St Mungo's
Our mission is to house, support and care for vulnerable people in London who either have been, or at risk of sleeping rough and homelessness. Our aim is to make sure that homeless and vulnerable people can look forward with optimism and can contribute to the quality of life.

Rough sleeping is the most visible form of homelessness. It is harmful, dangerous and ruins lives. Our outreach teams go out each night looking for people sleeping rough. We gradually build up trusting relationships, working with people to offer them routes out of homelessness and towards recovery. We work in partnership with other organisations to help people access accommodation as well as support services such as physical and mental health services, drug and alcohol services, and legal services as needed. As an outreach volunteer you will be assisting outreach workers to carry out shifts and look for referrals. You will be engaging with rough sleepers who have both been referred via StreetLink and those known to the team. You will support the outreach worker to assess clients’ needs and provide them with a variety of immediate off the street options where possible.

Time commitment

This role is available as follows:
Westminster: Minimum commitment one shift per month between 6am-9am or 8.30pm-12 midnight 7 days a week
Tower Hamlets: Minimum commitment one shift per fortnight between 5am-8.30am Tue/Wed/Sat or between 9pm-1am Mon/Thurs/Sun.
Application deadline

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.