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Age UK Westminster relies on volunteers to help us offer vital services in the local community. Would you like to lend a hand?

Our volunteers make a unique contribution to the life of older people in the City of Westminster by providing a wide range of services and support; there is little that cannot be achieved through shared enthusiasm, creativity, a diversity of skills and range of experience.

We welcome those of all ages and backgrounds who would like to make time for older people in Westminster. Please see below for all our current volunteering opportunities. Contact us to find out more

Thanks to funding from the City Bridge Trust, we can offer tailored volunteering opportunities for those who are 65+ as part of our Give and receive project.


Age UK Westminster Volunteer Newsletter 

Welcome to the latest volunteers' newsletter.

Our newsletter contains details of volunteering opportunities, support for our volunteers and much more.

AUKW Volunteers Newsletter August 2021


Volunteering information drop-in session

Want to find out more about our volunteering opportunities? Join our virtual Information Session

Age UK Westminster runs a weekly virtual volunteering information session every Tuesday from 11am-1pm. The session provides an opportunity for anyone considering volunteering with Age UK Westminster to join us via Zoom and find out more about how you can get involved.

We have a variety of volunteering opportunities to suit everyone and we are certain to find you Book your slot today by contacting our volunteering team at volunteering@acwestminster.org.uk


Age UK Westminster COVID-19 Lockdown Loneliness Campaign

 


Volunteering Opportunities with Age UK Westminster

Digital Support Volunteer

Role Overview:

  • To provide face-to-face, telephone and online digital skill training to older residents in Westminster.
  • To provide personalised training and support to older people wishing to learn how use digital technology.
  • to enable an older person to acquire the knowledge and confidence they need in using digital technology as part of their day-to-day life.
  • To help clients to understand the benefits of being able to use the internet for both practical and social purpose.

Find out more

Telafriend Volunteers

AUKW is committed to tackling loneliness and isolation amongst older residents of Westminster.

If you are aged 18 and over, enjoy talking on the phone and would like to build friendships with older people, then our Telafriend Volunteer role would be ideal for you.

More about Telafriend Volunteers

Other volunteer opportunities

  • General office duties
  • Project Admin for Debt Intervention
  • Digital Debt Advisors
  • Community Events/Fundraising
  • Social Media/Marketing & Website
  • Company Secretary

Are you aged 65+ and looking to volunteer?

Age UK Westminster offers a variety of volunteering opportunities catering to individual's differing skills and abilities:

To find out more download the leaflet below

Are you aged 65+ and looking to volunteer? (PDF, 837 KB)

 

Volunteering as a route to getting back into work.

Thinking about getting back into work?

Volunteering is a great way to improve your CV and give your confidence a boost if you're thinking of getting back into work. With support of an amazing team and rewarding, local opportunities ... what have you got to lose?

Charity shop volunteers

If your retail trained or wish to gain experience of working in a retail environment and are interested in volunteering with our Charity Shop, please talk to one of our staff in the shops.

Who can volunteer?

Volunteering is open to almost everyone with a wide variety of roles being availble. (See "Is there and age limit to volunteering?" below)

Contact us to find out more.

How much time do I need to give?

It depends upon the role that you are interested in but generally volunteers have a choice of days and can commit as many hours as they wish from a minimum of one hour per week.

Is there and age limit to volunteering?

Volunteers must be aged over 18 and there is no upper age limit, other than for drivers.

Are there any other restrictions?

All volunteers are DBS checked.

Volunteering leaflet

Age UK Westminster offers a variety of volunteering opportunities so we can provide roles suitable for everybody, to find out more read the below leaflet