The UK Sapphire Foundation
We have over 5 years experience working in Islington, Hackney, Camden, Southwark, Lewisham, Greenwich and Lambeth. We have worked with over 5000 young people and families till date especially those from minority and disadvantaged backgrounds. The Sapphire Foundation aims to equip young people to not only be their best version of themselves but also inspire them to have a genuine insight of…

As a Community Engagement Volunteer you will allow us to connect to the community and make it a better place; encouraging community participation in consultation and decision-making. Also, this volunteer can support projects that intentionally bring people together to simply get to know one another or bring people together with the goal of solving a community issue


- An opportunity to join a much worthy cause in an organisation that intends to improve the lives of our young people
- An opportunity to be the change you want to see, especially in young people
- A massive chance to expand your network and knowledge
- Working mainly from the comfort of your own home, with flexibility to come to our office
- Regular opportunities to meet with and work with skilled leaders who are experienced in working with youth and development
- A sense of joy and fulfillment from giving back to a well needed cause and helping to support some of the most underrepresented and disadvantaged members of the community.
- A chance to potentially build professional connections and friendships which will strengthen the local community

Time commitment

10-20 hours per week
Application deadline
What measures have you put in place to ensure volunteers’ safety during COVID-19?
Keeping hands clean, practising sneezing and coughing into bent elbows, opening windows, wearing a mask, and continuing physical distancing. When necessary PPE can be provided

This organisation is one of our community partner organisations.

Like all volunteer recruiters we work with, they have signed up to our service standards, agreeing to abide by our policy on partnership working.

In addition, the team here at Students’ Union UCL Volunteering Service is here to support you throughout your volunteering journey – you can get in touch at any time with any questions, queries or problems you encounter.