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There are hundreds of ways to give your time, covering all interests and activities – one hour once a day or one day a week – whatever works for you.
Over 1,800 people a year sign up to support Hackney charities. Meet great volunteers with skills and experience to help your organisation grow and thrive.
Supported employment, group volunteering, social action projects and mentoring. We can work in partnership to make inspiring ideas happen.
Coming to the Volunteer Centre helped me find opportunities I’ve always wanted. Sparing just a few minutes to pop into the centre will give you what you’re looking for
– VOLUNTEER & HACKNEY RESIDENT
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Mental health problems can affect anyone, at any time. Every year, the Mental Health Foundation campaigns around a specific theme for Mental Health Awareness Week, and hundreds of community groups, schools and businesses come together to start conversations and run events around mental health that can change – and even save – lives. This year’s theme […]
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This spring, Volunteer Centre Hackney is blooming with opportunities. Volunteering – especially in the brighter months – encourages you to become more physically active, getting out and becoming part of your community. Whether its outdoor games or planting flowers there is something for you. So shake off those winter blues and take a look at a […]
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Isolation can be detrimental to a person’s health. 2 in 5 older people in Britain are chronically lonely and studies have shown it is worse for you than obesity and can lead to diseases such as dementia and depression. Anyone of any age can be lonely, and for some, there is no choice but to […]
The Tree of Life narrative therapy programme invites you to take time for yourself to explore where you’re coming from and where you’re going, focusing on the skills, values and important people you have picked up along the way. It can be a powerful opportunity to connect with your sense of personal and collective identity […]