Age UK are looking for a Volunteer Fundraiser to provide support to the Volunteer Development Coordinator.Read More
News Archive: 2015
Cultivate London are looking for Volunteer Horticulturists to help out with various horticulture tasks including potting up, seed sowing, dead heading, propagation by cuttings and watering plants and herbs on sites in Hounslow.Read More
Groundwork are looking for volunteers in London to get trained up to become SPIRIT Energy Champions. Join the team and learn how to offer valuable energy saving advice and support to your friends, family and your wider faith community.Read More
Become a volunteer for Hounslow Association for the Blind if you can spare one or two hours a week or fortnight to supporting a visually impaired person by befriending and assisting with everyday task a such as reading, writing and shopping.Read More
Age UK are looking for a volunteer to provide admin support to the Office staff.Read More
Victim Support are looking for volunteers to engage with local community groups, particularly those focused on ethnicity, faith and sexual orientation to promote greater understanding, partnership and engagement.Read More
Working from home and in your own free time, Seeing Ear’s Online Library Volunteers will help add books to their online library for readers who need books in an accessible format due to reasons such as visual impairment, dyslexia or a physical disability.Read More
HAAYA is looking for a motivated volunteer to assist with their website, Facebook and media.Read More
Volunteer Peer Mentors will work on a one-to-one basis supporting service users to sustain accommodation, maintain and improve their health and work towards their own goals.Read More
Lagan’s Foundation are seeking new volunteers in Hounslow to join our team and help parents and carers in their communities live a better life with their children.Read More
Groundwork London is looking for faith communities to participate in a new energy saving initiative called SPIRIT. Local community members will be trained as SPIRIT Energy Champions, who will be able to offer valuable energy saving advice and support to their friends, families and the wider faith community.Read More
Consortia building workshop for health and social careRead More
Shopmobility is a service which is operated by Hounslow Community Transport, a local charity, which hires out battery-powered scooters and wheelchairs.Read More
Hounslow Housing have an exciting activities programme which they deliver to the community as well as sheltered housing tenants. They are looking for people who have a skill to share, a listening ear or simply time to help with practical setting up and running of the classes that they offer.Read More
Do you love Christmas? Does it fill you with joy to smile at complete strangers in the festive season? Do you like wearing a silly hat? Then the Mulberry Centre needs you! Jolly volunteers are required for the following bucket collections (silly hat optional!).Read More
Home-Start Hounslow are looking for some new trustees to join their team. With the other trustees you will hold Home-Start Hounslow in trust for current and future beneficiaries.
Share your opinions on how Hounslow Council can improve leisure and culture services in the borough, following cuts of £2.3m.Read More
London Contemporary Theatre present Aladdin, the classic pantomime with a twist (suitability ages 4+).Read More
Southville Infant and Nursery School want to recruit a new co-opted governor to join their friendly and committed governing body.Read More
Hounslow Foodbox are currently looking for a Volunteer Coordinator. The Foodbox service is provided 100% by volunteers, but the service has developed and grown they are looking for an experienced volunteer to manage the rest of the volunteers.Read More
This is your chance to apply for a grant of up to £12,000 to create greener, healthier spaces in neighbourhoods across London.Read More
Hounslow Citizens Advice Bureaux are looking for volunteers to be trained as Telephone Gateway Assessors, which involves giving information and basic advice on issues such as debt, benefits, housing and employment.Read More
Positive Directions are a leading Prime contractor with UK government, delivering employability and skills training. They provide training to get students into employment with qualifications and work experience.Read More
Crafting for Community is a social enterprise that sell handmade cards and craft items at local craft fairs and markets. Proceeds go to Our Barn Youth Club (www.ourbarn.org.uk), which supports young people with learning disabilities.Read More
Who needs an ally? Young people in the care of their local authority often lose regular contact with family and friends.Read More
Grace Willis lives in Chiswick, West London with her husband, two year-old twins and their dog Maisie. She is a full-time mother to two year-old twins, owns her own language business, and volunteers her spare time as a group coordinator for Contact the Elderly Hounslow.Read More
We are currently looking for a dedicated volunteer to assist the administrative side of our Volunteer Services for 2 to 3 days a week over a period of 3 months (with opportunities for extension).Read More
Breast Cancer Care need your help at their London collections! Last year they raised a fantastic £5,600 from our London bucket collections in October as part of breast cancer awareness month and are looking for volunteers to help them do the same again this year!Read More
Groundwork are seeking a volunteer with a flair for organisation, and an interest in developing their administrative skills in a busy Welfare-to-Work/Skills Training environment.Read More
This event will be a follow up to Trustees' Week and will be suitable for trustees, funders and corporate partners.Read More
Emma has been volunteering for the volunteering services for over a month now. Find out her story and what she gets up to on a day-to-day bases.Read More
Cultivate are looking for Volunteer Horticulturists to help out with various horticulture tasks in Hounslow on Wednesday afternoons.Read More
Are you ready for the Rugby World Cup? Here is some information from Richmond Council to help you prepare.Read More
Sense are looking for creative and friendly volunteers to support older people with sensory impairments at textile arts and exercise activity sessions in the Hounslow and Feltham areas.Read More
On Saturday 19th September, 12pm-6pm, we'll be celebrating a year of local food growing with communities across east London and beyond. The Harvest Stomp is a new community festival being held at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park to celebrate local growing and local produce.Read More
On the Friday 21 Of August 2015, five volunteers from Accenture UK’s Future Technology Leader’s Programme popped down to the Hounslow Community Foodbox headquarters for the day to lend a hand with daily tasks. Read their story here.Read More
Flourish are looking for keen older volunteers to help with their new "Go Vintage" Social enterprise project.Read More
Relate London South West is seeking to recruit a voluntary treasurer to join the board of this well-known relationship counselling charity, part of a national federation.
