Careers Advice Hub

Summary of sections:

  1. Careers advice and guidance from team Learn Hillingdon  to help you make informed decisions about your future
  2. Job Hub with useful information to support you with job search
  3. National Careers Service resources and support at HACL
  4. Apprenticeship (search for and become an apprentice)
  5. Traineeship search to get you ready for work or apprenticeship
  6. Volunteering opportunities in the borough and nationally
  7. Skills for Life campaign
  8. Barclays Life skills

6. Volunteering

Volunteers needed

Sparing just a couple of hours a week to help at your local community is incredibly rewarding: you're supporting a cause that helps people, while enhancing your CV and building on your experience.

Click on the links below for more information on local organisation that need your support.

1. Learn Hillingdon - Adult Community Education ( ACE)-  Volunteer

If you're looking to enhance your CV, build on your experience or simply want to volunteer for personal fulfilment become a Learner Volunteer here at HACL or join our Alumni network, click  Volunteering with Learn Hillingdon ACE

2. Beck theatre -  Beck theatre

Did you know that the Beck Theater are looking for volunteers? From ushers to box office support, even gardeners.

3. Mind HillingdonMind Hillingdon

Mind works with people with mental health problems by campaigning and being the main provider of mental health services in Hillingdon.
You can get involved by volunteering. You can join the Befriending Scheme or support coffee mornings .

4. Health Champions Health Champion
Health Champion are volunteers that help improve the services that our GP practice offers, and to help to meet the health needs of patients and the wider community.

5. H4All -H4All
H4All providing a variety of exciting volunteer opportunities across Hillingdon.
H4All is made up of five prominent third sector charities within the Hillingdon borough, these are: Dash, Harlington Hospice, Hillingdon Carers and Hillingdon Age UK.
There services include: help with food shopping, emergency food parcels, a regular telephone call,  information and advice, dog walking and posting mail.
Could you volunteer to help?

6. Age UK -  Age UK

Be there when a lonely older person needs to talk. Be part of your community and provide vital support for older residents. Be inspired to raise money so more older people can get the help they deserve and need.

7. Samaritans Samaritans
Giving some time to be a Samaritan means being there for people who desperately need someone.
Find out how you can help.

8. Home Start -  Home start
There are several ways that you can help Home-Start Hillingdon in a voluntary capacity: by supporting a family as a home-visiting volunteer, by joining the Trustee Board or by helping with fundraising.

9. Royal Voluntary ServiceRoyal Voluntary Service
In every corner of Britain, Royal Voluntary Service mobilises volunteers to support those in need, in hospital and in the community.
You can also support projects, clubs and groups by sharing your skills and talents in fundraising, digital and social media, marketing and communications, admin support, recruitment and more.

10. Marie CurieMarie Curie
Giving some time to be a Marie Curie means being there for people who are suffering from terminal illness.
You can find out how you can help here.

HACS are looking for occasional volunteers and regular volunteers.
you can get involved in a number of ways, such as: fundraising activities, role within their Resource Centre or working on a particular project like Play schemes and Youth clubs.

12. Citizens Advice Hillingdon -                     Hayes shopping parade transformed
Citizens Advice Hillingdon are keen to hear from individuals who would like to make a positive difference in the advice, community and social care settings of their local community.