Volunteer for us

After the start of the Covid-19 Pandemic in 2020 we recruited over 60 volunteers to help with urgent essential deliveries of food and befriending people who were isolated due to shielding, self isolation and lockdown.

Volunteer for us

Volunteers made a real difference to people’s lives - whether they supported one person or many. Read more about volunteering at Help on Your Doorstep.

As we move out of Pandemic restrictions, the needs of local residents are changing and we are looking for new volunteers.

People have become isolated due to the Pandemic and may still not be able to see friends and family. Many people are in need of a simple conversation. If you have just 1 hour a week to spare you could make a huge difference to someone’s life.

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Some people have become anxious about going out and are not managing to get to the supermarket, the hairdresser, a coffee shop or even for a walk. They may like to try a new activity, but are anxious about taking those first steps. Could you help someone re-connect with their local community? You might be able go for a walk, or a museum etc.

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We are continuing to offer vulnerable Islington residents help with essential shopping and deliveries as a short-term intervention and where there is no other available support. We may be able to help someone who is self-isolating, recently discharged from hospital, is unwell or waiting for shopping services to start. Deliveries can include prescriptions, grocery shopping, foodbank collections and other one-off collections and deliveries within Islington. As delivery volunteer you would need to be able and willing to make deliveries across Islington as required. Access to a car or bike would be useful.

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Application process

To apply for either of the above roles please read the role description, complete the volunteer application form and equal opportunities monitoring forms and email them to Parveen Akhtar, Team Leader at pakhtar@helponyourdoorstep.com.

Volunteer application form: Volunteer_Application_Form_(Aug_2021).docx

Equal opportunities monitoring form: Equal_Opportunities_Monitoring_Form.docx

Support our work during the Coronavirus Crisis

If you can’t volunteer, then you can support our work by donating to our Coronavirus Crisis fund or sharing information about our services with others living and working in Islington.

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