Volunteers

We work to support, enable and champion volunteers.

We would love as many residents as possible to give their time to help make a positive difference in our local community. Whether it's an hour every now and then or a regular weekly commitment, we are here to help you to find the right volunteering opportunities.

News For Volunteers

Volunteer at one of the best music festivals in the world

An exciting opportunity to volunteer at one of the best music festivals in the world has just been announced!

A small way to thank our wonderful vaccine volunteers

Since the 14th December 2020, 70 volunteers have played a crucial role in Merton’s vaccine program, with an average of 8 volunteers a day, giving up to 12 hours a day, 4 -5 days a week.

How volunteering helped improve my mental health

When we think about volunteering we consider the positive impact that volunteers have on the lives of those that benefit from their efforts, but there are studies that evidence that there is measurable, positive impact on the wellbeing of volunteers.

47 years of volunteering and counting

Volunteering during lockdown has become somewhat of the ‘norm’ for people in Merton. For Harry, this has been the ‘norm’ for over 47 years.

716

offers of help from
local volunteers
during lockdown

21

new volunteer
registrations
this month

7

new Home Visits
Library volunteers
are recruited