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Befriending Volunteer
Age UK Westminster
As a Befriending Volunteer, you will provide companionship to a lonely older person in Westminster.
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…
Keep Active Volunteer Scheme
Bishop Creighton House - Keep Active Hammersmith & Fulham
The aim of the Keep Active Volunteer Scheme is to provide support to older people with outdoor mobility and exercises after…
Community Navigator
Mind in Camden
The Healthy Minds Community Programme helps Camden residents reconnect with the community through a range of free courses,…
Love Your Neighbour Volunteer
North London Cares
Love Your Neighbour is North London Cares' friendship matching scheme, which brings volunteers together with their older…
Reach Out Volunteer Support
Resources for Autism
Resources for Autism is a dynamic and practical organisation providing services for Autistic children, young people and…
Peer Mentor
VoiceAbility
To use your own personal lived experience of mental health to support someone in a similar situation to achieve positive…
Weekend Walking Volunteer
Holborn Community Association
We are currently looking for volunteers to support our monthly weekend walking group for the local community in Holborn.…
Group Buddy Befrienders Volunteer
Centre 404
We are looking for kind, friendly and enthusiastic volunteers to join our group activities sessions at one of our housing…
Dog Support Volunteer
Centre 404
Purpose of this role:We are recruiting volunteers with a dog to provide befriending/ buddy support to our service users…
Children & Young People (CYP) Group Activities Volunteer
Centre 404
Purpose of this role:To help children and young people with learning disabilities and/ or autism to build more independence…
Day Service Volunteer
Centre 404
We are looking for helpful, fun and friendly volunteers to support the running of our day service for individuals with high…
Travel Buddy Volunteer
Centre 404
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Telephone Befriending Volunteer
Age UK Westminster
If you have access to a telephone, enjoy talking and would like to build friendships with older people, then our Telephone…
Walking Group Support
Unity Works
Our walking group has been running for over 10 years helping people with a learning disability to get out and discover the…
Beyond Boundaries Volunteer Coach
Body & Soul
You will be supporting in our weekly Adult Service (30+) which is a resource for support, information, encouragement and…
Volunteer Wellbeing Officer
b.zine
The topics and ideas we cover in our project, whilst absolutely essential, can be pretty heavy. We’ll all need someone we…
Guiding and Greeting Volunteers
Friends of Moorfields
We would like to recruit volunteers who could help us support patients of the Moorfields Eye Hospital at attending their…
Digital Impact Trainer
Otermans Institute
Otermans Institute (OI) provides free professional development and soft skills training support to some of the most…
Volunteer Mentor - Mentor a Little Londoner in Camden or Brent
The Kids Network
The Kids Network are a London based organisation working in boroughs across the city to help support children aged 8-11…
Social Clubs volunteer
East London Cares
Come and join your younger and older neighbours at our free virtual Social Clubs hosted over Zoom, to help us tackle…
'Love Your Neighbour' volunteer
East London Cares
East London Cares is a community organisation which tackles loneliness by bringing older (65+) and younger people together…
NHS Vaccinations Stewards needed across England
Vaccine Volunteering
We’re here to help people in England to stay safe during coronavirus (COVID-19). We have been set up by NHS England and NHS…
Befriending Volunteer
Share Community
This is an exciting project launched in response to the impact that prolonged periods of isolation have had on those who are…