Volunteer Opportunities

As a community hub running on a very limited budget we couldn’t survive without volunteers.

Whether you want to learn something and would like to give your time and enthusiasm, or if you have a specific skill you’d like to share – we’d love to hear from you!

To let us know how you want to volunteer, complete this form.  If you are referring someone you work with, please let us know by email and we’ll be in touch: volunteering@hornbeam.org.uk


Just a few of the volunteer positions needed now:

Communications volunteers:

Contact Sue at hornbeamcentre@gmail.com if you are interested in the Communications positions below.

  • website updating (need basic knowledge of WordPress)
  • social media sharers for E17/E10/E11/E4 (Facebook, Twitter)
  • Mailchimp enews editor
  • Press liaison
  • Photography digital archivist
  • Photographers
  • Local listings uploader (upload info of our events to local papers and online listings)
Get involved with regular E17 happenings including Community Mondays Or head to the Learning Lodge E4
You can also organise a Film Night (or help out at one) … or arrange an evening Pop-Up or Workshop!

 Browse past opportunities:

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email volunteering@hornbeam.org.uk to let us know you’re coming, or complete the volunteering form.


You can also get involved with other activities we are linked to:

at OrganicLea

  • Veg Box Packer (E4)
  • Cycle and Van Delivery Volunteer
  • Stall Volunteer (Hornbeam E17 or Leytonstone)
  • Horticultural Assistant (E4)
  • and many more… (see website)

at Forest Recycling Project (FRP)

“We are looking for Environmental Volunteers from local communities connected to Waltham Forest, London, especially those who are at risk of marginalisation and social exclusion.   Main tasks could include learning and assisting with recycling through our Green Office project; being part of a team and gaining experience in retail and customer service through The Paint Place; or getting outdoors and making an impact in the community through conservation work or food growing. You will be supported by our project team, who will have regular chats with you and help answer any questions.”  More

If you have an opportunity you’d like to share – please get in touch.  volunteering@hornbeam.org.uk
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