Volunteer in London

Volunteer opportunites in London take place at Crisis Skylight London, in Crisis' head office and our shops.

Crisis Skylight London volunteering

Skylight is an award winning art, education and employment centre in Tower Hamlets. We run more than 100 workshops, classes and drop-in sessions every week in all sorts of subjects - music, art, maths, IT, theatre, gardening, exercise and more which help people feel better about themselves, develop new skills and receive support to move forward. 

Our Winter term begins Monday 11 January and runs to Sunday 20 March.

Crisis Head Office volunteering

Square Mile Run Intern

You will work within Crisis’ busy Events and Community team, supporting the Events and Community Executive to plan and deliver the Crisis Square Mile Run series which is an annual charity fun run in the city. Last year the event attracted over 2,000 participants who took part on the 3.75 mile course around the City, raising £150,000 for Crisis. Six years ago a relay event was added to the series that has been growing in popularity year on year. Last year over 600 people took part.

The Crisis Square Mile Run Series is set to take place on Thursday 9 June and Thursday 16 June 2016. The event series is sponsored by MFS Investments.

We are looking for someone to be the point of contact for all Square Mile Run participants and respond to any request for information in a timely and efficient manner.

For more information on this role download the Square Mile Run Intern Role Description. If you are interested in volunteering 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 closing date 17 February 2016.

Crisis Skylight Croydon

Classroom Assistant Volunteer

Crisis Skylight Croydon is an arts, education, training and employment outreach service. We work with single people who are homeless or vulnerably housed. We deliver classes at a range of venues including within partner organisations on a number of subject areas within the arts, functional skills and technical skills disciplines. We also offer one-to-one support to help people learn, develop skills and improve their confidence.  The aim of our work is to support our members in their journey out of homelessness and towards independence.

We are currently looking for classroom support in a range of classes including: Art, Drama, ESOL, Maths, IT, Construction CSCS, Health and Safety in Construction and Life Skills, Sport and Cooking.

For more information on this role download the Classroom Assistant role descrption. If you are interested in volunteering 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 closing date 17 February 2016. 

Crisis retail shop volunteering

Retail Assistant Volunteer

We currently have a shop in Mare Street in Hackney and will be opening a new shop in Finsbury Park, Stroud Green in February.

The Crisis shops primarily sell donated goods sourced from the community and we will also pilot a small range of bought- in goods and pop-up members’ art sales. Crisis is working with the local communities and volunteers to develop shops that customers like and that engage people with the Crisis mission and advocate for homeless people across the UK. 

They also provide opportunities for Crisis members to gain work experience in various aspects of retail, build self-confidence, sell arts and crafts and be active in the community in which they live.

The shops will extend the reach of the Crisis brand and directly support political and fundraising campaigns. 

If you are interested in volunteering in the shops complete the application form  (ensure to indicate the shop you would like to volunteer)  and email it to volunteering@crisis.org.uk or send it to: The Volunteering Dept, Crisis, 66 Commercial St, London, E1 6LT.

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