RedRoutemaster are looking for Transport Event Volunteers to help out at the Brentford Festival on Sunday 6th September 2015.Read More
Hounslow CAB provides advice for the residents within the London borough of Hounslow. They are looking to recruit skilled individuals to join their trustee board and help provide leadership. Trustees are asked to attend meetings which take place five times a year and their their annual general meeting (AGM) which are held in the early evening.Read More
Many care home residents would love to keep in touch with friends and family but find it
difficult using computers. Volunteers are needed to join the KIT team to visit Atfield Care
Home and help the residents.
Get Creative and Join the Youth Panel Arts Award Project at Gunnersbury! Are you
looking for an exciting creative arts project that will lead to a nationally recognized
qualification for your CV?
The Challenge is looking for inspiring and responsible individuals to help teams of sixteen and seventeen-year- olds, participating in the National Citizen Service (NCS), deliver social action projects in the local community in South London.Read More
Over the next 2 years the Energy Garden team will be supporting communities across London to transform as many as 50 London Overground platforms and stations into thriving gardens that will incorporate food growing plots and solar energy providing on-site renewable energy for lighting, water pumps or other small scale station amenities. This is your chance to nominate a station near you to benifit your station using community.Read More
All Cultural Community Solutions under 5's sessions encourage parent's to use libraries with their children. Volunteers are needed to support the sessions.Read More
Hounslow Council Communications are looking for enthusiastic, out-going and Practical volunteers to help us with the Rugby World Cup "Be Inspired" Festival on Sunday 13th September in Redlees Park.Read More
Were you a London Olympic Games Maker or always wished you had have been? Super
Saturday of Sport is looking for friendly and community minded volunteers who would like
to help with the smooth running of our Super Saturday of Sport event at Feltham Park on
The Ealing CVS Safeguarding Children Project promotes and facilitates good safeguarding practice amongst voluntary and community sector groups, to help professionals protect children from harm and promote their welfare.Read More
If you enjoy tea and cake and would like to make a difference in your local community,
then look no further!
Our Park Presents is an afternoon of fun activities for all ages, then followed by an
outdoor film screening suitable for all the family. Come and help out with various activities
including stewarding for the film screening, arts and crafts, children’s storytelling, drum
workshops and much more.
Are you looking for office administration experience? Are you looking for a volunteer opportunity to allow you to develop and build on your office administration skills?Read More
Ha Meem Foundation, a registered charity, is focussed on working towards the needs of
the community, in terms of educational, spiritual and communal initiatives.
Eid Family Fun Day is an established annual event that takes place in Hounslow Mosque
(outdoor), attracting up to 3,000 people each year! We're looking for energetic and active
volunteers possessing excellent communication skills with the ability to self organise
through minimal guidance.
The Challenge is looking for inspiring and responsible individuals to help a team of twelve young people deliver their project to strengthen their community.Read More
This is an exciting opportunity to be involved in a new mobile Community Outreach Programme supporting the residents of Hounslow with Training and Employment advice.Read More
Come and join the Cultural Community Solutions for two magical outdoor theatre performances suitable for all the family. Following the success of their 2014 summer tour in Hounslow, London Contemporary Theatre present Kenneth Grahame's classic "The Wind in the Willows"(suitability ages 4+) and William Shakespeare's hilarious comedy of love, "Twelfth Night"(suitability ages 8+).
We have two exciting volunteering opportunites for you to get involved in!Read More
We are looking for volunteers to be trained as Telephone Gateway Assessors, which involves giving information and basic advice on issues such as debt, benefits, housing and employment.
Hercules Events are urgently looking for Volunteers and Marshals to help stage the first ever Festival of Sport in Hounslow on Sunday 12 July 2015 at Bedfont Lakes Country Park on Clockhouse LaneRead More
This opportunity is open to men and women aged 50+ who feel they could support a
young person find or stay in education, employment and training or work towards a goal.
