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Top 5 London Volunteering Opportunities

Top 5 London (2)

images1. Volunteer with Body & Soul

Where: Body & Soul, 99 Rosebery Avenue, London, EC1R 4RE

When: Ongoing

HIV charity Body & Soul are looking for a variety of new volunteers to join them in their mission. Their current team of volunteers includes artists, music producers, dance teachers, educational professionals, complementary therapists, doctors, social workers, students…a huge range of diverse people with big hearts.

Interested?   Find out more on their website or email anneke@bodyandsoulcharity.org



2. Volunteer with Doctors of the world in East London

Where: Canary Wharf & Bethnal Green 

When: Applications accepted 6 October – 23 November

Volunteers at the DOTW clinic in east London, both medical and non-medical, provide care, support and advocacy for some of societies most excluded people, helping them access mainstream health services.

Find out about opportunities and how to apply at doctorsoftheworld.org.uk.


3. Volunteer Saturday Support Workers, WDP Westminster Drug Project

Where: Westminster, London

When: every Saturday 11.00am 4.30pm.

The North Westminster drug and alcohol service runs a Saturday social club that provides a safe space for people with drug & alcohol problems to socialise.

They need a volunteer support worker to work with abstinent and non-abstinent clients every Saturday. Between the hours of 11:00am and 4:30pm.

Duties will include:

  • preparation and service of food and drinks
  • setting up and clearing up of the social club
  • engaging with clients and promoting recovery
  • reception and meet and greets
  • working as part of a team to deliver services in a range of different roles.

Full details and how to apply available on CharityJob.


4. Weekend Club activities volunteers needed

Where: Haringey, London

When: Ongoing

Kith & Kids are looking for lots of volunteers to support children and adults with learning disabilities during weekend club activities. You’ll support people to take part in a wide range of activities, including sports, crafts, video music and more.

No experience needed just enthusiasm and energy!

Full training provided. Training starts 1st or 16th November 10am-4.30pm at Ermine Road Day Centre, Seven Sisters, N15 6DB (you choose which one you would like to attend).

Apply today on CharityJob.co.uk

wrap up london

5. Volunteer collectors needed for Wrap Up London

Where: Main train stations across London

When: 3-7 November 

This year’s 4th annual Wrap up London campaign will be taking place the week of 3rd-7th November.

Last year’s campaign was a huge success, with members of the public and businesses donating a staggering 15,700 coats.

From help with promotion, helping with coat collection/distribution and sorting post event, there are lots of ways for you to volunteer and get involved! For more details visit their website or email wulvolunteers@handsonlondon.org.uk