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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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This summer the British Museum is hosting an ambitious youth volunteering programme involving seven weeks of professional discovery, training and employability skills followed by the delivery of volunteer-led tours at the British Museum. The team are searching for 8 motivated and enthusiastic young people (ages 16-24), from range of diverse backgrounds and communities to help form a […]
Charities across Hackney are gearing up for Volunteers’ Week 2018, a national event celebrating the amazing contribution made by volunteering, volunteers and volunteer managers across the country. From taster sessions volunteering in retail to helping run messy mud play sessions, here are just some of the highlights happening across the borough! Have a look at […]
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Celebrating volunteers isn’t just for Volunteers Week – Nominate for Team London Achievement Awards now!
Now’s the time to nominate your volunteers for an award from the Mayor of London as part of the Team London 2018 Achievement Awards – nominations close on 25 July 2018. Volunteers can be nominated across a range of categories that seek to capture the full diversity of London’s volunteering community, with awards for volunteers under […]
A unique volunteer recognition scheme is launching in Hackney and Havering after securing funding from the National Lottery. ValueYou (www.valueyou.org) provides a volunteer discount card for individuals volunteering 100 hours or more per year to charities, hospitals and community groups.Marking the start of National Volunteers Week the scheme is launching in Hackney and Havering today, […]