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external volunteering recommendation

Disclaimer: Please be noted that we do not have direct collaboration with these organizations. We promote these opportunities based on their relevancy to our audiences.
We are not liable for any consequences resulting from your choice to engage with the organizations and roles mentioned. 

The National Autistic Society

Key features 

  • Home based volunteering!

  • Start in August and volunteer for two days (Monday and Thursday) per week during office hours of 9-5.

  • Expected role for approx. 3 to 4 months.

  • Training and supervision provided by manager 



  • Listening to pre-recorded audio material and corresponding transcribed material to ensure that it is an accurate reflection of the account, editing where necessary

  • Storing the edited content on agreed NAS systems

  • Liaising with the project lead, project officer and NAS web team to ensure effective storage

  • Liaising with the project lead and project officer to devise a user-friendly journey to accessing the information

**We’d recommend you to check their website as they offer more volunteering opportunities!

Bookmark Reading Charity


  • Helping 5-10 year olds improve their reading skills.

  • 6 weeks programme a year based on 12- 30 minutes reading sessions at least twice a week. 



  • DBS check

  • 2 references needed 

  • Click on "LEARN MORE" to apply



  • Online or various locations across London

**Flexible volunteering experience for 2 months!

If you’re able to commit for 2 months I’d recommend signing up!

St Marylebone Parish Church
Changing Lives Project --
Green Fingers Volunteer

To make a positive contribution to maintaining the appearance of the church community gardens by carrying out various gardening tasks ie Watering, Weeding, Litter picking, Contribute to ‘green’ blogs and social media posts


  • Opportunity to learn new skills 

  • Opportunity to build relationships with the St Marylebone team and socialise with other volunteers 

  • Payment for reasonable expenses can be offered 


  • Enjoying being outdoors and gardening work

  • An interest in history and heritage, and environmental issues

  • Willingness to be part of a team 

  • Good interpersonal and communication 


  • Ideally, once a fortnight  but Flexibility can be offered

**It's more Arts and gardening related but still serves the purpose of volunteering through an artistic medium.

It is conveniently located with a reasonable time commitment.

Sister circle


  • Fill in application form online, interview, provide reference

  • Undergo DBS check 

  • Complete coursework and training to become a volunteer Maternity care (5weeks)


Location- online/ office in Whitechapel


  • Calling, texting, visiting  assigned mother to-be based on mutual agreement

  • Jointly attend antenatal classes and appointments, if required.

  • Provide information on birth planning and pain relief options.

  • Act as birth partner if appropriate – support throughout the labour and birth.

  • Information and support around breastfeeding.

  • Advocate for her if necessary or appropriate.

  • Give encouragement and motivation.

  • Respect her wishes;

  • Signpost and/or enable her to access appropriate services and/or specialist groups.

  • To be able to develop positive relationships with the mum-to-be, the Maternity Mates team, and other health professionals 

  • Keep all information confidential and all records up-to date. 

**Although it might sound difficult, it is a unique experience, especially for those curious about maternity and babies! 

Supporting mothers after birth both mentally and physically is crucial!

Support Group Co-facilitator
Bipolar UK


  • Online co-facilitator role involves co-facilitating a regular online meeting on Zoom.

  • As part of the role there will be some monthly admin tasks: the completion of group reports, reporting of incidents during the meeting to Bipolar UK and sending group email reminders to members.


  • You will need to have personal experience of bipolar and be IT literate with a basic understanding of Zoom - ie. know how to book in and schedule regular meetings.

  • You will also need to be empathetic, have excellent communication skills, including active listening, and be able to support attendees who may have tech issues. An ability to remain unbiased and objective in your approach is also essential in establishing a non-judgemental, safe environment, where attendees can share their experiences and support one another.

  • All candidates for this role will also need to have a private space, such as a home office or bedroom, to be able to hold the meetings in line with our confidentiality policy and code of conduct.


  • Submit an application form after which Bipolar UK will invite you for an informal phone interview and ask you to provide two referees.

  • Roles within Bipolar UK are subject to an enhanced DBS check.

  • No closing application date.

  • Found the application form by clicking "LEARN MORE". Email:

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ARTSMH x Outward Housing Partnership 


ARTSMH is partnering with Outward ( to provide our art & mental health programme to the wider London community. We are now recruiting Arts for Mental Health ambassadors to lead a 2-month programme. 

You will guide participants throughout the programme to develop a better understanding of themselves and enhance their mental health literacy via art. Volunteers should ensure a safe and relaxing environment for participants to explore and express their ideas. 

organiSations/ professionals

If you are interested in what we are doing and would like to collaborate with us, you could either leave a message here or send us an email at We are happy to share your volunteering opportunities on our platforms and create collabroative programmes/events. 


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