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


Wheely Tots - Trustees

Wheely Tots is keen to hear from people interested in what they do, who might want to get involved with running the charity as a trustee.

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Art Explora - Arts at Home Volunteers

Help deliver fun & lively history of art sessions to care home residents. 
 
Arts at Home is run by Art Explora, an international foundation that inspires new encounters between arts and audiences.

Do you love arts & culture? Passionate about combatting loneliness & isolation in care homes? Arts at Home is looking for volunteers to bring joy and pleasure to residents in care homes by delivering fun and engaging history of art sessions. No experience needed, you will be fully trained and supervised by the Arts at Home team. 
 
They are looking for volunteers to visit care homes across London and in Tottenham every 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month from 2-3pm.
 
Click below to find out more and to sign up…
 
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Haringey Reach & Connect - Artful Codgers Volunteers

Two volunteers are needed to help with a new group for Haringey residents over 50 in Bounds Green. They will be helping group members with their art projects and goals, setting up the room, helping with refreshments and clearing up at the end.

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John Dewey Specialist College - Fundraising Volunteer

John Dewey Specialist College helps young people with learning and/or physical disabilities through providing support and activities which develop their skills, capacities and capabilities to enable them to participate in society as mature and responsible individuals.

They are looking for volunteers to help their team develop new and exciting ways to raise funds to support activities for their young adults with complex disabilities, including sports, leisure, holidays and learning.

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North Mid - Patient Partnership Council Volunteers

If you or someone you have cared for has been treated or accessed services provided by North Middlesex Hospital or their community services, you can volunteer to be part of North Mid’s Patient Partnership Council.

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Groundswell Arts - Chair & Trustees

Groundswell Arts are seeking new Trustees and a Chair to join our North London Arts and Education Charity.

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Family Futures - Grants and Corporate Fundraising Volunteer

Family Futures is a not for profit organisation that provides an integrated interdisciplinary, assessment, treatment and family-finding service for children who are traumatised or have attachment difficulties.

They are seeking a dedicated Grants and Corporate Fundraising Volunteer to join the team.

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Triangle Centre - Volunteer Site Manager's Assistant

Triangle Centre are looking for a Volunteer Site Manager's Assistant to help with building maintenance, setting up rooms, gardening and light handy person duties. 

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The Access Project - Volunteer Tutors

The Access Project supports students from disadvantaged backgrounds to access top universities.

This year, they need more tutors than ever to help young people achieve their goals. Could you give an hour a week, online, to support a young person who needs it?

Click below to find out more...

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Hornsey Pensioners Action Group - 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 month working from home to help with the maintenance and publishing duties on their website and increase their online presence. 

If you're interested in helping out, click below…

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Bounds Green Food Bank - Trustee Treasurer and Finance Volunteer

Do you have any experience in finance? Could you help support people in food poverty?

Bounds Green Food Bank are urgently looking for a Treasurer and a Volunteer Finance Administrator/Bookkeeper. 

Click below to find out more, or email them for further info…

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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!

Click below to find out more and to sign up for this month's sessions.

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Climate Ed - Workshop Facilitators

Climate Ed is a charity offering free education to children about climate change and carbon literacy

They are looking for volunteers to go into primary schools and give workshops that inspire children to start taking action on climate change. Volunteers will be given full training. 

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Wigs for Heroes - Telephone Friend & Donation Outreach Coordinator

Wigs for Heroes are a grass roots charity located in Tottenham. Their aim is to support people undergoing cancer treatment in the local community. This could be in the form of a wig grant, pamper bags, cancer support workshops, events/meet ups, online support groups, coffee club socials or simply via the provision of helpful online resources and video tutorials.

They are looking for volunteers to help with telephone support and donation outreach.

Click below to find out more…

Telephone Friend     Donation Outreach Coordinator     Email


Tottenham Foodbank - Volunteers

Tottenham Foodbank is a grassroots food aid organisation supporting individuals and families who are at crisis point or trapped in a cycle of poverty.

