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One Day Volunteering Opportunities in March 2014

24/02/2014

1. St Luke’s Community Centre: Greenhouse and Garden Helpers
March 2014: Flexible hours and days, Old Street
To help this busy community centre clean up its garden and erect a greenhouse.
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2. Finsbury Park Trust: Gardening and Redecoration Assistants
March 2014: Flexible hours and days, Finsbury Park
To assist with the clearing up of a garden, and the redecoration of their reception area.
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3. SIKAT (children’s charity): Business Plan Assistants
March 2014: Flexible days, from your home or office
To help them prepare a business plan for the organisation.
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4. Borderline (homelessness charity): Fundraising Volunteers
March 2014: Flexible on time and activity, Old Street
Meet them and discuss possible ideas for a day’s fundraising activity your group can hold.
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5. Finsbury and Clerkenwell Volunteers: Lunch Club Assistants
Mondays and Thursdays in March: 10.30am – 3.30pm, Old Street
To assist in the running of a friendly lunch club for local elderly people.
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6. University College Hospital: Social Activity Volunteers
March 2014: Flexible hours and days, Mornington Crescent
To come in and take part in games and activities with elderly residents.
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7. Vision Housing(for vulnerable people): Street Collection Volunteers
March 2014: Flexible hours and days, Westminster
Helping to collect donations from the public using collection tins & buckets etc.
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8. Action on Hearing Loss: Garden Clean-up Volunteers
March 2014: One day’s volunteering, day tbc, Kilburn
To help clean up an overgrown garden for a care centre for this charity.
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9. Uganda Community Relief: Office Painting Volunteers
March 2014: Several hours, flexible as to what day, N17
Helping to paint and refurbish their offices in Tottenham.
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10. The Stress Project (therapy centre): Leafleting Volunteers
March 2014: Several hours, flexible as to what day, N7
Helping to deliver promotional leaflets for them around the Highbury area.
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11. Angel Shed Theatre: Street Marketing Assistants
March 2014: Flexible hours and days, Canonbury N1
To help promote their youth theatre by handing out info leaflets to the public.
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12. LifeLites (children’s support): Mailing Assistants
March 2014: Flexible hours and days, Aldwych
To help them get a large mailing out to members and supporters (office based).
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13. Maytree Respite Centre: Refurbishment Volunteers
March 2014: Flexible hours and days, Finsbury Park
To help paint and refurbish this care centre in North London.
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14. Noah’s Ark (children’s hospice): Donation Sorters
March 2014: Ideally a Tuesday, but flexible, Borehamwood
To help sort through and organise donations of clothing for their charity shops.
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15. St Joseph’s Primary School: Annual Garden Clean-up Volunteers
8th March 2014: 11am – 3pm, Highgate
Helping to prune, weed, laying bark, cleaning pond, refurbishing chicken coop etc.
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16. Octopus Community Network: Housing Estate Planting Assistants
March 2014: Flexible days and hours, Archway
To plant bushes and shrubs to improve this community housing area.
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17. Meta Play: (children’s charity): Children’s Theatre Assistants
25th March 2014: 6.30 – 8.30pm, Islington
To help out with a children’s theatre performance at a local community centre.
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18. Manor Gardens Centre: Escorts for Elderly People’s Outing
March 2014: Flexible days and hours, Hendon
To escort a group of elderly people from this community centre on a trip to the RAF Museum.
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19. Women in Prison (tackling reoffending): Women’s Day Art Assistants
6th March 2014: Flexible hours, Essex Road
To help create wall hanging, art and information for an International Women’s Day Event
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20. Royal National Institute for the Blind: Bucket Collectors for ‘Love Your Eyes’ Events
7th, 8th, 10th, 15th March 2014: Flexible hours, Various central London markets
Giving out merchandise to, and collecting donations from the general public
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We can find groups of employees, students, or friends volunteering days helping community organisations. Individuals are welcome too. One-day volunteering provides a fun day out, new people to meet, something on your CV & a certificate showing you’ve helped a charitable organisation.

Email: Paul.stephenson@vai.org.uk                                   Tel: 0207 832 5800

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