Community Southwark: Volunteering Advice Service

Age Range:


The Service:

Our volunteering advice service helps will help you to find your perfect volunteering opportunity! There are hundreds of charities in Southwark who all do amazing things with the help of volunteers. You can give as much or as little time as you can afford. Volunteering can help you learn new skills, meet people and make a difference to your local community. Whether you are interested in giving your time to people, animals, environment or causes there would be a volunteering opportunity for you in Southwark.

Who is the service for?

Our volunteering Advice service is for anyone in Southwark.

Criteria for access to service

Our service is completely free, but appointments must be booked in advance.

Accessibility of this service

Our building is fully accessible. Please let us know when booking if you have any specific access requirements. We are also able to offer telephone appointments.

How this is provided:

Our advisors offer 30 minute appointments to meet with individuals, find out what type of volunteering they might be interested in and help them find the right opportunity.

How can I access this service?

Please contact us: / 020 7358 7020 if you would like to book an appointment.
Or you can book through our website:

How is this service funded?

Community Southwark is an independent charity and we get funding from Southwark Council to run our volunteer advice services.

Do you need to pay for this service?

The service is free for attendees.

Confidentiality and Impartiality

We will ask you for information about which part of the borough you are from and any needs you have to help us make sure that we are reaching people from across southwark. All data is stored securely and not shared with any external parties.

Useful to know

We open for volunteering advice appointments on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10am – 4.30pm. We also have outreach slots in different parts of the borough. See our website for more information:

Training provided:

We run training at different times in the year on introduction to volunteering and volunteering for employability. Please see our website to find out about upcoming training dates: