Get involved in your
Being active and involved our
community is fundamental to resilience; it helps us get to know our
neighbours, make the most of our skills and talents and really
enjoy the area we live in.
Newham is already a vibrant and exciting place and we're
making it easier than ever for you to participate in your
One of the best ways to get involved and make a difference locally
is through volunteering. Newham Volunteers is our council-led
programme which has 3,000 active volunteers. We match you with
fantastic opportunities that suit your skills and interests and
give you the training you need to get up to speed. Through
volunteering, you're not just helping others, it's also an
opportunity to learn something new, get to know people locally and
to have fun!
Find out how you can become a Newham volunteer here.
Our volunteers help to run our borough-wide and local events. We
have the largest free sports and activities programme in London,
including the Mayor's Newham Show and the ever-popular Under the
Stars musical events.