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Volunteering

 

National Websites for volunteering

www.do-it.org.uk 
Fantastic site that allows you to search based on your interests e.g. literacy and your postcode! Literally hundreds of opportunities available.

www.timebank.org.uk
TimeBank is a national charity offering volunteering opportunities.

www.vds.org.uk
Volunteer Development Scotland (VDS)

www.wcva.org.uk
Wales Council for Voluntary Action

www.volunteering-ni.org
Offers a Volunteering FREEPHONE 0845 652 6065 to link directly to the nearest volunteer bureau in Northern Ireland.

www.volunteernow.co.uk
Where you can search online for a volunteering opportunity in Northern Ireland.

You can get more info about volunteering from these organisations:

Skills for Life Volunteer Projects

ESOL Volunteer Training - City & Islington College
This scheme provides home tutors for students who cannot attend classes at the college. A short training course for volunteers is followed by a placement in a student's home. You must give nine months commitment. For more information contact the college directly: 020 7700 9200

CALAT Volunteers to Teach English to Speakers of Other Languages
Introductory sessions every term with Refugee Project Croydon - Further Training Programmes to develop Basic ESOL Teaching Skills.
Contact Joy Burns 020 8662 5550 for further information

Skills for Life Volunteers, Essex

This is a model of the Basic Skills Agency Link Up project being extended across Essex, Southend and Thurrock funded by the European Social Fund.
Contact: Chris Dugmore on 01268 520599 x285/287 or e-mail linkup@essexcc.gov.uk 
 
ACT - East London Training Organisation
ACT is an adult training organisation in East London and is occasionally able to offer placements for those pursuing teaching qualifications. For more information contact: trainingacadinc@aol.com

London Volunteer Centres

Bexley, Volunteer Centre
8 Brampton Road
BEXLEY HEATH
London
DA7 4EY
Tel: 020 8304 0911
Fax: 020 8298 9583
Email: bexleyvc@bvsc.co.uk
Website: www.bvsc.co.uk
Opening Hours: M-F: 9.30-1.00, 2.00-5.00
 
Bromley, Volunteer Centre
Community House
South Street
BROMLEY
London
BR1 1RH
Tel: 020 8315 1905
Fax: 020 8315 1924
Email: volunteers@communitylinksbromley.org.uk
Website: www.communitylinksbromley.org.uk
Opening Hours: Mon-Thurs 9.30 - 4.30
 
Camden Volunteer Centre
2 Grafton Yard
Off Prince of Wales Road
London NW5 2ND
Tel: 020 7424 9990  
Email: info@volunteercentrecamden.org.uk
Website: http://www.volunteercentrecamden.org.uk/
 
Croydon, Volunteer Centre
2A Garnet Road
Thornton Heath
CROYDON
London
CR7 8RD
Tel: 020 8684 2727
Fax: 020 8684 0171
Email: mary.benton@cvalive.org.uk
Website: www.cvalive.org.uk
Opening Hours: M-F: 9.30-5.00 also W: evenings
 
Ealing Volunteer Centre
Lido Centre
63 Mattock Lane
W13 9LA Tel: 0800 652 3183
Fax: 020 8280 2289
Email: volunteering@ealingcvs.org.uk
Website: www.ealingcvs.org.uk/volunteering
Opening hours: Monday-Friday 10-4
 
Enfield Volunteering Information Service
Community House
311 Fore Street
EDMONTON
London
N9 0PZ
Tel: 020 8373 6348
Fax: 020 8373 6267
Email: volunteering@enfieldva.org.uk

Greenwich, Volunteer Centre
The Forum @ Greenwich
Trafalgar Road
GREENWICH
London
SE10 9EQ
Tel: 020 8853 1331
Email: info@volunteersgreenwich.co.uk
Website: www.volunteerscentregreenwich.org.uk/
Opening Hours: M-F: 9.00-5.00
 
Hackney Voluntary Action
92 Dalston Lane
HACKNEY
London
E8 1NG
Tel: 020 7241 4443
Fax: 020 7241 0043
Email: info@hackneyvoluntaryaction.org.uk
Website: www.hackneyvoluntaryaction.org.uk
Opening Hours: M-F: 10.00-5.00
 
Hammersmith & Fulham Volunteer Centre

148 King Street
HAMMERSMITH
London
W6 0QU
Tel: 020 8741 9876
Fax: 020 8741 3344
Email: enquiries@hfvc.org.uk
Website: www.hfvc.org.uk
Opening Hours: M-F: 10.00-2.00
 
Harrow Volunteer Centre
HiB Business Advice Centre
Stanmore Place
Howard Road
Stanmore
HA7 1BT
Tel: 020 3468 2282
Email: registration@capablecommunities.co.uk
 
Havering, Volunteer Community Action
Unit D6
Romford Seedbed Centre
Davidson Way
ROMFORD
London
RM7 0AZ
Tel: 01708 746 101
Fax: 01708 737 234
Email: marie@vcah.org.uk
Website: www.vcah.org.uk
Opening Hours: please phone for appt.

