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Summer Reading Challenge

Do you love reading and are interested in working with children aged 4 - 11?
Have free time over the summer holidays?
Volunteers are needed to nurture and inspire a love of reading in children
participating in the Summer Reading Challenge in 6 of the Kensington & Chelsea Libraries.

RBKC has six public libraries which provide access to books, audio visual and other
materials including a digi...

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Carnival Champion

Notting Hill Carnival is a standout event in London’s cultural calendar. It is the largest celebration of Caribbean culture in Europe, visited by over a million Londoners and tourists each year and the second largest street event in the world. The Carnival Champions is a volunteer programme giving the opportunity for members of our local community and pan London to be involved in both the preparat...

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Crafternoons Volunteer

We are looking for new volunteers to support the delivery of the arts programme at Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust. We are providing monthly afternoon crafting sessions where patients, relatives and staff try and learn new skills such as knitting, drawing or painting every month at each hospital. We aim to expand this project by offering volunteers creative skills training from p...

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Musicians in Residence Volunteer

Musicians in Residence; professional musicians play live music on adult surgical wards on Monday afternoons (Harefield) and evenings (Royal Brompton) although timings subject to change. We need volunteers to accompany the musicians and assist with patient evaluation/feedback and to document the project. Similar assistance may be needed for our Singing for Breathing groups as well

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Object Handling Volunteer

The Public Engagement department at Historic Royal Palaces is looking for enthusiastic individuals to volunteer at Kensington Palace to help share our stories with visitors.
Set-up the Hands on History cart in the designated historic space, and pack away at the end.
Encourage visitors to engage with historic and replica objects through a conversational audience led approach.
Uphold the obj...

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Befriending Volunteer

Do you have an affinity with older people?

As a befriender for Age UK, you will be playing an important part in the lives of those whom you visit. Friendship and practical help can prevent feelings of isolation for those who are housebound can make all the difference to the client being able and willing to maintain independence and dignity. In return you will meet new people and derive satisfac...

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Italian Teacher - Age UK

The Friends & Neighbours project aims to develop a network of small groups based on shared interests such as going to the cinema, museum, or just getting together for a cup of tea.
This project aims to promote a “good neighbour” approach by creating networks which make our communities friendly places to live for everyone. Volunteers will facilitate the get-togethers and help to make sure that ev...

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Minibus Driver (for people with dementia / memory loss)

Independence, dignity and choice are fundamental rights for all people. Age UK Kensington & Chelsea helps older people in the borough to maintain and enhance those rights by providing a variety of specific services. Social visits, practical help, gardening and escorting are all examples of our staple services, and we have won awards for our work.
We are seeking volunteer minibus drivers (full tr...

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Escorting

Have you ever been stuck indoors when you don't want to be? Would you like to alleviate this frustration for an older person?

Organisation VCKC 15 provide volunteers to help groups of their clients get out and about, be it for a trip to the shops, social outings or visits to appointments. This helps to maintain a sense of independence and interaction with the community.

So if you are s...

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Driver

Do you value your ability to go out where and when you like?

Some older people are severely restricted in how much they can get out and about, as for a variety of reasons they may not be able to use public transport. Therefore Organisation VCKC 15 aim is to maintain the independence of their clients by arranging shopping trips and social outings. These become an important part of users' weekl...

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Chair Based Exercise / Walking Support Volunteers

Age UK are recruiting volunteers to support individuals to complete a series of chair based exercises in their own home to help them improve their mobility, strength and independence or to accompany them on a short walk in their neighbourhood to help restore their confidence following a setback such as a fall or stay in hospital. The commitment is for one hour per week for 10 weeks (weekdays onl...

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Shopping Volunteer

Age UK organise shopping trips for people who cannot use public transport due to disability or frailty, so that they can continue to do their own shopping. Trips are run every Wednesday and Thursday to supermarkets in and around west London. We are looking for regular volunteers who can commit to 1-2 sessions a week.

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Children and Young People's Activity Helpers (Tri-Borough Libraries and Arts Service)

We are looking for volunteers to help library staff plan and deliver their many events, activities and groups for children and young people.
Activities and groups include the Summer Reading Challenge; Family Learning Activities; half term events and regular story and baby rhyme time events, and the regular homework club.
The library is keen for as many families to get involved as possible, and ...

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Volunteer Assistant

Our volunteers work closely with the Site Coordinator to create a safe and welcoming environment for the children and young people of The Nucleo Project. You will help to model and enforce standards of behaviour and to support the teaching staff in effectively delivering high quality and engaging music-making sessions.
The Nucleo Project is based in North Kensington, and has been running in its ...

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Support Group Co-ordinator

The Support Group Coordinator keeps the group organised and running smoothly, in this role you will have an opportunity to shadow as a co-ordinator for the top Parkinson's UK support group in London.
The Kensington and Chelsea support group has grown to be the most active in London. The intention is that the successful candidate would work alongside the existing chairman for 6 to 9 months with a ...

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Collections Development Volunteer

At the National Army Museum you will be supporting the Museum’s collections development and review projects, which will feed into exhibitions administration and collections management tasks. Enhancing records on the collections management database through tasks such as digitally scanning collections material. > Researching material in the NAM’s collection for use in projects. > Opportunities to a...

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Gallery & Exhibition Assistant

To assist visitors in the temporary exhibition space of paintings and set works around WW1 Remembrance. This role offers volunteers a unique opportunity to play a key role while gaining experience working with a national museum collection of historic importance.
> To work in collaboration with the Exhibitions and VE
> To assist visitors in the galleries with wifi; the exhibition app; ipads (wher...

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Volunteer dog walker

As a dog walker, you would enjoy spending time outdoors in all weather, be sporty and very active on your feet and you want to be interactive with all types of dogs.
You should be available mainly during the week.
You will:
• Want to learn about their needs and behaviour patterns
• Collect/drop-off dogs • take them for fun walks • Be fit, active and healthy for walking and being outdoors in...

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Day Hospice Volunteer

We are looking for volunteers to create a friendly, welcoming and helpful environment at the Hospice and offer directional advice and practical assistance to patients and visitors.
• Meet and greet patients, relatives and visitors at the hospice main entrance with a friendly and polite welcome.
• Accompany patients to the Day Hospice and offer them beverages.
• Spend time chatting to patients...

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Charity Data admin

We are looking for an enthusiastic volunteer to help manage our relationships with charity supporters and volunteers.
You will be:
•Ensuring that our supporters and volunteers have their information registered promptly
• Communicating with people effectively, including thanking donors on time
• Utilising the Access ThankQ CRM database to add/edit and report on data
• Processing gifts
• ...

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