They are looking for volunteers to help in the food bank centre, warehouse and with data protection. 

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

Food Bank Centre     Warehouse Assistant    Data Protection Officer


Wave Café - Volunteers

Wave Cafe is a CIO and Social Enterprise based in Muswell Hill. The charity's focus is on promoting inclusion and brings people with and without learning disabilities together through art, yoga, food and community.

They are looking for a number of volunteers to help run the art sessions, prepare lunch and help out in the cafe.

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Haringey Circle - Activities & Events Hosts

Could you help host activities and events for the over 50s?

Haringey Circle are looking for volunteer hosts to run social activities for Haringey residents.

Click below to find out more or email…

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Alexandra Palace - Haringey Feast Volunteers

Haringey Feast are looking for volunteers to help with a day of celebration happening on 19 November at Alexandra Palace. 

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Literacy Pirates - Crewmate Volunteers

Literacy Pirates is an educational charity that supports young people in London with after school literacy sessions.

They are looking for local volunteers to help support children in Haringey with reading and writing, helping them gain confidence both at school and in the world beyond.

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Middlesex Association for the Blind - Home Visiting Volunteers

Could you provide invaluable support to a blind or partially sighted person, helping with practical tasks and help them lead an independent life?

Middlesex Association for the Blind are looking for volunteers to visit a person with sight loss in their home, relieve isolation and assist them with everyday tasks such as reading, writing and shopping.

Click below to find out more and apply…

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The Dialogue  Society - Talking Bubble Volunteers 

The Talking Bubble project is a phone befriending service to help people suffering from chronic loneliness.

They are looking for compassionate and sensitive volunteers who can give up around an hour of their time to chat with someone in need.

This is a remote volunteering opportunity, that requires access to a phone to be able to call once a week or fortnight.

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Selby Food Hub Volunteers

Selby Food Hub are looking for volunteers to help with a range of regular Food Hub tasks including:

  • collection of food
  • taking in deliveries
  • moving crates
  • sorting and packing
  • distribution

Shifts are between Monday-Thursday between 11-4.30pm and based at Selby Food Hub, The Pavilion, Selby Centre, Selby Road, Tottenham, N17 8JL.

As a volunteer you will have an induction, a DBS check and further training opportunities.

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Circles South East - Circles London Volunteers

Circles South East recruits, trains and supervises volunteers to work in the community with people who have committed sexual offences. Their goal is to substantially reduce the risk of future sexual abuse by assisting and supporting offenders who are
committed to not re-offending.

They are looking for empathic, non-judgemental individuals from all walks of life, who have an interest in community safety, and who themselves have a firm set of personal boundaries. 

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MHA - Befriending and Gardening Volunteers

MHA is the UK's largest charity care provider and they are dedicated to enabling older people to live later life well through specialist care homes, thriving retirement living and vibrant community groups and befriending.

They are looking for caring and passionate volunteers who have an understanding about older people at their Muswell Hill location. 
 
Click below to find out more about each role and how to apply…

Gardener     Befriender


Read Easy Haringey - Reading Volunteers

Could you help someone in Tottenham learn to read?

Read Easy provides free, confidential, one-to-one reading coaching for adults who struggle with reading and provides rewarding volunteering opportunities for people who want to make a difference in their communities.

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HIAS+JCORE - Volunteer Befrienders

HIAS+JCORE are looking for befrienders for their JUMP project, which pairs unaccompanied young asylum seekers and refugees with a trained adult volunteer befriender. 
  
You'll meet fortnightly with a refugee or asylum-seeking young person for a year, and potentially beyond. Volunteers provide informal support and friendship - and the impact is long-lasting and varied, depending on both people's interests. 
  
As a volunteer, you’ll receive full training and a DBS check, and will be joining our JUMP community with events and activities throughout the year. 
  