Hillingdon Volunteer Centre
Key House
106 High Street
YIEWSLEY
London
UB7 7BQ
Tel: 01895 442 730
Fax: 01895 442 754
Email: volunteering@havs.org.uk
Website: www.havs.org.uk
Opening Hours: M - Fri 9.30 - 5.00
 

Hounslow, Volunteer Centre
45 Treaty Centre
High Street
HOUNSLOW
London
TW3 1ES
Tel: 020 8583 2626
Fax: 020 8570 5083
Email: director@volunteerhounslow.org.uk
Website: www.volunteerhounslow.org.uk
Opening Hours: M & F: 9.00-2.00 T W Th: 9.00-5.00
 
Islington Volunteer Centre
6 - 9 Manor Gardens
ISLINGTON
London
N7 6LA
Tel: 020 7686 6800
Fax: 020 7686 6805
Email: director@islingtonvolunteer.org.uk
Website: www.islingtonvolunteer.org.uk
Opening Hours: M-F: 9.30-5.00 Telephone for appt
 
Kensington & Chelsea, Volunteer Centre
Canalside House
383 Ladbroke Grove
KENSINGTON & CHELSEA
London
W10 5AA
Tel: 020 8960 3722 (tel/minicom)
Fax: 020 8960 3750
Email: registrations@voluntarywork.org.uk
Website: www.voluntarywork.org.uk
Opening Hours: Mon - Fri 9.30 - 5.30
 
Kingston Volunteer Centre
Siddeley House
50 Canbury Park Road
KINGSTON UPON THAMES
London
KT2 6LX
Tel: 020 8255 8685
Fax: 020 8255 8804
Email: volunteering@kvc.org.uk
Website: www.kvc.org.uk
Opening Hours: Mon - Fri 9.00 -3.00 (by appointment)

Lewisham, Volunteer Centre
2nd Floor
307-313 Lewisham High Street
Lewisham
London
London
SE13 6NW
Tel: 0208 613 7113
Email: info@volunteeringlewisham.org.uk
Website: www.volunteeringlewisham.org.uk
 
Merton Volunteer Bureau
The Vestry Hall
The Cricket Green
London Road
MITCHAM
London
CR4 3UD
Tel: 020 8640 7355
Fax: 020 8646 7549
Email: info@volunteercentremerton.org.uk
Website: www.volunteercentremerton.org.uk
Opening Hours: M-F: 9.30-4.30 other times by appt.
 
Newham, Volunteer Network Centre
246 Romford Road
NEWHAM
London
E7 9HZ
Tel: 020 8221 4514
Email: gurdialbhamra@vncnewham.co.uk

Richmond upon Thames Volunteer Bureau
Richmond Adult Community College
Parkshot
RICHMOND
London
TW9 1AA
Tel: 0845 675 1234
Fax: 020 8401 1967
Email: volunteer@richmondcvs.org.uk
Opening Hours: M-F: 10.00 - 4.00
 
Southwark, Volunteer Centre
Wigglesworth House
2nd Floor (Left)
69 Southwark Bridge Road
London
London
SE1 9HH
Tel: 020 7403 2936
Fax: 020 7403 5961
Email: info@volunteercentres.org.uk
Website: www.volunteercentres.org.uk
Opening Hours: M-F: 10.00-4.00
 
Spelthorne Volunteer Bureau
Community Link
Knowle Green
Staines
London
TW18 1XA

Sutton, Volunteer Centre
31 West Street
SUTTON
London
SM1 1SJ
Tel: 020 8770 4856
Fax: 020 8642 7242
Email: vcsutton@suttonlea.org
Website: www.suttonvb.org.uk
Opening Hours: M-F: 10.00-4.00
 
Tower Hamlets, Volunteer Action
Norvin House 1st Floor
45 - 55 Commercial Street
TOWER HAMLETS
London
E1 6BD
Tel: 020 7377 0956
Fax: 020 7426 9979
Email: info@towerhamlets.org.uk
Opening Hours: M-F:10.00- 6.00
 
Waltham Forest, Volunteer Centre
Community Place
806 High Road
Leyton
London
E10 6AE
Tel: 020 8539 8163
Fax: 020 8532 8521
Email: info@volunteercentrewf.org.uk
Website: www.volunteercentrewf.org.uk
Opening Hours: M-F: 10.00-4.00
 
Wandsworth, Volunteer Centre
Wandsworth Voluntary Sector Development Agency
170 Garratt Lane
WANDSWORTH
London
SW18 4DA
Tel: 020 8870 4319
Fax: 020 8871 3502
Email: volunteers@wvsda.org.uk
Website: www.wvsda.org.uk
Opening Hours: M-F: 10.00-4.00
 
Westminster, Volunteer Centre
53-55 Praed Street
Paddington
WESTMINSTER
London
W2 1NR
Tel: 020 7402 8076
Fax: 020 7402 3124
Email: info@volunteercentrewestminster.org.uk
Website: www.volunteer.co.uk
Opening Hours: M T Th:10.00-4.00 W:10.00-5.30
 

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