Take a look at our volunteering opportunities below!
All of the roles we are currently promoting are entirely VIRTUAL and can be done from home via email, telephone and video calling. For more information please get in touch!
HomeStart Wandsworth supports families with young children under the age of five. Home visiting volunteers help families with day-to-day challenges, improving confidence and empowering parents to build better lives for their family.
Clothe Me – Thank You was set up in order to help those facing financial hardship to clothe themselves. By providing redeemable vouchers which can be exchanged in our partner charity shops for basic clothing, the organisation helps those in need find clothes, they are otherwise unable to access, with dignity.
Share and Care Homeshare is the biggest and most experienced homeshare provider in the UK. Homeshares match someone who needs some help to live independently in their own home (Householder) with someone who is looking for somewhere affordable to live and is happy to give an agreed level of practical help and friendship in return (Sharer).
Wandsworth Bereavement Service provides bereavement counselling to adults, young people and children resident in the Borough of Wandsworth. All of their Counsellors are fully trained in bereavement counselling and professionally supervised on a regular basis.
The Nicholas Stewart Project aims to provide a safe place for young people through the provision of advice, assistance, and through organising educational programmes to raise awareness on issues surrounding knife crime and its wider effects on family and community.
Begin2Sports Group specialises in sports coaching for young people and adults, providing physical activity, mental wellness, health and well-being and mentoring designed to develop and maximise participants full potential, confidence and self-esteem. Begin2Sports Group also sponsors talented children to participate in activities, life skills, and mentoring programme.
Suited & Booted helps vulnerable unemployed men get into employment by providing them with a suit and other interview clothing and accessories. The organisation aims for interviewees to move on from support, not only looking smart, but with their self-confidence boosted, better equipped to succeed at their job interview and deal with life’s challenges.
Citizens Advice Wandsworth (CAW) provide free advice about a range of social welfare issues including benefits, debt, housing and employment, helping around 13,000 people a year across the borough of Wandsworth.
Pure Leapfrog is a charity dedicated to enabling social inclusion in a low-carbon future, working on making low-carbon infrastructure accessible and affordable for all. For the past 2 years, Pure Leapfrog have been running a programme of innovation which designs and delivers replicable low-carbon energy models to communities in the UK. This enables the generation of long-term positive environmental and social impact for the communities, particularly those in deprivation.
Global Urban Design is a social enterprise that provides urban design and placemaking services. Believing strongly in social responsibility, the organisation also provides training and mentoring, develops materials and publications promoting sound urban design principles, and works with stakeholders and a variety of groups on projects benefiting the community.
Healthy Living Platform develops community programmes and activities that empower local people and are self-sustaining. They offer activities which benefit the health and wellbeing of the whole community and help improve the environment we live in, running food projects, vegetable bag schemes, food parcels, food growing/gardening, walks, Yoga, Zumba etc.
Clothing Collective was set up in order to help those facing financial hardship to clothe themselves. By providing redeemable vouchers which can be exchanged in our partner charity shops for basic clothing, the organisation helps those in need find clothes they are otherwise unable to access with dignity.
Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative are a global organisation working for the practical realisation of human rights through research, advocacy, capacity building and mobilisation. Locally, the organisation links with the Commonwealth Secretariat and other institutions based in London advocating for human rights promotion and protection within the Commonwealth.
Chair of TrusteesHome-Start Lambeth’s aim is to prevent the challenges of poverty, neglect and isolation from compromising children’s ability to thrive, through matching volunteers with vulnerable families with young children in order to provide support through weekly visits and calls. All volunteers are carefully recruited, selected and trained to support families with a range of
Junction Elite believe in developing youths as footballers, and as people, giving them all skills needed as future young adults. The positive values they look to instil such as confidence, discipline, communication etc can help prepare them for the working world, or perhaps even a career in football, as well as having the tools to maintain a healthy active lifestyle. As well as this, Junction Elite work in the prevention of knife crime by raising awareness, and providing as many productive activities to shelter youths from that lifestyle as we can.
