Volunteering Opportunities

Volunteering is at the heart of our communities. It is an excellent way to meet new people, gain the skills and experience needed to advance your career, improve your well-being, and connect with people in your neighbourhood

Workshop facilitators needed for children’s climate action campaign Ongoing

Workshop facilitators needed for children’s climate action campaign

We are looking for people who are knowledgeable about climate change (and related environmental/sustainability issues), keen to share their knowledge with others, and are able to inspire children to inspire their families to reduce their carbon footprints.

How you can help: Volunteer - creative skills, Volunteer - practical skills

Sustainable Wellbeing Ongoing

Sustainable Wellbeing

Help us with our allotment site makeover – no skills required, you’ll be learning on the job!

Garden DIY – building raised beds, growing frames, maybe even a gazebo!

Garden maintenance – weeding, clearing, hedge cutting, wood chipping.

How you can help: Tools & equipment, Volunteer - creative skills, Volunteer - practical skills

Ealing Book Festival Ongoing

Ealing Book Festival

We need help with organising the festival, so if you have any skills in marketing, IT, leaflet dropping. It would be great to hear from you.

We will need volunteers with great interpersonal skills over the festival weekend to ensure that events are managed safely and our audiences have a great experience. We are also looking for sound engineers to ensure that our audiences can hear our speakers.

How you can help: Finance & fundraising, Marketing & communications, Volunteer - creative skills, Volunteer - practical skills

FoodCycle Acton – Acton Gardens Community Centre Ongoing

FoodCycle Acton – Acton Gardens Community Centre

We are looking for cooking volunteers to help us cook our meals. You don’t need any previous experience and there is no minimum commitment, meaning you can volunteer as little or as often as you like!

How you can help: Volunteer - creative skills, Volunteer - practical skills

Asian Community Concern C.I.C. Ongoing

Asian Community Concern C.I.C.

We rely on grants, funds, crowdfunding, donations, partners and contact with collaborators.

How you can help: Training and Management, Volunteer - creative skills, Volunteer - practical skills

Ealing Youth Justice Service volunteer opportunities Ongoing

Ealing Youth Justice Service volunteer opportunities

Youth Justice Service volunteers come from many backgrounds, with a wide variety of life experience. It is very rewarding to help children develop and grow and appreciate they are part of a supportive community.

Volunteers are provided with full training and development opportunities.

How you can help: Volunteer - creative skills, Volunteer - practical skills

Mentoring Programme – Hope for the Young Ongoing

Mentoring Programme – Hope for the Young

Mentors can help with (not limited to)

Practicing English
Enrolment advice
Study skills
Confidence building
Independence skills
Accessing local services and activities
Practical and emotional support
Mapping future goals
Learning about the UK.

How you can help: Volunteer - creative skills, Volunteer - practical skills

Dean Gardens Improvement, Weekly Community Gardening Ongoing

Dean Gardens Improvement, Weekly Community Gardening

Please come along and help.
All tools provided.
Bring your own gardening gloves if you have them, or we can provide disposable ones.
Wear sensible shoes and clothing, suitable for the weather on the day.

How you can help: Volunteer - creative skills, Volunteer - practical skills

Crosslight – Debt and Benefit Advice Ongoing

Crosslight – Debt and Benefit Advice

We are looking for volunteers to help us support foodbank users. We have different volunteering roles. You can read more on https://www.crosslightadvice.org/volunteer

How you can help: Volunteer - practical skills

Help families with young children Ongoing

Help families with young children

Our home-visiting volunteers are required to have:
– parenting or caring experience
– commit to our training programme
– undergo referencing and enhanced criminal record checks
– understand that support provided to families is completely confidential
– have a non-judgemental attitude and understand the pressures of bringing up a family

How you can help: Volunteer - practical skills

Feeding Ealing – Polytunnel Food growing and sharing projects Ongoing

Feeding Ealing – Polytunnel Food growing and sharing projects

We welcome all skills to assist with the delivery of our project.

How you can help: Finance & fundraising, Legal, Marketing & communications, Tools & equipment, Training and Management, Volunteer - creative skills, Volunteer - practical skills

Lancaster Estate Residents Association coffee mornings and advice service Ongoing

Lancaster Estate Residents Association coffee mornings and advice service

You will be helping us with a variety of tasks.

How you can help: Finance & fundraising, Marketing & communications, Research, Tools & equipment, Training and Management, Volunteer - practical skills