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Volunteer Centre Haringey is your one stop shop for hundreds of volunteering opportunities from across Haringey.
Kith & Kids
Kith & Kids are currently looking for lots of energetic and enthusiastic volunteers to join them on their fantastic fun filled Xmas Social Development Project.
On the project you will be paired with one of their members with a learning disability, where you will support and encourage them in taking part in a wide range of activities led by professional therapists and workshop leaders.
The project runs from 9:30am - 5:30pm Tuesday 27th – Saturday 31st December and full Disability awareness training will be provided before you begin volunteering.
Lift presents International shows in partnership with major London venues, theatres and art galleries and they are putting on a show called Kamyon on October 11th at the Bernie Grant Arts centre in Tottenham. They are looking for a couple of volunteers who are comfortable talking to the public face to face, to hand out flyers and help with ushering duties.
More information about the show can be found here.
If you are interested or would like to find out more about volunteering with them then email here.
Burghley Road Play Space
Burghley Road Place Space is volunteer run and they are looking for help with a range of activities to support children under 5 and their parents/carers.
Making the Leap
Making the Leap are looking for enthusiastic and dedicated volunteers to join them. Volunteers will be working with secondary school children; aiming to inspire hope and raise the aspirations of children from disadvantaged backgrounds. The role would be to deliver their fun and engaging skills programme in schools, in a classroom setting.
Kith & Kids
Contact Rich or Becky on 0208 801 7432 or email them to find out more information and/or book in some training.
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.