Hackney Quest - Volunteering & Mentoring Opportunities

Closing date: Wed Apr 1st

Location: 1 Poole Road, London, E9 7AE

Salary: N/A

Contract: N/A

Sector: Charity

About this placement

Volunteer roles at Hackney Quest include:


Activity Youth Worker Volunteers support young people to access our inspiring positive youth engagement programme, supporting young people to engage with each other, enjoy fun activities, and take part in the opportunities available to them through Hackney Quest. 
1 evening a week during term time, on Mon (5-8pm), Wed (5-7 or 7-9pm), or Thur (5.30-8pm) evenings
or 1 Saturday a month during term time

or daytime during our Holiday Programmes


Homework Club Volunteers support young people with their learning and help cultivate and inspire a positive attitude to learning. This project is in collaboration with Well St Kitchen.

Monday evenings 6.30-8.15 during term time


Girls' Group Volunteers support a non-faith based girls' group for secondary school girls being run at the Frampton Park Baptist Church.  This will be a space for girls to explore issues and themes that they care about.

Tuesday evenings 5.45-7.45pm during term time


Mentors support individual young people for a year to work towards 5 goals of their choosing which are focused on social, emotional, educational and behavioural outcomes

1 hour fortnightly meetings during term time, on Mon (5-8pm), Wed (7-8pm), or Thur (8-9pm) evenings


Community Volunteers provide support for the community by running coffee groups, lunch clubs and other community events while also volunteering at sessions in other local establishments.

Flexible sessions at our Community & Family Support Project which is open Monday to Thursday 9:30am to 3pm


Family Support Volunteers provide a listening, support and signposting service for those in need, based at Frampton Park Community Centre.


As part of the application process we will require an Enhanced DBS Check, but all paperwork can be done after our initial meeting/informal interview. So, if you think you would be interested in volunteering please contact us for more information via 020 8533 5480 or enquiry@hackneyquest.org.uk

Register your interest

For placements and apprenticeships, you are eligible to apply if you:

  • Have Hackney Council as a corporate parent, i.e. you are or were in care
  • Attended or are attending a Hackney school or college

Our system will not allow you to enter a non-Hackney postcode. If either of the above apply to you, then please use the postcode for Hackney Town Hall (E8 1EA) when registering.

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