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WANT TO VOLUNTEER?
There are hundreds of ways to give your time, covering all interests and activities – one hour once 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.
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We know this is a hard time for many people and you, or someone you know, may need support. Find out how to get help now.
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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
Help support people with mental health issues to build local community connections, linking them to activities, projects and services. Volunteer Centre Hackney and Peter Bedford Housing Association are recruiting for two Community Connectors to support people with mental health issues to link to their communities, developing a personalised programme of health and wellbeing activities. You […]
After a short hiatus, Volunteer Centre Hackney will be launching our next Volunteer Managers’ Forum online, with the first session of 2020 taking place online via Zoom on Tuesday 28 July, 10.30am – 12noon. Join people supporting residents to volunteer and get involved in social action, and share your experiences of the Covid-19 pandemic response. […]
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Fond of gardening and looking to get back outdoors? If you’re interested in gardening and nature, we’ve got two brilliant roles for you. Choice in Hackney are seeking enthusiastic gardening volunteers to help maintain the gardens of vulnerable people in Hackney during lockdown. Edible Landscapes London are also now open for any volunteers looking to learn about gardening and edible plants at […]
There has been an incredible response from people in the Hackney community to coronavirus so far, with many organisations dealing with an overwhelming amount of individuals putting themselves forward to help. Over the last few weeks, lots of organisations have contacted VCH to ask about some of the processes they might need to have in […]