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Age UK Bromley & Greenwich relies on volunteers to help us offer vital services in the local community. Can you lend a hand?


Apply to volunteer

Our volunteers come from all walks of life and use their talents and skills to make a positive difference to the lives of older people. Volunteers are our most valuable resource and are at the heart of all we do.

Do you have some time to spare?

  • Would you like to use your professional skills, hobbies, interests or life skills to assist other people?
  • Maybe you are looking to return to paid work and would like to 'brush up' on your office skills?
  • Are you retired or your children have grown and you would now like a new challenge?
  • Do you want a way to engage with your community?

Examples of Volunteering Roles with Age UK Bromley & Greenwich

  • Befriending in your Community

    Could you visit or call a lonely older person? Help us fight loneliness in Bromley & Greenwich by becoming a befriender.

  • Form Completion Service

    Help people in their own homes complete government forms to ensure they are accessing the full benefits they can.

  • Giving Information and Advice

    Are you interested in helping us to provide vital information and advice to older people in Bromley & Greenwich?

  • Hospital After Care Service

    Working with clients in their homes providing reassurance, building confidence and shopping for people recently discharged from hospital

  • Wealth of Experience

    Doing those important little jobs like putting up curtain rails, changing light bulbs, light gardening and one off shopping trips

  • Office Administration

    Developing your computer skills and helping to support our services and the work we do

Why volunteer?

Volunteering is a great way to meet new people, learn new skills, and support the work we do in the community.

Who can volunteer?

Almost anyone can be a volunteer. We have a wide range of roles which suit different people and different skills.

How much time do I need to give?

It depends on the volunteer role you are interested in. Some people give an hour a week, other people do more.

Contact Us

Get more information on volunteering and how we can work together to improve the lives of older people

What else you can do to support us

  • Take part in a fundraiser

    Could you help us to raise vital funds by taking part in a fundraising event? We have regular events such as the Big Knit, but you could also do your own fundraiser like a cake sale.

  • Get your colleagues involved

    Could you talk to your colleagues or your employer about how you can support us? We have lots of ideas for how organisations can get involved, including sponsoring an event, making us Charity of the Year, or donating equipment.