Want to Volunteer? Get Started!

VCH ICONS Logo Shape 18

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.

VCH ICONS Logo Shape 17

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 

AUTISM SUMMER CAMP VOLUNTEER 2019
KITH & KIDS

Join an action packed summer camp and get to know our lovely service users as you take part in exciting camp activities such as; treasure trails, camp fires, swimming, day trips to the seaside and much more. Sunday 18th – Sunday 25th August 2019 in Surrey.

RETAIL ASSISTANT
CRISIS

Crisis urgently need retail volunteers to help support the day to day running of their busy shop in Mare Street. This provides opportunities for you to gain work experience in various aspects of retail, build self-confidence, sell arts and crafts.

VOLUNTEER READER LEADER
THE READER AND HACKNEY LIBRARIES

Do you love reading? Like to contribute to elder lives within your community? Join The Reader in shared reading groups bringing poems and short stories to life through live reading aloud and group discussion. No experience needed.

  • 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.