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Volunteering is a great experience; you help your community, learn new skills put to great use your expertise, meet new people, and learn about different cultures and more!

Now that you have decided to become an active volunteer follow we give you some tips to make the most of this experience:


Register with Do-it:

Do-it is the national site for volunteering, most opportunities available in England are collated in here. By registering with Do-It you can access and browse for all opportunities relevant to you – based on your area of interest, location, time restrictions, etc.


Register with us:

Alternatively if you live, work or study within the Westminster Borough get in touch with us. We can help you to register on Do-it; share with you existing volunteering opportunities, or even just to have a chat about volunteering and your ideas for your community.

From big and well known organisations to small local community groups, big events and sports activities are using this site to find great volunteers
like you.

Visit us:
4 Sutherland Avenue W9 2HQ London
Monday to Thursday 10.00 am to 3.45pm.
                    Friday  10.30am to 12.30pm.
Email us: info@volunteer.co.uk

Call us: 020 7266 1992


Volunteering Opportunities - Organisations in Westminster

In this section you can find some of the volunteering opportunities that organisations in Westminster are recruiting for. Please contact us if any of them is of interest, quoting the opportunity title and the name of the organisation. If nothing fits the eye and you would like to explore other volunteering roles, get in touch as we have access to hundreds more opportunities to suit your interests, skills, and experience and time availability. 


Family Lives
Fathers Champions Volunteers (6)

Fathers Champions will support running of these sessions.  You need enthusiasm and energy to get involved with fathers and their children and to support play, engage in outdoor activity, enjoy meeting new people and develop new skills. Fore more information please click here



Advice Plus
Gateway Assistant- Advice Plus (2)


Day Service Centre Volunteer

Acknowledging Youths

Charity fundraiser
Recruitment consultant
Schools & community relationship coordinator
Volunteer administration assistant
Volunteer warehouse assistant
Action Tutoring
Volunteer Tutor


African Heritage Ltd

Health Promotion Advocate (4)
Event Management Officer (6)


Arsenal in the Community

Assistant Football Coach


Association of Jewish Refugees in Great Britain




Beanstalk Charity (formerly Volunteer Reading Help)

Reading Helper (20)

Beethoven Community Centre

Charity Shop Volunteer (4)


Benjamin Franklin House

Operations Volunteer


Breathe Easy Paddington

Meetings and Project Manager

Body & Soul

Volunteer Support Worker



Can Do

Art Workshop Instructor


Cardinal Hume Centre

Charity Shop Volunteer Sales Assistant


Careers Network Westminster

Careers Break Scheme Administration Volunteer (1)
Careers Volunteer Lead
Database Management Volunteer (3)


Centre for Accessible Environments

Web Designer


City Year

Give a year change the world


CityWest Leisure

Events Team Member


County Air Ambulance Trust

HELP Appeal Collection Officers (4)





Friends of Attend ABI - FAABI

Fundraising volunteer (2)
Marketing and Social Media Volunteer (1)
Events Organisation Lead (1)
Event’s Organiser


Friends of the Connection at St Martin-in-the-Fields

Membership Secretary



Genesis Housing Association

Group Activities & Volunteer Organiser



Handicap International UK

Communication and Administration Volunteer


Hilal Rangers Youth Football Club

Football Coach (1)


Hypnotick Dance (Active Aspirations)

Administrative, Marketing and Social Media






Cycling Assistant



London Basketball Association

Basketball Fundraiser
Data Entry Coordinator


London Community Neighbourhood Co-operative

Management Team Member



Malaria No More UK

Fundraising (20)


Malory Eagles Volleyball Club



Metropolitan Police Service

Volunteer Police Cadet (4)
Met Police Fleet Resource Manager support volunteer


Motor Neurone Disease Association

Association Visitor (20)


Marylebone Project

Resettlement Team Leader



Natural History Museum

Weekend Learning Volunteer Next recruitment in September


NBFA Assisting the Elderly

Office Volunteer - Breaksaway (1)


North West Adult Services

Befriender for a Greek speaking gentleman with visual impairment


Notting Hill Housing

Receptionist Penfold (2)



One Support Housing Group



Over The Wall

Camp Volunteer (500+)