If you are 18-25 and unemployed and interested in a career in Logistics, join this FREE two week training programme!Read More
The PLIAS Resettlement Mentoring Programme requires mentors to provide support to
offenders and ex-offenders to integrate successfully back into society and community. The
PLIAS Resettlement Mentoring Programme is recruiting volunteers from the community
and business sector who are willing to use their practical business and community skills
and experience to assist our clients. These mentors will give their time, experience and
knowledge to empower ex-offenders/service users to turn their lives around. Each mentor
will be expected to mentor an ex-offender over a period of 6 to 12 months, having weekly
contact with the mentee.
Thousands of riders and spectators will be involved in the Prudential RideLondon events. Volunteers are needed to give directions, maintain rider and spectator safety and generally ensure that the events run smoothly.Read More
Have a look at our selection of arts opportunities in the Hounslow area!Read More
Have a look at our selection of sports and outdoor activites in the Hounslow area!Read More
Bell Square is a new outdoor arts space in the heart of Hounslow, launched in 2014. It's a
place where anyone and everyone can come to see some of the best outdoor performers
in the world, for free. Featuring anything from circus to dance to acrobats, the shows aim
to delight and inspire people whether the are 4 or 84.
Both Hounslow Council and Hounslow CCG have said they would like in future to commission more through VCS consortia rather than single VCS organisation bids.
Many national funders also now encourage consortia bids
To support local groups we have arranged an initial workshop around building and managing effective local consortia.
This Level 1 OCN accredited workshop is for Trustees or anyone with a responsibility for managing or leading a community project.
This workshop will ensure your organisation complies with the law and good practice on Data Protection and confidentiality.Read More
Now’s the time to nominate your volunteers for an award from the Mayor of London as part of the Team London 2015 Achievement Awards – nominations close on Friday 12th June 2015.Read More
Omid International is launching our Mentoring Project for vulnerable unaccompanied
young asylum seekers and refugees who are in education or who are wishing to return to
Community Ambassadors have a vital role to play as the link between Healthwatch
Hounslow and the citizens of Hounslow - meaning individuals, communities, voluntary and
community sector organisations and other patient or service user groups.
The Activity Session Volunteer role links volunteers with older people with sensory
impairment in the London Borough of Hounslow who are attending either a textile arts
based activity or an exercise activity every Tuesday morning for 12 weeks starting on the
This is a wonderful opportunity which runs throughout the summer to encourage children aged 5-11 to read books. The volunteer will listen to the children as they review books they have read and award prizes. Assistance will be needed with a pizza party and helping children with their reviews and drawings. You will get to work with a great team and have a lot of fun!Read More
On Sunday 2 August 2015, more than 25,000 riders will participate in the London-Surrey 100, cycling 100 miles from the start in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, out into Surrey and then back to London to a spectacular finish on the Mall. A few hours later, 150 of the world's top pros will race on an extended route in the RideLondon-Surrey Classic.Read More
When you write a funding application, how often are you successful? Your time is precious and good funding opportunities few, so make sure every application is as strong as possible Come and learn with NCVO consultants how to make your bid stand out.Read More
Hounslow Council Communications are looking for a confident and well-organised volunteer to help them with the council's Rugby World Cup 2015 activation. In particular you will take responsibility for developing and delivering their 'roadshow' at a series of major summer events, and to help brief, manage and motivate local volunteers to sell their services and opportunities. The position, which would last until 31 October, would ideally suit someone with a knowledge of events and marketing who is anxious to develop their skills in the context of a busy events and communications team.Read More
Hestia Housing & Support works in 22 London boroughs and has over 40 years' experience of providing housing, care and support services to people with mental health needs in a range of services. Hestia also supports women and children experiencing domestic violence, older people, ex-offenders, young people, homeless people and people with complex needs, and also manages several community development and engagement services.Read More
Now’s the time to nominate your volunteers for an award from the Mayor of London as part of the Team London 2015 Achievement Awards!Read More
NVCO have recently published comprehensive guidelines on involving volunteer interns.Read More
Kith Kids (a charity that support children and their families with learning disabilities) are currently looking for lots of energetic and enthusiastic volunteers, to join them on their fantastic fun filled Summer Social Development Project.Read More
A brand new volunteering service will support people to find volunteering across Hounslow from 1st April 2015. Groundwork London will provide this service on behalf of the London Borough of Hounslow. The service is called Volunteering Hounslow, and builds on the experience and expertise that Groundwork London has developed over the past 5 years. Groundwork London provides other volunteer services, and is committed to working with individuals and organisations to ensure that they receive the necessary support with regards to recruitment and management of volunteers.Read More