July Role Round Up
Fond of gardening and looking to get back outdoors? If you’re interested in gardening and nature, we’ve got two brilliant roles for you. Choice in Hackney are seeking enthusiastic gardening volunteers to help maintain the gardens of vulnerable people in Hackney during lockdown. Edible Landscapes London are also now open for any volunteers looking to learn about gardening and edible plants at their community garden, all whilst socially distancing to keep everyone safe.
Love books and have some time to spare? Hackney Playbus are looking for volunteers to help pack, organise and distribute books to families across the borough – help pack or distribute, or both!
Tech savvy helpers needed. Know your way around a smartphone and looking to help out? MRS Independent Living are looking for volunteers to work closely with older people to help them become more confident in navigating the digital world.
St Joseph’s Hospice Hackney are seeking Complementary Therapy Volunteers to join the team and support their patients. They are particularly interested in remote therapies, as well as massage therapists, hair stylists and beauty therapists.
GDPR expert needed! Local group Haggerston Mutual Aid are looking for someone to advise them on GDPR in order to continue their work delivering food to those in need. Drop us an email if you can help, email@example.com
Musicians looking to help? VCH have recently started a new project working with care homes to bring live music to their residents. We’re interested in hearing from any musicians that might want to spare an hour or two on a Wednesday or Thursday to perform in the gardens of local care homes and brighten up their residents’ days. Check out the Musician role and get in touch.
Enjoy being in the kitchen? AMURT UK are in the need for volunteers to help prepare nutritional food for vulnerable families and the homeless, who have been hit hardest by the coronavirus pandemic. If you’d like to help out, but are questioning your culinary skills, they are also in need of Telephone Order Request Assistants, to help people gain access to their support.
Are you a young black male, aged 18-29 living in Hackney or Waltham Forest and want to make a difference? IRIE Mind are searching for Young Black Men’s Peer Leaders to help develop and deliver courses aimed at helping young black men in Hackney deal with, understand and improve their mental health.
For all these roles and more, register online with Volunteer Connect and start searching and applying now. Got a particular skill you want to share? Get in touch with us via firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll help match you to a local organisation in need.