Subject tag: Volunteering

14 May 2022

The local branch of the national charity Home-Start is recruiting home visiting volunteers and is looking in particular for people speaking Albanian, Arabic, Syrian Arabic, Farsi, Dari, Bengali or Pashto or proficient in British Sign Language. Home-Start helps families with young children through challenging times

09 February 2022

The amazing Cooking Champions are recruiting new volunteers to help them provide food support. There are information sessions in Grange Park on Saturday.

01 February 2022

Enfield's Nightingale Cancer Support Centre has benefited from many fundraising efforts - but this one is truly remarkable!

21 January 2022

Friends of Broomfield Park have a vacancy for a vital position on their committee. Could you or someone you know fill this gap?

21 January 2022

Can you help Age UK Enfield raise money by knitting little hats for the Big Knit? Innocent Smoothies donate 25p for each hat we send them - last time we got over £700 and this year we are determined to beat that!

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17 November 2021

A new community hub at Firs Farm Wetlands and improved equipment in Tottenhall Rec are among the projects that will be benefiting from the first round of the Enfield Neighbourhood Fund.

14 November 2021

Watch a presentation about the last year's work by the Friends of Broomfield Park.

10 November 2021

A newspaper article has a photograph of the interior of St John's Church in Palmers Green piled high with boxes containing donations for Afghan refugees to this country. The church is continuing to provide meals to the hungry - more than 450 a week.

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08 November 2021

'This week we were all moved when a courageous couple told us they were genuinely starving and had walked over four miles to come to us with the simple request of some food. Their circumstances had involved a hard choice of eviction or starvation and they had chosen the latter. How can it be right that such a basic human need is not being met for so many in our borough?'

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20 October 2021

The appeal by the Friends of Broomfield Park for donations to help restore three of the park's borders has got off to a great start. Only four days after sending out their first email asking for donations, enough money had flowed in for the Friends to start work on one of the borders this autumn. However, the volunteers are still £1000 short of the amount they need to complete the project.

22 August 2021

The charity End Child Poverty is recruiting End Child Poverty Youth Ambassadors. The deadline for applying to become one is 6th September. Please share with organisations, schools and individuals who might be interested.

19 August 2021

The Felix Project is very short of volunteers, especially drivers.

05 May 2021

This year Dementia Action Week runs from 17th to 23rd May, with Denim for Dementia day on the Friday. PG resident Matt Wegner is a volunteer fundraiser for the Alzheimer's Society and is keen to get the local community and local groups engaged in raising money to help support people affected by dementia and in promoting a UK-wide campaign to Cure the Care System.

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13 April 2021

Nightingale Cancer Support are planning to bring together knitters old and new, even if it is virtually, to do something positive with our lockdown creativity and bring comfort to those who need it most. They're calling all knitters, crocheters, beginners, professionals and everyone in between to be part of Stitches of Support.

13 April 2021

Cooking Champions are looking for volunteers to help serve customers at their new community cafe.

31 March 2021

Nightingale Cancer Support have sent details of an Easter quiz and a spring raffle. They also have a vacancy for a part-time Finance and Governance Manager.

08 March 2021

Mother's Day dinner this Sunday will be the last delivery menu by Cooking Champions for a while. So book now before it's too late. As well as expertly prepared food, you'll have a nice warm feeling inside because you'll be helping fund the wonderful community projects that this volunteer group runs to feed hungry people in our borough.

13 February 2021

The HEY! Network (Haringey & Enfield Youth Network) is looking for people ready to Step Forward and spend a few hours a week helping young people in the two boroughs. The closing date for applications is 23rd February.

10 February 2021

Over 90% of the food distributed by foodbanks in the Trussell Trust network is donated by the public - that's why your food donations are absolutely vital to our ability to give everyone referred to us a balanced and nutritious three day supply of food. Our shopping list shows the food items that we need right now.

31 January 2021

The National Park City Foundation is looking for another 50 volunteer London National Park City Rangers to share their vision for a greener, healthier and wilder London. New year, new you? What if in 2021 you joined our community of Rangers who aim to make life better in London National Park City?