Volunteers are an important and valued part of Community Links and we are always looking for people who want to join our volunteering community. We believe that volunteers can make a meaningful difference to the community in East London while gaining experience for themselves. Every year, hundreds of volunteers get involved in all areas of our work to support our mission to be champions of social change.

Community Links is committed to enabling all different types of volunteers to engage in our work and to supporting them in their involvement.

Advisory Committee Chair

We are looking to recruit a Chair who is as passionate as we are about helping the community. We hope to attract a variety of applicants, with an emphasis on reflecting the diverse communities where Community Links works.

Read our recruitment brief here and apply by 1st December.

Trainee Adviser & Advocate

Our most popular volunteering role is for a Trainee Adviser & Advocate in our Advice Team. Volunteers in this role help support clients directly with legal, debt, or welfare benefits advice under the guidance of a trained and qualified advisors, both remotely and face-to-face.

If you are interested in this role, please complete this application form for a Trainee Adviser & Advocate and send it via email to advice@community-links.org. Ideally, we need volunteers to be willing and able to commit to a minimum of 15 hours a week, for at least 3 months.

Other volunteering opportunities

We also need volunteers in a number of other areas, such as our foodbank which runs weekly on Wednesdays from 3pm to 5pm. If you interested in this opportunity, then please contact us via email at info@community-links.org