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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 

Hackney CVS
Hackney Giving Champions

Give back to the community during the coronavirus and be part of an active communications and fundraising team as a Hackney Giving Champion. Seeking people with social media skills to help us spread the word, build our presence and help convert this into donations and support. A great role to see the direct impact of your support.

Digital Support
Newington Green Meeting House

If you have a few hours a week spare and you’d like the chance to build on your creative writing skills, then why not work with Newington Green Meeting House to help them create fresh and exciting content for their website. You will be able to dig through their archives and history and then share your favourite stories.

IRIE Mind
Young Black Men’s Project Peer Leader

Help co-design and deliver a brand news programme for young Black Men in Hackney. We’re recruiting young black men between the ages of 16-29 with lived mental health experiences. You will use your own experiences of recovery to develop and deliver courses that enable people to develop skills and confidence to manage their own recovery journey.

Community Supporters

If you just have 1 or 2 hours to spare, why not visit a Hackney resident who is isolated and in need of some company, for a chat, or to enjoy local activities together.

Researcher
IRIE Mind

Help IRIE Mind to research the experiences of the BAME community under the Covid-19 pandemic. This group has been disproportionately affected by the COVID-19 outbreak, and we want to understand this better, including what support and services are needed in order to best serve and support the community.

Coordinator
Readeasy

Gain some excellent experience as a team leader with this worthwhile group, who teach adults how to read. You will be responsible for matching trained volunteer reading coaches to adult learners and providing ongoing support.

  • 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
    - VOLUNTEER & HACKNEY RESIDENT

  • I am really enjoying volunteering, as it made me realise what I really would like to do
    - VOLUNTEER & HACKNEY RESIDENT

Why Get Involved?

MEET NEW PEOPLE
Volunteering brings you into contact with new and different people and helps you 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. Even one single hour can make a huge difference.

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

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