Why Volunteer for Us?

  • We need you! As a charity with ever decreasing funding, Uniting Friends relies on volunteers to help make the service run smoothly.
  • Meet lovely people like you!
  • Change lives - yours and theirs!
  • Skills development
  • Join us on really fun trips and activities
  • You will receive appropriate training and support throughout

Where will I be volunteering?

  • All based in Ilford, Essex, but you can go on trips in surrounding boroughs, Central London or on short breaks around the UK/abroad

When will I be volunteering?

  • You can volunteer as much or as little as you like, we just ask that you are reliable and punctual because people will be relying on you!
  • Our daytime services run from 9 am - 4 pm
  • Our evening services run from 5 pm - 11 pm
  • Our weekend services are anytime on the weekends

What will I be doing?

  • If you have something specific in mind, just let us know and we can try to accommodate you
  • We need drivers (minibus), administrators, graphic designers, website developers, support workers, activity coordinators, gardeners, and more. If you have a particular skill, let us know!
  • We also have a peer mentor scheme

Can I study for a qualification at the same time?

  • Yes - we have done this in the past. Contact us to discuss.

How can I get involved?

  • Contact us using our contact form
  • Phone us - 020 8551 8800
  • Drop into our office for a chat