The home of volunteering in Hackney

We’ve been inspiring, developing, and supporting communities since 1997. We’re here to help you make a difference as a volunteer.

Our friendly team can help you choose from hundreds of ways to get involved below.

Get involved

Our services bring communities together through the power of volunteering. There are so many ways to make your mark. We’re here to give you a hand – from volunteering with local charities to supporting one of our services, we’ve got you covered. Choose an option to find out more.

I've been volunteering while studying. It's flexible, plus I'm gaining new skills which I can't get through my part-time job. I know it will help with my career. Volunteering has also helped me meet more people and feel more confident.

Rian – VCH Office Volunteer