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Top 5 Volunteer Opportunities

Top 5 London (2)

1. Rescue4Children
Where: 53 Stoke Newington High Street, London N16 8ELrescue for children
When: Ongoing

The team at Rescue4Children are running an urgent humanitarian aid appeal for displaced families in Kurdistan-Iraq. They’re looking for volunteers to help pack items in their London office for the next consignment in December.

Just a few hours of your time can have a massive impact to support the children and their families living in the refugee camps.

Contact them on 020 7923 2338 or elif@rescue4children.org to get involved.

2. Tanzania Development Trust: IT website & social media volunteer
Where: Hackney
When: Apply by 11th DecemberTanzania Development trust

Enthusiastic about IT and Social Media? Looking for a flexible volunteer role and a chance to make a real difference?

Tanzania Development Trust is a small volunteer run charity supporting grass roots agriculture, education, health and water projects in Tanzania. There’s no office, so you can volunteer from home or remotely, and they require at least 4 hours commitment a week.

To find out more contact Janet at j.chapman@tanzdevtrust.org.

3.Volunteers needed for Fair Christmas Fayre
Where: Salvation Army Regent Hall, Oxford StreetSalvation Army When: Saturday 29th November

Volunteers are needed for London’s biggest ethical Christmas market to help with setting up, packing away and promoting the event. They’re also looking for any musicians or performers who might like to get involved!

Interested? Contact Renee on reneeberkhout@googlemail.com.
You can also help by joining the event on Facebook and invite your friends to spread the word

4. Forest Recycling Project
Where: Walthamstow/ Leytonstone
Forest Recycling ProjectWhen: Ongoing

Based in Walthamstow and Leytonstone, Forest Recycling Project delivers practical community-based projects to reduce, reuse and recycle waste. They are currently looking for:

  • Paint Warehouse volunteers
  • Paint shop retail volunteers
  • Events Volunteers

For more information and to apply visit their website.

5. Action Acton volunteers needed
Where: Actonaction acon
When: Ongoing

Action Acton is a leading provider of community, economic and business initiatives in West London. Their programmes range from employment support sessions to IT classes and ESOL courses.

Their courses are designed to support people in to work, and they’re  looking for volunteers who could help through supporting job searches, CV writing and Interview skills support.

To express an interest and find out more complete their online form.