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Toynbee Hall was founded on the principles of volunteering, and we have been proudly placing volunteers at the heart of our work for the past 130 years. All of our frontline services rely on volunteers – we really could not provide access to support and advice services without them.

Residential Voluntary Worker Roles

Interested in the Arts, Heritage or Research? Passionate about social action? Come to our Volunteer Open Day and you could become of our new Residential Voluntary Workers.

The application window is now closed but we will be recruiting again for the next round of the Residential Voluntary Worker programme in the Autumn. This is a real opportunity for early career artists, storytellers, innovators and social researchers to be involved in an established charity.

The Residential Voluntary Workers are expected to work for a minimum of 15 hours a week for nine months whilst living in our Grade II listed building. Find out more about the Residential Voluntary Workers Programmes.

New Residential Voluntary Worker Roles

Could you be our next volunteer?

With roles as varied as trustees, fundraisers, researchers, administrators and direct service provision, we may have a role for you.

Whatever you are looking for, join our team and we can help you meet your personal goals, develop new skills and give back to the local community.

Search our volunteer opportunities

Corporate volunteering

Over the years Toynbee Hall has greatly benefited from our Corporate Volunteering partnerships. The skills and expertise of the organisations we work with have made a real difference to the lives of the people in our community. Many of the companies we partner with also generously provide funding to support our work.

In return, Toynbee Hall can offer bespoke opportunities to meet your corporate social responsibility objectives. We do a wide range of work at Toynbee Hall, so we have a correspondingly wide range of ways for corporate volunteers to get involved.

Find out more about starting a Corporate partnership with Toynbee Hall