Here are a some of the volunteering opportunities currently available from across Haringey...

Little Village - Signposting & Guidance Volunteer

Little Village is like a Foodbank, but for clothes, toys and equipment for babies and children up to the age of 5. Their vision is that every child in the capital has the essential things they need to thrive.

They are looking for volunteers to help with a new programme to support families on a range of issues, through guidance and signposting.

Click below to find out more and to apply…

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If you are interested in applying after the closing date, please email Tamsin... 


Jacksons Lane - Christmas Volunteers

For over 45 years on Christmas Day, Jacksons Lane has been opening its doors to host a festive meal for nearly 100 elderly or disabled members of the local community who otherwise would be on their own, with the event being supported by a team of over 100 volunteers.

Last year in the pandemic, they ran a delivery model from Chestnuts Community Centre and visited nearly 250 vulnerable and isolated adults with food and gifts. Here’s a taste of what their incredible team achieved in 2020...

Christmas Day 2020

They hope to be able to offer both services from Jacksons Lane this Christmas, the sit-down lunch and deliveries. Which means they need an army of volunteers in the lead up to and on the day itself. Job roles include: Delivery drivers, Table hosts and waiters, Bakers, Crafters and Packers.

To register your interest, please fill out the Volunteer Form below asap or email with any queries...

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Hornsey Pensioners Action Group – Volunteer Treasurer

HPAG are a small, friendly community group in urgent need of a volunteer with sound bookkeeping skills to be responsible for the receipt, recording and management of the Group’s finances.

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Groundswell Arts - Board Member

Groundswell Arts is currently looking to grow their advisory board with the intention of becoming a charity in late 2021.

They are seeking a new board member with Financial knowledge of the charity sector to support them in this transition and to advise them in financial control and monitoring policies.

Click below for more details and how to apply...

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Independent Age / Haringey Circle - Community Volunteer

As a Community Volunteer you will support and work with an older person to help them achieve their desired goals so that they can live a happy, connected and purposeful later life.

You will meet up with and provide support for about 6-9 months to enable that person to achieve these goals, anything from supporting someone to get out and about again, meeting them for a coffee and chat at a local café, or supporting someone to use online services.

Interested?  Click below to find out more and fill in an application form...

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Bounds Green Food Bank - Volunteer Drivers, Advocates and Coordinators

Bounds Green Food Bank was established by local residents in June 2020, after providing support for all in Bounds Green during the Covid-19 pandemic. They are based at St Michael’s Hall, 37 Bounds Green Road, N22 8HE. The Food Bank is open to all, no vouchers or referrals are required to visit.

Due to increasing demand and limited capacity, they are now in urgent need of volunteer Ad Hoc Drivers, Coordinators for Ad Hoc Drivers and Guest Deliveries and Mental Health & Wellbeing Advocates.

To find out more about each role click below...

Ad Hoc Drivers   Driver Coordinator   Advocates  Delivery Coordinator

Feast with Us - Drivers, Cyclists & Cooking Volunteers

FEAST With Us has been working since June 2015 with food retailers, community centres and volunteers to save perfectly edible food from going to waste and feeding vulnerable people suffering food poverty by cooking it into healthy and nutritious meals.

Can you help with collecting surplus food, cooking it or delivering it to people in need?

Click below to find out more about each volunteer role and how to apply...

Drivers   Cyclists    Cooking Volunteers

Cancer Research - Online Cancer Insights Panel Volunteer

Use your experience of cancer to influence the work of teams across Cancer Research UK.

The Cancer Insights Panels are made up of people affected by cancer, to provide unique insights for Cancer Research UK. Panel members can share views on areas of Cancer Research UK’s work, like their fundraising and health marketing campaigns from the comfort of their own home,

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DILI Community - Volunteers

DILI Community are looking for volunteers to help out with an 8 week project. They're needed once a week on a Wednesday between 4-5.30pm to help set up equipment, take photos/videos and sign athletes in for their coaching session at New River Sports Centre. 

