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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.

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CORONAVIRUS CRISIS VOLUNTEERING

If you would like to volunteer specifically to help to support  people affected by the coronavirus crisis click the link to register now.

Featured Volunteering Opportunities 

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.

Community Gardener
Beecholme Community Gardens

If you fancy being outdoors and enjoying the natural world, why not join Beecholme Community Garden in Clapton, who are looking for people interested in gardening and supporting the local community. You will join a supportive team and learn new skills including composting, sewing and planting.

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.