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Volunteering opportunities with organisations in and around East Finchley, compiled by Lynn Winton

The Archer

Seeking: Advertising manager
Description: Sales person to handle and process advertising in a monthly community newspaper. Answering queries, processing orders, liaising with design and accounts depts. No cold-calling required.
Based: Home
Experience/skills necessary: Previous customer-facing experience and basic IT skills preferred
Commitment: A few hours per month.
Contact: John at

Barnwood Community Garden

Seeking: Gardeners
Description: Be part of a team maintaining a community garden
Based: on-site
Experience/skills necessary: No
Commitment: Once per fortnight
Contact: or call Celia on 07940 592755

Driving Aid to Ukraine

Seeking: A whole range of volunteers
Description: N2-based charity Driving Aid to Ukraine requires volunteers: to help with a social media campaign, fundraising and grant writing and to organise collections of warm clothes and other vital humanitarian aid items, and people who would like to drive locally to pick up the collections
Based: From home and/or on-site
Experience/skills necessary: Various, depending on role
Commitment: Variable
Contact: Michael on 07791 912389

East Finchley Festival

Seeking: Activities co-ordinators, advertising/fundraising administrator
Description: Co-ordinators to organise activities and liaise with external providers for East Finchley’s community festival. Administrator to assist with obtaining and processing adverts in the programme.
Based: Home. On-site over festival weekend.
Experience necessary: Basic IT skills preferred
Commitment: A few hours per week, getting busier from March onwards. Will need to be available all weekend on 22/23 June 2024.
Contact: or Apply here

Finchley Food Bank

Seeking: General volunteers
Description: Sorting, transporting or handing out food.
Based: On-site
Experience/skills necessary: Refs required
Commitment: A few hours per week on Saturdays

Jackson’s Lane Arts Centre

Seeking: Volunteer drivers at Christmas
Description: Jacksons Lane Arts Centre needs volunteer drivers on Christmas Day to help bring guests to and from their historic Christmas Day Lunch event and also deliver hampers to 200 socially isolated adults in the borough. If you would like to get involved we would love to hear from you.
Based: On-site
Experience/skills necessary: Full clean driving licence and own vehicle
Commitment: Christmas Day and/or Christmas Eve for 2 to 6 hours

Proms at St Judes

Seeking: Proms at St Judes need a range of volunteers to assist with planning their next event
Description: Volunteers with experience in one or more of the following areas: admin, IT, organisation and logistics, fundraising and education.
Based: From home
Experience/skills necessary: As detailed above
Commitment: A few hours per month

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