Category Archive: Volunteering

Change your life by changing others’

There is a video playing in the room with images of people helping others. Sigur Ros is playing in the background and people in red t-shirts chat around about their last trip to South… Continue reading

Affordable street couture made by design volunteers

The new FARA Workshop in Islington is the first shop where young design volunteers create new clothes from donated materials in-site. FARA Workshop is part of the FARA charity, which has 50 shops… Continue reading

Volunteer at LoveBox 2014

  Love music but don’t have the money to go to festivals? Here’s an opportunity to get involved in a huge event like LoveBox, meet new people and enjoy live music whilst being… Continue reading

Smart Works Dresses You Up For Your Job Interview

It’s the first interview of your life and you don’t know how to dress. We’ll give you a tip: a crop top and trainers are not appropriate if you really want the job.… Continue reading

Young Volunteer Of The Year: An Inspiration To Us All

Lauren was considered the best young volunteer of the year and we went to meet her to find out what is so special about her. A real inspiration for all of us, Lauren… Continue reading

A Successful Year For Here To Islington Initiaitve

In the summer of 2012, a group of local people got together and decided it was time to create something special and unique, connecting local people to local projects in fun and flexible… Continue reading

The Beginning of a New Career at Oxfam

Islington’s one of the London boroughs with the most charities and volunteering opportunities for young people. Now an Oxfam store in Angel is offering the chance for talented people to gain experience in… Continue reading

Great Orchestra of Christmas Charity Comes to London

Under red neon lights, the smell of unfamiliar Polish food and imported beer hangs strong. If you walk a bit further down the room, you can just glimpse a stage three floors down… Continue reading

Volunteering Builds a Stronger Community in Camden

The scheme Volunteering for Stronger Communities has put one in five young people in paid work a new report shows. Kudos has talked to volunteer Gabriela Villafradez and the manager for the scheme… Continue reading