Work & Play Scrap Store promote artful re-use through the sharing of reclaimable resources for environmental and community benefit. The organisation strives to inspire up-cycling of materials donated by eco-friendly businesses, destined for landfill or incineration, at demos and workshops in schools and at community events.
Based in South London, Young Mums Support Network works with young mothers who are facing challenges with parenting. The organisation works to reduce isolation in parenthood, helps mothers to manage their homes, and offers cooking courses, sewing and gardening as well as back to work courses.
We Rise is an award-winning Brixton based community business with a mission to empower young people to create successful futures. They deliver project-based work experience where young people work in teams to deliver a brief for a client over 5-7 days. We Rise also deliver longer term programmes in school, a programme of careers events (currently on hold due to Covid) and a mentoring programme.
Thrive CIC is the social enterprise for gender equality. One pillar of Thrive’s work is with corporate businesses helping them to achieve gender equality amongst their people. To achieve this, we write inclusive evidence-led corporate policies and run educational sessions internally where we bring in frontline expertise on the issues being tackled.
Eat Club is a London-based charity that teaches young people fundamental cooking skills enabling them to develop healthy lifestyles and address issues around food poverty and poor nutrition.
Social Media PlanningBegin2Sports Group specialises in sports coaching for young people and adults, providing physical activity, mental wellness, health and well-being and mentoring designed to develop and maximise participants full potential, confidence and self-esteem. Begin2Sports Group also sponsors talented children to participate in activities, life skills, and mentoring programme. Total length of project: 16-20 hours
Somers Town Space is a social enterprise based in Camden with a mission: to create an innovative History Space in an ideas of social reform and justice took root, to make a positive difference to people’s lives in a deprived area facing huge development. This Community interest Company serves to commemorate, educate and preserve a unique history of radical thinkers, social reformers and romantics, as well as honour a working class community with access to their own heritage.
Life Force Hub was launched to match business mentors with those looking to start or expand their business in the Borough of Wandsworth. Being a relatively new organisation they are also set to offer business training courses and business support in the near future.
Established in 2000 Synergy Theatre Project works towards rehabilitation and resettlement with prisoners, ex-prisoners and young people at risk of offending through theatre and related activities whilst placing the wider issues surrounding criminal justice in the public arena. Their work is founded on the belief that theatre can be transformative and challenges perceptions of both prisoners and society, building a more positive future.
Citizens Advice Wandsworth (CAW) provide free advice about a range of social welfare issues including benefits, debt, housing and employment. The organisation helps around 13,000 people a year and the outcomes of this work range from empowering clients to resolve their issue by providing them with information and self-help resources, to providing intensive casework support that can help prevent homelessness and destitution, as well as addressing serious failures in processes managed by local and central government.
Wandsworth Oasis is a charity that raises funds, through our chain of 10 charity shops across SW London (Wandsworth and Lambeth) and a quirky events programme (on and offline), for HIV support, prevention and awareness raising projects. They are a major player in the circular economy through our shops and actively promote reuse, repurposing and resale of preloved items.
Every Step Matters provides therapeutic group and individual support to children young people and adults empowering them to break the cycle of Domestic Abuse and form healthy loving relationships.
3Pillars Project supports and engages young people vulnerable to crime, both in custody and those in the local community at risk of entering the Criminal Justice System, to re-engage with society and employment. They deliver sports-based mentoring interventions, over 8-week courses, working with young people in schools, in the community and in custody, providing non-statutory sports training and mentorship.
Kinetika Bloco’s mission is to get young people from South London engaged in long term creative activity advancing their education, skills, and capacity. Through the music, dance, design and leadership activities they enable young people to have creative engagement, determine company policy and direction and to follow pathways for leadership and career development, and participate in society as mature and responsible individuals.
Make Shift Foundation works with ages 16-25 to provide access to enterprise, helping them turn their ideas into businesses. The organisation do this through a programme of test and trading opportunities, information and networking events and business support.
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