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Volunteer Opportunities in Hampstead: Giving Back to Your Community

At Fitzjohn's, we believe that a rich and fulfilling life includes not only enjoying the luxury and comfort of our community but also giving back to the vibrant neighbourhood of Hampstead. Volunteering is a wonderful way for our residents to connect with the local community, share their skills and wisdom, and make a positive impact on the lives of others. In this blog post, we'll explore some of the fantastic volunteer opportunities available right here in Hampstead.

Later life offers a unique opportunity to dedicate time to causes and organizations that are close to your heart. Volunteering can provide a sense of purpose and fulfilment, promote mental and emotional well-being, and foster connections with fellow volunteers and community members. Plus, it’s a chance to pass on your knowledge and experience to the next generation.


Hampstead Community Volunteer Opportunities


Hampstead Heath Conservation: For nature enthusiasts, volunteering with the Hampstead Heath Conservation Society is a great way to help maintain the natural beauty of Hampstead Heath. Whether you have a green thumb or simply enjoy spending time outdoors, there are various roles available, from planting trees and wildlife conservation to event organisation. Find out more here: https://www.heath-hands.org.uk/volunteering-opportunities 


School Reading Program: Share your love of reading and learning with local children by volunteering as a reading mentor through Bookmark in a local school. This program encourages literacy and provides one-on-one support to young readers. Find out more here: https://www.bookmarkreading.org/volunteer 


West Hampstead Women’s Centre: Volunteer at the West Hampstead Women’s Centre (WHWC) to directly support and empower women in our community. You can assist with women’s support services, lead workshops, provide childcare, help with fundraising, or offer administrative support. Your contributions will play a vital role in fostering personal growth and promoting equality. Visit the official volunteer page for more details on available positions and how to get involved: https://whwc.org.uk/get-involved/volunteer/ 


West Hampstead Community Food Hub: Many local charities and food banks are in need of volunteers to help distribute food and support vulnerable members of the community. Why not volunteer with West Hampstead Community Food Hub who deliver food parcels to local homes in need. Find out more here: https://westhampsteadcommunityfoodhub.org/follow-us 


Burgh House: If you’re interested in history and culture, consider volunteering at Burgh House as a Visitor Experience Volunteer.  Burgh House is a Queen Anne Grade 1 listed mansion house set in a beautiful terrace garden located in the heart of Hampstead Village.  The role includes welcoming all visitors to the house, answering any visitor questions, assisting with sales in the shop and invigilating in their gallery spaces. Visit their website to find out more: https://www.artsjobs.org.uk/jobs/28234