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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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The Mayor of London’s Volunteering Awards recognises the tireless work of London’s volunteers and their efforts to improve our communities. Please take the time to nominate a volunteer who gives their time freely to our city’s charities every day. Your nomination will give them the opportunity to be rewarded for their incredible commitment. You can […]
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We are looking for a dynamic and engaging Job Coach to join our team at Volunteer Centre Hackney and help people with mental health issues and other high support needs into paid employment. Our Step Up project has been successfully supporting City and Hackney residents into volunteering and paid employment for four years, and are […]
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The Step Up project supports people who have experienced mental ill-health to access volunteering as part of their mental health recovery and personal journey towards employment. Jay is one of Step Up’s long standing participants who has been building his self-confidence through volunteering locally at St Joseph’s Hospice. As a born and bred Hackney local […]
Each week, Volunteer Centre Hackney’s Our Place project hosts a weekly coffee morning on the New Kingshold Estate. Our Place brings local people together to spark discussions about how to improve their neighbourhood. We facilitate spaces and opportunities for residents to run their own sessions and activities- from gardening sessions to bingo nights-so that together […]