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

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Securing Paid Employment

As a direct result of volunteering 304 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 3385 volunteers have saved £16.2m

Registered Volunteering Opportunities

Since 2016 Havering Volunteer Centre has registered 915 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 6297  individuals having registered to volunteer.

Monday, October 4th, 2021 at 7:24am
Havering Volunteer Centre is temporarily closed due to an incident https://t.co/MR6UCvNiCB havering_vc photo
Thursday, September 23rd, 2021 at 12:47pm
@purplepenguin81 I wondered this but thought maybe I missed something from years ago, I don't know much about Nick Cotton's dad, did he have an affair? Have no explanation for Jack though!
Wednesday, September 8th, 2021 at 1:24pm
We are still looking for more cardboard boxes - roughly 3 bags fill one box and we still have a mountain to get through - send your unwanted our way please 🐝 https://t.co/BEbCyECxYS havering_vc photo
Tuesday, September 7th, 2021 at 2:30pm
Our wonderful volunteers have been slogging all day at donations received for #AfghanRefugees if we've sorted 5% of the mountain it will be a miracle!! Hats of to an incredible team of volunteers!!! We are still in need of boxes and refreshments for the team - Thanks Guys! https://t.co/u4uTGSEVgc havering_vc photo
Sunday, September 5th, 2021 at 5:08pm
@dunnen @LBofHavering @MPRomfordcoop @Shurgard @bigyellowss @amazon @TescoElmPark @themercurymall Hi Nicky, we currently have around 1000 bags to sort through so are putting a hold on donations. Currently in desperate need of the above items for this week.
Sunday, September 5th, 2021 at 5:07pm
@clompertronic @LBofHavering @MPRomfordcoop @Shurgard @bigyellowss @amazon @TescoElmPark @themercurymall Yes please Andrew, we have around 1000 bags to sort through and currently about 10 empty boxes, can you send me an email when you think you have them please and then I can confirm with you, just incase we get an influx tomorrow - thanks - Rebecca
Sunday, September 5th, 2021 at 12:27pm
URGENT - cardboard boxes to pack clothes #AfghanistanCrisis drop at 44 High Street RM1 1HR

REFRESHMENTS NEEDED FOR VOLUNTEERS - no kitchen or drinking water facilities in the unit

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@LBofHavering @MPRomfordcoop @Shurgard @bigyellowss @amazon @TescoElmPark @themercurymall
Saturday, September 4th, 2021 at 6:21am
@stonechat60 Yes please Allison, we'll register you on site - thank you so much for offering to help 😀
Friday, September 3rd, 2021 at 1:44pm
DONATION SITE IS NOW CLOSED

THANK YOU SO MUCH TO THE WHOLE COMMUNITY FOR THE DONATIONS WE HAVE RECEIVED THE PAST 2 DAYS - ITS PHENOMENAL!!

We needs lots of help next week to sort through the mountain of donations please call 01708 922214 PICTURES IN COMMENTS https://t.co/Np6MJyoIxq
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Thursday, September 2nd, 2021 at 12:18pm
WE NEED MORE VOLUNTEER SUPPORT AT OUR DONATION DROP OFF SITE........
Friday 3rd September 12pm onwards
Monday 6th September 10am onwards
Any help would be amazing!!
THANK YOU TO EVERYONE WHO HAVE HELPED SORT DONATIONS SO FAR!! https://t.co/DGxvml8TI4
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Friday, August 20th, 2021 at 11:18am
Let's get behind @HaveringCab and help them with their fundraising event.... https://t.co/BwCjC2aMhj
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Citizens Advice Havering @HaveringCab
On the 18th of October, our team will be walking to spread awareness for advice/support services around the UK.

We're walking for the thousands of people we've helped this year alone.

Please support us on this journey! :
https://t.co/rsCOwEyu81 https://t.co/PkiNHWtgcW
Thursday, August 19th, 2021 at 1:17pm
Due to C-19 constraints, we may've lost our #LondonMarathon race sponsor who was #donating a significant amount of money - we've set up a page to give Bruce a boost & let him know we're all behind him- send messages of encouragement & donations to - https://t.co/zdocFuNxko https://t.co/zDJGn0yGJw havering_vc photo
Monday, August 16th, 2021 at 1:36pm
@2Shirleylind @TeamLDN Hi Shirley, as far as I am aware the two local PCN sites are not operating as they prepare for the boosters, which at this stage we have no details of - sorry I couldn't shed more light.

 About Us

Havering Volunteer Centre (HVC) was founded on 6th October 2015 by the Chief Executive Officer; Shelley Hart and a Trustee Board which consisted of local people with skills, knowledge and experience of the voluntary, public and private sectors

HVC is the only licenced Volunteer Centre operating in Havering and works within the recognised Quality Accreditation Scheme operated by the National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO), who are the national body for Volunteer Centre’s, with HVC attaining accreditation status in 2019.  HVC recognises the importance of obtaining accreditations and will continue to strive to achieve these recognised standards and maintain its excellent standing in the voluntary sector.

Our Vision

To enable positive change to lives and communitites through volunteering.

Continue to make a difference through creating thriving and diverse volunteering opportunities for individuals, working with our partners to support, enhance and develop their volunteering opportunities. 

Our Mission

To create and support a broad spectrum of volunteering opportunities.

Generating sustainable and valuable relationships between volunteers and organisations enabling mutual repsect and allowing meaningful ways to acheive and empower their aspirations. 

Available job opportunities across our Voluntary and Community Sector Partners

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