Lewisham Mayor’s Award

Residents invited to nominate unsung heroes for a ‘Mayor’s Award’   Lewisham residents are invited to nominate unsung heroes who volunteer in their spare time for the Mayor’s Award. The new awards scheme was launched to recognise individuals, community groups and businesses for their voluntary work in Lewisham.  There are three categories for the Mayor’s…

Volunteer Market Place August 2017

We had a brilliant turnout for our August Volunteer Market Place with more than 20 charities at Good Hope Cafe to speak to our potential volunteers. Charities including British Red Cross, LFB Fire Cadets, Victim Support, Hestia, Team Up, FareShare, Beanstalk, Heart and Soul, CAB, Entelechy Arts, Voluntary Services Lewisham, CatBytes, Lewisham Speaking Up &…

Ironelis’s Story

Originally from the Dominican Republic, Ironelis Calderon came to London via Spain and has called Lewisham home for the last three years. For her a life-changing event inspired her to help others and volunteer. She now works with LMLAS or Lewisham Multilingual Advice Service as a Spanish speaker.   I was a client here and…

Read Pat’s Story

After spending his childhood indifferent to books Pat Mulhern’s pleasure in reading was awakened in his teens. Now retired and a book-lover he wants to help children see what he feels he missed out on. He was introduced to Beanstalk, a literacy charity, through Volunteer Centre Lewisham and now volunteers as a Reading Helper at…

Mini Champion After School Club Helper

For more information about this opportunity and details about how to apply click here. Mini Champions requires an after school club helper to: Collect children from school. Set up the play space including moving furniture and play equipment. Facilitate good communication with all members of the organisation, parents, and schools. Keep the work environment healthy, safe and secure.…

Honor Oak Administrator

For more information about this opportunity and details about how to apply click here. Honor Oak Community Centre are looking for an administrator to carry out book-keeping and administrative functions required to provide an efficient, well-run community centre on behalf of the trustees. In conjunction with the centre manager. Duties will involve maintenance of accurate accounts…