Hackney is a new project launched by Hackney Council to provide small grassroots community groups that operate at a very local level (no staff or maximum of one paid staff) with structured strategic support, to help them thrive and grow. Groups will receive: help with fundraising, free meeting rooms, help with social media and […]
Now’s the time to nominate your volunteers for an award from the Mayor of London as part of the Team London 2017 Achievement Awards – nominations close on 21 July 2017. Volunteers can be nominated across a broad range of categories that seek to capture the full diversity of London’s volunteering community, with awards for […]
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News / Updates / Blogs
Keeping volunteers motivated and interested starts with good recruitment practices. Ensuring your volunteers’ skills and motivations match your organisation’s needs is key. If you do not, then a volunteer is likely to become dissatisfied quickly and you will feel their contribution is unnecessary. If you feel the role is not right for them think about other […]
Volunteer Centre Hackney and the “Our Place” project are delighted to welcome Dr Jean Louis Lamboray, founder of the international Constellation community development platform, to launch his book “What Makes Us Human” in Hackney on Wednesday 21 June from 10.30 – 12.30pm at 1 Alpine […]