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Digital Clinic Volunteer
Age UK Kensington & Chelsea
We actively combat loneliness by connecting isolated older people with their community and supporting them to join group…
Volunteer English Tutor
Conversation Over Borders
We are looking for volunteer tutors to work one-to-one with refugees and asylum seekers online delivering our English…
Video Content Creator
Age UK Camden
We are looking for a creative and passionate volunteer who will produce 2-3 minute YouTube videos for our charity for older…
Dementia Befriending
Age UK Camden
Dementia Befriending supports people to live independently and safely at home for as long as possible, stay socially engaged…
Photography Appreciation Volunteer - Online
Age UK Kensington & Chelsea
Age UK Kensington and Chelsea actively combats loneliness by connecting isolated people within their community and…
Italian Teacher Volunteer
Age UK Kensington & Chelsea
Our Activities & Events programme is an innovative programme which seeks to bring together communities to engender a…
Creative Writing Teacher Volunteer
Age UK Kensington & Chelsea
Age UK Kensington and Chelsea actively combats loneliness by connecting isolated people within their community and…
Knitting & Crochet Teacher
Age UK Kensington & Chelsea
We actively combat loneliness by connecting isolated older people with their community and supporting them to join group…
Autism Xmas Project Volunteer 2023
Kith & Kids
Kith & Kids provides activities, opportunities, information, and support for people with a learning disability or autism…
Weekend Club Autism Support Volunteer
Kith & Kids
Kith & Kids provides activities, opportunities, information, and support for people with a learning disability or autism…
Volunteer Mentor on Autism Employability Project
Kith & Kids
Kith & Kids provides activities, opportunities, information, and support for people with a learning disability or autism…
Overnight volunteers for Robes Winter Night Shelter
Southwark Cathedral
Robes takes part in the annual winter night shelter provision for homeless people in Southwark and Lambeth by hosting 1…
Philosophy Volunteer
Age UK Kensington & Chelsea
Age UK Kensington and Chelsea actively combats loneliness by connecting isolated people within their community and…
Befriender for Young Asylum Seekers
HIAS+JCORE
HIAS+JCORE is welcoming new volunteer befrienders for our JUMP project, which pairs unaccompanied young asylum seekers and…
Family Befriender
Family Friends
Family Befrienders provide whole family support to families who are often facing multiple hardships. Volunteers will meet…
Big Buddy
Family Friends
Our Big Buddies are inspirational role models who provide support to young people aged 10-18 for a few hours weekly or…
Cooking or Hosting Volunteers
FoodCycle
Get involved with FoodCycle and become a cooking or hosting volunteer at your local FoodCycle meal today! With 16 projects…
Project Leader
FoodCycle
Our mission at FoodCycle is to make food waste, food poverty and loneliness, a thing of the past. Week in, week out, our…
Dementia Group Support Volunteer
Age UK Westminster
Age UK Westminster is developing groups based on the Maintenance Cognitive Stimulation Therapy (MCST) model, where group…
1:1 Walking Support
Age UK Westminster
Support people living in the borough of Westminster to become more active and help them rebuild confidence going outside!
Exercise At Home Programme Volunteer
Age UK Westminster
Support people living in the borough of Westminster to become more active and help them regain their independence!
Community Befriender
Lewisham CommUnity Hub
Offer a warm welcome to community members, encouraging them to use the space. Offer teas and coffees, entertain children and…
LGBTQ+ Person of Faith Youth Mentors
East London Out Project (elop)
You will be an integral part in supporting young LGBTQ+ people of faith or from faith backgrounds with issues related to…
LGBTQ+ Person of Colour Youth Mentors
East London Out Project (elop)
You will be an integral part in supporting young LGBTQ+ people of colour with issues related to their lived experience. elop…