If you're interested, contact them via email below...

The OK Foundation - Volunteer Drivers

The OK Foundation need help to deliver food parcels to those facing food insecurity and unable to leave their homes, in and around the N15 and N17 areas of Tottenham.

Volunteers would need to be available on Thursdays, between 10am and 3pm.

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Hornsey Pensioners Action Group - Monthly Meetings Volunteer & Web Person Volunteer

HPAG is small, friendly community group that supports older people in Crouch End, Highgate, Muswell Hill and Wood Green. 

They are in urgent need of a volunteer with good IT skills who can spare a couple of hours a week working from home to help with the maintenance and publishing duties on their website and increase their online presence. 

HPAG also need willing and able bodied volunteers to assist with the arrangements for their monthly public meetings held in Hornsey Parish Church Hall. You'll need to be available for one afternoon each month between 12.45-4pm.

If you're interested in helping out with either of these roles, click below…

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Coffee & Computers - Digital Support Volunteers

Coffee & Computers are looking for digital support volunteers who can help their learners to develop the basic digital skills they need to use smartphones, tablets and laptops to engage with the digital world.

They hold regular group sessions (both online and in-person) where they pair learners with volunteers to give help on specific digital-related issues or questions. Volunteers will support learners by explaining (or showing) how to perform simple digital tasks and helping to resolve basic technical issues.

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Transitions UK - Volunteer Mentors

Transitions UK are looking for volunteers to work with the young people they help and support. You will be part of an ongoing support program and need to be able to offer regular weekly support for at least a year.

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Literacy Pirates - Crewmate Volunteers

Literacy Pirates is an educational charity on the High Road (N17 8AA) that works with young people aged 9 to 13 that are falling behind at school and have fewer opportunities.

They are reopening their learning centre on the 13th of September and are looking for local volunteers to join them as they help Haringey children become published authors, content creators and film stars.

Click below to find out more and sign up...

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North London Hospice - Ward & Collection Box Volunteers

North London Hospice are urgently looking for General Ward Volunteers and Collection Box Volunteers. 

Click below to find out more about each role and how to apply...

IPU General Ward Volunteer    Collection Box Volunteer

Bookmark - Reading Volunteers

Could you help a 5–9-year-old learn to read, developing their skills and confidence? You will read together, play games, and see your reader progress, either through our secure online platform or in person at a local school.

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Groundwork - Interpreting Volunteers

Groundwork are looking for volunteer interpreters to enable them to support participants to register and access their programme, and to support with the delivery of workshops where needed.

They are looking for volunteers who speak fluently in both English and either Arabic, Albanian, Tigrinya, Russian, Farsi, Sinhala, Swahili, Lingala, Somali, Oromo or Pashto. 

It will be a remote and ad hoc role that works flexibly around your own commitments.

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Carbon Counts - Team Leader for Climate and Sustainability Community Charity

Do you love working with people of all backgrounds & have a burning desire to do something about the climate crisis? We're building a diverse group of ~30 people in our local community and we need an enthusiastic team leader & co-ordinator.

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St Ann's Food Hub - Fruit & Veg Box Volunteers

St Ann's Food Hub operates a veg box scheme and are looking for volunteers to help out:

  • on Friday mornings when they receive and sort the veg
  • on Friday afternoon and Saturday morning when people collect them

Our potential volunteers join a WhatsApp group, and once a week we send round a survey for people to say which shifts they can do that week.

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DILI Community - Athletic Coach Volunteer

  • Would you like to be part of an exciting children sports/athletic coaching project?

  • Do you have a love for sports or athletics?

  • Do you live in north London Woodgreen area?

DILI Community are looking for volunteers to help DILI Academy with coaching. We’re the first of its kind, a unique athletic project to inspire both boys and girl from the age of 2-12, youth and adults to be active, run fast, learn new skills, make friends and have fun!

Click below to fill in an application form...


