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SEARCH FOR AN OPPORTUNITY

We have dozens of volunteer roles to fill every month! See our latest roles below. You can also search our full list online to suit your interests and lifestyle.

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MAKE AN APPOINTMENT

Prefer to talk in person? Make an appointment with one of our trained advisors. They’ll help you to find roles that match your interests, skills and availability.

Featured Volunteering Opportunities 

HESTIA HOUSING AND SUPPORT
SUMMER PLAY SCHEME SUPPORT ASSISTANT

 

Do you enjoy working with children?  Can you spare some time this summer? Then this role might be for you! Help organise a range of activities for families in crisis. The summer play scheme enables them to get out of the house and meet new people. It allows mothers and children to bond, attend fun activities and create happy memories.

VOLUNTEER CENTRE HACKNEY
HACKNEY HELPER

Volunteer as a Hackney Helper, give back to your local community and make the difference in someone’s life! We’re looking for volunteers who can give 1 – 2 hours of their time to help support a Hackney resident who might be in need of some help. By becoming a Hackney Helper, you’ll help enhance the quality of a local persons’ life by supporting and promoting their welfare, personal development and capacity for self-determination.

CITY AND HACKNEY CARERS CENTRE
SOCIAL MEDIA VOLUNTEER

We are looking for a bright, enthusiastic, web-savvy individual to help with our social media accounts. The role will involve making sure our Facebook and Twitter accounts are kept up-to-date with engaging, relevant content about our activities and events. The role can take place in the office, or from home – whichever suits you.

  • If you’re feeling isolated or out on a limb..volunteering is the best way to plug yourself in and recharge. It helped me learn new skills, and sharpen existing ones. I’d highly recommend it
    - VOLUNTEER & HACKNEY RESIDENT

  • I am really enjoying volunteering, as it made me realise what I really would like to do
    - VOLUNTEER & HACKNEY RESIDENT

Why Get Involved?

MEET NEW PEOPLE
Volunteering brings you into contact with new and different people and helps you to understand different ways of thinking and attitudes.

DEVELOP NEW SKILLS
Learn new skills. Start a new hobby. Try out a new career direction. Build on your existing skills and enhance your CV.

GIVE BACK
Your unique skills and life experience can help charities and communities. Even one single hour can make a huge difference.

BUILD CONFIDENCE 
Challenge yourself and boost your self-esteem. Help to improve the lives of others and work within a supportive and caring team.

STAY ACTIVE
Staying active is good for your physical and mental wellbeing. Get more active by volunteering on a local farm or helping out on a community park or garden.

HELP COMMUNITY
Help transform your area into a healthier, cleaner and better place to live. Bring people together and tackle local issues.