Click below to find out more…

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Number Champions - Primary School Maths Volunteers

Number Champions are looking for people to volunteer in Haringey schools, helping children gain confidence in maths.

They are looking for volunteers who are confident in basic arithmetic, can engage positively with young children and can commit to a full year with weekly sessions in school time. Full training and support will be provided.

Click below to find out more or email to apply...

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The Reader - Shared Reading Volunteers

Shared Reading brings short stories, poems and plays to life through reading aloud and group discussion.

They are looking for new people in the community to lead Shared Reading groups at libraries in Haringey. Volunteers receive a transformative training course, plus an ongoing support package.

Click below to find out more or email for more information...

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Wood Green Crown Court - Citizens Advice Witness Service Volunteer

The Witness Service is looking for volunteers to support witnesses coming to court to give evidence and provide practical impartial information about the trial process as well as emotional support. 

They are looking for friendly, empathetic people with good communication skills. No prior knowledge of court procedures is needed as full training is provided and they will also reimburse agreed expenses for travel and lunch.

Due to the training involved, this is a long term opportunity to cover approx 3 months training and 12 months as an accredited volunteer. 

Their volunteers come from a range of backgrounds and they particularly welcome applications from people with physical or mental health conditions, and people from Black Asian Minority Ethnic (BAME) and LGBT+ communities. They are committed to offering a welcoming and inclusive environment to witnesses, staff, and volunteers.

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End Violence & Racism - On Your Side Community Champion Volunteers

On Your Side is the only UK-wide support and reporting system for East and Southeast Asian (ESEA) communities who experience racism and/or any forms of hate.

They are looking for people from all walks of life, ages, from ESEA and non-ESEA backgrounds, who can help champion their new service and extend On Your Side's reach to ESEA communities.

Click below to find out more and to apply…

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Whittington Health NHS Trust - Volunteers

Whittington Health NHS Trust is always looking for volunteers to help support the community and enhance services. They see their volunteers as playing a key part in supporting patients to ‘live longer and healthier lives’ by providing additional and alternative levels of support in line with the support offered by healthcare professionals.

They are looking for a diverse group of volunteers with a broad range of skills and experiences.

If you're interested, click below to find out more…

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Friends of Moorfields - St Ann’s Volunteers

The Friends of Moorfields is a volunteer-led charity that has been going for over 60 years. They are looking for volunteers to provide emotional and physical support to patients, and help staff in providing excellent care at their St Ann’s Clinic.

Click below to find out more and how to apply…

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Community Cook Up - Volunteers

Community Cook Up are looking for volunteers with skills in any of the following: 

  • Bookkeeping
  • Support with accounts
  • Group work
  • Advice and support work
  • Welfare benefits
  • Counselling
  • Social media
  • Mentoring
  • Haircutting
  • Wellbeing activities including art, music, textiles, recycling

They also need volunteers with cars for food collection and distribution. 

If you can help with any of these roles click below to email Alison Davy to find out more…


Refugee Education UK - Volunteer Educational Mentors

Refugee Education UK (REUK) provides education support to young people affected by displacement and crisis.

Could you be a Volunteer Educational Mentor and provide individual educational support to one young person for one hour a week for a minimum of 6 months?

Click below to find out more…

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Wolves Lane Centre - Food Growing Volunteers

Want to learn how to grow your own food, free of nasty industrial fertilisers and pesticides? Want to connect with your local community?  Come volunteer with the Wolves Lane Centre food growing crew! 

Every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 10.00-1.00pm we water, plant, propagate and grow organic produce and plants in our community centre, 15 mins from Wood Green station. We are especially looking for green fingered helpers on Wednesday's so if you have availability we can't wait to meet you. 

Click below to find out more and to sign up for a volunteer induction…

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Home-Start Haringey, Hackney & Waltham Forest - Support Volunteers

Become a Home-Start volunteer and you will be given training and support to make a real difference to families in your community.  You will also develop transferable skills which can support you in your life, whether that’s at home or at work.

