Goldsmiths Volunteering Fair by Sarah Hiscock (Goldsmiths Volunteering Administrator)

Goldsmiths Volunteering Fair by Sarah Hiscock (Goldsmiths Volunteering Administrator)

  I’ve recently started work at Goldsmiths in the new role of Volunteering Administrator. I’ll be the main point of contact for both students looking to volunteer and organisations within the local community who have volunteering opportunities. There are such a fantastic range of organisations within Lewisham and the...

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Young People’s Volunteering Day – Autumn 2017

There are many great initiatives in Lewisham for young people. Some of which include Youth First, Lewisham Young Mayor’s and Young Advisers and much more. Once a year, the summer also sees a national initiative. The NCS The Challenge, seeks to engage young people across Lewisham and connect them with local charities and good causes. We...

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#LoveItLewisham | London Borough of Culture Bid

  London Borough of Culture is a new initiative devised by London’s Mayor Sadiq Khan as part of his plans to support the arts in London. The competition will see the capital’s 32 boroughs bid for more than £1m of funding to stage a programme of cultural events and...

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New Volunteering Platform for Goldsmiths Students!

Goldsmiths Volunteering Platform Goldsmiths, University of London in New Cross are looking to engage with more organisations with volunteering opportunities they can promote and market to their students. They have a student body of over 9,000 studying subjects across the arts, humanities and social sciences. Sarah Hiscock has been...

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Lewisham Mayor’s Award for Volunteering

The Mayor’s Award is a new scheme that has been set up to recognise people, community projects and businesses who volunteer in their spare time in Lewisham. If you know an unsung hero or organisation who are making Lewisham a better place to live, please take a few minutes...

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Volunteer Market Place @ Good Hope Cafe

Summer Volunteer Market Place            Lewisham Local and Volunteer Centre Lewisham collaborated for the Summer Volunteer Market Place with over 100 people attending to learn about local volunteering opportunities in Lewisham and meet local good causes. The event was hosted by Good Hope Cafe, and included over 20...

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Lewisham People’s Day 2017

Lewisham People’s Day 2017 saw a real scorcher of a day with an incredible turnout and a huge array of arts, craft, music and community stalls representing Lewisham. With over 25,000 visitors, People’s Day is one of south east London’s biggest free festivals – now in its 33rd year. The...

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Lewisham Volunteers Week 2017

Lewisham Volunteers Week 2017

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. Lewisham Local partners Volunteer Centre Lewisham and VAL joined forces with 18 voluntary and community groups to engage shoppers from...

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Student Volunteering Week 2017

Student Volunteering Week is a national campaign encouraging students to get involved with volunteering opportunities. From 20-26 February 2017, Lewisham students were invited to participate in voluntary opportunities in New Cross ranging from a group run and community gardening to a Social Hackathon, a creative approach to tackling social...

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Downham and Whitefoot Spring Clean

More than 40 local people put on their rubber gloves, grabbed a bin bag and set to clearing up the much loved Railway Children Walk. The walkway, situated towards the edge of Whitefoot and Downham wards, has recently fallen victim to fly tipping and a lack of love. Members...

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