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IT Specialist and Online Support

Do you have skills and experience in IT, smartphones and tablet technology? Put your problem solving skills and expertise to use by supporting people with sight loss to use their computers, tablets and smart phones. We need you to troubleshoot problems, set up devices and provide basic guidance for people with sight loss to use technology and get online.

Speaker Scheme Volunteer


Diabetes is one of the biggest health problems facing not just the UK, but the world. We need your help to prevent some of these shocking facts:

3 people die from diabetes- related complications such as heart attacks, strokes and kidney failure every hour. That’s more deaths from diabetes than breast and prostate cancer combined.

Events Volunteer


Diabetes is one of the biggest health problems facing not just the UK, but the world. We need your help to prevent some of these shocking facts:

* 3 people die from diabetes- related complications such as heart attacks, strokes and kidney failure every hour. That’s more deaths from diabetes than breast and prostate cancer combined.

* Finally, 10% of the NHS budget is spent on treating the complications of people with diabetes that’s £1m an hour.

Bengali Speaking Befriending Volunteer

Are you Bengali or Hindi speaking and interested in befriending an older Bangladeshi woman living locally to UCL? We are looking for someone who is available to help out once a week for a couple of hours by assisting one of our members to go out for a walk or to the shops. Most importantly you must be able to offer some company and the opportunity to speak in Bengali or Hindi.



We’re looking for volunteers to befriend elderly people in the local area.

Befrienders will visit isolated or housebound elderly people living on the Regents Park estate or Crown Estate, or the wider Euston area. To carry out this role, you should be a good talker and listener, provide company and new interest and make friendly phone calls between visits. If visiting a housebound person, befrienders will take the housebound person out in a wheelchair for a walk or a visit to the shops.

Workshop Leader or Assistant

Lead or support a series of activities either in our community centre in Camden, or in a local organisation, which may be a care home; a residential mental health home; a sheltered housing unit. Share your interests and create a sociable and inclusive environment for older people to participate in. Workshop themes can vary from gardening to dominoes to jewellery making, we want to hear about what skills you have to offer, and what skills you would like to learn! This is something you can do weekdays, weekends, or evenings.

Events and Outings Assistant

Whether it’s a local trip for the afternoon, a day trip to the coast, or an event at one of our community centres, we always need volunteers to help out at events and outings with St. Pancras Community Association’s Older People’s Project. Our volunteers enable older people who need assistance in a wheelchair or need a helper because of a mental health issue to come out on trips and enjoy a day out.

Befriending Volunteer

Help your local community by Befriending older people in their homes. These people are often housebound and because of this have become lonely and isolated from society. This will involve telephoning and visiting someone in their home or supporting them to get out of the house. The person you visit may have a physical impairment; dementia; or mental health difficulties. This is something you can do weekdays, weekends, or evenings.

Teaching Assistant


The Latin Programme - Via Facilis has been running for 10 years achieving great results

in Literacy and language learning in low achieving Primary Schools. We are a young vibrant organisation working to make a difference in the lives of London’s young people.

ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages)Tutor



United Migrant Workers Education Project (UMWEP) is looking for volunteer tutors to deliver its Alternative Education Model (AEM). We welcome experienced ESOL and ICT Tutors/Assistant Tutors, but also those with an interest in non-formal adult education. You don’t need a teaching qualification to join our project, but we require you have a good standard of the subject you want to teach.

Educational Mentoring

Salusbury World is a small charity that supports refugee and migrant children and families in North West London. We are looking for educational mentors to support refugee pupils at two secondary schools in Brent. You will have the chance to help a vulnerable young person build their confidence, improve and strengthen their English and develop their academic abilities. Our mentoring project has a proven track record - a few hours of your time each week will make a big difference to the young person’s life!

Data Entry Volunteer

Marchmont Community Centre’s Community Worker with Older People needs a student or students to help update and input data on centre users.

Could you help us create and update a new database? We need to input all our paper-based information onto a new database and the end result will help us to capture the demographic of our users and provide all our service deliverers with crucial, up to date personal information about our clients in the event of an emergency.

