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Chloe Hur, a student at Goldsmith's University, explains during Student Volunteering Week why she finds it rewarding volunteering on VAL's heritage project.

Blue Monday and how to Beat It? I’m not talking about Eighties songs by New Order and Michael Jackson (great as they are).

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Following the closure of Volunteer Centre Lewisham, Voluntary Action Lewisham is now providing support for people interested in volunteering in Lewisham.

VAL's new 'volunteering hotline' is 020 3778 0664. Call now to find out about opportunities, book a drop-in appointment, or just find out more about the service we're offering.

Giving Tuesday, a day of giving, takes place on the Tuesday following Black Friday and is a chance to give something back after all that shopping! Giving Tuesday reminds everyone it’s good to give – and encourages people to come together and share the goodwill.



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Volunteers’ Week Lewisham went to market at Lewisham Shopping Centre this year, with a Festival of Giving in the central square of the mall between 1 and 4 June.

Volunteers’ Week 2017 (1-7 June 2017) is fast approaching and Lewisham Local, a collaborative pilot initiative to encourage local giving of time, talents and treasures, is planning a new approach to attracting potential volunteers.

Student Volunteering Week 2017 is 20 - 26 February, offering a great chance for students to develop their skills while forming relationships with local community organisations.

Goldsmiths Careers Service has a new portal for advertising volunteering opportunities to Goldsmiths students.

CareerSPACE enables you to register your organisation and post volunteering opportunities. 

Volunteer Centre Lewisham and Community Links Bromley are joining forces to organise a Mega Volunteering Marketplace event in the New Year.


Community organisations can sign up to the Lewisham Local Community Contributor (LLCC) card, which is designed to recognise the invaluable contribution volunteers add to strengthen communities.


This year's Volunteers' Week celebration is extended by another five days to give more time to celebrate your volunteers and the power of volunteering to unite communities.

Do you have a volunteer or know someone who has overcome personal challenges and gone the extra mile for your/a charity and been an inspiration to others?