Volunteering

Volunteering lets you contribute your time and skills to our work. As well as using your existing skills, volunteering is a great way of learning new skills! Here are some of the ways that you can work with us.

Here at Age UK Lambeth our team of volunteers continues to grow and we are so pleased you’re interested in joining us to be a part of some amazing work to support older people.

So how do you get started? It's very simple, just click on the banner below and complete the online volunteer form. Once you complete it, someone from the AUKL Volunteering Team will be in touch to discuss next steps.

Our Volunteering Roles

Have a look at the roles we have on offer below. If one of them appeals to you, then just click on the title of the role and fill in our simple form. 

You’ll then be invited to one of our Volunteer Evenings where you’ll have the opportunity to learn more about Age UK Lambeth, discuss the role(s) you’re interested in and get the chance to meet other fab volunteers! Below you can find exciting volunteer roles we currently have for you!

  • Trustee of the Board

    Ever thought of helping a charity by becoming a trustee? We are looking for new trustees who are part of our diverse Lambeth community who would like to use their abilities to help us develop and deliver our services to older people.
  • Information and Advice Volunteer

    Provide support and advice to older and disabled people across the borough of Lambeth. Volunteering at the advice surgeries and/or answering advice calls (DBS required). Must be 18 or over. Availability required: weekdays 9am- 5pm.
  • Befriender

    Visiting an older person in their home, having a cup of tea and a chat, going out together and helping to alleviate loneliness and isolation (DBS required). Must be 18 or over. Availability required: anytime (includes evenings and weekends).
  • Tour Guides

    Take small groups to places of interest in and around London. This could include museums, galleries, film clubs, theatres (DBS required). Must be 18 or over. Availability required: dependent on event time.
  • User Experience Researchers

    Phoning customers of all AUKL services to get feedback about their experience. Being a “Mystery Shopper” for some AUKL services. Availability required: weekdays 9am- 5pm.
  • SAIL+ Volunteer

    Input client data into our database and forward referrals to internal and external referral agencies. Cover lunchtime reception, take calls and complete the call log. Must be 18 or over. Availability required: weekdays 9am- 5pm.
  • Volunteer Hosts

    Support AUKL events and sessions. Help set up events, welcome attendees and make them feel comfortable. Must be 18 or over. Availability required: dependent on event time.
  • HandyFix Volunteer

    Support the HandyFix Team with “two person jobs”- i.e. lifting and moving furniture. Complete independent DIY tasks (DBS check required). Must be 18 or over. Availability required: weekdays (9am- 5pm).
  • Community Volunteer

    To give older people an opportunity to share their skills, reminisce and to volunteer with Lark Hall Primary School in different ways at Stockwell.
  • Lighthouse Project volunteer

    Become part of a community task force of volunteers changing lightbulbs in the home of older people. You will receive text alerts when a client is in need of a new lightbulb and you can accept the job or not based on your availability.
  • Pulross Centre Befriending

    Rather than befriending a client one-to-one in their own home, befriend the residents of this Brixton Intermediate Care Ward. Play board games, set up film nights and socialise with residents who are waiting to be well enough to return home.
  • Yak & Yarn

    Our knitting group, based at Hetherington Group Practice near Acre Lane, needs a volunteer to set up and tidy the space, prepare tea and coffee and generally be a friendly face for people to arrive to. No need to be able to knit.