Recruitment for volunteers is currently closed

For any information regarding volunteering please contact the volunteer office on 020 8510 5579 or email

To be eligible to be a Homerton Helper you need to be over 18 and willing to commit to at least 3 hours a week for a minimum of six months.

We look forward to hearing from you!

Homerton Helpers


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Do you want to achieve any of the following; make a difference, gain experience by volunteering in a busy healthcare setting, give something back, learn new skills or meet new people?  If you do then you can reach any one of these goals by volunteering to join the team of Homerton Helpers.

Introducing Homerton Helpers 

Volunteers come from all sections of the community and have different motivations for getting involved. But they all have one thing in common – a commitment to give their time for free to improve patients’ experience of their hospital stay.

“Hospitals can be pretty daunting places for many of us. Our fantastic team of volunteers make such a difference. They provide a friendly face and extra support to ensure patients and visitors feel welcome and comfortable. They are the heartbeat of our organisation” Louise Ashley, Chief Executive.
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Who can apply?
Homerton Helpers is open to everyone aged 18 and over. Volunteers must be available to come into the hospital for a minimum of three hours per week and commit to volunteering for at least six months.You do not need previous experience of volunteering or working in a hospital to apply. We’re looking for individuals who are reliable, friendly and approachable, and committed to making a difference.

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For more details about volunteering contact the Volunteer Office:
tel: 020 8510 5579
write: Volunteer Coordinator, PALS office, Homerton Hospital, Homerton Row, London E9 6SR

If you cannot commit to volunteering but still wish to get involved become a member.