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Games Force Volunteer

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What have Bradley Wiggins, David Weir and Mo Farah got in common? They have all previously competed in the London Youth Games (LYG) - Europe’s largest annual youth sport event. However, without volunteers this event couldn’t have happened. Why not follow in the footsteps of the awesome London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games Makers and get involved in volunteering? Each year at LYG, over 136,000 young people from 33 London Boroughs are involved in competitions across over 30 different sports. GamesForce is the volunteer programme to support this.

Student Charity Ambassador

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?Students Vs Blood Cancer?.

We are supporting Delete Blood Cancer UK (DBC UK) in the fight against Blood Cancer.

Why not Volunteer with DBC UK and become a Student Ambassador.

Meet friends and create a social event in University while being part of a great cause!

DBC UK are looking for Student Ambassadors within universities to recruit and lead volunteers, organise donor drives and spread the word!

Are you looking for an opportunity to save a life and make a genuine difference?

Major Gifts Volunteer

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What you’d be doing

* Supporting our Major Gifts Team with administrative duties, including keeping our database up to date and writing content for letters/promotional materials and our website

* Helping at organised VIP events like our Carol Service and Fundraising Dinner, as well as our Corporate Volunteering Days

Qualities/Experience/Skills needed

* Previous fundraising experience isn’t essential

* Confident communicator, both verbally and written, with an eye for detail

Event Management Intern

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The Afghanistan & Central Asian Association (ACAA) is a successful frontline Afghan charity set up in 2001 and is now providing an opportunity for someone who would like to develop their organisation, communication and liaising skills, improve their knowledge and understanding of the NGO sector and gain first-hand experience of a grassroots charity via the role of Event Management Intern.

Intern

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Aspierations is an advocate group for people with Asperger Syndrome in the corporate world.

Our dedicated recruitment channel is due to be launched early Autumn and a new website is currently in development. This will help us go forward and therefore makes for a highly exciting time for an intern to join us!

Join our Community Events Team

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Age UK Westminster are recruiting a large pool of dedicated volunteers to help out with our fundraising activities and community events. Volunteers will help with activities such as setting up information stands, representing us and promoting our organisation’s work at public events. This role would suit someone who wants to volunteer without the need to commit on a regular basis, but instead can help as and when they are available.

Event Speaker Volunteer

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If you are looking for experience in public speaking, have great links to your local community and care about our cause, keep on reading!

Action on Hearing Loss is a charity that works to create a world where hearing loss doesn’t limit or label people, where tinnitus is silenced and where people value and look after their hearing.

Education Partnership Executive x 4

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We are looking for enthusiastic volunteers for the Education Partnership Executive role. The role will support developing partnerships with schools and universities here in UK.

Working closely with executive team, you will help us develop links to schools and universities encouraging students to get involved in our charity projects here in UK and Africa, ultimately contributing to ‘build a school project’.

Fundraising Volunteer

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The National Brain Appeal (RCN 290173) raises funds for The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery and the Institute of Neurology. We want to improve the outcome and quality of life for everyone with a neurological disorder by funding pioneering research, providing access to the latest technology for expert diagnosis and training tomorrow’s leading clinicians. Our volunteers help to make this possible.

Ambassador

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The main aim of the Ambassador Programme is to represent and promote Noah’s Ark at various community events in Barnet, Camden, Enfield, Haringey and Islington. Your help would really make a difference in helping us raise awareness and funds. It is hoped that volunteers can commit to supporting in this role for a minimum of 12 months, but this can be flexible.

We hope to provide you with the opportunity to build connections with the local community, to develop public speaking skills and to organise effective presentations to deliver to an audience.

Front of House Volunteer

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Are you up for being involved in London’s most exciting new arts venue?

Shoreditch Town Hall is looking for volunteers to get involved in a range of activities. Whether it be as an usher in our current season of artistic work, serving tea and coffee at events or distributing leaflets, your interests and skills are incredibly important to us.

Events/Fundraising Volunteer

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Mayhew is one of the most effective animal welfare organisations in London, helping thousands of dogs and cats to escape a life of abandonment, cruelty and neglect each year. Our vision is a society where animals are treated and cared for with respect.

Mayhew relies on over 1,000 hours of volunteer time per month. From dog walking and cat socialising to administration and adoption home checks, our volunteers are essential to everything we do.