Oxfam - Edgware Road

Befriender (25)



Paddington Arts

Journalist - Online Publishing


Paddington Development Trust

Gateway assessor (6)


Pepper Pot Centre

Fundraising Interns (4)


Pimlico Toy Library

I.T. Support Volunteer
Child development through play volunteer (3)


Pursuing Independent Paths (PIP)

Fundraising (20)
Volunteer Travel Trainer




Refugee Action

Embassy Support Volunteer (10)


Regents Park Cricket Club

Cricket Assistant Coach



Sayers Croft

Conservation Volunteer


St John's Hospice

Easter Fayre Volunteering
Digital Champion (4)
Event volunteer for Light up a life ceremony (5) - Wednesday 10th December 2014
In-patient Unit Volunteer


St. Vincent de Paul Society

Christmas card Volunteer Administrator
Family Space/Crèche - Support Assistant Volunteer (15)


Stop the Traffik

London Outreach Volunteers



Talk Together London CIC

Classroom Support Assistant (3)


The Passage Day Centre

Hostel Reception Volunteer
Hospitality Team Volunteer
Medical Room Appointments Volunteer (1)
Education, Training and Employment Volunteer (1)
Complementary Therapist
Fundraising Volunteers for:



External Area Support (1)
Corporate Support
Individual Donations (1) 
Local Support


The Friends of Chelsea and Westminster Hospital

Friends Volunteers (10+)


The Invicta Foundation

Volunteer Fundraiser (5)


The Stowe Centre

Drama Support Worker/Teacher


The November Project

Business Development Volunteer (1)


Thomas Pocklington Trust

Link Up Volunteer


Turning Point

Creative Volunteer


Union Dance Trust Ltd

Administrative Assistant



Westminster Academy

Motivational Mentor


Westminster Boating Base

Watersports Administrator


Westminster Befriend a Family

Mentoring young & vulnerable children (10)


Westminster City Council

Volunteer Mentor


Westminster City Libraries

Homework Club Volunteer (6)


Westminster Drug Project

Volunteer Support Worker


Westminster Met Police Volunteer Programme

Arts and Antiquities Volunteer


Wise Thoughts

Event Facilitator - Women Only (1)





To promote your organisation's Volunteering Opportunities contact:

Paulina Arce-Casillas
Organisational Support Officer
e-mail: p.arce-casillas@onewestminster.org.uk
Mobile: 077 7699 5111
Direct line(s):
Monday and Tuesday
020 7535 0488
Wednesday and Thursday
020 7604 8811


Volunteering Opportunities @ Volunteer Centre Westminster

Volunteer Centre Westminster (VCW) actively looks for volunteers to support key areas of its operations. These roles can be taken on either as short term (1-3 month) or on a longer term basis. See below the roles available at the moment. We look forward to hearing from you.


  •  Mental Health Befriender

Contribute to the well-being of a person with mental health needs in Westminster by meeting with them at least once a week for 2 hours per session with the aim of improving community engagement, independence and well-being. Meetings might take place in the individuals’ home (risk assessed) and/or out in the local community.

Fore more information on this opportunity please click here

  • Befriending plus volunteer

The Befriending Plus team provides amazing opportunities for social interaction and engagement, a sense of being part of a community.
Our objective is to work in a personal centred way when creating suitable befriending relations. Our team provides a unique an rewardung experience for both the volunteers and our users


  • Volunteer Sports Assistant
  • Casework Support Administrator
  • Mental Health Befriender
  • Digital Champion Volunteer
  • Outreach Support Volunteer
  • Database Support Volunteer
  • Care Homes Volunteer (100)
  • Volunteer driver's assistant
  • I.T. Support Volunteer
  • Newsletter Editor
  • Garden Schools Volunteer


If you are interested in any of these volunteering opportunities and would like more information about the organisations and/or the volunteering roles contact our brokerage team:

Address: 4 Sutherland Avenue W9 2HQ London
              Monday to Thursday 10.00 am to 3.45pm.
                              Friday     10.30 am to 12.30pm.
Email: info@volunteer.co.uk

Call: 020 7266 1992


Paulina Arce Casillas, 04/12/2014

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