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.

Save the date

These events are open to all – we’d love to meet you there!

Family Fun Day

Thursday, 25th July  @  11:00 – 16:00



Thursday, 25th July @ 11:00 – 16:00

Family Fun Day

Come along to our free event with Somerford Grove GP Surgery! There will be free entertainment, light refreshments, and wellbeing support.

Upcoming events for organisations

City and Hackney Togetherness Conference

Tuesday, 23rd July  @  10:00 – 16:00



Tuesday, 23rd July @ 10:00 – 16:00

City and Hackney Togetherness Conference

Join us to to connect, discuss the conditions for collaboration and take the first steps to co-producing a new VCS strategy.

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