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Top 5 London Volunteer Opportunities

Top 5 London (2)

1. Casserole Club

Where: Tower Hamlets
When: Ongoing

​Casserole club help​s ​people share extra portions of home-cooked food with others in their area who are not always able to cook for themselves. Sign up at casseroleclub.com


2. HealthWatch – Ealing and Waltham Forest
Where: West Ealing, Waltham Forest and other locations
When: Ongoing

Healthwatch’s mission is to work towards a society in which people’s health and social care needs are heard, understood and met.  They need local voices in Ealing and Waltham Forest  to influence the delivery and design of local health and social care services.

To find our more and apply, visit the Ealing Healthwatch and Waltham Forest Healthwatch websites directly.


3. Broken Rainbow – LGBT domestic violence charity
Where: Online
When: Ongoing – 3​/4 hours per week

Broken Rainbow is current opportunity for online chat volunteers – with full training and support given. They are looking for LGBT people to offer support to people experiencing domestic abuse or violence. Find out more about this role and the charity’s work at brokenrainbow.org.uk 


4. Crisis at Christmas, London

Where: Various locations around London
When: Ongoing – until Christmas​

Could you be one of the 9,000 volunteers who help out with Crisis’ 4,300 homeless guests this Christmas?

They need people with specialist skills like dentists, hairdressers, lorry drivers and performers etc, as well as an army of general volunteers ready to muck in. Interested? Find out more and apply online today.


5. Oxfam, Book Team Volunteer 
Where: Walthamstow
When: Minimum 4 hours per week, Apply by 19 November

The Walthamstow Oxfam team are looking for an energetic, motivated person who loves books and book selling. To find out more visit oxfam.org.uk/get-involved.