The Conservation Volunteers

TCV is the largest environmental volunteering charity in the country. They do conservation work in various parks, nature reserves and woodlands in Haringey and new volunteers are always welcome!

Due to covid-19, volunteer numbers are limited, and there is important information they need to give out before arrival, so booking is essential.

Click below for more information and to register your interest, and TCV will be in touch if there is a space.

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Save the Children/Mary's Living & Giving Highgate Boutique - Shop Volunteers

Mary's Living and Giving is a boutique charity shop, run by Save the Children in Highgate Village. The are currently in need of volunteers to be able to reopen their shop after being closed since the start of the pandemic. 

Click below to find out more and to apply...

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NHS NCL Vaccination Programme - Voluntary Marshals 

The NHS is looking for Covid-19 Vaccination Voluntary Marshals to support the delivery of the Covid-19 vaccine. 

They are seeking local people aged 18-69 to support them in Haringey at the recently opened Hornsey Hub.

There are 4, 8 or 12 hour shifts available up to 7 days per week and you will be provided with access to a booking platform to choose your shifts.

Please email to find out more...

Solace Women's Aid - Various Volunteer Roles

Solace Women's Aid are looking for volunteers to help with various projects.

Click below to find out more about them and how to apply...

Helpline Volunteer          

Advice Line Volunteer         Volunteer Counsellor

Groupwork Volunteer         Play Worker Volunteer

All People All Places - Women's Homeless Shelter Volunteers

APAP are looking for volunteers to help them provide emergency accommodation for women who are experiencing homelessness. This vital service provides a safe night’s sleep, as well as further engagement that helps their guests out of the cycle of homelessness.

The role involves supporting the general running of the shelter, maintaining shared spaces, engaging with guests and staying overnight in the shelter.

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NCL NHS - Vaccination Volunteer Drivers

North Central London NHS are looking for volunteer drivers to help with the covid vaccination programme. Volunteers are needed to collect people from their homes, drive them to their vaccination appointment and drop them back home again. 

You will need to have an existing DBS check and be able to volunteer on a weekday. 

If you are interested, please email for more information. 


Hornsey Woodcraft Folk - Volunteer Treasurer

Hornsey Woodcraft Folk are looking for a Treasurer. Would suit someone with accountancy/bookkeeping background or familiar with experience of preparing accounts for auditing. Activities include:

  • Preparing basic management accounts 
  • Monthly bookkeeping and bank reconciliation 
  • Processing and arranging payment of expenses 
  • Completing annual return and liaising with Folk House on financial compliance, governance and gift aid claims
  • Supporting ad hoc grant application
  • Assisting group leaders with registering/using woodcraft central online systems

Maximum 1-2 hours per month with slightly more time required at year end to prepare annual accounts 

If you are interested, please email for more information.


Haringey’s Infant Feeding Strategic Board - Lay Board Members

Haringey's Infant Feeding Strategic Board are currently looking to recruit two lay members to help contribute the perspectives of patients, people who use services, and the general community to the board.

If you have 

  • Experience of being a parent who has breastfed their baby for any length of time in the last 2 years
  • A keen interest in promoting good infant feeding and nutrition in Haringey
  • A resident of Haringey

Click below to find out more...

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Transitions UK - Volunteer Mentors

Transitions UK supports vulnerable young people aged 14 – 25 years who are struggling with personal disadvantage.

They are looking for volunteers to come and work with the young people they help and support. The volunteers will be part of a ongoing support program and would need to be able to offer regular weekly support for at least a year. 

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Skills & Training Network - Social Media Volunteer Twitter

STN is a not-for-profit grassroots and social enterprise organisation to transform people’s lives through empowerment, education, employment and enterprise and make the learning more convenient. They are seeking an enthusiastic, well-organised and highly motivated Social Media Volunteer to help raise their online presence.

