Your time, your words, your presence

Opportunities to give in Islington.

Current opportunities...

Would you like to get experience in admin? The Holloway Neighbourhood Group is looking for an administrative volunteer to support their friendly office. You will help with the day-to-day running of one of their services the Stress Project which helps people with stress, anxiety and mental health problems.

My AFK, a charity which helps disabled people, is looking for a gardening volunteer to help and tutor disabled young people. They are also looking for flexible, long term volunteers to take part in various activities as part of a team, raising funds in their local area.

Centre 404 needs a volunteer to help with their groups and activities programme and take people wheelchair ice skating on a Wednesday. You will need a basic level of ice skating to apply. Induction and training is provided and this a fun opportunity to volunteer as part of a friendly and inclusive team.

The Postal Museum, which tells the story of postal communication and its impact on the world, is looking for two volunteers to support their work. They need a passionate and enthusiastic Schools Volunteer to help with visits from school children to ensure the groups have a memorable experience. They are also in need of a Collections Volunteer to help catalogue and sort greetings cards, some of which originate from Victorian times!

Voluntary Action Islington has all the latest volunteering opportunities listed on their website. You can search by postcode, or by role so you can find something which is right for you.

FCV Dorcas

21a Community Room, Midway House, Manningford Close, EC1V 7HP

FCV Dorcas works to combat isolation among the elderly in Islington. Their volunteers support older people living in Central & South Islington. There are many rewarding volunteer opportunities which can also give valuable experience if you want to work in care or community work.

Freightliners City Farm

Sheringham Road, N7 8PF

Freightliners City Farm runs evidence based programmes that have significant positive impact on visitors & volunteers in the community. By working at the farm, volunteers gain skills, confidence and health benefits.

Help on Your Doorstep volunteering opportunities

In our 7 locations around the London Borough of Islington.

Dedicated, friendly and engaging volunteers are a key part of our well-supported, well trained team. Our volunteers help us reach more people, improve outcomes for our clients and enhance knowledge of services in our local community.  We have various volunteering opportunities in admin and outreach roles.

Voluntary Action Islington

200a Pentonville Road London N1 9JP

Can provide information and support on volunteering to anyone who lives, studies or works in Islington. This could be short term, long term, bite size, remote. Roles range from general helping an individual to being a Trustee. Can  also support local people in forming or growing their not for profit organization.

If you would like more information or help to get involved in any of these opportunities please contact us. 

Health and wellbeing update service

If you are interested in finding out about our free SMS or email health and wellbeing update service which provides news and events about opportunities in Islington on a weekly basis then please contact us.

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