The Havering Volunteer Centre is a local charity that will help you find the perfect volunteering opportunity.


Requests for the services we provide are in high demand with support needs growing day by day.

We have adapted our service to provide an essential lifeline to the  community.

We are proud to have won a Sun 50 grant, celebrating ordinary people doing extraordinary things. Visit to see more on the campaign and learn a little more about some of the winners.” One of our wonderful volunteers Kelly nominated HVC for the Sun 50 Grant and we were lucky enough to have been chose.  This funding will help massively in supporting our community especially at this strange and difficult time. Thank you for your support it really has made a huge difference to our small but mighty charity.










Securing Paid Employment

As a direct result of volunteering 290 individuals that Havering Volunteer Centre have supported went on to secure paid employment.

Saving for the economy of Havering

We know that on average one volunteer will complete 7 hours of volunteering over 1 week. Using GLV’s calculation 2735 volunteers have saved £12.9m

Registered Volunteering Opportunities

Since 2016 Havering Volunteer Centre has registered 800 volunteering opportunities, in many fields.

People Interested in Volunteering

Since opening our doors in 2016 we have seen a steady interest in volunteering to date, with 4847 individuals having registered to volunteer.
Tuesday, November 24th, 2020 at 6:11am
Thank you for the wonderful items so far, there is still some time left to drop off your donations.....
#donate #charitytuesday #SEASONS_GREETINGS
Wednesday, November 18th, 2020 at 2:30pm
The project has just received a huge pledge from @LBofHavering which is super AMAZING....

We are almost at 50% of our target, WILL YOU BE OUR BACKER THAT GETS US TO 50%?
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Wednesday, November 18th, 2020 at 8:45am
Christmas Collection Appeal - See pic for info

All donations will be used to spread some Christmas Cheer and help raise vital funds for the Volunteer Centre.
Please drop your items off to HVC by 14th December 2020
Please share with your friends
Thank you and Merry Christmas
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Tuesday, November 17th, 2020 at 6:25am
Did you know that you can support our charity this Christmas buy shopping through @amazonsmile here is our unique link every time you shop on amazon smile you help us out too! HAPPY SHOPPING.......
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Monday, November 9th, 2020 at 5:37pm
If you or anyone you know have seen or received support from HVC this year and appreciate the charitable services we offer please click the link and nominate HVC to receive £1000, share with your friends, this is a votes awarded fund. #movementforgood
Friday, November 6th, 2020 at 11:09am
We have just reached our 20th pledge...... Thank you to everyone who has donated so far 🌻🌻
Please continue to help by donating the cost of your cup of coffee - £3 to this project will make the world of difference!
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Sunday, October 18th, 2020 at 4:49pm
And so totally committed to the community......
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Tandoori Lounge @TandooriLounge
Tandoori Lounge - The only Punjabi restaurant in Hornchurch.

Open 6 days a week - Tuesdays - Sundays for dine in or Takeaways
Call 01708-564767 to book your table.

Takeaways available via @justeastuk @deliveroo @ubereats or by calling 01708-564767

Photo credit @liv4moments_
Monday, October 12th, 2020 at 11:16am
Big HVC thank you @themercurymall Romford for sharing your Aladdin's Cave of delights with us to help make this event spooktacular!

Not So Scary Havering Halloween Trail half term 19th Oct - 6th Nov get your activity pack and goodie bag below.........
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Friday, October 9th, 2020 at 6:26pm
Last few days to book......

Ever thought about becoming a trustee?

Not sure where to start....

We have the answer....
#VolunteerCentre #Trusteeship #ChangeMaker #RT
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Sunday, October 4th, 2020 at 5:21am
Are you creative?

Usually decorate a pumpkin for trick or treaters?

Don't want to miss out this year?

Bring your pumpkins to our offices in Romford or The 'Secret' Blind Garden from 16th October to 2nd November and have them proudly displayed at 'Not so Scary Halloween Trail'
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Thursday, October 1st, 2020 at 5:38am
Havering Community Hub - Having a Virtual Cuppa - Havering Volunteer Centre
Monday, September 28th, 2020 at 12:27pm
We've all got a Stress Container - What's in yours? Visit the Stress Container tool to learn more #AddressYourStress @MHFAEngland

 About Us

Based in the heart of Romford the Havering Volunteer Centre (HVC) provides a comprehensive volunteering service to all volunteer-involving organisations and volunteers in Havering.

Our Mission

Our goal is to promote volunteering opportunities that have a positive impact on volunteers, charities and the community and we firmly believe that volunteering enriches lives, enhances local services and increases cohesion in the community.

Volunteering Opportunities

Tea Bar Helper

ROMFORD MAGISTRATES COURT Romford RM1 3BH Places available: 1 About the opportunity Havering Volunteer Centre are embarking on a new adventure and opening a Tea Bar situated in the Magistrates Court in Main Road, Romford. Our Tea Bar Helpers will be at the...

Admin Assistant

HAVERING VOLUNTEER CENTRE Romford RM1 1HR Places available: 1 About the opportunity We are looking for a friendly, well presented person on Reception at our volunteer centre in Romford and be the first point of contact for those using the centre as well as...

Volunteer Pathway Adviser

HAVERING VOLUNTEER CENTRE Romford RM1 1HR Places available: 5 About the opportunity Have you always had a longing to volunteer but unsure what charity to dedicate your time to? A passion for helping and empowering individuals and enhance the Havering...

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