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Opportunity: Christmas Volunteer – Station Collections

SHP’s Bucket Collections are a really fun, flexible and easy way to volunteer to help raise vital funds for homelessness services across London.

As part of a team of like-minded volunteers you meet new people, learn about the state of homelessness and gain skills in public fundraising.


Short-Term Tenancy Sustainment Volunteer

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We’re looking for compassionate, reliable and non-judgemental volunteers. The Passage has a strong culture of volunteering and runs London’s largest voluntary sector resource centre for homeless and vulnerable people: each day we help up to 200 men and women. We are looking for a bank of volunteers who are flexible and can be called on at short notice for at least 6 months.

New Horizon Volunteer

New Horizon Youth Centre provides a range of services to young homeless people between the ages of 16 to 21. The drop-in provides a safe environment including various facilities and activities such as a surgery, classes, life skills, sport, free meals, showers and laundry. Various satellite services on employment, education, drugs and family mediation are also available at the centre.

Opportunity: Life Skills Volunteer - Maths Coach

This role will make a difference to young residents, living in our Hostel, who are trying to gain a qualification in a chosen subject but find it difficult to move forward without a maths qualification. It will also make a difference to young residents who need to take a numeracy test to get on to a work placement, into employment, or onto a college course, but are put off by the fact that they know they will fail, as they have no confidence in their mathematical abilities and/ or no experience. Most jobs or courses require you have a level of numeracy ability, and if you are lacking that, it can affect your whole future and the direction you take.


Opportunity: I.T Teaching Assistant Volunteer

To provide assistance to Spires’s IT teacher and support the learners on the Computers for All course.


Opportunity: Warm Welcome Volunteer

The Warm Welcome Team are responsible for ensuring the centre is a safe and welcoming environment for clients, volunteers and staff. The team provides the initial contact for clients entering the Resource Centre centre and establishes the needs of clients by way of informal engagement and initial assessments. They tell clients what services are available and how to access them. They provide support with the laudary services, clothing store and cloakroom. The team also monitors the health and safety of the Resource Centre.


Digital Inclusion Volunteer

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The Passage has a strong culture of volunteering and runs London’s largest voluntary sector resource centre for homeless and vulnerable people: each day we help up to 200 men and women. This role will support the team to ensure appropriate use of the computers whilst supporting clients to access the internet and all it has to offer. You will be helping clients to get online, responding to questions and helping with basic computer-maintenance issues.

Life Skills Volunteer - Maths Coach

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The Centre works with homeless young people, badly housed families, refugees, asylum seekers and migrants; helping them to obtain employment and break out of the cycle of homelessness and exclusion.

Young Person’s Hostel and Life Skills

Our 32 room hostel is home for 16-25 year olds. It gives homeless young people a place to call home and the support needed to turn their lives around.

Opportunity: Double Exposure Project Leader

We are currently looking for a new Project Leader for Double Exposure; for more information, please contact our Admin Team.

Manages all aspects of the Student-Led Project “Double Exposure” including planning the project, completing the risk assessment, recruiting and managing the volunteers, developing partnerships with external organisations and evaluating the project.


Opportunity: Volunteer Assistant Driver

The Assistant Driver accompanies the driver on set routes, collecting surplus food from suppliers and delivering to charities.


I.T Teaching Assistant Volunteer

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Spires is looking for a compassionate volunteer to support both the tutor and learners on our basic computing course. Spires’s Computers for All course is aimed at offering Spires clients access to computers as well as the chance to polish up on or gain new computer skills. The class is free and open to anyone of any ability, age and background. Assisting in the class will take the form of one-to-one support and will vary from week to week depending on the learner’s needs.

Volunteer Depot Team Member

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Free of charge, The Felix Project collects good quality food from suppliers. We check it’s fresh and then deliver it to charities so they can give vulnerable people a healthy meal or snack. Put simply, we’re saving food and changing lives.

Sleep Out – recruitment and stewardship volunteer X2

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Centrepoint is the UK’s leading youth homeless charity. Working with the Strategy and Change Manager you will be helping to deliver projects that will improve the outcomes we deliver.

Opportunity: New Horizon Volunteer

New Horizon Youth Centre provides a range of services to young homeless people between the ages of 16 to 21. The drop-in provides a safe environment including various facilities and activities such as a surgery, classes, life skills, sport, free meals, showers and laundry. Various satellite services on employment, education, drugs and family mediation are also available at the centre. As a volunteer you will provide support to a team of professionals working with young homeless people. You will get involved with all activities/tasks except when risk to their H&S (conflict, working in isolation). The aim of the role is to support a team of professionals working with young homeless people.


Opportunity: Digital Inclusion Volunteer

The Employment, Training and Welfare Rights Team (ETWR) helps our clients find employment. We recognise that our clients are often far from the labour market and so we help them at every stage of their journey back to work.

The ETWR team plays host to 20 computers for clients to access. As well as using these to apply for jobs and training opportunities, we also allow clients to surf the web, contact their friends and family through social media/email and stay digitally connected.


Warm Welcome Volunteer

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Attention all interested in working with vulnerable adults!! The Passage has a strong culture of volunteering and runs London’s largest voluntary sector resource centre for homeless and vulnerable people: each day we help up to 200 men and women. Warm Welcome volunteers are a pivotal part of the Hospitality Team. Acting with compassion and kindness, volunteers engage, encourage, and support clients during their time in the Resource Centre. We are looking for someone able to commit for 6 months on any week day (Monday - Friday) 7.30 - 2pm or noon - 5pm, weekly or fortnightly.

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!

Opportunity: Play Support Worker

We are looking for volunteers to spend time with, engage and inspire homeless children resident in Camden’s temporary accommodation hostels.

Our after-school-club is based in one of Camden Council’s hostels, and it provides resident children with much-needed play space, creative resources, a lending library, outdoor activities, and healthy after-school snacks. Our volunteer playworkers provide support to our professional staff by being able to give one-to-one attention to individual children in the club, whether by engaging in imaginative play or creative activities, reading with them, participating in outdoor games, or helping them attend to our kitchen garden. The also give practical help to our small staff team, helping to set up and close down the club so we can offer a high level of service to our families.

Volunteer participation enables us to have a high adult-child ratio, which means children benefit from the close engagement and encouragement in their personal and creative development from role-model adults.


Opportunity: Soup Kitchen Volunteer

To help run the soup kitchen both on the evening and as an ongoing project.


Trusts Officer

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Stoll is both a housing association and a charity and for almost 100 years, we have provided homes and support services for vulnerable Veterans (ex-Armed Forces personnel). We have four housing schemes in London and our office is based at our largest scheme, Sir Oswald Stoll Mansions, in the Fulham Road Apart from providing housing, we also provide support services, to ensure that Veterans are equipped to live independently.

Soup Kitchen Volunteer

A souper way to get involved with the Finsbury Park community!

We run a Soup Kitchen based at St John the Evangelist, Brownswood Park (the Hackney bit of Finsbury Park!). To keep this project running we are looking for UCL students who live in the area to volunteer a few hours of their time on a Tuesday evening.

There is a mix of volunteering opportunities available, depending on what you want to take on, from serving soup at the weekly soup kitchen to getting involved in co-ordinating the project.

Opportunity: Cooking or Hosting Volunteers

Get creative and cook a three course meal using food waste for refugee and asylum seeker women and their young children!


Opportunity: Volunteer Depot Team Member

The Depot Team Member is responsible for sorting surplus food and preparing specific crates for charities.


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