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Hope for the Young - Volunteer Mentors

Hope for the Young’s Mentors help young people overcome the challenges facing them upon arriving in the UK, including difficulties with their education, a lack of social support, language barriers, mental health difficulties, and the long period of uncertainty while they are waiting for their immigration status to be decided.

They are now recruiting new Volunteer Mentors in Haringey. If you are passionate about mentoring and would like to support a young person to rebuild their life, please click below to find out more...

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Homes for Haringey - Digital Champions

Homes for Haringey are looking for Digital Champion volunteers to assist those who have limited experience of computers and devices gain confidence.

Do you enjoy using a digital device and the internet and would be interested in helping others to get online? If you're keen to support isolated individuals living in supported housing stay connected then click below to find out more...

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Together for Mental Health Wellbeing Pathway - Peer Support Volunteers

Together Wellbeing Pathway supports people who are screened on the London Offender Personality Disorder Pathway. In partnership with NHS England and the National Probation Service they aim to improve the experience and outcomes of people who have experience of personality disorder and who are in contact with the criminal justice system.

They are looking for Peer Support Volunteers to work within this new service. As a Peer Support Worker, you will act as a role model using your own lived experience of mental health distress and the criminal justice system to support others with similar experiences towards better wellbeing.

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Action Tutoring - Volunteer English & Maths Tutors

Volunteering and tutoring for just one hour a week, you will be able to directly support disadvantaged young people to build their confidence and help ensure they leave school with the grades needed to build a bright future, as well as developing your own skills.

Click below to find out more and apply...

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Carers First - Check-in & Chat Volunteers

Carers First is a charity working with unpaid carers to provide practical information and advice.

They are looking for volunteers with a phone and a couple of hours a week to spare to be a good listener.

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Jacksons Lane - Feeling Good Volunteers

Jacksons Lane works with vulnerable groups in the community, using communication and creativity to provide companionship, increase confidence and improve overall wellbeing.

Their Feeling Good project provides companionship to those that need it the most by pairing volunteers with isolated individuals, who then provide a minimum of 30 minutes social contact a week, helping combat loneliness and social exclusion in the older community.

If you're interested in helping out with this project, click below for more information...

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Wheely Tots - Social Media & Press Releases Volunteer

Wheely Tots have loads of lovely stories and emails that are waiting to be shared and would love some help writing these up as posts for their website, social media or as press releases. 

They are looking for someone who likes writing and ideally has some experience of creating content for social media/websites.

If you think you can help, click below for more info...

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Healthwatch Haringey - Volunteer Digital IT Buddies

Help Haringey residents to access GP and hospital appointments online via the internet by providing some basic training for them on a tablet, phone or PC.

You don't need to be an IT whizz-kid, just confident about using a computer and the internet, and have your own laptop or tablet. We provide training and expenses for you, and devices for the residents, including internet connection.

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Impact Cuisine - Various Volunteer Roles

Impact Cuisine’s success is based on the community coming together to support each other. A free, hot, freshly prepared meal is available for collection by anyone who identifies themselves as in need. Some people are not able to collect, mainly for health reasons, and their meals are delivered.

They are looking for volunteers to help with...

  • Meeting, Greeting & Registering
  • Co-ordinating deliveries
  • Making deliveries by foot, bike or car
  • Organising, Planning, Admin and Fundraising

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Wise Thoughts - WISEfriends befriending service for LGBTQI+ people

Wise Thoughts runs a peer to peer befriending service for LGBTQI+ people who may be feeling isolated or lonely. We aim to create fun, new opportunities for social interaction for those looking to build their confidence, feel more part of the community or just meet new people.

We are looking for volunteers to join our existing small team, delivering befriending services to the LGBTQI+ community in Haringey.

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Lordship Hub - Café Assistant

Lordship Hub is a Community Centre in a beautiful park in Tottenham, called Lordship Rec. It is situated next to a lake and children’s playground. Their Café is a welcoming and friendly meeting place for park users and offers freshly cooked, affordable food. We also run events and activities for local residents.

