Volunteer in London

Volunteering year-round in London

Volunteering vacancies in London take place at Crisis Skylight London, our education, training and employment centre for homeless people, and in Crisis' corporate offices.  

Crisis Head Office volunteering

Maintenance Assistant Volunteer

This role will involve helping the General Maintenance Officer (GMO) who maintains the Crisis premises and facilities in Commercial Street and ensures a safe and well-maintained environment in compliance with the Health and Safety legislation and Crisis policies. The volunteer will undertake a variety of tasks, decorating, carpentry, plastering, plumbing, office moves etc., also reactive and preventative maintenance.

For more information on this role download the Maintenance Assistant role description. If you are interested in this role please complete the application form and email it to volunteering@crisis.org.uk or send it to: The Volunteering Dept, Crisis, 66 Commercial St, London, E1 6LT by the closing date of 26 March 2015.

Crisis Skylight London volunteering

Crisis Skylight London is an award winning and dynamic education, training and employment centre for homeless and vulnerably housed people.

It offers practical and creative workshops in an accessible and inspiring environment together with formal learning opportunities that lead to qualifications and can help people to find work. Employment and training is the single most important route out of homelessness.

A wide range of learning opportunities includes art, music and drama, vocational courses and basic skills training to help people feel better about themselves, develop new skills and motivation.

Print Making Teaching Assistant

The Print making workshop covers a range of printmaking techniques including screen printing, lino printing and mono printing. Participants learn to develop their ideas into designs that can be printed on a wide range of surfaces.

We are looking for someone to support the tutor in any tasks associated with the running of this busy class. This is an excellent opportunity to gain experience in assisting with the running of a printing class.

For more information on this role please download the Print Making Volunteer role description.

If you are interested in this role please complete the application form and email it to volunteering@crisis.org.uk or send it to: The Volunteering Dept., Crisis, 66 Commercial St, London, E1 6LT by the closing date of 26 March 2015. 

Web Design Teaching Assistant

Blogging is one of the new and innovative digital classes on offer at Skylight London. The workshop offers participants the opportunity to learn the skills needed to build their own blog using WordPress.

We are looking for someone to assist the tutor setting up the workshop. This offers an opportunity to gain experience in assisting with the running of the blogging class.

For more information on this role please download the Web Design Teaching Assistant Volunteer role description.

If you are interested in this role please complete the application form and email it to volunteering@crisis.org.uk or send it to: The Volunteering Dept., Crisis, 66 Commercial St, London, E1 6LT by the closing date of 26 March 2015.

Jewellery Making Teaching Assistant

This workshop focuses on the process of working with textiles to create jewellery. The workshop includes instruction on plaiting and twisting wire and upcycled fabrics to create new and exciting jewellery pieces.

We are looking for an individual to support the tutor in the running of this class. This offers an excellent opportunity to assist with the running of a jewellery class and working closely with tutors.

For more information on this role please download the Jewellery Making Teaching Assistant Volunteer role description.

If you are interested in this role please complete the application form and email it to volunteering@crisis.org.uk or send it to: The Volunteering Dept., Crisis, 66 Commercial St, London, E1 6LT by the closing date of 26 March 2015.

Photography Teaching Assistant

The photography workshop offers learners the opportunity to learn the basics of digital photography, participants are taught the key principles of capturing digital images using Canon SLR cameras.

We are looking for someone with a good knowledge of SLR Digital cameras to support the tutor with the running of the class. This role offers  the opportunity to learn more about the role of creativity in providing pathways out of homelessness.

For more information on this role please download the Photography Teaching Assistant Volunteer role description.

If you are interested in this role please complete the application form and email it to volunteering@crisis.org.uk or send it to: The Volunteering Dept., Crisis, 66 Commercial St, London, E1 6LT by the closing date of 26 March 2015.

Creative Arts Workshop Volunteer

The creative arts volunteer will work with Skylight members to increase confidence and develop social and creative skills through a variety of arts practices.

We are looking for someone with an interest in Art and design to support the tutor in the delivery of a variety of creative art workshops. This role offers the opportunity  to gain experience in assisting with the running of an arts class.

For more information on this role please download the Creative Arts Workshop Volunteer role description.

If you are interested in this role please complete the application form and email it to volunteering@crisis.org.uk or send it to: The Volunteering Dept., Crisis, 66 Commercial St, London, E1 6LT by the closing date of 26 March 2015.

Events volunteering

SMR Volunteers

Square Mile Run Series

This summer, 2,500 runners will take to the streets of London and race to end homelessness in our annual Square Mile Run series.  We need your help to make this happen!

The Crisis Square Mile Relay is on Thursday 4 June and the Crisis Square Mile Run is on Thursday 11 June. Both events start from Paternoster Square. On both days we need:

  • Route Marshalls: Providing directional assistance, to help ensure the safety of runners and provide lots of encouragement throughout the route!
  • Site Stewards: Registering runners, handing out t-shirts, staffing the baggage area, directing runners and handing out water!

Find out more at www.crisis.org.uk/smr

If you would like to volunteer, please get in touch with the Square Mile Run team smr@crisis.org.uk or 020 7036 2879

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