Be a part of the change.
There are many ways to get involved across our projects and truly make a difference to the people of Newham. You’ll also gain new skills, confidence, and new friends at the same time!
Current Volunteer Opportunities
Cargo Bike Volunteer
Are you passionate about reducing food waste and tackling food poverty? Do you enjoy bike rides? Read more about our Newham United Against Food Waste, Cargo Bike Volunteer
Community Hub Involvement Member
Do you want to have a say in what happens in our Community Hub? Do you have ideas and want to make positive change in your community? Do you want to gain experience being part of a panel?
Volunteering with the Renewal Programme
Be a positive change to your community.
Volunteers kindly give their time, passion, and enthusiasm to help us achieve our main objective: to transform and empower the lives of those living within Newham.
Every day, the enormous range of skills, experience and expertise they bring makes us stronger as an organisation. This enables us to reach more people, establish wider networks, and champion Newham residents.
Volunteering at the Renewal Programme can be an enriching and valuable experience. Our dedicated Volunteering team will be on hand to support you on your volunteer journey.
If you can’t find an answer to your question, don’t hesitate to get in touch! We love hearing from you and welcome volunteers from all backgrounds.
Read Our Volunteer stories here
We currently have a team of 50 volunteer and we value their commitment and hard work. We could not operate without the dedication of our volunteers, who do an incredible job helping people living in the borough.
Volunteers must be over 18. We appreciate all of our volunteers and love welcoming new ones to the ever-growing team.
The amount of time needed is different for each vacancy, and we will always outline this within the role description.
The answer is this depends on your motivations for volunteering; it’s a great way to use your existing skills or give back to the community.
Similarly, individuals can also use volunteering to further their skills and knowledge and provide an opportunity for them to meet new people and gain confidence. In addition, volunteering looks great on CVs.
Yes, volunteers receive necessary training from our internal Volunteering department. Training is usually internal, but external training opportunities will sometimes crop up. Volunteers are given the same training opportunities as employees.