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Noah’s Ark Children’s Hospice - Home Support Volunteer

Home Support Volunteers provide a range of practical and social support to the families of children with life-limiting and life-threatening conditions in the community. 

Noah's Ark are looking for volunteers who are willing to travel to: Edgware, Harrow, Tottenham, Enfield, Wood Green, Islington, Hampstead, Brent and Hendon and can commit to visiting a family once a week/ fortnight for approx. 1-2 hours.

Click below to find out more about the role and to apply…

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The Felix Project

The Felix Project rescue good, surplus food from the food industry that cannot be sold and would otherwise go to waste and then sort and deliver this food to almost 1000 front-line charities, primary schools and holiday programmes in London.

Volunteer with them and join thousands of fellow Londoners in the fight against food waste and hunger. They are looking for Warehouse Assistants, Drivers, Office Admin and Allocation Volunteers.

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Marie Curie - Helper Befriender

Marie Curie Helper is a service provided by trained volunteers who offer one-to-one companionship and support to people with a terminal illness and their families. Helper volunteers provide companionship and emotional support, practical support, short breaks for carers and help with signposting for information and support.

They are looking for volunteers to commit between 1 and 3 hours a week to spend with the person in their home or in a neutral location in their community.

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Hornsey Vale Community Association - Treasurer

Hornsey Vale Community Centre is a community hub run for, and by, local people living in Haringey, north London. The self-funded centre is run by Hornsey Vale Community Association, a not-for-profit organisation set up by local residents in 1991. Volunteers work hard to keep it open, inclusive, accessible and safe.

They are urgently looking for a volunteer Treasurer who is thorough, conscientious and hands-on to join their board.

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Cancer Research UK - Cancer Insights Panel Volunteer

Join a group of people affected by cancer to ensure the work CRUK does reflects the needs of cancer patients and their loved ones.

CRUK are looking for 19 new members to join their panel to make sure your experiences and voices are at the heart of the work they do. You don’t need an understanding of research, a scientific understanding of cancer or any prior experience of Patient and Public Involvement.

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The Trove Market - Activity Volunteers

The Trove Market is a monthly community event in Tottenham. It’s about bringing people together, facilitating a range of free activities for children and providing a platform for entrepreneurs of all ages.

They are looking for some passionate volunteers to help facilitate creative sessions at their monthly community events in Lordship Recreation Ground, Tottenham. Activities include: jewellery making, card making, art workshops, face painting and a clothing bank. 

Participants are mostly primary school aged children and their parents/carers. As a volunteer, you will work alongside a lead workshop facilitator and assist them with the smooth running of the session. 

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Muswell Hill Centre - Treasurer

Are you a Haringey resident with a working knowledge of accounts? Muswell Hill Centre are looking for a treasurer to join their board. The closing date is 15 April 2023.

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Re-engage - Befriending Volunteers

Re-engage are an organisation that is making life less lonely for thousands of older people every year. They do this by hosting tea parties, providing activities, and telephone befriending with call companions & rainbow call companions for older LGBT+ people.
 
They are looking for volunteers to bring real joy to people through conversation, laughter, and most importantly, something to look forward to. Volunteers are fully trained by Re-engage staff and these transferable skills can be used in other job opportunities & confidence building.

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Grace Organisation - Volunteers

Grace Organisation provides a caring and affordable place of peace and wellbeing to enhance the lives of elderly/vulnerable adults. They are looking for volunteer carers, drivers and kitchen assistants. These roles would suit people who have a caring and patient nature and who enjoy working with the elderly.

Click below to find out more or email for an application form…

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Read Easy Haringey - Management Team Volunteers

Read Easy is a rapidly growing volunteer organisation, which provides free, confidential, one-to-one reading coaching for adults who struggle with reading, through a network of volunteer groups.

Read Easy’s local groups provide rewarding volunteering opportunities for people who want to make a difference in their communities. Finding the right people to form the Management Team is vital to the success of each group, as Team members need to be actively involved in the running of the project.

