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Volunteer Buddy
Richmond AID
Richmond and Kingston Volunteer Buddy:Become a buddy to a young person with a disability in the Richmond or Kingston…
Litter Picking Volunteers
Green Walkers
Are you appalled by the excessive amount of litter found around UCL and in London? Do you wish to do something about it?
LGBTQ+ Project Volunteer
Middle Eastern Women & Society Organisation (MEWSo)
The Middle Eastern Women and Society Organisation (MEWSo) is a women’s charity run by and for women from migrant and ethnic…
Residential Project Group Leader
Free to Be Kids
Free to Be run adventurous, nature based residentials to give vulnerable young people a space to have fun and to feel…
Social Club Volunteer
North London Cares
Our Social Clubs are free activities which take place both face-to-face and remotely, and bring older (65+) and younger…
Volunteer English Conversation Partners
UCL Centre for Languages & International Education (CLIE)
The UCL Centre for Languages & International Education is looking for volunteer English conversation partners to help…
Volunteer Befriender For Adults with Learning Disabilities
Hft London
Hft London are currently seeking volunteers with an interest in learning more about the lives of adults who have learning…
Digital Inclusion Volunteer
Fulham Good Neighbours
To provide digital and IT support for older people who wish to learn or improve their skills in using new technology. To…
Love Your Neighbour Volunteer
North London Cares
Love Your Neighbour is North London Cares' friendship matching scheme, which brings volunteers together with their older…
Help out at our Valentine’s Gala Concert & afternoon tea
Age UK Kensington & Chelsea
We actively combat loneliness by connecting isolated older people with their community and supporting them to join group…
Autism Spring Project Volunteer 2023
Kith & Kids
About Kith & KidsWe provide activities, opportunities, information, and support for people with a learning disability or…
Weekend Club Autism Support Volunteer
Kith & Kids
About Kith & KidsWe provide activities, opportunities, information, and support for people with a learning disability or…
SEND Youth Club Volunteer
Poplar HARCA
Our SEND Youth Club provides a safe and inclusive environment for youth people to freely express themselves, have fun and…
Online Reading Volunteer
Doorstep Library
Doorstep Library Online Reading Volunteers visit the same families online via Zoom every week to share their love of reading…
Home Reading Volunteer in Camden and other locations
Doorstep Library
Doorstep Library Reading Volunteers visit the same families at home or on their doorstep, every week with backpacks full of…
UCL Student Hospital Fun Team
UCL Student Hospital Fun Team
UCL Student Hospital Fun Team is an award-winning volunteering organisation that aims to create a sense of normality for…
Telefriends
Age UK Camden
Telefriends volunteers are matched with an older person and commit to making a regular weekly phone call. The volunteers…
Refugee Response Programme - Mentoring for Mums Welcome
Westminster Befriend a Family
Mentoring for Mums WelcomeFor over 30 years, Unfold (previously Westminster Befriend a Family) has been providing support…
Emergency Response Volunteer
Royal Voluntary Service
As a Emergency Response Volunteer you will be someone we can call upon to help if there is an urgent need to support people…
Active Listening Volunteer
The Wren Project
The Wren Project is a registered charity which supports people newly diagnosed with autoimmune disease. Through ongoing 1- 1…
Bridging Generations – Volunteering with older people
Coin Street Community Builders
Make a difference to the lives of isolated older people at fitness, wellbeing and social sessions. Join the Community…
Activity & Group Volunteer
Headway West London
At Headway West London, we have a range of activities and groups that the volunteer would be involved in facilitating at.…
Check in and chat volunteer
FoodCycle
You'll be playing a vital part in connecting with our guests who may be feeling lonely, ensuring they still feel connected.…
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…