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Medway Volunteering Vacancies

Please find below the latest listing of volunteering opportunities available in Medway. To automatically receive updates about volunteering vacancies, along with other news and support, then you can join the Medway Volunteer Network – click here to find out more. 

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Chatters Needed

Can you make one call a week or spare a couple of hours each week to help reduce loneliness and isolation across Medway? Get in touch today to find out more. Please contact Shila Jassal on 01634907045 or email

Organisation: Let’s Get Chatty        Location: Medway


Local Heroes Project

We are currently running our local heroes project on a Tuesday and a Friday. This Project need volunteers to be our local heroes who can help local businesses and organisations with various tasks. Every week could be a different project. We are currently working on All Saints school every Tuesday to improve their playground facilities and Fort Amherst on a Friday to give their volunteers a hand with their landscaping and improvement of the grounds. If interested please contact Matt Salisbury, Foundation Manager, at

Organisation: Paramount Foundation        Location: Gillingham & Chatham


Grow your Own courses

MAE are looking for volunteers to support their gardening tutors with physical tasks on site at their allotment, as well as at community garden venues across Medway. These groups range from family groups to courses aimed at people living with dementia and other neurological conditions. Some knowledge of gardening is desired, as well as a willingness to learn. The classes are focussed on learning, and are structured with specific outcomes- so this position would suit those who have an interest in education, including getting into teaching assistant roles. For more information please contact Dan Mace by email at or call 01634 338412.

Organisation: Medway Adult Education        Location: Across Medway


Age UK Medway Charity Shop Volunteers

Our Charity Shop in Skinner Street, Gillingham is so much more than a shop it is a bit of a community hub with regular customers coming in for a chat and a bargain or to drop in their own donations. You’ll meet new people and learn new skills as well as having a sense of achievement and fun. We are looking for volunteers who has a sense of community and is good with our customers.

Organisation: Age UK Medway        Location: Gillingham


Sporting Memories Facilitator

Age UK Medway have joined up with The Sporting Memories Foundation and are looking for volunteers to help facilitate or support a New Weekly Sporting Memories Group in Medway, where older sports fans share their love of sport. Volunteers just need a general interest in talking about sporting events. This may be done by a virtual platform or face to face training available

Organisation: Age UK Medway        Location: Medway


Festival volunteers for Electric Medway

As a festival volunteer, you will be helping to support both online and outdoor events. This could entail engaging with audiences during the festival, being on hand to help the commissioned artists and production team, highlighting health and safety measures, providing information about the events, and collecting feedback from audiences.

Organisation: SparkedEcho        Location: Medway


Girlguiding volunteering opportunities

Your community needs you – volunteer with Girlguiding at home or in person. Meet new people, gain skills and help girls know they can do anything. Discover the benefits of volunteering with Girlguiding. To find out more or to register your interest visit

Organisation: Girlguiding (Kent West & Medway)        Location: Medway


Community Volunteer

The Medway City of Culture Bid are looking for local people who believe in the power of communities to change their area to be face and voice of Medway’s bid over the summer and into next year. We’re happy to tailor opportunities to your interests and skillsets. All volunteering opportunities will be flexible to suit any schedule. Please do let us know if you have any accessibility requirements. For more information and to express your interest please see the link below.

Organisation: Medway City of Culture        Location: Medway


Recovery and Community Inclusion Services Volunteer

This role is to support our delivery of Recovery and Community Inclusion Support Services to people over 17 who experience mental health issues. We are looking for people to help with out Open and Activity Sessions, Self-Management Groups, and Tablet Loan Scheme. Full details of the role are available on our website.

Organisation: North Kent Mind        Location: Dragon Community Hub 5a New Road Avenue, Chatham


After school club volunteers

We are an after school club which opens from 1500 to 1900 every weekday except Bank Holidays. I am looking for volunteers to work with me with the 4 - 12 years age group. Please contact Victorine Achu on 07852201787.

Organisation: VIVA AFTER SCHOOL CLUB LTD        Location: Chatham