They are looking for volunteers to help in the café.  It doesn’t matter if you don’t have any experience, they can teach you all you need to know including how to make great coffees.

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Haringey Community Benefit Society - Board Members

Haringey Community Benefit Society is an exciting new start up focussed on providing rental homes for households who find it difficult to buy or rent on the open market. They have had a successful first year of operation and have ambitious plans to grow and a pipeline of properties to add to their portfolio.

They are now looking to recruit new members to join their board of management as independent non-executive directors of the company.

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North London National Food Service - Various Volunteer Roles

National Food Service London provides cooked meals and groceries to local people in need of food. They are part of the National Food Service, which works towards food justice and the overhauling of our food system.

They operate Monday-Friday and send out deliveries on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, offering nutritious vegetarian and vegan food for anyone who needs it. They are volunteer-run and are always in need of more people to help continue to offer this essential service.

There are currently 6 different roles available, ranging from kitchen work to project coordination. 

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Visionaries Learning Centre CIC - Volunteer Tutors/Teachers

VLC are looking for dedicated, enthusiastic and committed individuals to join their team as a volunteer teachers/tutors.  

All tutoring takes place at their specified locations and you will be working in a team alongside other volunteer teachers/tutors delivering tuition in your chosen subject (Maths, English or Science) to Primary or Secondary school children.

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Multiple Sclerosis Society - Befriending Volunteer

Could you spare an hour or two a week to provide support to those affected by MS? If so, the MS Helpline team would like to hear from you.

MS Befriending Volunteers will volunteer from home providing weekly friendly phone calls to people affected by MS . They are looking for volunteers who can offer 1 or 2 hour phone call sessions a week and you’ll receive role specific training.

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Food For All – Kitchen Volunteers

Food For All is an entirely volunteer run and managed food relief charity based in central London which currently provides 5,000 free meals a day to community groups and local authorities, as well as on the streets for people without accommodation.

They are looking for volunteers to help out in their Kitchen and currently need around 12 volunteers per 4-hour shift (8am-12pm or 1pm-5pm). You can help out with food prep, food portioning, labelling, cleaning and in the warehouse.

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Citizens Advice Haringey - Digital Volunteers

Citizens Advice Haringey is providing advice for more people than ever in their time of greatest need and are looking for remote volunteers to help.

Why not assist the people of Haringey to get benefits, deal with their debts and help prevent homelessness, and other issues, as well as help yourself by gaining new skills and knowledge that could enable you to get future employment.

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Haringey Over 50s Forum - Committee Members

Haringey Over 50s Forum purpose is to give older people a voice and to ensure that all their concerns are put and kept before the decision makers.

We are looking for volunteers to join our Committee and help support our members and older residents in Haringey.

If you would like to use your skills and experience in committee work, events organising, and dialogue with public bodies and politicians, to help us with our work with older people in Haringey, we would love to hear from you!

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Mutual Aid Groups

Covid-19 Mutual Aid UK is a group of volunteers supporting local community groups organising mutual aid throughout the Covid-19 outbreak in the UK.

To find a group in your area click below...

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FareShare - Local Collection Point Driver's Assistant

FareShare are a charity working to combat food waste and food poverty by redistributing surplus food to over 150 charities and community groups around London. These are Community Food Members, who turn the surplus food into meals for vulnerable people.

The majority of their charities receive their food in deliveries, sent out on FareShare vans with a mixture of both volunteer and staff drivers. So that they can reach more charities and reduce their carbon footprint, they are increasingly setting up Local Collection Points (LCPs). At LCPs, Community Food Members from a particular area are able to come and collect their deliveries from a single location.

In order to help ensure things are as effective as possible as the number of charities collecting increases, they are looking for volunteers to support the FareShare drivers going to LCPs. They supply numerous charities in North London, and have an LCP in Haringey. They need volunteers from the area to assist with the LCP drop, especially as they are looking to increase their work with community groups in the area.

Send them an email to find out more...

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