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As a volunteer you could help improve the quality of life of people within your community.

What do Activities volunteers do?

Our community volunteers work with people to build their confidence and empower them to engage with their local community.

Activities Facilitator Volunteer

Here you will support the running of and facilitate activities and hobbies such as exercise, creative or learning sessions. This could be online, via Zoom, or in-person.

City Connections Roles

As a volunteer for City Connections you can support people in the Square Mile to access health and wellbeing services.

There are currently three roles; Community Engagement Volunteer, City Connections Friends Role and Activities Volunteer.

Community Engagement Volunteers help by supporting the City Connections team to raise awareness of and promote the service to residents and workers

City Connections Friends Volunteer help City residents to access and participate in activities and/events at locations across the Square Mile.

City Connections Activity Volunteers help by supporting the City Connections team to facilitate a range of weekly/fortnightly/monthly in person and/or online activity sessions and events.

What are the benefits?

  • It's a great way to make a real difference to someone's life
  • You'll develop valuabel skills for em
  • Employment or further study
  • You'll be giving something back to your community
  • You get to be part of Age UK East London's network of volunteers
  • Volunteers tell us they find their roles inspiring and rewarding

What is expected of me?

Activities Facilitator Volunteers are expected to support and/or run activities either online or in-person for between 2-3 hours per week for a minimum of 6 months.

Energy Champion Volunteers are expected to complete a 6-week course (online) for 5 hours a week.

You will also be expected to attend a short training session and complete a DBS check and references.

How do I learn more about the roles and apply?

Please have a read of the task outlines below for details about each role. If you would like to speak to a member of the Age UK East London Volunteering team before submitting your application, please contact our Volunteer Coordinator Grace Patient at

Activities Facilitator Volunteer (Tower Hamlets)

City Connections Activity Volunteer

City Connections Friend

City Connections Community Engagement Volunteer