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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.
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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
If you’re looking to get involved in Hackney’s vital coronavirus vaccine rollout, we’ve got lots of different volunteering opportunities for you to help get Hackney back on its feet. NHS East London Foundation Trust are looking for marshalling volunteers to support the vaccination hub at the Westfield in Stratford. VCH are looking for Covid Vaccine […]
VCH is recruiting a Best Practice Officer in Volunteer Management to support the hundreds of community groups and charities that are delivering vital services across Hackney. Over the last year, multiple frontline groups have sprung up to deliver essential supplies and services to people suffering the impact of COVID, while hundreds more charities continue to […]
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As we enter a third lockdown, we’re updating you on the existing GOV.UK guidance on volunteering during the pandemic. Here’s a summary of the guidance: People must volunteer from home unless it is not reasonably possible for you to do so. If you can’t, you can volunteer outside your home if they follow the social […]
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 […]