Volunteer Centre Lewisham is the first step for volunteering within Lewisham, making it easy for Lewisham’s residents, from all backgrounds and abilities, to get more involved in their communities.

We achieve this in four ways:


Supporting individuals to find the right volunteering role: and supporting organisations to find the right volunteers.


Communicating with stakeholders to ensure that they are informed about what is happening in volunteering in Lewisham.


Helping individuals to develop skills and confidence and organisations to develop good practice and volunteering opportunities.


Campaigning on behalf of volunteers to ensure that the time and skills given are valued and recognised, locally, regionally and nationally.

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Get Tickets for Introduction to Volunteering Workshops!

This free workshop is for anyone who wants to find out more about volunteering and how it can help you. It is designed to give you a greater understanding of volunteering in your local community.

Use the links below or call Fay at Volunteer Centre Lewisham to book a place at the next workshop on 0208 613 7113


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Alison is a 50 year old lady who has learning difficulties herself but this has not stopped her from helping others twice weekly at Deptford Reach and on the other days she volunteers teaching badminton. She continues to develop herself through training so that she can motivate others and increase her knowledge to pass on to others who face difficulties and hardship.
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Star Organisations

24 July 2014 Developing volunteering roles
16th October 2014 Recognising, valuing and appreciating volunteers
13th Jan 2015 Volunteering improves health and wellbeing
16th April 2015 Recording volunteering statistics and activity