WANT TO VOLUNTEER?

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SEARCH FOR AN OPPORTUNITY

We have dozens of volunteer roles to fill every month! See our latest roles below. You can also search our full list online to suit your interests and lifestyle.

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MAKE AN APPOINTMENT

Prefer to talk in person? Make an appointment with one of our trained advisors. They’ll help you to find roles that match your interests, skills and availability.

Featured Volunteering Opportunities 

REEL REBEL RADIO
SOCIAL MEDIA ASSISTANT

Online community radio station that broadcasts local news from the heart of Hackney, needs a media-smart volunteer to help with their social media presence.

PLAN ZHEROS
HACKNEY FOOD WASTE HEROS

Plan Zero Food Waste Heroes are needed to help collect food from businesses that have excess food and deliver it to charities either on foot, by public transport, bike or car.

VOLUNTEER CENTRE HACKNEY
COMMUNITY SUPPORTERS

Volunteers needed to meet socially isolated Hackney residents to help them get out of their house, go for a walk, or talk together about shared interests/hobbies.

Be sure to check the full listings on Volunteer Centre Connect.

“Coming to VCH made me realise I can aspire to do jobs I thought were beyond my reach”

-VOLUNTEER & HACKNEY RESIDENT

 

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Why Get Involved?

MEET NEW PEOPLE
Meet people who you might not usually meet. Get to understand different ways of thinking and attitudes.

DEVELOP NEW SKILLS
Learn new skills. Start a new hobby. Try out a new career direction. Build on your existing skills and enhance your CV.

GIVE BACK
Your unique skills and life experience can help charities and communities. One hour can make a huge difference.

BUILD CONFIDENCE 
Challenge yourself and boost your self-esteem. You will help other people’s lives improve and be part of a supportive team.

STAY ACTIVE
Staying active is good for your health and wellbeing. You can get even more physical by working in a local farm or helping the environment.

HELP COMMUNITY
Help transform your area into a healthier, cleaner and better place to live. Bring people together and tackle local issues.