Your time, your words, your presence

Opportunities to give in Islington.

Current opportunities...

Royal Trinity Hospice is looking for a shop volunteer on Upper Street in Islington. No experience is needed and they will teach you everything you need to know. You will be able to help sort donations, assist customers and there’s the option of learning how to use the till. It’s an excellent opportunity to give something back to the local community, meet new people and develop your skills and experience.

North London Cares runs a Love Your Neighbour scheme which brings older and younger people together to bring companionship and the outside world into people who struggle to get out and about. This is a very rewarding scheme which creates great friendships on both sides. Find out more and register as a volunteer on their website

Mind is looking for Integrated Community Support volunteers to help people who are in mental distress. You must be able to commit for 1 day a week for a year. DBS checks will be required and there is the opportunity to learn about mental health and work with within a friendly team.

Holloway Neighbourhood Group is looking for volunteers to help at a men’s social group. This a lovely opportunity to get involved in a social group over games of darts, dominoes, board games and trips.

Islington Law Centre is looking for an admin and reception volunteers. They are looking for a minimum of two days a week for three months and it is a brilliant opportunity to learn from different teams and work with a friendly team. 

You can use also the Voluntary Action Islington online search tool to find out about current local voluntary opportunities.

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.

If you have received a SMS/text from us and do not want to be sent further updates to your phone please reply to the link stating 'STOP' (charges may apply) or email us at [email protected] with 'STOP SMS' as the subject of the email and stating your full name in the email message.