Volunteering

Volunteering Opportunity: Crest WF - Day Care (Elderly people)

28th January - 31st March 2020

We Welcome Volunteers to support our friendly and experienced staff team who run day care services for elderly people and those with dementia 4 days a week in the Peterhouse Centre, Upper Walthamstow Road, E17.  Apply to: misha.riaz@crestwf.org.uk

 

Volunteering Opportunity : Raise funds and put the spotlight on research – British Heart Foundation

Friday 7th & Saturday 8th February 2020

Bring your shining smile & join our weekend-long fundraising blockbuster in Tesco store in Leyton. We need cash collecting, bucket brandishing stars like you to make this very special weekend a smash-hit ! Sign up and give 2 hours of time as a volunteer collector. 

 

Volunteering Opportunity: Green Champions- Forest Recycling Project.

15th January - 26th Feb 2020

Our volunteers work and train in paint, fabrics, carpentry and conservation and no prior experience is necessary, just enthusiasm and availability on at least half a day a week between Tuesday and Fridays.  Come along to our open afternoon Wednesday 26th February 2-4pm to find out more. 

 
 

Volunteering opportunity: Event Volunteer Superstars Needed! – Walk the Walk

18th Dec 2019 – 15th May 2020

Are you a dedicated & organised person, passionate about helping others? Join our night-time party and 2,000 other volunteers at The MoonWalk London on Saturday 16th May 2020 from Clapham Common ! Get down and boogie with 15,000 women and men walking overnight marathon in decorated bras, raising millions for breast cancer ! 

Volunteering Opportunity : The Felix Project- Help stop food waste / Tackle Food Poverty

29 November 2019 to 31 May 2020

Rescue nutritious food surplus & deliver to 325 front line charities and schools tackling food poverty. Drivers, warehouse staff & co-drivers needed, every hour volunteered saves 50kg of food & delivers food for +100 meals.  

Volunteering Opportunities: Age UK Waltham Forest - Various

20th Nov 2019 - 20th Nov 2020

We have a variety of volunteer roles where you can help support older people in our Borough. We are a local charity and could not carry out the work that we do without volunteers. Become a Befriender, Form-filler or even a Creative Knitter, we would love to hear from you. 

Volunteering Opportunity: Social Action For Health (SAFH) - Cancer Awareness Volunteer

20th Nov - 31st March 2020

Your role will be working with different local communities, supporting outreach sessions / Stalls. Engaging & informing. Recruiting people to attend cancer workshops & providing feedback to the project manager. We're particularly keen to work with local people who have links to the Black African, Caribbean, Polish & Romanian communities. 

Volunteering Opportunity: Street count – Rough sleepers.

15th Nov – 30th March 2020. Mornings (e.g) between 1 and 3am.

Each year local authorities count the number of rough sleepers on a particular night. This enables us to plan our services so that we can deliver the best possible support to this client group. We would welcome your enthusiasm, experience and local knowledge to ensure that we reach every rough sleeper in the borough. 

Apply to pauline.jones@walthamforest.gov.uk 

if you are concerned about a rough sleeper you can refer them using the button below

Volunteering Opportunity: Do good and get fit: Run or walk with GoodGym in Waltham Forest

5th November 2019 - 31st March 2020

Join us every Wednesday for a run at 6:45 we work hard on a physical task to support the community for 30 to 45 minutes, then we all run back together to the start venue by 8.30pm.   

Volunteering Opportunity: Magic Me - Albany Court or George Mitchell Primary School, Leyton

Every Tuesday, from November - February, 12pm - 3-pm

Get creative with Quality Street! We are looking for volunteers to support an intergenerational arts project in Leyton, bringing together older and younger people from the local community. Take a look at first years activities and find out how to get involved here!

Volunteering opportunity: Peabody - Support family music sessions in Langthorne Park.

5th September 2019 to 27th March 2020

Musical Beacons is a fun, active, creative music sessions for young people and their parents/ carers led by a team of experienced facilitators. 

We are looking for active, energetic individuals to support this team.  

Volunteering Opportunity: Songs and Smiles Welcomer - The Together Project. Inter-generational sing a long sessions.

Mondays in Leyton and Leytonstone 1st November to 1st March

Meet and Greet everyone with a smile at our singing and social group and bring fun and happiness to children, parents and elderly care home residents ! 

Leytonstone on Mondays 10:30 - 11:30 or Leyton on Mondays 11am - 12pm. 

Walk for Women at Lloyd Park

Every Monday 10-10.45am

Enjoy a walk round the park and a chat with friendly people. 

Meet outside the park café, near the playground. Free.

Better Together: Social Group, Aveling Centre, Lloyd Park

Every Friday 1-3pm

Social group for people enduring mental health challenges. Enjoy tea and cake, arts and crafts and maybe bowling.