Where can I volunteer in Croydon?
Now Croydon lists volunteering events such as clean ups, community gardening, buddy days and more. You can find the latest volunteering activities in our calendar.
For volunteering opportunities outside of particular events, we have assembled this list of local organisations who regularly seek volunteers.
RSPCA South London Branch
RSPCA South London Branch are looking for volunteers to join the team at their Croydon shop on Lower Addiscombe Road. You could be doing till work, window displays, donation sorting, or identifying special items for auction or eBay, but we promise you'll have fun and meet some brilliant people, safe in the knowledge you're doing a good deed and helping local animals.
The Conservation Volunteers
The local environment team organises regular task days every Wednesday and Thursday in different parks and woodlands in and around Croydon.
Volunteering with Gig Buddies
Volunteering has never been so fun and couldn’t be easier! Buddy with people with learning disabilities and help them live active social lives and make their own choices about how they live.
Volunteer at Citizens Advice Croydon
Train to be a volunteer adviser, an assessor, a receptionist or an information assistant with this national advice service that offers one-off or ongoing advice to the public.
Working or volunteering with Croydon Mencap
Help provide support and be a ‘voice’ for Croydon residents with a learning disability, children with disabilities, their families and carers and promote positive attitudes and improve the quality of their lives.
Volunteering at St Christopher's
Could you be a volunteer and provide a warm welcome to visitors at St Christopher's? Maybe volunteer at one of their shops or aid their fundraising efforts.
Volunteering at Croydon Foodbank
Volunteers are the life blood of foodbanks. Your skills could be just what's needed in the warehouse or helping out at a centre to give out parcels and chat with clients.
Pamper Indulge and Give
Volunteers that enjoy gardening, children and being out doors. For 2 hours a week on a Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday and for at least a month. DBS Enhanced checked.
Volunteering at Mind in Croydon
Contribute to Mind's work in Croydon through counselling, fundraising, buddying over the phone with isolated people or helping out in one of their charity shops.
Heathfield Nature Conservation Volunteers
The ecology centre offers a schoolroom and various workshops, a wildlife sanctuary, with seven wildlife ponds and an old varieties’ orchard. Volunteers help out with many tasks, some quite physical but always rewarding and fulfilling.
The David Lean Cinema volunteers
Croydon's independent cinema requires individuals to assist with stewarding, cafe bar assistance, box office volunteering and "handy man" tasks. Movie lovers are particularly welcome.
Volunteering with East Croydon Cool
Join Maddy Duxbury who runs the amazing marketing platform and help out with local projects and fundraising. ECC improves pride in Croydon and lends a practical hand to local groups and community organisations.
Start It Right volunteers
SIR creates stimulating environments to engage young people through informal learning and play. Volunteers help them deliver services and projects improving wellbeing, prospects and community spirit.
Whether or not you volunteer to gain skills and experience or simply to offer your free time, Croydon Vision will have something for you. We welcome all applicants including those who have a visual impairment themselves and we will match them to appropriate roles.
South West London Law Centres
Thinking of a career in law? We have a number of volunteering opportunities which could be a great first step.
Croydon Volunteer Centre
Use this handy search engine for local voluntary opportunities.
We often share this information with individuals and businesses enquiring about volunteering opportunities in Croydon. If you know of a local organisation that welcomes volunteers, let us know so we can add their details to this page.
Posted by Tim on Friday 4 February 2022
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