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Volunteer Centre Haringey is your one stop shop for hundreds of volunteering opportunities from across Haringey.
Now’s the time to nominate your volunteers for an award from the Mayor of London as part of the Team London 2016 Achievement Awards – nominations close on 31 July 2016.
Volunteers can be nominated in one of five categories, with awards for volunteers under 25, volunteers over 25, and people who volunteer in a team. The winners will be presented with their award at the prestigious ceremony at City Hall in the autumn.
The judges will be looking for volunteers who’ve shown outstanding enthusiasm and commitment, who’ve given exceptional service or contributed particular depth of experience, or who have achieved great impact through their volunteering.
If you’ve got volunteers you’d like to recognise then follow this link for the online nomination form and more details about the awards. Good luck!
London Transport Museum are looking for Outreach Volunteers for their Battle Bus Project
Join them for an exciting volunteer opportunity at the London Transport Museum.
They are looking for volunteers aged 18 – 25 to take part in a spoken word project over the summer to help us commemorate the centenary of the Battle of the Somme. No previous experience necessary just lots of enthusiasm!
They are particularly interested to hear from people living in the borough of Haringey or who have an interest in or connection to this area.
Team Up is an educational charity. Their mission is to use tuition to enable pupils from low income backgrounds to meaningfully increase their academic attainment, in order to improve the choices open to them. They are currently looking for an English or Maths tutor to a small group of pupils in a couple of Haringey schools.
The pupils they work with are capable of doing well at school but are currently underperforming; they are also typically drawn from low-income backgrounds. You will inspire, motivate and support them in their learning so that they get back on track, and achieve their potential.
They are currently recruiting tutors for Highgate Wood School and Heartlands High School. Tutoring sessions are 1.5 hours long and run for a period of ten weeks, three times a year. Email Holly for more information.
The Silver Line
Did you know? In the UK, more than 1 million people aged over 65 say they often or always feels lonely. The Silver Line have 1,000 older people waiting for a Silver Line Friend. They have chosen to be called Silver Liners.
By volunteering as a Telephone Friend for The Silver Line, you will be matched to a Silver Liner that you call once a week.
“Just speaking to someone helps me cope a little better…” – Silver Liner
This is a volunteer role that you can do from home or from work. All you need is access to a telephone and the internet. For more information about this volunteer opportuntiy click here or visit The Silver Line website
Crisis Charity Shop
Crisis are looking for a volunteer Retail Assistant and Cafe Assistant for their shop in Finsbury Park. For more information click here
IMECE is looking for
Violence Against Women and Girls (VAW&G) Guide Volunteers
The applicants must be bi-lingual female, speaking one of the community languages and English; and from one of the BAMER communities living in London.
Volunteers will receive 5 days of training (trainings will be held In September 2016) and 1 day a week work placement to become VAWG Guide.
Once VAWG Guides are trained, they will carry out outreach at colleges, community centres, GP surgeries and other community hubs to identify women with risks of VAWG and HP and give them practical and emotional support. They will also assist women with practical help, language barrier, information, advocacy and encouragement and enable them to access specialist service provision.
Help Create a Sensory Garden for Children
The London Centre for Children with Cerebral Palsy are looking for an enthusiastic and green fingered volunteer to help at their Centre and school in Coppetts Road, Muswell Hill. The children who come to the school benefit enormously from access to a garden for growing plants and enjoying nature in a leafy setting.
Key tasks include, developing and planting a small sensory garden, weeding, clearing areas and other light gardening.
Canal and River Trust
An exciting opportunity for young people in North/East London aged 16-25 who are interested in the environment. Eco Talent could give you a step up into an exciting new career and the chance to help protect the environment.
Wheely Tots is looking for a Trustee
Wheely Tots is a registered charity (CIO) which aims to get people to think about cycling more regularly and safely in London. As a start up social enterprise we have chosen to generate our own income by providing help and support to our members and requesting donations in return. We also access grant funding but plan to make this significantly less than 50% of our income . Wheely Tots is based in North London around Woodberry Down, but work throughout London. We work with all road users including pedestrians, drivers of all vehicles and cyclists.
We are looking for a trustee to join our board. This is a fantastic opportunity to contribute to the running of a small charitable organisation.
For more information and how to apply visit the Wheely Tots website
Volunteers do all sorts of things, from admin to gardening, cooking to fundraising, driving to web design - the possibilities are endless!
We can help to find opportunites that match your skills and interests and put you in touch with charities and local community groups who really need your help. What are you waiting for?
To find out more about what you could do, call us on 020 3771 0114 or click here to start searching for opportunities.