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
VCH, in partnership with Hackney CVS and City and Hackney Public Health, recently launched the new Public Health Community Champion volunteer role and Community Champion training programme. The aim of the programme is to support the reduction in the transmission of COVID-19 in City and Hackney, by communicating important public health messages to vulnerable residents, […]
Young Hackney are looking for Hackney parents to join the Parent Champions community and help share their expertise with those who will benefit most. Parent Champions are made up of parent volunteers who spend time with other parents to share information, explain the benefits of local service and raise awareness of relevant support for parents […]
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News / Updates / Blogs
The response to the coronavirus pandemic by volunteers has been amazing. It has shown us what can be done when we all work together. As we head towards the winter months, we will need to tap into this spirit to make sure that we can keep Hackney safe. In order to keep on top of […]
Help support your community in its time of need. We’re looking for volunteers to make a real difference to the lives of someone in their local community by acting as a Community Supporter/Telephone Befriender. As a volunteer, you’ll help enhance a local resident’s life by supporting and promoting their confidence and helping them to thrive. […]