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.
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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
It’s that time of the year again! A time to say thank you to you – our amazing VCH volunteers – for all the support you’ve given your community. From Tuesday 1 June to Monday 7 June, as part of Volunteers Week 2021, people all over the UK will be celebrating the transformative power of […]
Each year, Volunteers’ Week, organised by NCVO takes place from 1 – 7 June. Last year the celebrations did not go ahead due to the pandemic, but organisations across the country are resuming their activities for this year. Volunteers’ Week is a great opportunity to acknowledge the amazing people that have been giving their time […]
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News / Updates / Blogs
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? […]
One of our volunteers, Andrew, talks about his journey from volunteering to employment after graduating just before the pandemic hit I wanted to start volunteering because I’d just graduated. I wasn’t sure what I wanted to do but I knew I needed to get some experience. I went to one of VCH’s volunteer fairs and […]