Essential skills, experience and personal qualities:

Assisting in our Charity Shop


Helping out in our shop could be a great way to get a welcome break from studies and exams, while at the same time knowing that your time is contributing towards raising funds to help deliver services to older people in the borough of Camden. A particular interest in books, film, antiques or clothes could help with us getting best prices for our donations.

Dementia Befriending Volunteer


Visiting someone living with dementia or memory loss is very rewarding. We are looking for people who can commit to making a weekly visit to someone for a year, to help alleviate isolation and keep these older people engaged with their communities. People live all over Camden, so a willingness to travel is necessary.

Completion of on-line training in Dementia Awareness is a prerequisite to becoming a befriender.

Other training is provided and out of pocket expenses are reimbursed.

In-Patient Unit Volunteer


St John’s Hospice In-Patient unit relies on volunteers 7 days per week. They support the delivery of services on the unit and allow for trained staff to focus on and deliver care to the highest standard possible.

The key duties of In-Patient unit volunteers include:

* Help patients to order lunch and dinner throughout their stay

* Serve meals to patients’ rooms

* Check Coffee Bar ensuring surfaces and sink are clean, cups are washed and there is a supply of coffee, tea, sugar and biscuits.

School Holidays Activities Programme Volunteer




Are you a fun and friendly person? Do you relish a challenge? Do you enjoy helping with family activities?

Get involved with West Euston Time Bank’s Summer Family Activities Programme, with events ranging from picnics in the park, cooking sessions, gardening, painting and craft workshops, to movie-making, there are lots of opportunities for a keen volunteer to help with and to get their teeth stuck into.

Afterschool & Homework Clubs Volunteer


We are looking for enthusiastic volunteer teaching assistants for two after school clubs run by a local Time Bank from 4.30 - 6.30 pm on Wednesdays and Fridays during school term-time at a nearby small community centre on the Regents Park Estate, NW1. To help and support children from 8- 11 years of age (key stage 2) with homework and a range of exciting cross community and intergenerational linked projects. If interested please ring us on 0207 383 4382.

Front-of-House Volunteer

Our front-of-house volunteers are the public face of Benjamin Franklin House - from running our Box Office and Shop to leading tours of the House for our visitors - and assist us for 1 day per week.

Our front-of-house volunteers also assist the House management team in a variety of areas including marketing, organisation of public events, and general maintenance.

Association Visitor

Association Visitor

The role of Association Visitor is a highly rewarding one with many opportunities for developing your own skills and knowledge, whilst being part of a team. Professional qualifications or personal experience of Motor Neurone Disease (MND) are not necessary; however, empathy with people affected by MND is essential.

Main Purpose of the Role:

Volunteer Facilitator for local elderly Singalong sessions


Outgoing musical person wanted to inspire and enthuse a local elderly singalong group at a small older people’s charity near Euston.

Administration Assistant Volunteer


The Latin Programme is a small educational charity working to improve literacy levels, and thus the life chances of children attending under-achieving London primary schools. We are a young vibrant organisation working to make a difference in the lives of young people and we have been running for 10 years achieving great results

Children's Literacy Teacher


Volunteers needed to teach disadvantaged children how to read. Real Action is the literacy charity that has taught over two thousand children from London’s most deprived communities to read. At our model Butterfly Saturday Reading School we help children, aged five to twelve, to learn to read by the systematic Butterfly reading programme.

IT Tutor to Elderly People


This volunteering opportunity will enable elderly people to gain confidence,obtain enjoyment, and acquire new skills in using computers. We are also looking for somebody to perhaps be involved projects in digital video and photography. There is a very friendly and informal atmosphere and very energetic third agers although the average age is 76 years!

A couple of hours one afternoon a week will make all the difference. The Centre is very near the university.

Summer Holidays Volunteer Helper

Help with our residental holidays for people with learning disabilities run entirely by volunteers! Have the oppportunity to act as a carer to an allocated guest providing them with 1 to 1 support and engage them in activities. Our guest have varying levels of needs, but one thing in common, your commitment to their holiday– it is a very special thing. They look forward to the holidays all year and often volunteers have as good a time as they do!