VCH Brings Communities Together to Build a Better Hackney
How To Get Involved
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.
DO YOU NEED SUPPORT?
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.
GUIDANCE FOR GROUPS
We are in awe of the community spirit that has sprung from such challenging circumstances. Click for more info on safer volunteering.
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
We are proud to announce that Volunteer Centre Hackney has been awarded Hackney Council’s highest honour, the Freedom of the Borough, in response to our work supporting local communities throughout the pandemic. As the highest award that a council can bestow, it is a privilege for VCH to be recognised amongst exceptional individuals and organisations […]
VCH is seeking both full-time and part-time Community Development Officers to help deliver a new and exciting programme supporting local residents and patients to share their skills and volunteer at their local GPs. You will be responsible for recruiting and engaging with local patients and residents to support them in delivering their own activities or […]
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News / Updates / Blogs
In the first part of this blog post, we shared ways for organisations to formally reward and recognise the contributions of their volunteers. This week, we’re going to look more deeply at ways for organisations to make volunteering a more enriching, fulfilling experience for volunteers. Day to day management – make the role exciting! Are […]
Saying thank you… beyond Volunteers’ Week In a previous post, we talked about Volunteers Week, an annual celebration and time to say thank you to our volunteers which takes place every year on the first week of June throughout the country. But have you thought about the value of continuous reward and recognition for volunteers? […]