Family Activities Volunteer

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Noah’s Ark provides regular Family Activities including Family Days, Parent Groups, Siblings Groups and Noah’s Ark Children’s Groups. These activities are designed to provide fun and free days out, allowing children and families the opportunity to meet others in similar situations and to take part in new activities in an accessible environment.

Becoming a Family Activities Volunteer is a serious commitment but it provides a rewarding opportunity to directly support children with life-limiting or life threatening conditions and their families.

Friday Night Disco for Learning Disabilities Helper

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Centre 404 is the place to be on a Friday night. Each Friday we host a disco for around 70 adults with learning disabilities. The live DJ and disco ball make the atmosphere amazing! We are looking for volunteers who are willing to come out fortnightly to help collect entrance fees at the door, monitor the tuck shop, and give water to those dancing the night away. Great fun!

Mental Health Champions

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The Manor Gardens Welfare Trust was founded in 1913. Our services are dedicated to promoting good mental health, physical health and wellbeing across Islington.

The Wellbeing Service @ Manor Gardens is currently looking to recruit new Mental Health Champion Volunteers.

Mental Health Champions are a community of individuals actively starting conversations around mental health.

This can be done through putting on events, attending meetings and starting conversations with their colleagues and friends to reduce the stigma around mental health.

Night Hub Volunteer

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Do you want to gain experience working with vulnerable people, while having a great night out? The Night Hub will help anyone vulnerable or distressed on Friday or Saturday night in the West End. As a volunteer, you could be helping people get home safely or reunite with friends, helping them report crime or get medical help, or providing emotional support. Volunteering is a great way to make new friends, and gain experience that could help toward a career in psychology, social work or emergency services.

Volunteer Fundraising Assistant

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ACTSA is the successor organisation to the anti-apartheid movement, we work campaigning for rights, equality and development across southern Africa. We also work to educate and inform on Southern Africa , providing information and analysis on the region.

ACTSA will shortly be re-launching its website and we have a research based volunteer opportunity to work with the ACTSA team to update the ‘Country Information’ section of our website on countries in Southern Africa (15 in total).

Target Ovarian Cancer Volunteer

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Target Ovarian Cancer offers a diverse range of volunteering opportunities with our fundraising team. Whether you can only commit to a one-off event or want to help us with something more long-term, your time will allow us to raise money to support women living with ovarian cancer.

Survival rates for women with breast cancer have risen to over 80 per cent. If we were able to achieve what has been achieved in breast cancer in the last twenty years, over 3,000 more women would survive ovarian cancer each year.

Data Entry Volunteer

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Age UK Islington Activity service runs a varied and busy programme of activities across the borough. It is vital that we accurately record attendances and client information on our database to enable us to contact clients about future events and ensure our mailing list is kept up to date. It is also essential for us to run reports to continuously monitor and improve the service as well as for reporting purposes. The Data Entry role would involve entering data of activities attendances and new clients on our database and helping with the mail out for our Activity programme on Excel.

Project Assistant (Community Outreach and Development)

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Do you have a good level of English and Spanish and a genuine interest in volunteer management? Do you want to support a small, user-led charity that provides services to newly settled communities in the capital? Then this volunteer role might be for you! Since 1989, LADPP has been providing services to Spanish and Portuguese speakers, with a particular (but not exclusive) focus on those with disabilities. Chiefly our users are from Latin America but we also work with people from Europe and Africa.

Science Explainer Volunteer

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Are you a science student or enthusiast? Do you want to share a love of science? Volunteer at the Royal Institution’s Family Fun Days and Lates running activities and demonstrating experiments to young people and adults. This could be anything from demonstrating blood circulation to making indoor rockets! Just sign up to the events you want to do for a brilliant opportunity get experience in science communication, presenting, explaining and demonstrating science in an informal educational setting.

Volunteer Assistant Youth Worker

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Are you passionate about supporting and inspiring young people? Do you have a particular skill or life experience that could be used to organise fun activities that could help young people to learn and develop new skills set?

Cooking or Hosting Volunteers

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FoodCycle takes food that would have been thrown in the bin but is perfectly good to eat into a three course meal for people in our community. We tackle food poverty and loneliness by getting communities together to eat a healthy vegetarian meal. If you like getting creative, eating good food and having a chat then this is the opportunity for you!

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