The newly formed Haringey branch of Read Easy UK is looking for a Fundraiser and a Coordinator to join the Management Team.

Click below to find out more and to apply…

Introduction to Read Easy   Fundraiser   Coordinator  Referrals Networker


Tools with a mission - Volunteers

TWAM is an organisation dedicated to providing livelihood-creating tools to skills centres in Africa. They collect and refurbish tools from across the UK from sewing machines and knitting machines to carpentry tools and mechanics tools.

They are looking for volunteers to help in various ways.

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

Tool Ambassador    Community Champion
Community Ambassador    Church Ambassador


The Air Ambulance Service - Charity Shop Volunteers

The Air Ambulance Service are looking for volunteers to help out in some of their shops with generating stock, merchandising, processing donations, raising awareness locally, assisting on the shop floor or supporting behind the scenes with social media and online sales. 

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Muswell Hill     Crouch End
Archway     Stoke Newington

National Childbirth Trust - Branch Co-ordinator & Community Volunteers

The National Childbirth Trust are looking for volunteers living in the following postcodes: N10 N11 N2 N22 N4 N6 N8, to help support local NCT groups.

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Branch Co-ordinator     Community Volunteer

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Haringey Shed - Volunteer Driver

Haringey Shed are looking for a volunteer driver to join the team to support young participants with disabilities travel to and from performing arts activities.

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Little Village - Signposting & Guidance Volunteers

Little Village Baby Bank are looking for volunteers, particularly from North and East London to support families to increase family incomes, reduce family outgoings, and remove or resolve the barriers to escaping financial hardship.

Full training will be given, the deadline for applying for this cohort is 6 February 2023.

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WeSwim - Pool Volunteers

WeSwim are a dynamic, upbeat and inclusive club, looking for volunteers to support and chat with their disabled swimmers, making them feel welcome and giving them confidence in the water.

Sessions take place at Tottenham Green Pools & Fitness on Mondays at 7.15pm - 8.15pm.

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Sense - Volunteer Buddies

The Sense Buddying programmes match disabled young people with like-minded volunteers in their local area. 

As a Sense Buddy volunteer, you might go with your Buddy to gigs, the aquarium or even rock climbing. What you do is up to you. We ask our Buddy volunteers to try and give three hours a week, usually on the weekends or evenings, for a minimum of six months. You’ll get full training before you start. 

Support a disabled person to live a fun, independent life – and make a new friend in the process!

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

Website     Volunteer Buddying     Day & Travel Buddy


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.

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British Heart Foundation - Charity Shop Volunteers

The British Heart Foundation is looking for volunteers to help at their Tottenham Charity Shop, 468 High Road, N17 9JD.

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Shop Floor Volunteer
Cash Desk Volunteer
eBay Volunteer

Haringey Giving - Fundraising and Communications Volunteer

Haringey Giving are looking for an enthusiastic people-person that enjoys engaging with people and businesses in their local community. You will be helping provide a range of communications and fundraising support to engage our supporters and demonstrate the impact of giving local through Haringey Giving.

Click below to find out more and how to apply…

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Billy Youth Engagement Project - Youth Mentor Volunteers

Billy Youth Engagement Project (B.Y.E.P) is a charity based in the Selby Centre, N17 8JL.

They are currently recruiting 2 volunteers to join their amazing team, you don’t need experience as full training is given.

If you’re passionate about helping children and young people and can spare 10 hours per week to mentor school-aged children or young people, please get in touch.

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NSPCC - Speak out. Stay safe. volunteers

In 2022 the NSPCC's Speak out. Stay safe. volunteers will be returning to primary schools. They are looking for new volunteers to help protect a generation of children from abuse and neglect.

As a Speak out. Stay safe. volunteer, you will visit primary schools to deliver Speak out. Stay safe. workshops that teach children about the different types of abuse and how they can speak out and stay safe.

