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Subject tag: Volunteering

The resurrection of the "Tin Tabernacle"

The transformation of a semi-derelict "tin tabernacle" in Bowes Park into a modern facility for use by the Samaritans in their life-saving work is now complete.

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28 November 2018

New trustees sought by Nightingale Cancer Support

The Nightingale Cancer Support Centre currently looking for new trustees. We are particularly keen to recruit people with experience in Information Technology, PR, Marketing and Fundraising, but people with other relevant skills who are able to contribute at a strategic level are also welcome.

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24 September 2018

London's crying out for a new children's hospice

Donating just £10 will help Noah’s Ark build North London’s only children’s hospice building and support more than 1,200 babies, children and young people with life-limiting or life-threatening conditions. The Ark will complement our existing Hospice-at-Home services, providing 24-hour end-of-life, post-death and bereavement care, overnight stays and sensory, music and art rooms.

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09 September 2018

Volunteers needed for new PG shop

Citizens Advice Enfield is looking for people to staff its new charity shop in Palmers Green.

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11 July 2018

Friendship Matters: A free event for older people

On Friday 22 June an event is being arranged especially focused on older people living in Enfield. This Friendship Matters event is aimed at attracting those who may be experiencing loneliness and isolation to attend and become engaged by meeting with individuals and groups and thereby improve their quality of life.

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02 June 2018

Nominate a local organisation in Enfield for an ‘Enfield Together Award’

Have you been supported by a local voluntary or community organisation in Enfield and want to say thank you? Nominate them for an Enfield Together Award!

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29 May 2018

The Felix Project

The Felix Project is a London based charity doing amazing work collecting fresh nutritious food that cannot be sold and redistributing it to the most vulnerable in our society. We supply charities and community kitchens throughout the Capital, who, in turn, distribute this food to, or cook healthy meals for; young mothers, the elderly, the homeless, those with mental illness and other disadvantaged members of society.

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22 May 2018

Making good use of food that would go to waste

The Felix Project's Enfield depot rescues food that would otherwise be wasted and supplies it to charities who use it to support their clients. The Enfield depot is keen to recruit many more volunteers to collect and distribute food. It is also seeking to involve more supermarkets and food distributors and increase the amount of surplus food that it handles.

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21 May 2018

Firs Farm Festival and Community Hub project: Sponsors and volunteers needed

The Friends of Firs Farm want their second Summer Wetlands Festival to be even better than last year's, when more than 3000 people attended. They still need more volunteers to help organise and run the day's fun, and sponsorship from businesses or individuals. And they are also seeking further sponsors for their next big project - the Firs Farm Community Hub.

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09 May 2018

Helen Rollason Cancer Charity: Adele's story

Palmers Green resident Adele Barr is just one of many people who have benefited from the services provided by the Helen Rollason Cancer Charity. As well as continuing to use its services in Edmonton, she raises money for the charity through a craft stall in the entrance to the North Middlesex Hospital. This is her story.

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07 May 2018

Building the Ark: The first bricks have been laid!

Noah’s Ark Children’s Hospice laid the first brick at its hospice building on Friday 16 March

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28 March 2018

Compassionate Neighbours

Compassionate Neighbours - could you be one? Regular visits, companionship or just a listening ear can be vital to those with life-limiting illness.

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20 March 2018

Making waves for charity

A hardcore fundraiser has dived into a challenge to swim the English Channel for Enfield-based charity, the Nightingale Cancer Support Centre.

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14 March 2018

A chance to work with trained gardeners from seed to harvest

Volulnteer in the garden with London Grown at Wolves Lane and Queensland Avenue Garden

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13 March 2018

North London Hospice launches its Health and Wellbeing Centre

On 15th March North London Hospice will be launching its Health and Wellbeing Service and its day centre in Barrowell Green will become the Health and Wellbeing Centre. This isn't just a new name for its existing outpatient services - the Hospice is in the process of expanding the scale and range of services it offers to patients and carers, with a special focus on symptom management, rehabilitation, self-management, social, psychological and emotional wellbeing.

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28 February 2018

Volunteers needed to help settle a second family of Syrian refugees

Enfield Refugee Welcome are now looking to apply to the Home Office to support a second refugee family in Enfield. It’s very much a team effort and we need more volunteers to help make this happen. There are a number of roles and tasks, so please consider if you could contribute and be part of the team.

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05 February 2018

Enfield cancer charity launches its new premises

There was cause for celebration when the Nightingale Cancer Support Centre officially launched its new premises in Baker Street, Enfield.

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29 January 2018

Transform a life in 2018

Working with young offenders is a challenging and moving experience. As part of the Enfield Heroes campaign, Enfield Council is looking for volunteers to help in their rehabilitation. We are looking for more people to get involved, particularly working with youth offenders.

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22 January 2018

Another successful year for Conservatory volunteers

The team of volunteers who look after Broomfield Conservatory have celebrated another successful year.

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14 January 2018

Would you like to be involved with improving cancer services?

Are you a patient or carer affected by cancer? Would you like to help shape cancer services and improve early diagnosis? UCLH Cancer Collaborative has various opportunities for people who have had cancer treatment, or cared for someone who has had cancer treatment, to get involved.

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11 January 2018