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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 

Volunteer Centre Hackney
Covid Vaccine Steward

Help in the effort to vaccinate key workers and the most vulnerable people in the borough. You will be based at a local GP surgery, welcoming people and ensuring everyone observes the social distancing guidelines.

NHS East London Foundation Trust
Covid-19 Vaccination Marshalls

Help end the pandemic by volunteering with NHS East London Foundation Trust. You will be greeting, guiding, and handing out information to people receiving the vaccine. A great opportunity to get out and have a massive impact.

The Feel Good Community CIC
Volunteer Delivery Driver

Deliver care packages to your neighbours as a volunteer delivery driver. They’re looking for people on Fridays and it doesn’t matter whether you have a car, a motorbike, or just a regular bike!

National Food Service
Cooks, Delivery Drivers, and Telephone Support

The National Food Service’s North London branch are looking for volunteers to help deliver 800+ meals a week to people in need across the borough.  Their roles are very flexible and take place on weekdays and weekends, so no excuses!

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.

SWIM
Befriending Volunteers

Working with Her Majesty’s Prison and Probation Service (HMPPS), volunteers are urgently needed to carry out ‘check-in and chat’ telephone calls either on a weekly, fortnightly, or monthly basis with people serving community sentences. A quick chat once a week could make all the difference!

  • 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.