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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
VCH is seeking 3 x Community Development Officers to work with local people and community groups to develop new project ideas and to build strong, long-lasting communities. This role would suit someone with a passion for working with local people, who is able to work independently and on their own initiative with resilience and confidence […]
Struggling to find fun things to do during lockdown? Why not create a Christmas card for isolated people in your local community? Volunteer Centre Hackney is channeling the borough’s creativity by encouraging everyone to send inspiring messages of love and hope to people living in residential homes in Hackney. If you haven’t got time to […]
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Volunteer Centre Hackney’s next Volunteer Managers’ Forum will take place online via Zoom on Wednesday 25 November, 12.30pm – 2.45pm. Join people supporting residents to volunteer and get involved in social action, and share your experiences of the Covid-19 pandemic response. We will be exploring ways to continue to engage volunteers as well as ways […]
As we enter a second lockdown, existing GOV.UK guidance on volunteering during the pandemic has changed. Here’s a summary of the changes: Where possible, people should volunteer from home. If they can’t, they can volunteer outside their home if they follow the social distancing guidance and no-one in their household has symptoms of coronavirus or […]