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 ones!
Here at Age UK Lambeth our team of volunteers continues to grow day by day! We couldn't do what we do without our dedicated volunteers and fully appreciate those who give up their time for us.
Now, it's easier than ever to be a volunteer for Age UK Lambeth. First, take a look of our amazing volunteer roles and then just click on the link below to be taken to our online volunteer form in order to apply.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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 volunteer
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 and Yarn volunteer
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.