Click below for to find out more and to apply…

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From Rehab to Life Foundation - Volunteers

From Rehab to Life believe that everyone has the right to recovery from addiction. They do this, primarily, by providing free counselling, peer support and rehab guidance and support.

They are looking for volunteers to fill the roles below. Click the link to find out more and apply...

Marketing & Social Media Volunteer     Fundraiser Volunteer     Event Coordinator Volunteer


The A Team Projects - Administrative & Practical Volunteers

The A Team are a community interest company based in Haringey offering a range of practical services including cleaning, gardening, and removals. Their mission is to make a positive contribution to society by improving the lives of those suffering from mental health issues.

They are looking for volunteers to help with administrative and practical tasks.

Click below for more information about each role...

Admin Volunteer   Practical Volunteer


The Kids Network - Volunteer Mentor

The Kids Network is a community of children and volunteers connecting through fun, friendship and hardship for positive social change.

They support children at a crucial time in their lives, in the lead up to and often during the transition from primary into secondary school.

You will be trained and assisted to provide safe, fun and engaging mentoring. Sessions will be weekly and will last between 1-3 hours over the course of 1 year.

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Blind Veterans UK - Volunteer Outings Companion

Blind Veterans UK are looking for a volunteer outings companion in Haringey.

Their community outings provide crucial social interaction for blind veterans who can sometimes feel isolated or lonely. Volunteer Outings Companions make sure everything runs smoothly and ensure that all their blind veterans can get involved with all parts of the day.

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Wards Corner CBS

Wards Corner CBS are seeking to recruit Trustees, click below to find out more...

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St Mungo’s - Putting Down Roots Gardening Support Volunteer

Putting Down Roots is a horticultural therapy and training project, using gardening as a tool to help people in their recovery. In this role, you will be supporting clients to learn how to plant and grow flowers, herbs, vegetables, how to maintain green spaces and to learn other gardening skills.

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Markfield Project - Trustees

The Markfield Project is a charity set up by parents of disabled children to create a safe and supportive space for inclusive play. They provide a diverse range of services for disabled children, young people and adults, parents, carers and siblings.

They are looking for committed and passionate people to get involved as trustees.

Click below to find out more and to apply…

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Lordship Hub - Carbon Champions

The Lordship Hub is running 6 weekly training sessions to help local volunteers reduce their energy costs, save energy and fight climate change. Volunteers will become 'Carbon Champions' and have the opportunity to provide in-person monthly community advice at The Lordship Hub from September 2022 - February 2023.

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Coram Beanstalk - Reading Helper

Coram Beanstalk are looking for volunteers who are able to give a few hours each week for a sustained period as a reading helper.

The children they support come from a wide range of backgrounds and so do their volunteers. You don't need any previous experience only that you think you'd enjoy being a reading helper and are fluent in spoken and written English.

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The Conservation Volunteers - Environmental Conservation Internship

TCV are looking for someone who wants to gain valuable knowledge, skills and experience in practical conservation, wildlife, ID/recording, environmental education and urban green space management.

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IntoUniversity - Academic Support Volunteers

IntoUniversity is a national charity with a local approach. They run innovative programmes through a network of local learning centres, working with students and schools in the communities where they are based.

They are looking for academic support volunteers for both primary and secondary school students.

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Public Voice - Join a Health and Social Care Reference Group and make a difference

If you are interested in how local health and care services are provided, we welcome your views and experience to help make them better for everyone. The Groups meet every other month for two hours, usually during the day, both face-to-face and via Zoom / Microsoft Teams.
 
Each Reference Group represents a specific group of people to ensure that they are heard, and their particular needs and aspirations are taken into account:

  • Learning Disability
  • Autism 
  • Older People 
  • Mental Health 
  • Physical Disability 
  • Dementia 
  • Severe and Complex Learning Disability and Autism 
  • Carers 
  • Moving on Transitions (parents of young people / young adults with special educational needs and disabilities) 

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AFK - Working with Disability

Do you have an interest in working with young people and adults with a learning and/or physical disability?

