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Volunteering for Age UK East London

Volunteers play an important role in helping Age UK East London support older people. They bring a variety of skills, experiences and perspectives which enhance our work and help to support older people. Without them, we wouldn't be able to delivery such a range of services.

Age UK East London has a wide range of volunteering opportunities for people with a little spare time to offer.


Click here to download Volunteer Application form



Trustee Board - Requirements





VolunteerBusiness Support - Task Descriptions




Home & Care Recruitment Admin


Volunteer Recruitment Admin

Individual Services - Task Descriptions


Advocacy Admin




Care Services Admin


Care Services


Friend at Home Admin 


Friend at Home Service User Assessor


Friend at Home

Please note that we have funds available for the Befriending service only in the Tower Hamlets borough


Friend on the Phone


Information Desk Assistant


Information & Advice Welfare Admin


My Life My Decision


Practical Services


Community Services - Task Descriptions

Agewell Admin


Agewell Catering


Agewell Events Assistant


Agewell Trips & Outings Leader


Agewell Tutor


Agewell Walk Leader


Appian Court Activity Events


Appian Court Lunch Club


Century Court Cafe & Events Assistant


Linkage Admin


Linkage Community Navigator Assistant


Linkage Fitness & Wellbeing


Linkage IT & Computer Activities


User Involvement













Contact us

For more information about any of these volunteering opportunities and how to get involved, please contact us on:

Tel: 0208 981 7124


What you can expect from us . . .

If you become a volunteer with Age UK East London, we:

  • Provide a role description so you are clear as to what is expected of you
  • Offer training and support to enable you to perform your chosen role
  • Reimburse certain expenses (e.g. travel)

What we expect from you . . .

As one of our volunteers, we expect you to:

  • Be available regularly (hours per week varies depending on what you volunteer for) with a commitment of at least 6 months
  • Ensure you understand and abide by any guidelines associated with your role
  • Be reliable, as our clients depend on the services we provide
  • Be trustworthy and keep information about clients confidential
  • Be a good ambassador for Age UK East London.