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29 09, 2015

Hawker House in Canada Water

London Union has made a success of taking spaces that are derelict or between different uses and turning them into successful food markets for street traders. Their brand of music, street food and a party atmosphere creates a great social space for the whole family as well as showcasing some of the best in simple [...]

27 09, 2015

The Annual Hop

Bermondsey’s past is often told in terms of the Thames-side wharves, where specialised food and spices arrived to fill ‘London’s Larder,’ from Britain's imperial trade. Whilst the riverside was the place of male employment, in summers past the women and children took a different path, travelling out to Kent for the Annual Hop. The hop [...]

23 09, 2015

Volunteering and benefits

Alasdair Sladen of Community Action Southwark explains how volunteering and benefits work together Volunteering can be a really rewarding way to spend your time while you are in receipt of benefits, whether you are looking to return to work or if your current circumstances prevent you from doing so. It can also result in: Gaining [...]

23 09, 2015

Information Support Befriender – Time and Talents

Carrying out an initial visit with a Advice Worker to assess the needs of the older person. Following this the volunteer will spend quality time with an older person – · getting to know them · understanding their circumstances · supporting them and form filling or advocacy if needed The volunteer will be supported throughout [...]

23 09, 2015

Community Café Assistant – Brunel Museum

The Brunel Museum in Rotherhithe is an International Landmark Site, home of the oldest Underground in the World and has a growing reputation for exciting and unusual events in its Engine House, rooftop garden and huge underground amphitheatre. We are a small museum open seven days a week and reliant on volunteers to tell a [...]

23 09, 2015

Shop Volunteer – Surrey Docks Farm

Shop Volunteer Shop Volunteers play a key role in providing a welcoming point of contact for our visitors. Their tasks include serving customers, handling money, answering phone calls, taking room bookings, updating the notice boards, as well as assisting with basic administration. Shop volunteers should be polite and friendly with a professional telephone manner. We welcome [...]

23 09, 2015

Plot to Shop – Surrey Docks Farm

Support Volunteer - Plot to Shop Plot to Shop is a weekly progression project for adult students with learning disabilities that gives participants transferable horticulture and retail skills. Volunteer needed to provide one-to-one support to help develop our adult student’s skills and enjoyment. Experience within the area is useful, but far more important is a [...]

23 09, 2015

Working with Men (WWM)

Working With Men (WWM) is a specialist charity supporting positive male activity, engagement and involvement. WWM has expertise in the challenges and solutions in working with boys and men who are socially or economically disadvantaged, marginalised or isolated. Our interventions focus on the transitional times in life such as starting school, getting a job or [...]

23 09, 2015

Be a Volunteer Host with HostUK

Make the world a little friendlier! Spend a day, weekend or four days at Christmas with an adult international student, learning about their culture, showing them your local area and inviting them to experience your home life. Volunteer hosts invite students to stay so the student can experience ‘real’ Britain, away from university and heavy [...]

23 09, 2015

The People Care at Christmas Party – 25 Dec

People Care at Christmas are a volunteer run charity with a long history of working for the elderly in Southwark, helping to relieve loneliness and social isolation at Christmas with a Christmas Day party. The Christmas Party can only happen thanks to volunteers. Donating your time at Christmas Day is a big sacrifice to make, [...]