AFK are looking for volunteers to promote learning, help develop skills and encourage active participation in various activities and events both inside and outside of AFK centre.

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Young Elite Management - Project Manager Voluntary Assistant

Young Elite Management is a sports management mentoring company, registered as a Community Interest Company, set up to offer sports management and mentoring services. They are looking for a Project Manager Assistant to help develop their project.

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Different Strokes - Admin & Secretary Volunteers

Different Strokes North London was set up to help stroke survivors of working age optimise their recovery, take control of their lives and regain as much independence as possible, including returning to work.

They are looking for two volunteer administrators and a volunteer secretary.

Click below for more information about the roles and the organisation…

Volunteer Administrator   Volunteer Secretary
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OK Foundation - Drivers

OK Foundation provides food to those facing food insecurity in and around the N15 and N17 areas of Tottenham

They are looking for volunteer drivers who are free on Thursdays or Sundays, to collect food donations from depots and deliver food parcels to those who are housebound.

You can use their vehicle or your own. 

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Thursday Volunteers     Sunday Volunteers


Campsbourne Primary School - Governors

Campsbourne Primary School are looking for school Governors and want to reach out to a wider range of applicants and recruit more inclusively. 

The deadline for applications is Friday 20th May. Click below to find out more…

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Harmony Gardens - Gardening Volunteers

Harmony Gardens are looking for volunteers of all ages, fitness levels and abilities. No previous gardening experience necessary.

Activities include: digging, weeding, watering, sowing, planting out, taking cuttings, pruning, repairs, mulching, transplanting, thinning out, potting on, meeting people and having fun!

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Kenwood House English Heritage - Volunteer Explainers

Kenwood House are looking for Volunteer Explainers, a role that involves telling stories about Kenwood House and its amazing collection of paintings and furniture to their diverse visiting audiences.

There are many learning opportunities within this role - from public speaking through talks and tours, to communicating with people from all sorts of backgrounds, to learning about local heritage and culture.

They offer many benefits to volunteers, including access to English Heritage sites for free, discounts in shops and catering outlets nationally, as well as specific appreciation events for Kenwood volunteers (e.g. lectures, tours at other heritage institutions, cake and biscuits on sessions, etc). To make this accessible, we cover travel expenses too.

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Could you make a difference as a volunteer Digital Champion?

Digital Unite are looking for a volunteer Digital Champion for a Clarion Futures Sheltered Housing Scheme in Haringey. You will help people to do things like use Google, set up an email account, use word to put together a CV and search for jobs on an online job site.

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Home Start Volunteers

Home Start are looking for volunteers to support families that are experiencing difficulties post Covid 19. Do you live in Haringey, Hackney or Waltham Forest and could you help another parent 3-4 hours one day a week?

If yes, click below to find out more...

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Little Village - Volunteer Drivers

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 volunteer drivers to make deliveries to families in Haringey.

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Bridge Renewal Trust - Communications Assistant

The Bridge Renewal Trust is looking for someone to join our Community Impact Haringey team!

This is an opportunity for you to use your skills and knowledge to help us support the voluntary and community sector and be introduced to how the sector works in Haringey, as well as developing useful skills in communications, events management and administration. 

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Centre 404 - Could you be one of their next Trustees?

Centre 404 is a charity that provide high quality support and services to people with learning disabilities and their families.  They are based in North London and work across 7 London boroughs.

They are currently looking for two new board members. They particularly welcome applications from the BAME community, those with lived experience of learning disabilities and those without previous trustee experience who may not think to apply for a role like this.

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Markfield - Family Befriending Volunteers

Markfield are looking for volunteers to offer support on a regular basis to families with disabled children, enabling them to lead less stressful, more enjoyable and fuller lives.

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Bags of Taste - Cooking Course Mentors

Bags of Taste works with disadvantaged people to support them to become more self-sufficient and cook healthy food within a budget that they can afford, reducing their junk food consumption and improving their health and finances.

