Category Archives: Volunteering

Volunteer of the Month: Yosief Tewolde

Yosief is a published author who now volunteers at the New Horizon Centre. He has been trying to improve himself through volunteering. Yosief has been volunteering at Commonside for over 4 years now as a safety advisor. He researches best practices to make sure everything at Commonside runs smoothly. Yosief’s favorite thing about Commonside is how helpful the […]

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Volunteer of the Month: Maureen Middleton

Maureen is 72 years old from Norbury. She and her husband used to come to the New Horizon Centre for lunch, and now she spends her free time volunteering.  Maureen has been volunteering at Commonside since last June. She will spend four to five days per week working at the New Horizon Centre. She volunteers in the […]

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Root7 – Corporate Volunterring

A number of local businesses help Commonside where they can, one of them is Root7 and recently their work was recognised by winning a Team London volunteering award. Robert Innes from Root7 had this to say: ‘When Naomi told us she had nominated us for the corporate volunteering award from Team London, we were very […]

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Volunteering in Mitcham – Food Cycle

Volunteer in Mitcham

Use your skills to do something great in Mitcham – Join Foodcycle Merton! We’re looking for enthusiastic and committed volunteers to lead cooking sessions, coordinate the team and help run the project. We use surplus food from supermarkets to cook healthy, three-course meals for vulnerable people and we need your help to continue the project. […]

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Pollards Hill Sun Fest Volunteers

Pollards Hill Community Sun Fest

Do you have a talent?  We’re looking for bakers, dancers, singers, actors and crafters to take part in the Pollards Hill Community Sun Fest on Saturday 14th August, 11am – 7pm. Get in touch to be involved with the parade, talent show, poetry competition, food court and sellers pavillion: Naomi Martin – General Info Naomi@commonside.net […]

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Got Some Time To Spare?

We are looking for volunteers to work regular shifts in our Lunch Club.   It’s help with serving up in the morning and clearing up in the afternoon that we really want.  If you can prepare food and serve as well then that would be great.  If you want it we can offer free Food Hygiene […]

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