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Food Growing Volunteer

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Centra Care & Support are looking for volunteers to lead fun activities for service users living in sheltered accommodation. Perhaps you are interested in conservation and/ or growing vegetables. From as little as 1 hour per week, we have different volunteering opportunities across London for friendly people to facilitate such as Food Growing Volunteering, with the aim of providing an environment where vulnerable adult service users feel valued.

All volunteers receive expenses, thorough training, shadowing opportunities, and DBS checks.

Outdoor Education Volunteer

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Wild Schools aim to deliver great learning experiences to local primary students through outdoor education.

Using the varied environment of the West Ham Park, sessions are delivered in all primary subjects which are engaging, hands on and memorable. Each session is designed to suit the needs of a specific class in collaboration with the teacher.

So far we have taught over 5000 students outside since the project began in October 2016 in subjects as diverse as maths, art, local history and geography.

Volunteer Gardening Assistant

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Castlehaven Community Association is looking for volunteer gardeners! Volunteers will work as part of a team, help with the upkeep, development and protection of Castlehaven open spaces so that so that it can be enjoyed by all the community.

Gentle Gardening Volunteer

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Make local green spaces more colourful and vibrant through helping with planting and weeding. Volunteering in the sessions will also improve health and reduce isolation of participants by growing food to share and supporting those who need help to get involved or just want to have a chat. Gardening has been proven to have therapeutic benefits, helping alleviate isolation and depression though the combination of gentle exercise, getting outside, growing plants and social interaction.

Community Gardener

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We are a 1.2 acre community garden and building in Kings cross. Our main aim is to improve the quality of life of the people of our area.

As a volunteer as a Community Gardener you will assist the Garden Ranger with garden maintenance including composting, weeding, painting and pruning.

Healthy Minds Academy Volunteer

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The Camden Hub is launching the Healthy Minds Academy to help us build a network of volunteering opportunities aimed at increasing wellbeing through creating events and activities accessible to the whole community. This is a unique learning opportunity in which you can be part of real meaningful change for the community and health and social care sector more broadly. We are looking for people with a wide range of skills, knowledge and experiences who are enthusiastic about improving wellbeing of the community.

Garden Volunteer

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We are looking for volunteers to join the busy team of gardeners at Kenwood House and Estate to assist with the presentation and maintenance of the garden.

As a member of the garden team you will:

• Carry out horticultural tasks as required by members of the Gardens Team e.g. weeding, pruning, planting, irrigation, path sweeping, grass-edging and sowing

• Develop an understanding of the history of the garden and the significance of the plants and planting schemes

• Answer questions from visitors accurately and with confidence