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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 

ABNEY PARK
THURSDAY VOLUNTEER AT ABNEY PARK

Every Thursday morning a group of volunteers meet to help maintain paths, control undergrowth and clean graves. The work ranges from heavy: wheelbarrowing clippings to spread on paths, to light: stripping ivy off graves and removing weeds.

CITY AND HACKNEY MIND
YOUTH WELLBEING PEER TRAINER

If you are aged 18-30, with lived mental health experience, this might be just the right role for you. Develop and deliver wellbeing and mental health workshops in school focusing on ”times of change’ in young people.

GEFFRYE MUSEUM
VOLUNTEER ENQUIRY ASSISTANT

With volunteers being a vital part of the organisation we believe they deserve the best communication. A key part of this is having a helpful and efficient enquiry process. We are looking for someone who is enthusiastic about Volunteering to support our recruitment activities.

  • 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.