Can you spare an hour a week for two weeks, to mentor participants of their Home Cooking courses? Mentoring takes place on WhatsApp, or even over the phone. It’s very rewarding supporting participants through their food journey and they share their progress with you along the way.

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Pedal Power - Registration Desk Volunteers

Pedal Power all abilities cycling club is a free to use service aimed at people of all ages with learning and/or physical disabilities, their families and carers.

They are particularly looking for volunteers to man the registration desk at their New River Sports Ground session on Friday mornings or Finsbury Park on Tuesday mornings. They also welcome general volunteers at their Finsbury Park (Tues & Sat) and Emirates Stadium (Thurs) sessions.

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Homes for Haringey - Projects & Activities Volunteer

Homes for Haringey supported housing is looking to build a team of friendly, caring and creative volunteers.

Over the past year we have been building a vibrant programme of weekly activities and larger-scale events for adults age 55+ living in our residencies and we would like to welcome volunteers to support the preparation and delivery of our exciting range of activities. These includes parties, gardening, arts & crafts, movement, cabarets and holistic group sessions.

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Change Grow Live - Community Volunteer Mentors

Change Grow Live’s Volunteer CF03 Programme, in partnership with Shaw Trust, helps people who are in contact with Her Majesty’s Prison and Probation Service (HMPPS) move towards social inclusion and desist from re-offending.

They are looking for Community Volunteer Mentors to spend time with their service users and offer emotional & practical support, listen to concerns and help to overcome them.

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Work Rights Centre - Service Provision Assistant Volunteer

Work Rights Centre is a charity dedicated to ending in-work poverty by helping workers exit poorly paid, unprotected, and insecure employment. Our team of volunteers provides free and confidential information in a variety of European languages and can help service users understand their employment status, access their employment rights, and improve their employability

They are currently looking for three Romanian, one Russian, one Polish and one Bulgarian speaking volunteer, to mainly assist with

  • Translating documents, infographics, and other outreach materials
  • Helping draft and edit CVs and cover letters for our beneficiaries

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Haven House - Crouch End Charity Shop Retail Volunteer

Haven House is nurse-led children’s hospice for North and North East London and West Essex supporting seriously ill babies, children, and their families by providing specialist care, wherever and whenever they need it.

Their retail shop plays a vital role in raising funds and awareness for their cause. As a shop volunteer you will assist in the day to day running of the charity shop to maximise sales and profitability and contribute hugely to how the public perceive them and the work they do.

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Cypriot Community Centre - Volunteer Activity Leaders

CCC Day Centre is a multicultural and comprehensive day centre for adults and the elderly. They are looking for Activity Leaders who can support their clients by providing interesting and stimulating activities in which they can participate, either on a regular basis or as a one-off session.

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BUBIC - Various Volunteering Roles

Although not limited to those with lived experience, many of BUBICs volunteers are ex-drug users who understand the struggles that other users may be facing and are able to support them in coming to terms with their addiction and provide practical and emotional support. Other areas you can volunteer in are, administration, data inputting, day & night outreach, and managing stalls and events.

BUBIC provides their volunteers with training to ensure they have the confidence and relevant skills to undertake their roles. Some other benefits to volunteering with them are being part of a team, gaining experience, and keeping active.

If you're interested, please email Michelle Williams to find out more…

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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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Hornsey Pensioners Action Group - Audio Visual Aids 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 an Audio-Visual Aids Volunteer to be responsible for the provision of loudspeaker/PA system, microphones, and portable screen equipment at public meetings.

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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.

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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...

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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?

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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. 

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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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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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North London Hospice - Ward & Collection Box Volunteers

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

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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!

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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. 

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Solace Women's Aid - Various Volunteer Roles

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

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Advice Line Volunteer         Volunteer Counsellor

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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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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

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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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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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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.

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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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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 in the UK.

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