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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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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 

Newington Green Alliance
IT Manager

Manage the volunteer IT team that powers NGA’s community projects and events. You will be responsible for identifying and sourcing free software solutions, software integration, training, and troubleshooting. This is a great opportunity to use your existing IT skills to help your community.

Museum of London Archeology
Team Member

Do you live in Hoxton or Shoreditch? Join us in a brand new project exploring the history of housing in the local area. No previous experience needed, just an interest and enthusiasm in the local area or history and want to share their experience whilst learning new skills. Free taster session 19 May! 

Volunteer Centre Hackney
Public Health Community Champions

Help reduce the spread of COVID-19. We are looking for people who live, work, or study in the borough to communicate key public health messages to family, friends, colleagues, and neighbours. Combat misinformation and make sure people know what support is available.

Made in Hackney
Logistics Assistant

Made in Hackney’s kitchen team prepares 600 meals a day for households in the borough who struggle to access food. They need someone on Tuesdays and Thursdays to provide logistical support for this service, including updating Google sheets with the latest information on referrals, managing the cycle courier WhatsApp group, and keeping the Head Chef informed of latest numbers.


Volunteer Centre Hackney
Community Supporters

If you have just 1 or 2 hours to spare, make a difference visiting a Hackney resident who is isolated and in need of some company – for a chat, or a walk in the park. We’re particularly interested in hearing from people who speak community languages such as Polish, Urdu, Bengali, Punjabi, or Italian.

Bridge the Gap CIC
Local Grant Reviewer

Bridge the Gap CIC need someone with experience to provide 6-8 hours of support a week to evaluate, review, and approve original and amended grant applications. You will also assistant in implementing grant programmes and ensure compliance with regulations an requirements.

  • If you’re feeling isolated or out on a limb..volunteering is the best way to plug yourself in and recharge. It helped me learn new skills, and sharpen existing ones. I’d highly recommend it

  • I am really enjoying volunteering, as it made me realise what I really would like to do

Why Get Involved?

Volunteering brings you into contact with new and different people and helps you to understand different ways of thinking and attitudes.

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

Your unique skills and life experience can help charities and communities. Even one single hour can make a huge difference.

Challenge yourself and boost your self-esteem. Help to improve the lives of others and work within a supportive and caring team.

Staying active is good for your physical and mental wellbeing. Get more active by volunteering on a local farm or helping out on a community park or garden.

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